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Expanding the Titan’s Style – Expansion Tank R&D, Part 1: Stock Review

The Titan XD is one good lookin’ truck! So far, the Titan seems to be a perfect combination of function and form, that is, until we took a look at the expansion tank. The unsightly plastic tank is a blemish in the Titan’s otherwise beautiful Cummins equipped engine bay. In fact, there is a popular theory going around that Nissan’s designers ran out of awesome when they got to the expansion tank. At first glance the expansion tank resembles an upside-down gallon of milk, and we think it looks even more so after we removed it from the Titan’s engine bay. [caption … Continue Reading ››

Say No to Plastic – Coolant Expansion Tank, Post 2: Final Prototype

It has been a while since we took a look at what is going on in the world of the Fiesta expansion tank. In our last post we test fitted our 3D-printed prototype on the Fiesta ST. After fitment was confirmed, we played the waiting game for our final prototype’s arrival at our development facility. Our best efforts at being patient paid off when we had two packages arrive this morning!
Fiesta ST expansion tank
Fiesta ST expansion tank
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Say No to Plastic – Coolant Expansion Tank R&D, Part 1: Initial Design

Time to dive into yet another Fiesta ST project! This little Fiesta is getting the royal treatment at Mishimoto; over the last few months it has been fitted for numerous upgrades. If you are in the mood for a recap, you can check out some of the other Fiesta posts here on the Mishimoto blog. For now we’ll dive right into our development of Mishimoto's expansion tank for the Fiesta ST.

Stock Expansion Tank

Here at Mishimoto we feel a certain type of way about plastic. It is not that we have a vendetta against plastic, but we see an area where we … Continue Reading ››