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  1. Image of the Mishimoto Aluminum Coolant Expansion Tank installed in the engine bay of a 2024+ Ford Mustang EcoBoost

    Cool & Collected – Aluminum Coolant Expansion Tank for the 2024+ Ford Mustang

    Every owner of a performance vehicle knows the importance of keeping their car running cool, but not everyone knows where to start when it comes to upgrading their cooling system. For owners of the 2024+ Ford Mustang looking to take the next step in performance and reliability for their car’s cooling system, it’s best to start with the basics—the coolant expansion tank.

    The stock coolant expansion tank on the 2024+ Ford Mustang leaves a lot to be desired. The plastic construction isn’t just an eyesore, it’s not designed to stand the test of time. After repeated heat cycles the plastic yellows and becomes brittle, leading to a higher risk of cracking and coolant leakage. This risk only increases when the vehicle is driven hard, such as fast laps at the track or hard pulls on the dragstrip.

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  2. An image of the front grille of a red 2023 Toyota GR Corolla.

    Beat the Heat – Performance Aluminum Radiator for the 2023+ Toyota GR Corolla

    Following the immense success of the rally-inspired GR Yaris overseas, Toyota’s Gazoo Racing division needed an offering for the North American market. After years of work—including delays brought on by Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda, who wasn’t initially satisfied with the prototype—their result was the Toyota 2023 GR Corolla. Sharing the unique 1.6 liter three-cylinder G16E-GTS engine with the GR Yaris, the GR Corolla puts out an impressive 300 horsepower and 273lb-ft of torque.

    So, what does having one of the most powerful three-cylinder engines in history mean? Well, it means you’re in for a lot of fun. But it also means when you’re driving hard, you’ve got to keep that straight-three engine cool. That’s why we’ve been hard at work developing the aluminum Performance Radiator for the 2023+ Toyota GR Corolla.

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  3. Mishimoto Performance Air Intake for the 2023+ Nissan Z

    Dual Drive – Performance Intake for the 2023+ Nissan Z

    When Nissan planted the powerful VR30DDTT 3L V6 engine with twin turbochargers in the Nissan Z, there wasn’t much room left in the engine bay. The cramped area didn’t allow enough space to accommodate the traditional top-and-bottom-split airbox design, so they created a unique single-piece airbox with vertically inserted panel filters that maximized flow while minimizing size.

    As enthusiasts and engineers, we tipped our hats to appreciate the work Nissan did with this design. But we couldn’t help but ask ourselves—how can we make it even better?

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  4. Armor Up – Engine Skid Plate for the 2023+ Nissan Z

    Armor Up – Engine Skid Plate for the 2023+ Nissan Z

    When it hit the market in late 2022, the new Nissan Z turned heads. Released as a replacement for the Nissan 370Z, the 2023 Z featured a fresh, sleek new design with a 400 horsepower engine that could do 0-60mph in 4.3 seconds. The only problem? Due to international chip shortages and production bottlenecks, they were almost impossible to find.

    Buyers who got their hands on a new Nissan Z count themselves among a lucky few. While the Z is a vehicle meant to be driven fast and hard, it’s understandable that owners might be hesitant to risk damaging a car that they worked so hard to get—especially since the new Nissan Z comes with a plastic oil pan.

    To lessen these concerns, we set out to develop a layer of protection that would give Z owners the confidence to drive aggressively. The result of these efforts is the new direct-fit

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  5. Stay Frosty – Performance Front-Mount Intercooler Kit for the 2022+ Subaru WRX

    Stay Frosty – Performance Front-Mount Intercooler Kit for the 2022+ Subaru WRX

    One of the most common modifications for WRX owners, particularly those who plan to tune for performance, is upgrading to a performance intercooler. Here at Mishimoto, we’ve been making performance intercoolers for the WRX for quite a while. Since we’ve covered the last few generations and already made a top-mount intercooler for the current fifth generation, we figured the next logical step was to produce a front-mounted version for the 2022+ WRX.

    Let’s take a look at what our engineers had in mind when they got to the drawing board.

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  6. Performance Radiator for the 2023+ Nissan Z

    Performance Radiator for the 2023+ Nissan Z

    We’ve been hard at work to develop our line of products for the Nissan Z, and we’re proud to release our latest addition to the line-up—the Mishimoto Performance Radiator for the 2023+ Nissan Z.

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  7. Working on a Cooler Coyote - Oil Cooler Kit R&D, Part 5 - 2018+ Update

    Working on a Cooler Coyote - Oil Cooler Kit R&D, Part 5 - 2018+ Update

    The Mustang is one of the longest living nameplates in the history of muscle cars; it's only natural that it continues to evolve with the times. In 2018, Ford launched the latest iteration of its flagship pony car, toting the newest generation of 5.0L Coyote V8 and a series of aesthetic updates. Despite the decades of updates and evolution, the S-550 still has to contend with any engine's nemesis - heat.

    The latest Coyote received a bump in power by way of overhauling the fuel system, but when it comes to cooling the oil, it could still use some improvements. Luckily for us, Ford's fueling updates didn't mean a significant change to the overall design of the engine, which means that we didn't need to run a complete re-test of our oil cooler. We already determined how well our oil cooler

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  8. Keep Oil out of your Intake - Oil catch Can R&D, Part 4 - 2018+ Update

    Keep Oil out of your Intake - Oil catch Can R&D, Part 4 - 2018+ Update

    The automotive world never stands still, both literally and figuratively. Technology is always improving and evolving to produce mountains of power with maximum efficiency. Back during the Mustang's inception, all it took was a massive V8 and just enough traction to make it to the finish line in order to blow your socks off. These days, however, drivers want a muscle car that can do more than flex. They want it to be flexible. With over 50 years of engineering, Ford has been able to outrun most issues that keep their Mustang confined, except one"blow-by.

    In 2015, Ford brought us the most modern Mustang yet. It was a familiar 5.0L powerplant, but we finally saw some much needed 21st century touches, like independent rear suspension for example. Ford went even further with the 2018

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  9. Diff's Hot, Take it Easy - Rear Differential Cooler R&D, Part 5: A Tale of Two Track Days Part 2

    Diff's Hot, Take it Easy - Rear Differential Cooler R&D, Part 5: A Tale of Two Track Days Part 2

    At first, admittedly, it didn't look like we were flexing as hard as we could with the Focus RS. With our full PTU/RDU cooling kit installed, we extended the time on the track with all four wheels producing power by about three minutes. However, after some reassessment, Dan transplanted the PTU temperature sensor from the gear oil into the coolant stream, producing great prospects for a fully functioning AWD Ford Focus. Since it would be a while until we could take our RS to the track, we decided to reach out to a third-party tester known for thrashing their cars in the name of motorsport.

    Three's a Party

    Motorsport is all about the challenge, and pushing your vehicle of choice to the limits. In the realm of racing, there are a myriad of different genres to challenge any car, but one especially stood out for the perfect test of Ford's sophisticated AWD system"rally stages. Keen to increase the performance of their brand-new rally-prepped Focus RS, Team O'Neil

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  10. Diff's Hot, Take it Easy - Rear Differential Cooler R&D, Part 4: A Tale of Two Track Days Part 1

    Diff's Hot, Take it Easy - Rear Differential Cooler R&D, Part 4: A Tale of Two Track Days Part 1

    The term "track day" around here is always surrounded with a certain level of enthusiasm. We're all aware of the extra labor that goes into a trip to Raceway Park in Englishtown, NJ, but everyone involved is more than willing to pitch in for the chance to see our RS thrashed around the track. Think of it like one of those field trips you would take in middle school. Sure, there would be a test on everything seen that day, but that was a small price to pay for a day out of the classroom. After spending almost a week preparing it was time to take the class on their field trip.

    Hot Oil and Broken Eggs

    Our other product coordinator Steve Bryson took the journey up to the track as the perfect opportunity to</body> " width="600" height="400">
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