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Get rid of the plastic! Mishimoto’s Subaru 2008–2014 WRX Aluminum Expansion Tank R&D

Interested in picking up this awesome aluminum expansion tank? Check out more details on our product page linked below!

Mishimoto Subaru WRX Aluminum Coolant Expansion Tank

Last year we released an aluminum expansion tank for the 2004–2014 STI and 2002–2007 WRX. We received a ton of awesome feedback from customers and enthusiasts regarding this component, as well as recommendations to produce such a tank for 2008–2014 WRX owners. While we normally highlight our development process in multiple installments, for this Expansion Tank we wanted to give you everything in one quick shot.

Stock Expansion Tank

Although we don’t see quite … Continue Reading ››

Mishimoto In-Line Oil Thermostat: Product Design and Overview

Interested in purchasing our in-line oil thermostat? Check out our product page for full details!

Mishimoto In-Line Oil Thermostat

Mishimoto has been at the cutting edge of oil cooler technology for several years, and we continue to test and improve our product lineup. My personal favorite product line is our bundle of direct-fit oil cooler kits. These kits offer a completely bolt-on oil cooling system which includes mounting brackets, premade oil lines, an oil sandwich plate, large oil cooler, and application-specific mounting brackets. Along with this you receive the Mishimoto stamp of approval, acquired through rigorous testing and proven oil temperature … Continue Reading ››

2008–2014 Mishimoto Lancer Evolution X Direct-Fit Oil Cooler Kit, Part 2: CAD Design and Product Testing

Interested in purchasing our Evolution oil cooler kit? Check out our product page for more details!

Mishimoto Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X Oil Cooler Kit

With our general design created, our engineering team set to work developing 3D models of the components for this kit. Check them out below!
Mishimoto prototype rendering
Mishimoto prototype rendering
Mishimoto prototype rendering
Mishimoto prototype rendering
The bracketing would be split into several components and the coolers mounted in a V format. The diverter in the … Continue Reading ››

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

Interested in purchasing our Evolution oil cooler kit? Check out our product page for more details!

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 ››

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

Interested in purchasing our Evolution intercooler? Check out our product page for more details!

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 ››