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  1. Road Test Results – Baffled Oil Catch Can for 2024+ Mustang V8

    Road Test Results – Baffled Oil Catch Can for 2024+ Mustang V8

    We’re entering the fourteenth year of production for Ford’s 5.0L Coyote V8 engine, and in that time the Coyote has made a name for itself. It’s a powerful, throaty engine that’s been in the Mustang GT since the 2011 model year. Since its inception, the folks at Ford have managed to squeeze an extra 68 horsepower out of the Coyote with the new 2024 Mustang GT boasting 480 horsepower. Despite these gains, one issue the Coyote has had for years still persists—excessive blow-by.

    What is Blow-by?

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  2. Liquid Chill Original Equipment Coolant

    Liquid Chill Original Equipment Coolant

    Mishimoto Liquid Chill® original equipment engine coolant is formulated with an ethylene glycol base to provide optimal heat transfer, outstanding freeze protection, and unparalleled lubrication properties to ensure your engine runs cool and reliable for years. Our coolant is formulated to meet your vehicle manufacturer's OEM specifications and color requirements, so you can be confident you're buying the right coolant. The 50/50 mixture provides an easy solution for topping off your system or complete flush and fill with no mixing, mess, or hassle. Mishimoto coolant features highly effective corrosion inhibitors to prevent internal engine damage and extend the life of your vehicle. Our coolant provides an extended 150,000-mile service interval, delivering superior value and performance.

    Using the correct coolant and maintaining your vehicle's cooling system is essential for the engine's long-term health and performance. 

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  3. Touch of Class – Mishimoto Steel Core Wooden Shift Knobs

    Touch of Class – Mishimoto Steel Core Wooden Shift Knobs

    In the automotive world, not many things can outweigh the impact of performance upgrades. Sure, added power or increased grip is vital to the vehicle’s overall performance, but missing the mark on the finishing touches can thwart any well-planned build. A ragged interior or scuffed exterior bits turn any blissful machine into a fast car with a nagging list of gripes. For our three-pedal gang out there, we know one of the best means of preventing this dilemma is with the help of quality and classy shift knob, and what’s more classy than wood grain. 

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  4. Performance Without Compromise – Mishimoto’s Carbon Fiber Intercooler

    Performance Without Compromise – Mishimoto’s Carbon Fiber Intercooler

    Building a performance vehicle is an exercise in compromise. Form or function? Power or weight? Strength or lightness? Often, one of those is more important to the build, so the other is sacrificed. But here at Mishimoto, we’re done compromising.

    Carbon fiber has long been a material bordering on mythical. A fabric that, when combined with resin, exhibits more strength than steel at a fraction of the weight. Once reserved for small aesthetic pieces on cringeworthy

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  5. Boost Takeover - Manual Boost Controller Operation

    Boost Takeover - Manual Boost Controller Operation

    It's interesting how something as mundane as an exhaust-powered air pump could take control of so many car enthusiasts. Really though, it's not that surprising the deeper you think about it. The intoxicating symphony of whooshing, whistling, and PSSHT-ing directly hits our dopamine receptors. The devotion isn't just aurally based either. The power and potential these systems provide make us enthusiasts feel like rulers of the road. This command that turbos have over us is about to become a little less one-sided now that we can take some power back with a manual boost controller.

    With today's sophisticated forced induction machines, why would we need to control the boost further? For more of it, of course! Since the dawn of the automobile, we enthusiasts have been on a quest to squeeze every ounce of power from the engine, and the manual boost controller does just that.

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  6. Finding Space - Borne Off-Road Wheel Spacers

    Finding Space - Borne Off-Road Wheel Spacers

    No matter if you use your truck or jeep for commuting, hauling, or venturing through the unknown wilderness, all of these vehicles are a particular blend of form and function. They're built to look tough, aggressive, and utilitarian, and they act the part. The same could be said for our Borne Off-Road wheel spacers, which any of these vehicles would benefit from.

    Wheel spacers might not seem like the obvious place to go for the perfect combo of form and function. Still, the benefits of their addition are a solid investment to any rig, whether you're just starting your build or working on the finishing touches. Wheel spacers have one purpose: to move the wheel further from the vehicle's hub. They're a solid plate that mounts in between the wheel and the vehicle's hub, creating some space.

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  7. Take some Space - Mishimoto Wheel Spacers

    Take some Space - Mishimoto Wheel Spacers

    Being an automotive enthusiast is all about putting your personal touch on your car. Modifying vehicles is a way of life for us car folks, and no matter the end goal, there's an endless list of components available. So much so that one can find themselves lost on their customization mission on where to start. Should the starting point be aesthetics or performance? Why not start with a set of wheel spacers for a combination of both respects.

    Wheel spacers might not seem like the obvious place to start, but the benefits of the perfect set of wheel spacers make for a solid investment whether you're just starting your build or working on the finishing touches. Wheel spacers have one purpose: to move the wheel further from the vehicle's hub. They're a solid plate that mounts between the wheel and the vehicle's hub, creating some space.

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  8. Earth, Wind, and Water - Universal Air-to-Water Intercoolers

    Earth, Wind, and Water - Universal Air-to-Water Intercoolers

    Air-to-water intercooling continues to be the main buzz in the realm of forced induction, and that's not without reason. This setup boasts plenty of advantages over conventional air-to-air setups, so much so that OEMs have even started rolling vehicles off the production line with air-to-water systems equipped. However, one of the main drawbacks to liquid-cooled intercoolers is the lack of universal upgrades for these systems. That's why we decided to engineer a comprehensive line of options for those looking for increased intercooling under the hood of your vehicle.

    For those unfamiliar or who need a refresher on air-to-water intercooling, let's review. When your turbo or supercharger compresses air to create boost, that process heats the intake air. Hot air isn't as oxygen-dense as cold air and creates a less efficient burn in the cylinder, so it needs to be cooled, hence the intercooler. Air-to-air coolers utilize the ambient air rushing through the intercooler's fins to whisk away

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  9. Meet our New and Improved Compact Catch Can

    Meet our New and Improved Compact Catch Can

    "If it ain't broke, don't fix it." This colloquialism is a phrase we've all heard before. It translates to, "If it's still working, why put any effort into improving it?" But that doesn't sit well with us here at Mishimoto, especially when referring to keeping your engine running at peak efficiency. So with that in mind, it's time our tried-and-true compact catch can got a refresh, and we're stoked to show it off. 

    Since 2014, our compact catch can has been filtering out harmful blow-by from CCV systems around the world in its universal form and has starred in tons of direct-fit applications. It has a long service history, but we wanted to evolve it into something even more effective. 

    The old and new cans look just about the same

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  10. Clamp Down - Quick Release Clamp Assembly R&D, Part 2 - Clasp Close Up

    Clamp Down - Quick Release Clamp Assembly R&D, Part 2 - Clasp Close Up

    We've all been there. You're tucked under your car, with your arm slithered up through the nether regions of your engine finger tightening that last critical bolt. It's almost threading in, and you're already daydreaming about how great it's going to be when the car is back on the ground when it happens. The bolt slips out of your grip. It pings off every bit of engine on the way down before dropping in a pocket dimension full of 10MM sockets, never to be seen again. It happens to the best of us.

    This exact situation is something that we're aiming to prevent with our Quick Release Clamp clasp design. No matter how organized or careful you are, pieces get dropped or lost while the build happens, or the pin for the clamp containing 20 or 30 or 40+ pounds of boost wiggles out while you're on the road. 

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