The patented MagnaCharger air-to-liquid intercooler controls the airflow and water flow rates to effect a 50-degree drop in charge inlet temperature. This enhances fuel density, but perhaps more importantly, allows the engine computer to tolerate more aggressive ignition timing before the knock sensors activate. Magnuson testing has shown at the threshold of pre-ignition, 1 degree of timing can be worth as much as 30 horsepower, thus the emphasis on preserving ignition timing rather than making maximum boost. Its Bosch electric coolant pump is the same type that has been certified for use in numerous OE applications. The intercooler system holds 1 gallon and uses a 50/50 mix of Dexcool and deionized water.