Mishimoto’s Quest to Acquire a 2015 Subaru WRX

With our success in providing high quality, effective cooling solutions for several generations of Subaru models we decided it would be wise to dive into development of the brand new 2015 WRX! With so many changes to the vehicle this year, our team came to the conclusion that we would purchase this vehicle for R&D purposes. Today we are on quite a journey from our facility in New Castle, DE to Canton, CT to pick-up our brand new WRX. Loaded up with testing equipment, coffee, snacks, and enough Dramamine to settle the stomach of the entire east coast, we set off … Continue Reading ››

2008–2014 Mishimoto Lancer Evolution X Direct-Fit Oil Cooler Kit, Part 1: Project Direction and Prototyping

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Mishimoto Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X Oil Cooler Kit

If you have not kept up with Mishimoto’s new line of direct-fit oil coolers, you will be surprised to see that we are working on developing a kit for any vehicle we find that has a general need for reduced temperatures. A majority of our selections are enthusiast vehicles, which we know are being driven on the track and pushed hard on a regular basis. Oil temperature regulation will help reduce engine wear and is key to … Continue Reading ››

2013+ Subaru BRZ / Scion FR-S Performance Cold-Air Intake, Part 1: Product Introduction and Goals

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

These articles normally begin with a quick background of the vehicle in question, followed by some of the performance high points and pitfalls of the car. With this particular vehicle, this process is not necessary. If you are reading this, you probably already own a BRZ/FR-S, and/or you are well aware of the effect this vehicle has had on the automotive world. Autocross, track days, drifting, daily driving, even rally; the 86 has everything you need to really … Continue Reading ››

2001–2007 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Performance Intercooler, Part 2: Data Collection and Project Completion

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Mishimoto Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 7/8/9 Race Intercooler

And we are back! Enough drooling over our large core, cast tanks, and slick powder-coated finish. It was time to put these coolers to work. If you recall from the previous post, our fantastic engineer Steve is the proud owner of the super clean Evolution 9 you see below. Steve agreed to donate his vehicle for testing, which eliminated the process of tracking down a local Evo that would fit our requirements. Mishimoto … <a href=Continue Reading ››

2007–2011 BMW E90 335i/135i Performance Aluminum Radiator, Part 1: Product Introduction and Goals

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BMW 335i/135i Performance Aluminum Radiator

The BMW E90 combines the use of forced induction and a silky smooth inline-six engine to produce very impressive power output, and an extraordinary response to additional modifications. Simple bolt-on modifications and tuning can net an additional 80 hp to 100 hp, which is an unreal bang for your buck. The E90 is a fantastic vehicle with all the creature comforts needed, while also generating quite a flurry of power when the skinny pedal is pressed to the floor. That being said, … Continue Reading ››

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