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American Workhorse – Part 1: Minimizing Chassis Flex

As a proud American company, Mishimoto is dedicated to supporting our workforce and ensuring that, from a vehicular perspective, we’ve got the best tools possible to stay tough and work hard. That’s why we’ve been hard at work developing a sturdy, heavy-duty upper radiator support bar for the Ford 6.4L Powerstroke truck in hopes that it can still live up to its reputation as the workhorse of America.

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A View From Above

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Mishimoto Ford 6.4L Powerstroke Aluminum Radiator: Version 2 Details

After jumping into the diesel truck market a few years ago, Mishimoto designed and released an aluminum radiator engineered specifically for the Ford 6.4L. We identified a serious concern with stock radiator failure. Numerous enthusiasts on a variety of online boards were experiencing extremely frequent failures, with some folks replacing as many as 3 radiators within the first 60,000 miles. In fact, this issue in combination with others that plague the 6.4L were enough to make a few truck owners revert to the previous 6.0L or upgrade to the newer 6.7L, swearing off the 6.4L after repeated issues with their … Continue Reading ››

Filtering Your 6.4L Coolant, Part 2: Final Prototype and Installation

Interested in purchasing our 6.4L coolant filter kit? Check out our product page for more information!

Mishimoto Ford 6.4L Powerstroke Coolant Filter Kit

Final Prototype Bracket Welcome back! Our final bracket prototype is in and ready for installation. Check it out!
Mishimoto 6.4L coolant filter bracket
Mishimoto 6.4L coolant filter bracket
Mishimoto 6.4L coolant filter bracket
Mishimoto 6.4L coolant filter bracket
This bracket is constructed from 1/8” steel and is powder coated for additional protection against damage from road debris. We … Continue Reading ››

Filtering Your 6.4L Coolant, Part 1: Initial Prototype

Interested in purchasing our 6.4L coolant filter kit? Check out our product page for more information!

Mishimoto Ford 6.4L Powerstroke Coolant Filter Kit

We mentioned in our 6.0L coolant filtration thread that we would be tackling the 6.4L as well. Let’s take a look at some of the components our team has been putting together for the 6.4L kit. Although the 6.4L does not seem to be as susceptible to buildups as is the 6.0L, a coolant filtration setup is certainly still a worthy investment in preventive maintenance. So let’s get started! Filter Housing We’ll start with the filter housing. As mentioned in our 6.0L … Continue Reading ››

6.4L Powerstroke Silicone Hose Upgrade, Part 2: Product Completion and Final Design

Interested in picking up our 6.4L Powerstroke coolant hose kit? Check out our product page linked below!

Mishimoto Ford 6.4L Powerstroke Silicone Coolant Hose Kit

Our full prototype unit has arrived and is ready for some final test fitting! Before introducing our final product, let’s take one last look at the stock hose setup.
Stock 6.4L radiator hoses
Stock 6.4L radiator hoses
Now, check out the Mishimoto prototype kit!
Mishimoto prototype 6.4L radiator hoses
Mishimoto prototype 6.4L radiator hoses
A few … Continue Reading ››