2013+ Subaru BRZ / Scion FR-S Performance Induction Hose, Part 1: Product Introduction and Goals

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Mishimoto Silicone Induction Hose For Subaru BRZ / Scion FR-S

The BRZ/FR-S is one of the hottest cars to hit the track in the past few years, and the Mishimoto engineers decided to do what they do best: cool it down. Naturally, we would be developing a performance aluminum radiator and silicone hose kit. Additionally we ended up with a killer direct-fit oil cooler kit, some very slick oil caps, and a low-temperature thermostat. As you may have seen in our other build-log, we are also … Continue Reading ››

2013+ Subaru BRZ / Scion FR-S Performance Cold-Air Intake, Part 4: Final Product Testing and Additional Data Collection

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Mishimoto Subaru BRZ / Scion FR-S Performance Cold-Air Intake

We know you've been dying to know how we finish up creating a cold-air intake, and today is the day you can breathe a sigh of relief. We are finally at the last stage of R&D! After constructing a final prototype we were prepared to test fitment and ensure that power output and AFR readings remained unchanged. Check out our final prototype components! Mishimoto BRZ/FR-S intake pipe final prototype Continue Reading ››

2013+ Subaru BRZ / Scion FR-S Performance Cold-Air Intake, Part 3: Initial Prototype Testing and Data Collection

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Mishimoto Subaru BRZ / Scion FR-S Performance Cold-Air Intake

Mishimoto BRZ/FR-S intake dyno testing Welcome back! It's test-time at Mishimoto, and we're going to put our dyno through a workout to shed those pounds it put on over the winter.  In our previous post we reported on the development of prototypes for our intake pipe, filter location, and mass air flow (MAF) housing. We decided it would be beneficial to test the effects of various MAF housing sizes on … Continue Reading ››

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 ››

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