Category Archives: BMW E46 M3 Radiator 2001-2006

2001–2006 BMW E46 M3 Performance Aluminum Radiator, Part 2: Final Testing Data and Conclusion

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Mishimoto BMW E46 M3 Performance Aluminum Radiator

Now that we have a prototype E46 radiator, what should we do with it? Test it of course! The data for this entire build is based around radiator testing. Check out the report from our lead engineer. BMW E46 M3 Radiator Testing Test Vehicle Modifications: Supercharged, intercooler, methanol injection, full exhaust. Professionally tuned @550 whp on pump gas. Cooling System Upgrades: 13-row oil cooler for supercharger located behind the kidney grilles. Front-mount intercooler (FMIC) located in the front air dam. Upgraded clutch fan … Continue Reading ››

2001–2006 BMW E46 M3 Performance Aluminum Radiator, Part 1: Product Goals, Initial Design, and Testing

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Mishimoto BMW E46 M3 Performance Aluminum Radiator

Featured How do you go about redesigning a radiator to make it perfect for track use?  After coming to the realization that our existing E46 M3 aluminum radiator was not performing as we would like for track-specific vehicles, our team determined it was time to take action. Our original product was designed some time ago, and our processes, material use, and overall attention to detail have significantly improved since then. These days Mishimoto … Continue Reading ››

Mishimoto Visits Orlando SpeedWorld for Hot-Weather E46 M3 Radiator Testing!

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Mishimoto BMW E46 M3 Performance Aluminum Radiator

Thanks to an absolutely miserable winter in the mid-Atlantic area (will it ever end?), we have been struggling to find weather warm enough to test our products currently in the development process. To provide accurate, real-world data for our line of cooling products, we are required to test everything at temperatures we expect our customers to experience under normal driving conditions. Testing an oil cooler on a 30°F day is going to provide wildly different results than on a 90°F … Continue Reading ››