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The Testing Phase – Mini Cooper Intake Development, Part 3

We have another update ready to share with the Mini world! In the last post, we went through the process of how this shield was constructed using the waterjet. Now that all the components have been completely assembled, it’s time to test and evaluate our system. Check out some sound clips below! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bKFDF3ZWPe8&feature=youtu.be Our intake dramatically improves the induction sound. The turbo … Continue Reading ››

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 ››

Stock System Review – Mini Cooper S Intake Development, Part 1

Mini Cooper S’s have always been fun little hatchbacks with large potential. True enjoyment comes during track days thanks to with their small and light chassis and a lively power-plant. The story is no different here with the newest model Mini Cooper S which is the most recent test subject to make into our garage for some intake R&D.

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