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Mishimoto 2015 Subaru WRX Direct-Fit Baffled Oil Catch Can System, Part 3: Final Product Reveal

Interested in purchasing our WRX catch can kit? Check out more details on our product page linked below!

Subaru WRX Baffled Oil Catch Can System

The final kit is ready for installation! After months of development and test fitting, we finally had our completed prototype components ready for fitment verification prior to mass production. Check out all of the components below! First, the passenger side catch can bracket for the PCV system.
Final PCV catch can bracket
Final PCV catch can bracket
Next up is the finished version of our dual port … Continue Reading ››

Mishimoto 2015 Subaru WRX Performance Aluminum Radiator, Part 4: Prototype Radiator Performance Testing and Project Completion

Interested in purchasing our 2015 WRX aluminum radiator? Check out our product page for more information!

Mishimoto Subaru WRX Performance Aluminum Radiator

Now that we had a finalized prototype, it was time to test this component to ensure that our improvements over the stock unit resulted in real-world advantages for our customers. An aluminum radiator provides the instantaneous benefit of increased reliability over the stock plastic unit. Despite this, cooling performance is always our primary goal with a heat exchanger. Prior to actual road testing, our engineering team put together a few charts illustrating the improvements over the stock radiator. [caption id="attachment_1219" align="alignnone" … Continue Reading ››

Mishimoto 2015 Subaru WRX Direct-Fit Baffled Oil Catch Can System, Part 2: Product Prototyping

Interested in purchasing our WRX catch can kit? Check out more details on our product page linked below!

Subaru WRX Baffled Oil Catch Can System

Time to start designing brackets! After a quick recap of the project goals, our creative engineering team began brainstorming. First, they selected a location for the catch can on the PCV valve side. It would need body mounting points for the can bracket, and preferably a short route for the hose so as not to complicate the engine bay. Our goal is a clean installation that appears stock-like, not a medusa of hoses routed about the … Continue Reading ››

Mishimoto 2015 Subaru WRX Performance Aluminum Radiator, Part 3: Second Prototype Evaluation

Interested in purchasing our 2015 WRX aluminum radiator? Check out our product page for more information!

Mishimoto Subaru WRX Performance Aluminum Radiator

No need for an introduction, let’s check out our second prototype!
Mishimoto prototype 2 radiator
Mishimoto prototype 2 radiator
Mishimoto prototype 2 radiator
Mishimoto prototype 2 radiator
Mishimoto prototype 2 radiator
Mishimoto prototype 2 radiator
So what can we tell from these images? The unit as a … Continue Reading ››

Mishimoto 2015 Subaru WRX Direct-Fit Baffled Oil Catch Can System, Part 1: Product Introduction

Interested in purchasing our WRX catch can kit? Check out more details on our product page linked below!

Subaru WRX Baffled Oil Catch Can System

If you follow our engineering blog or are involved with any of our social media outlets, you should be well aware of the new baffled oil catch can we recently released. This new product features a much smaller footprint compared to our existing catch can, allowing for fitment in tighter engine bays. In case you missed it, check out the full build at the link below. http://engineering.mishimoto.com/?cat=124 While developing this catch can, we wondered about using it … Continue Reading ››