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Mishimoto 2011+ Chevrolet/GMC 6.6L LML Duramax Performance Intercooler, Part 3: Prototype Design

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Mishimoto Chevrolet/GMC 6.6L Duramax Intercooler Kit

Prototype 3D Design Now that we outlined our project goals and had all the test data from the factory intercooler, our engineers were ready to design a prototype intercooler. Using dimensional data from a rendering of the truck as well as the actual measurements we took from the test vehicle and factory intercooler, our team was able to create a very nice looking prototype. Check out a couple renderings of the design! Mishimoto prototype intercooler … <a href=Continue Reading ››

Mishimoto 2011+ Chevrolet/GMC 6.6L LML Duramax Performance Intercooler, Part 2: Factory Intercooler and Project Goals

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Welcome back! In our last segment we removed the factory intercooler so we could determine if this project would even be necessary. The good news is, all that work was not for nothing; our team found several aspects of the factory intercooler that could be improved. Check out a few more detailed images of the factory intercooler. First, a peek at that interesting metal end tank we discussed in part 1 of this article. Factory LML intercooler metal hot-side … <a href=Continue Reading ››

Mishimoto 2011+ Chevrolet/GMC 6.6L LML Duramax Performance Intercooler, Part 1: Product Introduction and Factory Cooler Evaluation

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Mishimoto Chevrolet/GMC 6.6L Duramax Intercooler Kit

Product Introduction The LML Duramax is the cleanest and most powerful Duramax thus far. The innovations made for this new model are quite substantial and are a direct result of serious advances in automotive technology. Unfortunately, stricter emissions standards of today result in the inclusion of a DPF (diesel particulate filter) system, which improves emissions yet hampers fuel mileage. Luckily, not all the innovations for newer Durmax models are in place to provide cleaner air; several features of the new engine are in … Continue Reading ››