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What’s Cooler Than Bein’ Cool? Intercooler R&D, Part 3: The Big Crunch

The movement on the 2016 Ford Focus RS intercooler project may seem slow, but it couldn’t be more alive. Our lead engineer for the project, at my request, has completed a plethora of testing configurations to get the most detailed amount of data possible. For the past three months, we have been rocking out on testing, testing, and more testing … Continue Reading ››

Removing the Rubber – Induction Hose R&D, Part 2: 3D Print and Pre-Sale!

Just the other week, we all went to sleep with an extra hour on our hands, and now we rise each morning only to find that the rest of the world has beaten us to the punch. Early-morning sun shines through blinds where only darkness fell at the same hour, merely a couple weeks ago. It’s a bit … Continue Reading ››

ReSpiration Focal Point – Performance Intake R&D, Part 4: Let’s Hear It!

This project has been strenuous, but “thorough” is our Engineering Department’s proverbial middle name, so let’s hear it for them (cue applause). The last update, which was relatively recent, consisted of a pretty big pile of data. Though necessary, it was a lot to soak in. Now that that’s out of the way, we can … Continue Reading ››

Cool Air For the EcoBoost – Intercooler R&D, Part 8: Test Fit and Dyno Data

Greetings, folks, and welcome to the post you’ve all been waiting for! We’ve made a ton of progress lately on the Mishimoto 2011-14 EcoBoost Intercooler, so I am happy to present you with a detailed update. As such, I will cut right to the chase so that you can see what we’ve been working on.

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