Tag Archives: Titan

Treating the Titan- Exhaust R&D, Part 2: Exhaust Fabrication

We are back with a much needed update on the Titan XD exhaust. Since our last post covering the stock Titan XD exhaust, we’ve come up with a design of our own. The first step in bringing our prototype from design to reality was to create a jig to use for fabrication. We started by taking measurements from the Titan, then … Continue Reading ››

Defending the Titan- Coolant Filtration Kit R&D, Part 1: Prototype Testing

Personally, I am a huge Nissan fan, but I try not to be too biased when it comes to working on Nissan projects. I do, however, remember how excited I was when the new Titan development vehicle first rolled into our headquarters in all its glory. I found myself pricing options on the Internet and weighing my student loan debt … Continue Reading ››

Refining a Titan- Intercooler Pipe Kit R&D, Part 2: Prototype Fabrication

In our last post, we ended with a rendering of the Nissan Titan XD intercooler pipes and the jig that we plan to use to fabricate them. Since then, we began fabricating our prototypes and testing fitment. Before we could begin welding our prototypes, we first had to fabricate our jig. With the help of the trusty waterjet, we sliced … Continue Reading ››

Conquering the Catch Can – Catch Can R&D, Part 1: Initial Fabrication

Here at Mishimoto, we know the importance of a good catch can as far as preventative maintenance goes. For most vehicles, installing a catch can means protecting your engine from the silent monster that is blow-by. Blow by can consist of excess oil, fuel, moisture, and pure evil. Engines with direct-injection, like our good friend the Titan XD, are prone … Continue Reading ››

Expanding the Titan’s Style – Expansion Tank R&D, Part 1: Stock Review

The Titan XD is one good lookin’ truck! So far, the Titan seems to be a perfect combination of function and form, that is, until we took a look at the expansion tank. The unsightly plastic tank is a blemish in the Titan’s otherwise beautiful Cummins equipped engine bay. In fact, there is a popular theory going around that Nissan’s … Continue Reading ››