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No One Likes a Leaking Cap – Washer Fluid Reservoir R&D, Part 2: Improving on OEM

When we began work on our 2016+ Miata washer fluid reservoir, our primary goal was to improve the aesthetics; we designed the tank to look killer, make your engine bay a little cleaner, and we also reduced the volume of the reservoir, saving a few pounds versus stock if you’re comparing a full Mishimoto tank to a full stock tank.

One of the major benefits of sharing our R&D process among enthusiast communities is the opportunity to learn even more about what we can do to make the best possible product. Once I revealed our reservoir to … Continue Reading ››

2008+ Subaru WRX/STI Performance Air Intake Part 3: Prototype Testing

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Subaru WRX/STi Performance Cold-Air Intake

With our initial designs complete and fully assembled, the engineers were ready for testing. We strapped our STI to the dyno and began making some initial pulls with the car completely stock and using the OEM intake. We were averaging upper 250s to lower 260s at the wheels, which was what we expected from this car. After having some fun we removed the factory intake system, including the airbox, air induction tube, and MAF housing. We bolted on our first … Continue Reading ››

2008+ Subaru WRX/STI Performance Air Intake Part 2: Prototype Design

Interested in purchasing our WRX/STi intake? Check out more details on our product page linked below!

Subaru WRX/STi Performance Cold-Air Intake

Here we are at round two of product development. The shear, brake, and welder had quite a workout as our team set to work on developing two very different prototypes for testing. The first design was rather unique and emulated the factory system quite well. This large, box design used a standard panel filter and pulled cold air from the fender/wheel-well area. This unit was very well designed and would keep your engine bay appearing OEM while providing improved power and … Continue Reading ››