Alright, it is finally time to see how our engineering team did with the development of this product! First, we measured the physical properties of the Mishimoto radiator compared to the factory radiator. Our first chart highlights the most common selling feature of a performance radiator: core thickness.
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Time to see how efficient our cooler design is! We would be pulling our test truck onto our Dynojet to collect the data needed to evaluate the intercooler fully. Check out the conditions of our testing procedure below!
Testing ConditionsVehicle: 2010 Dodge Ram 6.7L Cummins, Automatic Transmission, Performance Air Intake, Exhaust Modifications, Tune
Ambient Temperature: 70°F–76°F
Sensors: PLX Devices with Temperature sensors on both the intercooler inlet and outlet
Process: 6th-gear pulls from 1,800 rpm to 3,200 rpm, … Continue Reading ››
Welcome back! In our last segment we removed the factory intercooler so we could determine if this project would even be necessary. The good news is, all that work was not for nothing; our team found several aspects of the factory intercooler that could be improved. Check out a few more detailed images of the factory intercooler.
First, a peek at that interesting metal end tank we discussed in part 1 of this article.
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Time to install our prototype radiator into a test vehicle to make sure that it fits perfectly. Luckily, we were able to check fitment on the same donor vehicle we used for our last round of testing. Once the truck rolled into the shop, we quickly installed our prototype radiator shown at the end of our last post. Check out a few shots taken during the installation process!
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Our prototype intercooler is ready to go! Let’s take a quick peek at what our engineers designed!
First impressions, this cooler is massive compared to the factory unit. Our engineers weren’t kidding when they mentioned that the size increase would be … Continue Reading ››
An inside look at the engineering of Mishimoto products.