The Achilles’ Heel – Aluminum Expansion Tank R&D, Part 3: Production

This 2011-2014 Ford F-150 Aluminum Expansion Tank is now on sale! Check it out here! With the airbox back in and all the bolts tightened down, we could step back and admire the fruits of over a year’s labor. Sometimes, the best compliment a product can be given is that the owner doesn’t even think about it. That’s exactly what … Continue Reading ››

Ultimate Cooling – Performance Intercooler R&D, Part 4 – Testing Results

Everyone loves a dynamic character. Think about it. When have you ever read a book or watched a movie and said to yourself, “Wow, I’m really glad that the main character didn’t develop throughout the story”? We long for that feel-good moment when the protagonist reaches a turning point and changes. The development for our F20/F30 intercooler has a relatable … Continue Reading ››

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 ››

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