Our E46 product line continues to grow. This series of articles aims to tack another offering on our list of performance cooling components. We’ve covered the radiator, expansion tank, and coolant hoses. The only radiator-related item left to tackle is a cooling fan solution.
The stock 3-Series E46 offers two different fan options. Automatic models are equipped with an antiquated mechanical fan, while those who row their own gears get an electric fan.
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The E46 BMW has been the focus for a ton of product development here at Mishimoto. Recent projects include the Mishimoto Performance Air Intake, Aluminum Radiator, and Aluminum Expansion Tank. To continue our pursuit of supplying a full cooling solution for the 3-series, we also tackled a set of radiator hoses for this model. In typical Mishimoto fashion, we will be looking to improve the durability of the stock design.
Final Prototype Bracket
Welcome back! Our final bracket prototype is in and ready for installation. Check it out!
This bracket is constructed from 1/8” steel and is powder coated for additional protection against damage from road debris. We … Continue Reading ››
We mentioned in our 6.0L coolant filtration thread that we would be tackling the 6.4L as well. Let’s take a look at some of the components our team has been putting together for the 6.4L kit.
Although the 6.4L does not seem to be as susceptible to buildups as is the 6.0L, a coolant filtration setup is certainly still a worthy investment in preventive maintenance.
So let’s get started!
We’ll start with the filter housing. As mentioned in our 6.0L … Continue Reading ››
Our full prototype unit has arrived and is ready for some final test fitting! Before introducing our final product, let’s take one last look at the stock hose setup.
Now, check out the Mishimoto prototype kit!
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