Breathing Fresh Air – Intake R&D, Part 2: 3D Scan

The only thing better than cold, dense air for a turbocharged engine is more cold, dense air. Once the winter months turn into spring and summer, more of us will be out enjoying the warm air, but your 2.0T Jeep JL will be longing for the cold of winter. At Mishimoto, we’ve been working to give your Jeep the cool air it needs to perform its best all year long.

One of the Greats – Radiator R&D, Part 1: Stock Review

What does it take to make a great truck? For many, a great truck needs to be reliable, capable, and affordable. It’s no coincidence that Ford has been using that recipe for one of the best-selling trucks in the world since 1975. The 2011-2014 F-150 is the epitome of what a great truck should be. But even great vehicles age, and with … Continue Reading ››

Daditude – Performance Intake R&D, Part 3 – Production Sample

The more the 2.0T Accord visits our shop, the more it takes on a sort of sleeper agent persona. Under the skin of this mid-sized sedan’s refined exterior lies hidden skills. It blends in. It’s unsuspecting. Even this detuned version of the brash Civic Type R is enough to push you back against the seat, but we still … Continue Reading ››

Prepare for Adventure – Catch Can R&D, Part 2: Design

Imagine driving your brand-new 3.6L Jeep Wrangler JL up a steep, rocky grade. Your tires struggle to grip the rocks and loose soil, but you persevere, steadily making your way to the top. You look back to see the faces of your friends, hoping they’ll be amazed and thinking the same thing you are, “Wow, this Jeep can take on anything!” But you can’t see them, because they’ve been enveloped in a plume of blue-white smoke…Continue Reading ››

Requesting Backup – Secondary Race Radiator Prototype and Testing

The FK8 was designed to be a road warrior. From the twisty mountain backroads to the most Ivy League of race tracks, Honda built this Civic to dominate the tarmac. Even with its inherent skill and teeming aggression, the Civic Type R still comes under fire from the heat it produces. There’s nothing more frustrating than having to … Continue Reading ››

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