Category Archives: Ford Fiesta ST Intake 2014+

Fresh Air For The Fiesta! ST Performance Intake R&D, Part 7: Final Prototype Installation

With our final prototype in hand, our team went to work bolting everything into place. We’ve made minor tweaks to the design, so we just want to be sure fitment is spot-on for our final iteration. Check out a few shots from the final install. Ford Fiesta ST Intake fully installed Continue Reading ››

Fresh Air For The Fiesta! ST Performance Intake R&D, Part 6: Final Prototype

We are quite excited about the completion of our final prototype intake for the Ford Fiesta ST (FIST)! After months of development, testing, and design work, we are ready to present our final creation. First we will go through each component and cover important details regarding their features.

Silicone Turbo Inlet Hose

Starting at the turbocharger compressor inlet, we have our silicone … Continue Reading ››

Fresh Air For The Fiesta! ST Performance Intake R&D, Part 5: Prototype Dyno Testing

Dyno preparation for Fiesta ST parts testing
Dyno preparation for Fiesta ST parts testing
Testing day has finally arrived and it’s time to see how our new Fiesta ST parts perform! After weeks of prototype design and fabrication, we have our first prototype Ford Fiesta ST intake system ready … Continue Reading ››

Fresh Air for the Fiesta! ST Performance Intake R&D, Part 4: Airbox Design and Fabrication

We’re getting closer to dyno testing! Our intake piping and turbo inlet hose are now complete. A well-designed airbox is the last portion of our intake design before we begin performance testing. The airbox will provide a shield for the filter to reduce the impact of engine bay heat. It also allows us to create a volume for cold air … Continue Reading ››

Fresh Air for the Fiesta! ST Performance Intake R&D, Part 3: Making a Silicone Inlet Hose

This is a pretty cool post, something a bit out of the ordinary for our projects. We typically utilize our existing silicone boots in our intercooler kits, intake systems, etc. For this project, we decided to manufacture the first portion of our intake system from a wire-reinforced silicone hose. This would facilitate an easier installation, and it would also provide … Continue Reading ››