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Keeping the twins cool! Mishimoto’s BRZ/FR-S Plug-N-Play Fan Shroud R&D, Part 1: Stock System and Initial Fabrication

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

  Taking a look at our lineup of products for the BRZ/FR-S reveals a solid offering in both cooling performance and power-adding upgrades. Our engineering team has evaluated numerous vehicle systems and provided upgrade components where solutions were needed. Our intake components provide improved induction noise and nice increases in power. Our oil cooler system provides a solution for high oil temperatures on the track. And, our performance aluminum radiator … Continue Reading ››

A new Mishimoto BRZ/FR-S Intake, Part 3: Product Testing and Final Product

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Subaru BRZ / Scion FR-S Performance Air Intake

After solidifying our product design we needed to capture data to verify the design and determine if any changes were necessary. We strapped our test vehicle to the dyno and began making pulls! Check out a compilation video from the dyno testing. The audible difference in intake tone and volume is quite noticeable when comparing the stock setup with the Mishimoto prototype. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z9p5yY8j7zs

Testing Results

On to the important part, results from our tests. Intake upgrades generally are … Continue Reading ››

A New Mishimoto BRZ/FR-S Intake, Part 2: Box Fabrication and 3D Prototype

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Subaru BRZ / Scion FR-S Performance Air Intake

We left off last time with an explanation of our intentions with this intake system and some initial design work to create an induction route to our planned airbox. Now it was time to finish designing this intake system so that testing could be conducted.

Airbox Fabrication

We started developing our airbox with simple metal fabrication. The plan was to put our idea into a physical object and then transfer this to a 3D model. Once in … Continue Reading ››

A New Mishimoto BRZ/FR-S Intake, Part 1: Reasoning and Prototyping

Interested in purchasing our new BRZ/FR-S intake system? Check out more details on our product page linked below!

Subaru BRZ / Scion FR-S Performance Air Intake

Another Intake?

Wait … Mishimoto already has an intake for the BRZ/FR-S. Why design a second one? As this question crosses your mind, we can provide a simple explanation. We have had great success with our existing cold-air intake system for this chassis, and the feedback from our customer base has been fantastic. Here is a look at our current product. Mishimoto performance cold-air … Continue Reading ››

Mishimoto 2013+ Subaru BRZ / Scion FR-S Direct-Fit Baffled Oil Catch Can System, Part 4: Testing Results and Project Completion

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Mishimoto Subaru BRZ / Scion FR-S Baffled Oil Catch Can

Ready for some interesting test results? After around 2,000 miles on a BRZ, this kit was ready to be inspected to see what kind of byproduct had accumulated in each can. The plan was to evaluate both systems to determine whether a single- or dual-can setup was necessary. If one of the lines did not collect any fluid, the need for a catch can would not be justified. So, we popped the hood … Continue Reading ››