Breathing Fresh Air – Intake R&D, Part 1: Stock Review

There’s something about hitting the road, leaving the smog and haze of the city, and breathing in the crisp, fresh air of the wilderness that brings a person to life. The Jeep Wrangler JL, like all Wranglers before it, was built to take you there. To let you escape those everyday boundaries and breathe fresh air. And for the JL … Continue Reading ››

Poster Boy – Performance Intercooler R&D, Part 3 – Production Sample

Big things come in small packages, so the saying goes. I would venture to guess that if you’re reading this then you already know that is the general concept behind the GTI and Golf R. The turbo four-cylinder coupled with a stiff suspension guarantees a stellar smiles-per-mile rating. Given that the MK6 has become the figure head of the VW … Continue Reading ››

The Luxury of Performance – Direct Fit Catch Can R&D, Part 1 – Concept and Design

Traditionally in the automotive world, luxury is defined by vehicles that come out of Germany. They set the mark at least. Nissan, however, has challenged the status quo with their Infiniti lineup, most recently with their Q50 and Q60. Where the BMW, Mercedes, and Audi are covered in a thick layer of dusty heritage, Infiniti has introduced a breath of … Continue Reading ››

Going the Distance – Aluminum Degas Tank, Part 4: Final Design

This 2008-2010 Ford 6.4L Powerstroke Aluminum Degas Tank is now available. Click here to check it out! Our last 2008-2010 Ford 6.4L Powerstroke aluminum degas tank post ended on a high note. We had pushed through challenges, taking an overcomplicated, ungainly design and creating one of our most refined prototypes to date. With the help of Powerstroke forum members … Continue Reading ››

Off-Road to Recovery – Coolant Filter Kit R&D, Part 1: Start to Finish

This 2012-2018 Jeep Wrangler JK Coolant Filter Kit is now available! Click here to check it out! For an automotive enthusiast, caring for your vehicle is tantamount to caring for yourself. An enthusiast’s vehicle is part of the family and it’s treated as such. When that vehicle happens to be a Jeep Wrangler, maintenance and modification can become nearly ritualistic. … Continue Reading ››

An inside look at the engineering of Mishimoto products.