Forge Intercooler FMINT8 – F56 MINI Cooper 1.5 Turbo (B38)




This is a replacement for OEM part number 17517617597

The Forge core offers a 123% increase in frontal area over stock (BMW Part no 17517617597).

As the originators of the stepped core design way back in 2006, Forge Motorsport is best placed within the market to call on their vast expertise in order to deliver a direct fit that would enhance the performance potential of the BMW Group 1.5 Turbo 3-cylinder engine.

Forge’s end tanks are die cast in aluminium for improved internal flow characteristics, developed from 3D printed prototypes that we manufactured in-house at their dedicated R&D facility in Gloucester, UK. The bar and plate core design they have used comes after months of testing different core designs and opting for the core with the best of internal, external airflow and heat transfer characteristics.

Please look through the front grill to ascertain which cooler you need. The FMINT8 has 7 tubes the FMINTMF56 has 11





  • CNC machined couplers to ensure a precision fit to the OEM Hose couplers.
  • Supplied with all fitting hardware, no additional purchases necessary
  • This is designed as a direct replacement for the OEM and requires no cutting of bodywork etc.
  • This product is designed, developed and manufactured entirely in the UK and is covered by Forge’s Worldwide lifetime warranty.