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Keeping The E36 Cool, Part 3: Final Prototype

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Mishimoto BMW E36 Performance Fan Shroud Kit!

Our final prototype is complete and looks fantastic. The fan mount is constructed from 1/8” steel that has been cut to a specific shape allowing for additional airflow through the radiator core at speed. … Continue Reading ››

BMW E36 Aluminum Coolant Expansion Tank R&D, Part 1: Intro and Factory Tank

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BMW E36 Aluminum Coolant Expansion Tank!

  Historically, BMW vehicles have been plagued with rather frequent cooling system failures. A majority of these failures are a result of the use of plastic components in a high-temperature application. Although failure isn’t … Continue Reading ››

Keeping the E36 Cool, Part 1: Initial Fan Shroud Design

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Mishimoto BMW E36 Performance Fan Shroud Kit!

 
E36 M3 test vehicle
E36 M3 test vehicle
Cooling systems on older BMW models have been recognized as a frequent failure point requiring … Continue Reading ››

Mishimoto BMW E30/E36 X-Line Radiator, Part 4: Cooling Efficiency Results

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Mishimoto BMW E30/E36 X-Line Performance Aluminum Radiator

The testing results are in! First, a quick comparison of the fluid capacity improvements the Mishimoto X-line radiator provides. Stock Radiator Capacity: 0.6 gal (2.27L) Mishimoto X-Line Radiator Capacity: 1.15 gal (4.35L) This is an increase in … Continue Reading ››