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 ››

The First State’s First Drift Event

To those of us who call drifting a passion, we know that there is something familiar about the hours before a drift event. It’s a feeling that we know all too well. The last-minute push to get your car ready and load everything. Floor jack, tire pressure gauge, tires; everything. Most importantly, making sure your car is actually in the … Continue Reading ››

2015+ Ford Mustang GT Performance Intake R&D, Part 3: The Data Crunch

It may seem that we have been dormant on this project, but trust me, the activity around this 2015 Mustang GT intake could not be more alive! In this update, I’ll outline the results of the extensive R&D we put this prototype through. Our Mustang’s V8 Coyote motor has spent a lot of time running with this our prototype intake, … Continue Reading ››

Cooler Than Winterfell – Ford Focus ST Intercooler R&D, Part 1: Stock System Review

George R.R. Martin isn’t the only author who can write some gripping stuff about the cold. That’s right, brace yourselves, winter is coming; and we are jumping into the frigid waters which we know well – improved intercooler performance. The patient going underneath our scalpel for R&D is the 2013+ Ford Focus ST, but per our usual process, let’s first … Continue Reading ››

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