All posts by Nicholas Thomas

Cool Under Pressure – Performance Heat Exchanger R&D, Part 3 – Production Sample

You have to walk before you can run. I’m sure just about everyone’s heard that colloquialism before. While it’s cliché, it does ring true when it comes to our Infiniti Q50 heat exchanger. Before we see just how strong that new link in the chain is, we want to examine that link by itself.

Rad, White, and Blue – Performance Aluminum Radiator R&D, Part 4 – Dyno Testing Results

It’s been 5 years since we first saw the current generation Corvette, and I’m sure for most, there is still the lingering question of how to keep this hometown legend from losing its cool. Unless you live under a rock, you might remember the C7’s tumultuous early run, in that these Corvettes struggled to stay within safe engine … Continue Reading ››

Lasting Impression – Direct-Fit Catch Can R&D, Part 2 – Production Sample and Test Results

First impressions can be fleeting, especially in the automotive world. Once the buzz around the Stinger finally dies down and they start patrolling the commuter routes, owners might find themselves wondering what to do so their cushy Korean cruiser maintains the status quo it launched with not too long ago. Well, there’s an easy answer. In our last … Continue Reading ››

Float Like a Butterfly, Sting like a Kia? – Performance Intercooler Kit R&D, Part 3 – Intercooler Piping Design Plans

Like the Stinger’s launch, we’re also making our own sizable splash and causing some ripples with our intercooler kit. In case you haven’t caught up on your Mishimoto Stinger news, our plan for keeping intake air temperatures down in the Stinger GT means a much larger, much more streamlined intercooler design. The intercooler might be playing a significant … Continue Reading ››