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Overflowing with Style – Overflow Tank, Part 2: Pre-Sale

Hello everyone, and welcome to the long-awaited second chapter in the saga of the Mishimoto BRZ expansion tank! I know it’s been a little while since our first update, and you all have waited patiently, so I am excited to share some good news about these BRZ parts (or FR-S parts).

Mishimoto's 2013+ BRZ Expansion Tank Pre-sale

You might remember from my last update that the stock, ghostly-looking overflow tank that haunts the engine bay of your BRZ, GT86, or FR-S really spooked us. So much so, in fact, that we felt obligated to … Continue Reading ››

Catch Can, Part 5: Overseas Updates!

For those who may be unaware, we've been working with some folks overseas in the UK and down-under in Australia to ensure that our catch can bracket has the best possible fit on right-hand drive GT86s, BRZs, and FR-Ss.  To learn more about the catch can's development process, check out our previous BRZ catch can R&D blog posts. To go one step futher and find out why a catch can is such a benefit to your engine, learn everything you need to know about blow-by in our technical article on the subject.

Because research, development, and … Continue Reading ››

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 ››

Tanks, But No Tanks – Overflow Tank, Part 1: OEM Review and 3D Models

I have been a big fan of Subaru vehicles for a substantial part of my life, and I have lots of experience with WRXs, but the BRZ (and FR-S) is still very new to me. Not too long ago, one of our engineers had his 2013 Subaru BRZ out in the parking lot, and I asked him to pop the hood so that I might check out the power plant. Have you ever seen an old episode of Scooby-Doo when Shaggy opens a door and jumps about a mile in the air, screaming, having revealed the spooky ghost residing therein? Well, … Continue Reading ››

Keeping The Twins Cool! Mishimoto’s BRZ/FR-S Plug-N-Play Fan Shroud R&D, Part 2: Prototype Completion

Interested in purchasing our BRZ/FR-S Fan Shroud Kit? Check out more details at the link below!

Mishimoto Subaru BRZ / Scion FR-S / Toyota GT86 Plug-N-Play Aluminum Fan Shroud Kit!

We’re back for some more fan shroud fabrication! The last portion of this series highlighted the beginning stages of initial shroud design. The BRZ/FR-S uses a fairly unique overflow tank that mounts directly to the factory fan shroud. This is our first target for part two of product design.

Overflow Tank Mount Fabrication

This tank has two upper mounting points which use a bolt which passes through the tank material and … Continue Reading ››