Form and Function – Universal Carbon Fiber Catch Can R&D – Concept to Completion

In the world of aftermarket modification, there are two directions to go in with any upgrade. Form or function. Some might not care if the part looks like a work of art just as long as it performs, and vice versa. That’s an owner’s prerogative, and maybe driving around a box that hits the 300 whp mark and sounds like … Continue Reading ››

Next Generation Cooling – Transmission Cooler R&D, Part 4: Testing

Variables and constants – the two most important aspects of any scientific venture. For any test result to be accurate, a set of constants must be tested against one variable. The key in that equation being that there is only one variable. This concept becomes increasingly elusive as you begin adding more and more systems to the equation. Controlling our … Continue Reading ››

LEGENDARY COOLING – PERFORMANCE RADIATOR R&D, PART 4 – Dyno Results

It’s been three months since our loaner Z06 last bellowed throughout the shop, but our ears are still ringing. The C6 is the very definition (more like DEAFinition) of the American sports coupe. Boisterous doesn’t even begin to describe our loaner Corvette. By now, though, we all know how hot these cars are, both figuratively and literally. We’re finally at … Continue Reading ››

Finishing Touches – Aluminum Expansion Tank R&D Part 2 – Design Fabrication and Finished Product

If there’s one thing that hasn’t ever changed about muscle cars it’s that they’re hot cars. All the current iterations of American classics have a way of making just about any grade of gearheads neck break as they rumble by, especially when it comes to the latest Mopars. The scalding hot and aggressive looks are enough to sizzle your retinas, … Continue Reading ››

Protecting Your V8 Killer – Catch Can R&D, Part 2: Production

This 2011-2014 Ford F-150 3.5L EcoBoost Catch Can Kit is now on Pre-Sale! Click here to check it out! Gasoline direct injection (GDI) has existed for over 100 years. Since its introduction into the automotive industry in the early 1950’s, GDI has had an off-and-on relationship with cars and trucks. Today, it looks like GDI is here to stay. With … Continue Reading ››

An inside look at the engineering of Mishimoto products.