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The Fan Shroud Strikes Back – Fan Shroud Pre-Sale, Part 2: Installed Shots

Interested in Purchasing our BRZ/FR-S Fan Shroud Kit in Black? Our discounted Pre-Sale is already underway!

Mishimoto BRZ Fan Shroud Pre-sale

Greetings, padawans. I’m here again with a sequel to our first post on the black BRZ fan shroud. This will be a quick one, I promise, but I wanted to update you all with the latest on this cool looking piece.

Share with you, I must, some photos of the Mishimoto BRZ fan shroud in black. Jason the Engineer, a proud Toyobaru owner himself, was nice enough to loan us his vehicle … Continue Reading ››

Return of the Fan Shroud – Our BRZ Shroud Joins the Dark Side

Interested in Purchasing our BRZ/FR-S Fan Shroud Kit in Black? Our discounted pre-sale begins now!

BRZ/FR-S Black Fan Shroud Pre-Sale

  With every revolution of our planet around the sun, things change. Change can be minute or monumental; previously unimaginable trends surface, while established empires fall. Fresh movements are founded, archaic ideas become obsolete – existing products are refreshed, old products are pulled from the shelves (but sometimes *thankfully* added back on – I’m hungry and envisioning a bowl of French Toast Crunch™). Be it little or large, history progresses, and it remains ceaselessly amazing to me to see how much … Continue Reading ››

Mishimoto Waterjet Enhancements

Our shop contains many unique tools and equipment to help aid our R&D team in the process of product development and testing. One of our more recent acquisitions is a very nice Waterjet machine. We’ve used this device to cut airbox pieces, catch can brackets, shop signage, fan shrouds, and many other components that can be constructed from flat sheet material. This tool been helpful in speeding up development projects, and we’ve really enjoyed learning about its many features.

Waterjet Basics

Waterjet cutting bay
Waterjet cutting bay
Waterjet technology … Continue Reading ››

BMW 3-Series E46 Electric Fan R&D, Part 2: Prototype Testing

Interested in picking up this awesome E46 fan setup? Check out our discounted pre-sale linked below!

Mishimoto BMW E46 Non-M Performance Fan Shroud Kit Pre-Sale

Functional Prototype

In a short timespan we were able to turn our 3D models into an actual functional prototype. Check out a couple images of our first BMW E46 fan shroud!
Mishimoto prototype E46 parts
Mishimoto prototype E46 parts
Mishimoto prototype E46 parts
Mishimoto prototype E46 parts
As previously noted, we are … Continue Reading ››

BMW 3-Series E46 Electric Fan R&D, Part 1: Stock Components and Initial Design

Interested in picking up this awesome E46 fan setup? Check out our discounted pre-sale linked below!

Mishimoto BMW E46 Non-M Performance Fan Shroud Kit Pre-Sale

Our E46 product line continues to grow. This series of articles aims to tack another offering on our list of performance cooling components. We’ve covered the radiator, expansion tank, and coolant hoses. The only radiator-related item left to tackle is a cooling fan solution. The stock 3-Series E46 offers two different fan options. Automatic models are equipped with an antiquated mechanical fan, while those who row their own gears get an electric fan. Our goal with this project … Continue Reading ››