2015+ Subaru WRX Direct-Fit Oil Cooler Kit, Part 1: Product Inception and Initial Development

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Mishimoto Subaru WRX Oil Cooler Kit

19-row oil cooler mounted with bumper installed on the WRX The most obvious thing to do with your brand new WRX is to take it to the track immediately after leaving the dealership. Fortunately, the WRX is a rather competitive package right out of the box. Our initial driving impressions were very positive, and we have no doubt that this vehicle is going to make a big impact on the enthusiast world. … Continue Reading ››

2008–2014 Subaru WRX Top-Mount Intercooler, Part 3: Initial Prototype Testing

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Mishimoto Subaru WRX Top-Mount Intercooler

WRX test vehicle on the Dynojet Testing time! Well … almost. We had a few quick testing details to sort out and some preparations before we actually began. First, we needed to drill and tap the stock intercooler as well as the Mishimoto prototypes so we could install our pressure/temperature sensors. Additionally, we decided to create a shroud for our TMIC fan to ensure that all cores would receive … Continue Reading ››

2015+ Subaru WRX Initial Product Development Video, Part 1-2 : Oil Cooler & Downpipe

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Mishimoto Subaru WRX Downpipe

Mishimoto prototype of oil sandwich plate fully installed As I am sure you are aware, we have been working diligently to develop innovative components for the new 2015 Subaru WRX. To continue our video series regarding the new model, we have captured some of the new products in various stages. Check out these videos featuring our in-house Subaru expert, Jason, as he provides an inside look at products we already have on the market, as … Continue Reading ››

2008-2014 Subaru WRX Top-Mount Intercooler, Part 2: Initial Prototype Design

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Mishimoto Subaru WRX Top-Mount Intercooler

Last time, we left you with a teaser of the rendering for our prototype of the top-mount intercooler (TMIC). Since then Dan has been hard at work refining his design. Our team worked up some CFD analyses of both the stock intercooler and the Mishimoto prototype. And, we also worked up a few functioning prototypes so we could begin real-world product testing. This project is moving quickly and our team is rather excited to see the outcome. … Continue Reading ››

2008-2014 Subaru WRX Top-Mount Intercooler, Part 1: Product Introduction and Goals

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Mishimoto Subaru WRX Top-Mount Intercooler

Nothing sets off a Subaru engine bay like a nice beefy top-mount intercooler. Not only does a big TMIC look great, but it is also instrumental for keeping AITs low and your EJ happy. For those seeking low AITs on a stock to mild build, an efficient top-mount setup is the way to go to avoid inheriting the pressure drop and lag from a front-mount intercooler. Not only this, but the TMIC prevents any road (or off-road) … Continue Reading ››

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