Working on a Cooler Coyote – Oil Cooler Kit R&D, Part 5 – 2018+ Update

The Mustang is one of the longest living nameplates in the history of muscle cars; it's only natural that it continues to evolve with the times. In 2018, Ford launched the latest iteration of its flagship pony car, toting the newest generation of 5.0L Coyote V8 and a series of aesthetic updates. Despite the decades of updates and evolution, the S-550 still has to contend with any engine's nemesis - heat.

The latest Coyote received a bump in power by way of overhauling the … Continue Reading ››

Take in the World – Intake R&D Part 2: Flow Testing

We often talk about how your vehicles are more than just the sum of their parts. Your Ranger isn’t about getting from point A to point B with a few bags of mulch in the bed. It’s about being able to go anywhere, anytime, and still fit in the garage. The parts under the hood have similar stories. An intercooler isn’t just about cooling charge air; it’s about letting you spend longer with your right foot on the floor and letting your turbo power your adventures. Radiators don’t just cool your engine, they let your truck work as … Continue Reading ››

Building Endurance – Performance Radiator

At the first official utterance of the Supra’s resurgence there was an immediate clamoring from fans about the car’s performance. While the headlines were dominated with power and handling figures, there were few considerations of the A90’s endurance. Keeping a performance car cool is a serious undertaking and cutting a track day or spirited drive short due to overheating is less than ideal. That’s why we here at Mishimoto have your back to ensure you can stay on the track longer, but before we reveal our planned improvements, let's dive into the Supra’s stock system.

The Top 3 Things to Look for When Choosing an Intercooler

Choosing an intercooler can be intimidating, so we’ve broken down the top 3 things that we think you should consider when looking for your upgrade.

#3 End tanks

We’re biased when it comes to intercooler end tanks but there are a few choices available on the market – we ranked these from the least impressive option to the highest quality. Each type of end tank comes with its redeeming qualities as well as drawbacks, so we’re here to help make … Continue Reading ››

Float Like a Butterfly, Sting like a, Kia? – Performance Intercooler Kit R&D, Part 7 – Dyno Results

Kia has made their big splash in the automotive industry with the Stinger’s launch, and we wanted to make sure that we made ours right along with them. We’ve been looking for the perfect stone to chuck into this transcendental pond and we’ve finally found it, coincidentally in the shape of a massive intercooler. Since we’ve already reviewed the physical details of our new design in the last post, let’s dive right into the testing.

Dyno-mite

Cooling power is key for the intercooling system, especially once the boost gets turned … Continue Reading ››

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