Next Generation Cooling – Transmission Cooler R&D, Part 3: Production

Imaginative. Innovative. Forward-thinking. All adjectives that Dodge used in 1994 to describe their new Ram pickup design. Coincidentally, they’re also words we like to live by here at Mishimoto. Just because something hasn’t been done before doesn’t mean you shouldn’t do it. That’s the philosophy we’re taking for our direct-fit 1994-2002 Ram Cummins transmission cooler. It’s been a challenge to … Continue Reading ››

As is Tradition – Direct Fit Catch Can R&D

Tradition is something that spills over into just about everything. For the most part, we as a species like to settle into a groove. We keep things the way they are because that’s just how they’ve always been done. While change is sometimes a good thing, it’s often nice to have that hint of familiarity in the air. Not to … Continue Reading ››

Catching Zs – Direct Fit Catch Can Kit R&D

"Tokyo Drift" is a term that has almost become a colloquialism assigned to just generally kicking out the back end of the car. All of this stems from the third installment in the Fast and the Furious’ franchise that shares the same name. Anyone who’s watched Tokyo Drift, or has just happened to see any of the marketing material has … Continue Reading ››

PROTECTED SPECIES – 2007-2013 INFINITI G37 / 2009+ NISSAN 370Z DIRECT FIT CATCH CAN, PART 2 – Blow-By Verified

It’s often an overlooked fact in the automotive world that every engine out there is affected by the by-product of its own combustion process, but it’s true. It doesn’t matter the size or the type of induction. Combustion gasses will still sneak past the piston rings, and those contaminated gasses will infiltrate the intake tract. The naturally aspirated V6 is … Continue Reading ››

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