All posts by Steven Bryson

An Elegant and Complex System – Direct Fit Catch Can R&D, Part 1: Stock Review

This is it. The leather seat grips your back as hard as your hands grip the wheel and the tires grip the road. The pavement is your playground and nothing can break the connection you have to its twists and turns.  Your mind is calm, but calculating, guiding the wheels through every turn with finesse as the headlights … Continue Reading ››

The Cutting Edge of Mishimoto – WARDJet Water Jet Cutter

A Sharper Knife

When early man wanted to cut something, he beat two rocks together until one of them was vaguely pointy and sharp. I imagine there were probably a lot of smashed thumbs and whatever the equivalent of cursing was to a caveman.  Over thousands of years, humans developed new ways of cutting materials (and themselves). The … Continue Reading ››

Building Your Passion: Jeep Wrangler Camouflage and Matte Olive-Drab Silicone Radiator Hoses

The Mishimoto Camo and Matte Olive-Drab Jeep Wrangler radiator hose pre-sale is now live!

1997 - 2006 Jeep Wrangler 6-Cylinder Radiator Hose Pre-sale Sale Price: $102.95 MSRP: $185.00 2007 - 2011 Jeep Wrangler 6-Cylinder Radiator Hose Pre-sale Sale Price: $110.95 MSRP: $200.00

When the designers at Chrysler were creating the Jeep … Continue Reading ››

Mishimoto is Dyno-mite – Our Dynojet and Dynapack Dynos

There’s nothing quite like hearing the roar of an engine mixed with the whir of rollers spinning under your wheels, all while you watch the line on the graph climb.  Running a powerful car on a dynamometer (dyno) is the epitome of instant gratification for gear-heads.  Here at Mishimoto, we use our dynos on a daily basis.  From … Continue Reading ››

Blow-by 101: What is Blow-by and How to Keep it from Ruining Your Engine

Introducing Blow-by and the PCV System

Internal combustion engines are essentially controlled bombs; air and fuel combust to drive pistons and crankshafts.  One byproduct of this violence is power, but there are darker horses to contend with.  During combustion, high pressure on the top side of the piston pushes combustion gasses, as well as droplets … Continue Reading ››