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The Mighty Horse: What Is Horsepower?

Audiation – the ability to listen to or play music in your head without physically hearing any of it. Just by reading notes on a page of sheet music, talented musicians can hear the music in their minds. Truly gifted musicians can hear a relatively complex piece of music played once and then repeat it, perfectly, note for note, on their preferred instrument. That’s talent. It’s hard to teach that to just anyone. This is the concept of audiation. I bring up this musical analogy to illustrate a point. These skills are engrained and conceptualized deep within their psyche and motor functions … Continue Reading ››

Mishimoto Ford 6.0L Powerstroke Coolant Filter Kit, Part 3: Final Components and Project Completion

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Mishimoto Ford 6.0L Powerstroke Coolant Filter Kit

We are nearing completion of this awesome project! With our bracket and housing finalized, it was time to fill in the gaps for the rest of the necessary components. First up, the filter selection. As mentioned earlier, we were looking for an efficient filter that could easily be purchased at any parts store. We went with the WIX 24070. Of course, any brand that will cross-reference with this filter will also function with our kit. Filter Selection Continue Reading ››

Mishimoto Ford 6.0L Powerstroke Coolant Filter Kit, Part 2: Initial Design Prototypes

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Mishimoto Ford 6.0L Powerstroke Coolant Filter Kit

Coolant Filter Housing Prototype Time for some CNC-machined goodies! Last time we left you with a look at our 3D-printed prototype housing. After reviewing the design and making some minor adjustments, we were able to create a CNC-machined aluminum housing. Check out the results below!
3D prototype housing (right) and CNC-machined housing
3D prototype housing (right) and CNC-machined housing
And a few close-up shots! Continue Reading ››

Mishimoto Ford 6.0L Powerstroke Coolant Filter Kit, Part 1: Product Introduction and Goals

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Mishimoto Ford 6.0L Powerstroke Coolant Filter Kit

Project Introduction
Factory 6.0L engine bay
Factory 6.0L engine bay
The Ford/International 6.0L was launched in 2003 in an effort to compete with the high power output from the GM 6.6L Duramax, while still meeting new emissions standards. In factory form, the 6.0L Powerstroke is generally reliable and will perform a majority of the tasks demanded by truck owners. Unfortunately, as many have discovered, increasing the power output on … Continue Reading ››

2011–2014 Ford 6.7L Powerstroke Performance Aluminum Radiator, Part 4: Prototype Road Testing and Project Conclusion

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Mishimoto Ford 6.7L Powerstroke Aluminum Radiator

Time to put some numbers behind the effort our team has put forth on this project! As mentioned in the last post, we would be collecting real-world driving data to analyze the effectiveness of our performance aluminum radiator against the factory unit. To prepare for this, we attached our temperature sensors to both the inlet and outlet of the radiator. This would allow us to analyze the efficiency of the radiator by comparing the reduction in temperature from inlet … Continue Reading ››