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Prototype Fabrication and Fitment – Mini Cooper Intake Development, Part 2

In our last post for this project, we went through the stock system and left you with a teaser look at our initial design plans for the filter’s heat shield. We now have a functional prototype fabricated, which will soon be ready for testing. Let’s go through the interesting process of how we were able to make the heat shield … Continue Reading ››

2007-2011 BMW E9X 335I/135I Performance Aluminum Radiator, Part 4: Final Test-Fit and Data Collection

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BMW 335i/135i Performance Aluminum Radiator

Finally, we made it to our day of testing! We had previously confirmed fitment and made a few minor adjustments to some external end-tank features to improve coolant flow and ease of installation. A member of E90post was kind enough to lend … Continue Reading ››

2001–2006 BMW E46 M3 Performance Aluminum Radiator, Part 2: Final Testing Data and Conclusion

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Mishimoto BMW E46 M3 Performance Aluminum Radiator

Now that we have a prototype E46 radiator, what should we do with it? Test it of course! The data for this entire build is based around radiator testing. Check out the report from our lead engineer. BMW E46 M3 Radiator … Continue Reading ››

2001–2006 BMW E46 M3 Performance Aluminum Radiator, Part 1: Product Goals, Initial Design, and Testing

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Mishimoto BMW E46 M3 Performance Aluminum Radiator

Featured How do you go about redesigning a radiator to make it perfect for track use?  After coming to the realization that our existing E46 M3 aluminum radiator was not performing as … Continue Reading ››

2007–2011 BMW E90 335I/135I Performance Aluminum Radiator, Part 3: Prototype Test Fitting

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BMW 335i/135i Performance Aluminum Radiator

Test-fitting day! After scouring local forums and maxing out our contact list, we were finally able to locate a 335i owner willing to lend us his vehicle for the day. Mishimoto E90 radiator prototype and … <a href=Continue Reading ››