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Rubbing Elbows with the 6.0L! Mishmoto Powerstroke Intake Elbow R&D, Part 3: Final Product

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Mishimoto Ford 6.0L Powerstroke Intake Elbow!

We have quite a bit going on with this project! Our discounted pre-sale has launched, and we are currently accepting orders. In addition, our final prototype elbows arrived and have been test fitted to ensure appropriate fitment. Without further delay, let’s take a look at our finished intake elbows.

Final Product Images

First, a lineup of the stock elbow next to our three finish options. Stock 6.0 intake elbow (left) and … <a href=Continue Reading ››

Rubbing Elbows with the 6.0L! Mishmoto Powerstroke Intake Elbow R&D, Part 2: 3D Modeling

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Mishimoto Ford 6.0L Powerstroke Intake Elbow!

  We’re back with another update on our 6.0L Powerstroke intake elbow project! Last time we covered the stock unit and noted the plans we had for our rendition of the intake elbow. After collecting data from the stock piece, we began mapping our prototypes on 3D-modeling software.

Prototype 1

Our first prototype comes by way of the almighty 3D printer. We made a quick design in Solidworks to map out the appearance and dimensional constraints for our design. [caption … Continue Reading ››

Rubbing Elbows with the 6.0L! Mishimoto Powerstroke Intake Elbow R&D, Part 1: Factory Component Evaluation and Initial Prototyping

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Mishimoto Ford 6.0L Powerstroke Intake Elbow!

  If you are familiar with our brand, you know we have a vast product line of heat exchangers and associated products available for the Ford 6.0L Powerstroke. We’ve had great feedback from our customers about our existing products as well as the new products they would like to see come out of our garage. Now that we have our own 6.0L shop truck (shown below), we have easy access to a vehicle for product development and … Continue Reading ››

2011–2014 Ford Mustang GT Direct-Fit Oil Cooler Kit, Part 3: Prototype 2 Design and Testing

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Mishimoto Ford Mustang 5.0L Oil Cooler Kit

With one round of successful development and data collection complete, our engineers set out to improve upon the first design. After gathering airflow data for different bumper locations, they decided to move the cooler to the lower bumper opening as opposed to the grille area. Instead of modifying the existing brackets, our team developed a new bracket that would suspend the cooler and attach directly to the bumper support. This new bracket not only brought the cooler to … Continue Reading ››

2011–2014 Ford Mustang GT Direct-Fit Oil Cooler Kit, Part 2: Initial Prototype Design and Testing

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Mishimoto Ford Mustang 5.0L Oil Cooler Kit

With our test vehicle in the shop, our team set to work planning our attack on this Mustang. Our primary goal was to achieve significant temperature decreases. We got this beast in the air and inspected our challenges with the oil sandwich plate location. Our standard and thermostatic sandwich plates use either a ¾-16 or M20 sandwich plate adapter. This component secures the sandwich plate between the block and the oil filter. Continue Reading ››