BMW N55 Direct-Fit Catch Can R&D, Part 2: Protect What Matters Most

You spend hours washing, waxing, and polishing. Not a single drop of water or speck of dirt is left on the paint’s surface when you’re done. The interior is the same story; the carpet, seats, and dash look better than on the day you picked up your new BMW from the dealer. You spend precious time and effort protecting your … Continue Reading ››

Nissan Titan XD DPF-Back 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 ››

Overflowing with Style – 2013+ Subaru BRZ / Toyota FR-S Overflow Tank, Part 2: Pre-Sale

Hello everyone, and welcome to the long-awaited second chapter in the saga of the Mishimoto BRZ expansion tank! I know it’s been a little while since our first update, and you all have waited patiently, so I am excited to share some good news about these BRZ parts (or FR-S parts).

Mishimoto's 2013+ BRZ Expansion … Continue Reading ››

Cool Operator – Ford Focus RS Oil Cooler Part 3: Track Testing

What more could a company filled with automotive enthusiasts want than a track day as a workday?! If it were up to me, I would start building our offices adjacent to my favorite tracks and have every meeting in the infield, because I can’t think of a more excellent way to spend the day. I have to begin by thanking you … Continue Reading ››

Getting into the Thick of It – Mishimoto’s 2016+ Camaro 2.0T Intercooler R&D, Part 1: Stock Review

As a writer, the relationship between words and ideas has always interested me. Often, the same idea, expressed the same way, can have wildly different implications in different contexts.

An idea may be exceptionally positive in one instance, while equally negative in another. For example, let’s take the word “quick.” I think anyone who ended up on … Continue Reading ››

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