One of the leading reasons for buying a mega-mass-produced product is reliability. Your Honda Accord already bears that trait thanks to Honda’s decades of tried-and-true testing. Functionality and reliability are features that we also aim to make synonymous with our 2018+ 1.5L Accord intake kit, but that only comes with the same level of rigorous R&D. So, we put our intake to the test.
There’s a Civic out there for everyone. Through its 11 generations, the Civic has been a staple of basic practical transportation and unassuming speed demons. The 10th generation Civic was no exception. With the addition of the L15B7 turbocharged option, featuring more potential power while only sipping fuel, Honda’s compact option became that much more enticing. A win-win whether you’re building a Type-R clone or one of those crazy folks that just want practical transportation. No matter what type of Civic owner you are, though, all of the 1.5T’s share the same common side-effect – extreme heat.
It’s been months of training for our athlete of an F-150. Our regimen for our Raptor’s proverbial controlled breathing exercises has come to fruition. Now, though, it’s race day, and It’s time to see if our deep dive into the V6 Ecoboost respiratory system and subsequent renovations paid off.
In the world of high-power trucks, turbochargers are a godsend. No matter whether you’re piloting a twin-turbo F-150 or a Cummins-powered heavy-duty Ram, the turbo is what gives your truck the extra kick it needs to get the job done. While vital to generating power, the exhaust circulating through the turbo can also generate the internal combustion engine’s arch-nemesis – heat. But don’t worry, we here at Mishimoto have you covered, literally.
For those who don’t know or need a refresher, exhaust heat is the primary fuel source for a turbocharger. The turbocharger uses hot … Continue Reading ››
The turbocharger is a source of unadulterated automotive bliss. This little compressor injects character into any engine by way of added ponies while making all the right sounds. The biggest downside, however, is the heat that they produce. You're in luck, though, since managing heat is the name of the game here at Mishimoto.
For those who don't know or need a refresher, exhaust heat is the primary fuel source for a turbocharger. Specifically, the turbocharger uses hot exhaust gasses to spin the turbine wheel and force more air into the engine. The side effect … Continue Reading ››