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American Workhorse – Part 1: Minimizing Chassis Flex

As a proud American company, Mishimoto is dedicated to supporting our workforce and ensuring that, from a vehicular perspective, we’ve got the best tools possible to stay tough and work hard. That’s why we’ve been hard at work developing a sturdy, heavy-duty upper radiator support bar for the Ford 6.4L Powerstroke truck in hopes that it can still … Continue Reading ››

It Takes Two! – Secondary Radiator R&D, Part 1: Factory Review and 3D Models

Whether we’re talking about turbochargers on an F-150 EcoBoost, V8 engines in an offshore powerboat, drummers in the Allman Brothers Band, or pieces of Carvel™ Ice Cream Cake for dessert on my birthday, sometimes two is a better option than one. This was very much the school of thought that Ford’s engineers adopted when designing the cooling system … Continue Reading ››

A More Durable Degas. Mishimoto’s Ford Powerstroke 6.0L Aluminum Degas Bottle R&D, Part 3: 3D-Printed Prototypes

With a rough 3D model in place, we started constructing our 3D-printed prototypes to finalize our 6.0L degas bottle design and to refine any areas where adjustments are needed. Due to the large size of this degas unit, we printed the bottle in multiple sections and then attached each portion together. Below is a look at our first 3D print fitted into … Continue Reading ››

A More Durable Degas. Mishimoto’s Ford Powerstroke 6.0L Aluminum Degas Bottle R&D, Part 2: Initial 3D Models

Quick update for this awesome degas bottle project! Our engineering team has been working to construct an aluminum degas bottle design for the 6.0, using our 3D-modeling software. We’ve incorporated some neat features, and we’ve included factory-style hose connection points and bottle mounts. Let’s take a look! Mishimoto 6.0 Powerstroke degas bottle … <a href=Continue Reading ››

A More Durable Degas. Ford Powerstroke 6.0L Aluminum Degas Bottle R&D, Part 1: Factory Bottle Evaluation

We’re back for some new 6.0L product development! It has been a few months since the release of our recent intake elbow and thermostat housing, and our team is itching to start a new project on our 6.0L Powerstroke shop truck. This time, we’re aiming to create an aluminum degas bottle that would provide additional cooling system reliability. Within the … Continue Reading ››