Category Archives: Ford Focus ST Oil Cooler Kit 2013+

Dropping Focus ST Oil Temps! Mishimoto Oil Cooler R&D, Part 3: Product Testing

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Mishimoto Ford Focus ST Oil Cooler Kit

With a solid cooler mounting location in place, it was time to hit the road and collect some much needed data. In the past, we’ve had great results with our oil cooler kits in terms of temperature reduction, so we have no reason to believe this kit would perform any differently.

Testing Setup and Conditions

Before jumping in the car, we needed to set up our data collection equipment. We use AEM software and … Continue Reading ››

Dropping Focus ST Oil Temps! Mishimoto Oil Cooler R&D, Part 2: Prototype Completion

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Mishimoto Ford Focus ST Oil Cooler Kit

  Continuing with our progress last time, we were set on constructing a prototype bracket so that we could fully install our system and collect some on-road data.

Cooler Bracket Fabrication

When we left you our team had selected an appropriate cooler location and had started making a bracket template for the heat exchanger. Once we had a general idea of the size, bends, and hole location, we started making a bracket from plate steel. [caption … Continue Reading ››

Dropping Focus ST Oil Temps! Mishimoto Oil Cooler R&D, Part 1: Project Introduction and Initial Fabrication

Interested in picking up our Focus ST oil cooler kit? Check out our product page for more details.

Mishimoto Ford Focus ST Oil Cooler Kit

  After knocking out some projects for Japanese turbocharged vehicles and European sports cars, we finally freed up some garage space and engineering time to begin much needed development on one of the hottest hatchbacks on the market. As general gearheads, we have been keeping a close eye on the Focus in terms of aftermarket product support as well as how the enthusiast world accepted this new vehicle. We found numerous gaps in product … Continue Reading ››