New Hire – 2021 BMW G80 M3 Competition Introduction

If there’s one car that most enthusiasts will never get sick of, it’s the M3. Every six years or so, surrounded by excitement and anticipation, BMW bestows upon us the latest benchmark for performance sedans. We all want to know how BMW is going to raise the bar. The 6th generation of the M3 continues that tradition, but this time we here at Mishimoto wanted in on the action. So we bought one.

The M3 is here, and with some bold styling, to say the least

Heavier Breathing – Race Intake Kit R&D, Part 1 – Concept and Design Plans

The Honda Civic is a mod machine. To some, they might be the butt of a joke, but for many, these little compact cars hold a treasure trove of modification and tuning potential. Even though the FK8 comes from the factory as a track devouring top performer complete with the towering wing, monstrous brakes, and sport bucket seats, it's no exception to this trend. The heavy-hitting K20C1 under the hood and handling that almost defies physics only add to the to-do list for these civic owners. The drivers want more, and we're here to deliver. 

Universal Duty – An in-depth look at the Mishimoto HD Bar-and-Plate Fluid Coolers

The term 'heavy duty' applies to much more than just the massive turbodiesels that wear the HD badge. Every aspect of the automotive world experiences some form of heavy-duty activity. From the giant mechanical turbodiesel beasts, low-slung sports cars, and off-roading machines to hatchbacks, family haulers, and grocery-getters, heavy-duty heat is universal. Luckily, we here at Mishimoto have devised a heavy-duty means of managing that heat.

For anything to be dubbed "heavy-duty," it needs to do two things. It needs to keep the fluid running through the core cool under the most grueling conditions and … Continue Reading ››

Controlled Breathing – Performance Intake Kit R&D, Part 3 – Prototyping

When it comes to an exercise regimen, planning is only half of the equation. The other half is, well, doing it, working through each step, and making the necessary tweaks for the best results. Our last post outlined our plan to increase the F-150 EcoBoost's lung capacity, but now we're putting that plan into practice with our prototyping process.

It all starts with a scan. Our engineer, Ye, uses the FARO Design ScanArm and performs several passes on our Raptor's engine bay and … Continue Reading ››

Live on the Limit – Performance Radiator R&D, Part 3 – Production Sample

Our newly designed radiator is now available! Make sure to get yours today, or continue reading to find out more:

Performance Aluminum Radiator, fits Mazda NC MX-5 Miata (Manual) 2006-2015

Mazda designed the NC Miata for the utilization of all 170 equipped horsepower. This budget sports car’s idea is to show the automotive world that you don’t need 1,000 horsepower and enough torque to shift the earth off its axis to have fun behind the wheel. Let’s be honest, in most situations, you can really only use a fraction of that … Continue Reading ››

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