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Stranger Danger – Baffled Oil Catch Can R&D, Part 2: A Canned ‘Stang

Our engineer has advanced engineering tools at his disposal. Arguably, one of the coolest in our facility’s arsenal is our scanning device. This high-tech piece of equipment allows our engineer to scan anything in 3D space into a computer file. The file is then uploaded to a computer so the engineer can design whatever they want within the 3D space they scanned. The fine-tuned hands-on engineering element is still there, it’s just done a lot faster and just as accurate with this machine.  We call this contraption the Faro Design ScanArm and we have a full, detailed writeup on how … Continue Reading ››

Stranger Danger – Baffled Oil Catch Can R&D, Part 1 – Design Plans

Our engineers at Mishimoto are no strangers to the dangers of oil blow by. We have well-documented evidence that this is still a common threat to most modern direct injected vehicles. For those of you that don’t know, blow-by is a byproduct of compression and combustion. Blow-by is created when oil and fuel vapors push past the piston rings and into the crankcase during compression. To keep the crankcase depressurized from this oil and fuel, there needs to be some sort of venting. This is accomplished by routing this blow-by through the intake tract and right back into the cylinder … Continue Reading ››

The Mustang GT Intake R&D, Part 4: Seeing is Believing

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As 2016 approaches its end, I can’t help but reminisce. It’s been a wild ride and a lot has changed. We have a new president-elect, the Olympics took place in Brazil, Kim Kardashian was robbed at gunpoint, Ryan Lochte lied about being robbed at gunpoint, and Leo finally got his Oscar. You know what hasn’t changed? Our resolve to make awesome parts for our automotive community. It was May 3 when we announced that we were going to make an intake for the 2015 Ford Mustang GT. … Continue Reading ››

Keep your Cool- Transmission Cooler R&D, Part 3: Test Results

The yellow GT is back in our R&D facility to show us a thing or two about testing trans coolers. Upon the GT’s arrival, we wasted no time getting the pony car saddled with our testing rig.
Mustang GT on the dyno for transmission cooler testing
Mustang GT on the dyno for transmission cooler testing
Mustang GT on the dyno for transmission cooler testing
Mustang GT on the dyno for transmission cooler testing
We couldn’t have asked for a better day for our … Continue Reading ››

The First State’s First Drift Event

To those of us who call drifting a passion, we know that there is something familiar about the hours before a drift event. It’s a feeling that we know all too well. The last-minute push to get your car ready and load everything. Floor jack, tire pressure gauge, tires; everything. Most importantly, making sure your car is actually in the right condition to pass the track’s technical inspection (tighten your lug nuts!). Once you’re over the feeling of rushing to get yourself and the car ready, excitement overcomes you from then on. All that’s left is to get to the … Continue Reading ››