Now that the stock intercooler has been evaluated and modeled, we began designing our own cooler. Check out some of the initial models we put together for this prototype!
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Looking for a better way to mate your 3” downpipe to the stock cat-back exhaust? Sick of blowing out gaskets and smearing copper sealant all over your flanges? Mishimoto now offers a 100% stainless steel downpipe adapter flange specifically for mating to a stock exhaust system. If you have a 2002+ WRX or STi, this is the piece for you! Check it out.
The flange adapter itself!
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Now that we had a good idea of where to start with this project, our team began by selecting the appropriate catch can for the Mustang.
Catch Can Selection
We have two options in catch cans. Our standard baffled oil catch can is shown below.
This innovative catch can features a slew of high-quality CNC-machined components. The unit … Continue Reading ››
After experimenting with some boxed designs in Part 1 of this write-up, it was time to turn our attention to a shrouded setup, similar to what we offer for the 2008–2014 models. We’re hoping we could utilize the piping from our existing kit, which is well designed and has proven power gains. After placing the shroud into position, we found that it would certainly fit, but would require some modification. The fabrication work began! Check out … Continue Reading ››
An aftermarket exhaust is an easy way to distinguish your car from the slew of vehicles roaming the streets. Not only does it enhance aesthetics, but the amplified noise is also a dead giveaway that you are an automotive enthusiast. For many of us, an exhaust is a simple initial upgrade that will enhance the driving experience and provide greater enjoyment. With a variety of options popping up, it can be difficult to select a setup that will … Continue Reading ››
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