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Keeping The Party Cool! Mishimoto’s Ford Fiesta ST Radiator R&D, Part 2: First Prototype Evaluation and Installation

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

We left you with some pretty cool 3D models last time. We are back with something even better … our first prototype has arrived!

Prototype Radiator

I know you guys are excited to see this piece so I won’t extend the wait any longer. Check out some shots of our first prototype! First, a look at the front of the radiator. Mishimoto prototype Ford Fiesta radiator Mishimoto prototype Ford … Continue Reading ››

Keeping the Party Cool! Mishimoto’s Fiesta ST Radiator R&D, Part 1: Intro, Goals, and 3D Models

Interested in picking up our Fiesta ST aluminum radiator? Check out our discounted pre-sale linked below.

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

If you keep up with the perpetually bustling engineering team here at Mishimoto, you would have noticed our recent projects involving the Focus ST. We could not ignore this vehicle’s little brother, the Fiesta, and after numerous requests we decided it was time to start development of new performance Fiesta ST parts. Before jumping into development, we needed a vehicle. So, we made a trip to the local Ford dealer here in Delaware and drove back in the … Continue Reading ››

Dropping Focus ST Oil Temps! Mishimoto Oil Cooler R&D, Part 3: Product Testing

Interested in picking up our Focus ST oil cooler kit? Check out our product page for more details.

Mishimoto Ford Focus ST Oil Cooler Kit

With a solid cooler mounting location in place, it was time to hit the road and collect some much needed data. In the past, we’ve had great results with our oil cooler kits in terms of temperature reduction, so we have no reason to believe this kit would perform any differently.

Testing Setup and Conditions

Before jumping in the car, we needed to set up our data collection equipment. We use AEM software and … Continue Reading ››

Keep Your Intake Clean! Ford Focus ST Catch Can R&D, Part 2: Bracket Fabrication and Final Design

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Mishimoto Ford Focus ST Baffled Oil Catch Can Kit

After making mockups for our initial setup and evaluating short-term testing data, our team came to a few conclusions. First, we would be incorporating our catch can into the PCV line only. Our brief accumulation test showed that we had substantial fluid accumulation with the PCV line, while the CCV can ended up dry. Second, our mounting location was really subtle and created a factory-like fitment with no visible lines. Last, the ST produces quite … Continue Reading ››

Dropping Focus ST Oil Temps! Mishimoto Oil Cooler R&D, Part 2: Prototype Completion

Interested in picking up our Focus ST oil cooler kit? Check out our product page for more details.

Mishimoto Ford Focus ST Oil Cooler Kit

  Continuing with our progress last time, we were set on constructing a prototype bracket so that we could fully install our system and collect some on-road data.

Cooler Bracket Fabrication

When we left you our team had selected an appropriate cooler location and had started making a bracket template for the heat exchanger. Once we had a general idea of the size, bends, and hole location, we started making a bracket from plate steel. [caption … Continue Reading ››