All posts by Steven Bryson

Old Dog, New Tricks – Intercooler R&D, Part 5: Dyno

Power feels different for everybody. For some, it’s the feel of freshly printed money. For others, power feels like the blinding camera flashes of paparazzi. But for many automotive enthusiasts, true power is the shove you feel in your back as you push your right foot to the floor. The enthusiast’s quest for power can be never ending (just ask the … Continue Reading ››

21st Century Cooling – Radiator R&D, Part 1: Design to Delivery

This 2004-2008 Dodge Ram 5.7L Hemi Radiator is now on sale! Check it out here! Chrysler’s Hemi engine has been an icon of innovation for almost 75 years. Since its first test runs in the P-47 Thunderbolt fighter plane and stint powering the M47 Patton Tank, the Hemi has been evolving to become one of the most widely used engine … Continue Reading ››

Respiration Aspirations – Intercooler Pipe R&D: Complete Design

Breathing: something that is unanimously regarded as important. Trees breathe, you breathe (I hope), even cars and trucks breathe. If you’re an auto-enthusiast, you don’t think too much about those first two facts, but you’re always thinking about that last one. After all, an engine in its simplest form is an air pump. That means the amount of power an engine … Continue Reading ››

Going the Distance – Aluminum Degas Tank, Part 2: Design

As vehicles become more complex, so does designing aftermarket parts for them. When components play multiple roles, every detail must be carefully measured and accounted for. The 2008-2010 Ford 6.4L Powerstroke degas tank is no exception to that trend. Even ten years ago, manufacturers like Ford were finding ways to over-complicate even the simplest coolant tank. Building our aluminum replacement … Continue Reading ››