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Keeping The Party Cool! Mishimoto’s Ford Fiesta ST Radiator R&D, Part 5: Initial Testing Results

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Mishimoto 2014+ Ford Fiesta ST Aluminum Radiator

After quite an extensive developmental process, we’re finally ready for some Ford Fiesta ST (FIST) radiator testing. This portion of our R&D process is crucial, as it will determine if our design is perfect or requires minor tweaks, or if the slate needs to be wiped clean for a fresh start. This particular radiator is unlike most that we develop. FIST owners are getting in trouble on the track, and no good solution to rising coolant temperatures has yet … Continue Reading ››

Keeping The Party Cool! Mishimoto’s Ford Fiesta ST Radiator R&D, Part 4: Shroud Completion

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Now that we have a solid direction for our design plans, this project is moving right along. Last time we started the fabrication process for our fan shroud design. This unique setup would utilize the stock fan motor and blade, but we would relocate it in a space that would allow our thicker Ford Fiesta radiator to fit properly.

Fabrication Continued

With our shroud completed to its basic shape, our final portion of the design required mounting the fan … Continue Reading ››

Keeping The Party Cool! Mishimoto’s Ford Fiesta ST Radiator R&D, Part 3: Initial Fan Shroud Fabrication

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Mishimoto 2014+ Ford Fiesta ST Aluminum Radiator Pre-Sale!

It’s been a few months since our last major update, and for good reason. Our team has been quite busy. As a quick recap, last time we test fitted our first Ford Fiesta ST (FIST) radiator prototype, only to find that the core thickness was larger than the vehicle would allow. Once the radiator was bolted to the fan shroud, the shroud made contact with numerous components on the engine, prompting us to pull out our markers … Continue Reading ››