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Forum: WTB - Want to Buy Wed, Oct-12-2016, 06:28:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Low milage upgraded radiator NOT OEM NOT MISHIMOTO

Hello Skillzo1 and ventura_328Ci

Thank you for the post.

While we understand some may have issues with our radiator, we also have a lot of consumers who have never had a problem. Each vehicle...
Forum: Mid Atlantic Fri, Mar-25-2016, 09:04:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 680
Posted By Mishimoto
Mishimoto Is Hiring!

Hey guys,

We are seeking an automotive enthusiast to fill a new position here at Mishimoto!

Check out the link below for in-depth details!

Blog, Forum, And Research Specialist
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Feb-29-2016, 04:56:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,433
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: mishimoto or spal electric fan

Hey!

Just wanted to give you a few points on our fan so you have a better understanding on our set up. :)


Includes high-flow 16" electric fan that provides over 1850 cfm of airflow

Offset...
Forum: M3Forum Sponsor Announcements and Specials Tue, Dec-22-2015, 04:11:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,636
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto BMW E36 Aluminum Coolant Expansion Tank Pre-Sale!

I understand. Our vendors offer most of our products below MSRP and I assume will run specials from time-to-time. From most of our vendors, this tanks should be available at around $120.

-John
Forum: M3Forum Sponsor Announcements and Specials Tue, Dec-15-2015, 04:17:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,636
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto BMW E36 Aluminum Coolant Expansion Tank Pre-Sale!

Sorry! We try to run these deals for a decent time period to ensure everyone gets the chance to see the post. If you are interested in picking up a tank, our vendors would be happy to help you out.
...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Nov-30-2015, 07:12:30 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,262
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto E46 Electric Fan Shroud Kit Group-Buy

Our warranty does include accident protection. Just sent you a PM with some details on the process.



Interesting. Sorry to hear you are having issues. I have heard of maybe one other case of a...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Nov-30-2015, 07:05:41 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 20,444
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto E46 M3 Oil Cooler Build Thread

We are definitely interested in any additional results from this past season. The diverter could definitely be reducing the impact of the cooler a bit. You could bypass the diverter and run an...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Nov-30-2015, 06:38:24 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,707
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Aluminum Expansion Tank R&D

It is not. Unless the system is overfilled or over-pressurized, this port should not have any fluid running out. It is common to have some overflow during the filling process, but this should stop...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Nov-25-2015, 03:20:20 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,707
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Aluminum Expansion Tank R&D

Sorry, I must have been confused about the noted plastic hold-down. The peg on the top of our expansion tank sits within the hole in the shroud previously used by the plastic mount. Is the purge...
Forum: M3Forum Sponsor Announcements and Specials Tue, Nov-24-2015, 09:06:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,636
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto BMW E36 Aluminum Coolant Expansion Tank Pre-Sale!

Thanks again for all of the orders guys. We look forward to any feedback from those who joined our discounted pre-sale. Our first batch of pre-sale orders have shipped out, which covered just about...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Nov-24-2015, 09:06:16 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,707
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Aluminum Expansion Tank R&D

Thanks again for all of the orders guys. We look forward to any feedback from those who joined our discounted pre-sale. Our first batch of pre-sale orders have shipped out, which covered just about...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Nov-09-2015, 05:45:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,854
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Fan

Hey Mike,

Sorry to hear you seem to be experiencing a failure of the included probe sensor. This is quite unusual, we have not had any other negative feedback regarding any components within the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Sep-30-2015, 07:19:27 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,707
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Aluminum Expansion Tank R&D

Sorry for the delays and lack of updates guys. We have been working through some issues with shipment of this product. Unfortunately with this response comes some bad news, we are pushing back the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Sep-28-2015, 08:26:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,993
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Bimmerworld Oil Diverter Valve Dual Purpose Solution

Interesting plans, thanks for considering our in-line thermostat for your oil cooler setup. It sounds as if others have brought their advice and experiences which should help you select an...
Forum: M3Forum Sponsor Announcements and Specials Wed, Sep-02-2015, 05:40:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,145
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Releases E46 M3 Performance Aluminum Fan Shroud Kit!

Thanks for the kind words BTB! Assuming the radiator in question uses factory shroud mounting points, our setup should bolt right into place.



Thanks for picking up our electric fan setup! The...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Sep-01-2015, 06:27:08 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 20,444
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto E46 M3 Oil Cooler Build Thread

Sounds like a good result! Thanks for letting us know how the track day went.

Keep us informed of the progress!

-John
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Aug-24-2015, 04:03:58 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,707
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Aluminum Expansion Tank R&D

Hey guys,

We've had a couple minor delays in the process of constructing our first batch of expansion tanks. As a result, we have revised estimated shipping dates which are noted below.
...
Forum: M3Forum Sponsor Announcements and Specials Mon, Aug-24-2015, 04:03:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,636
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto BMW E36 Aluminum Coolant Expansion Tank Pre-Sale!

Hey guys,

We've had a couple minor delays in the process of constructing our first batch of expansion tanks. As a result, we have revised estimated shipping dates which are noted below.
...
Forum: M3Forum Sponsor Announcements and Specials Fri, Aug-14-2015, 03:05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,636
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto BMW E36 Aluminum Coolant Expansion Tank Pre-Sale!

Thanks for all of the pre-sale orders so far guys! Just a reminder that these kits will be shipping right around the end of August. The end of this month also marks the expiration of our discounted...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Aug-14-2015, 03:03:42 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,707
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Aluminum Expansion Tank R&D

Thanks for all of the pre-sale orders so far guys! Just a reminder that these kits will be shipping right around the end of August. The end of this month also marks the expiration of our discounted...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Aug-03-2015, 07:00:10 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,372
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Build Thread: E36 X-Line Performance Aluminum Radiator

I would agree, any failure during any time period is quite a hassle to deal with, especially if the vehicle in question is your only mode of transportation. Our company has changed quite...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-30-2015, 07:06:38 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 20,444
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto E46 M3 Oil Cooler Build Thread

Sounds great! Thank you very much for the feedback, glad we could get you setup with this kit.

Enjoy! Let us know how track driving works out for you.

Thanks
-John
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Jul-30-2015, 07:00:30 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,372
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Build Thread: E36 X-Line Performance Aluminum Radiator

Sorry to hear about the failure, I apologize for the inconvenience. It does appear a joint mating the tube to the header-plate failed, causing the leak shown in the image.

Our warranty team...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-30-2015, 03:10:15 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 37,143
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: How to mount a Spal Electric fan to the stock shroud

Interesting point. Our fan controller does not provide a variable amperage ramp up, as noted. Although this causes a higher instant draw, the actual amperage draw of our electric fans is typically a...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jul-24-2015, 06:42:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Updates on Mishimoto Track experience?

Thank you very much for the feedback Hacksaw! Great to hear the radiator is performing well for you this season.

Thanks
-John
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jul-20-2015, 10:14:45 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 20,444
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto E46 M3 Oil Cooler Build Thread

Glad we were able to sort everything out for you! The replacement line is on its way, I imagine it will arrive early this week. You seem to have everything in order now, sounds like you are ready to...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-15-2015, 08:52:53 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 20,444
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto E46 M3 Oil Cooler Build Thread

Sorry to hear you ran into installation issues with our oil cooler setup. As noted previously, our video team is still working on compiling a guide for this kit. Unfortunately, this process has been...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jul-13-2015, 09:20:46 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,707
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Aluminum Expansion Tank R&D

Thanks for the inquiries! Answers below.

1. A 1.3 bar cap should keep coolant in a closed system until around 265F (assuming a 50/50 mixture). Above this temperature, it will blow off to help...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jul-06-2015, 10:54:47 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,707
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Aluminum Expansion Tank R&D

Hi everyone,

We wanted to give you an update on the status of our E36 Aluminum Expansion Tanks.

First, I wanted to thank you for your feedback. We take each and every suggestion seriously and...
Forum: M3Forum Sponsor Announcements and Specials Mon, Jul-06-2015, 10:53:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,636
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto BMW E36 Aluminum Coolant Expansion Tank Pre-Sale!

Hi everyone,

We wanted to give you an update on the status of our E36 Aluminum Expansion Tanks.

First, I wanted to thank you for your feedback. We take each and every suggestion seriously and...
Forum: M3Forum Sponsor Announcements and Specials Wed, Jul-01-2015, 07:31:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,636
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto BMW E36 Aluminum Coolant Expansion Tank Pre-Sale!

Our anodized black expansion tank came in! Check out a few shots!

http://i61.tinypic.com/egtr2g.jpg

http://i58.tinypic.com/339rewx.jpg

http://i61.tinypic.com/2efsvvd.jpg
...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Jul-01-2015, 07:26:37 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,707
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Aluminum Expansion Tank R&D

Thanks for the orders guys!



Thank you Sebring!

Our anodized black expansion tank came in! Check out a few shots!

http://i61.tinypic.com/egtr2g.jpg
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-01-2015, 04:31:32 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 20,444
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto E46 M3 Oil Cooler Build Thread

Thanks for picking up our oil cooler! Although pre-filling the cooler is not necessary, some feel more comfortable doing so. You can fill the cooler through the ports on the tanks and that should...
Forum: Mid Atlantic Tue, Jun-30-2015, 04:46:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 493
Posted By Mishimoto
Mishimoto is Hiring!

Hey guys,

We are seeking an automotive enthusiast to fill a new position here at Mishimoto! Check out the details below!

Video Host and Automotive Writer

The Video Host and Automotive Writer...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jun-26-2015, 10:28:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,854
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Fan

Gotcha, this is what I assumed. The ECT sensor appears to be located in the cylinder head under the intake manifold. I would have to assume any variance in the controllers operation is due to a...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jun-23-2015, 08:25:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,854
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Fan

We found both sensors to provide accurate readings for coolant temperature. Is the probe sensor tight within the fins of the radiator? A loose fitting sensor may result in some slight inconsistencies...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jun-23-2015, 08:21:06 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,707
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Aluminum Expansion Tank R&D

Our first 24 polished units will be shipping out right around 7/9. All additional polished tanks and all anodized black tanks will be shipping out at the end of August.

The 1.3 bar pressure cap is...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jun-23-2015, 07:26:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,264
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Designing an Electric Fan Setup!

Thanks Evtron! Assuming you purchased our radiator a few years ago, this sounds as if it is our standard aluminum radiator. This particular unit is not equipped with an in-tank NPT sensor port. I...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jun-19-2015, 02:14:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,854
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Fan

Our controller has a small adjustment screw just beside the relay which can be backed out and turned in to change the activation temperature. The best method would be to monitor coolant temperature...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Jun-19-2015, 02:09:21 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,707
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Aluminum Expansion Tank R&D

Yes, it is very similar to the stock location, only the line routing will differ slightly. We are going to be bringing our test vehicle into the shop to install this setup on the stock shroud to take...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Jun-17-2015, 04:08:56 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,707
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Aluminum Expansion Tank R&D

Thanks for the orders thus far guys!



Unfortunately we do not, our prototype units featured a polished finish. We should have a few shots of it in the coming weeks of our anodized black tank.
Forum: M3Forum Sponsor Announcements and Specials Mon, Jun-15-2015, 10:42:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,636
Posted By Mishimoto
Mishimoto BMW E36 Aluminum Coolant Expansion Tank Pre-Sale!

Hey guys! After extensive product development, our aluminum expansion tank is now available via a discounted pre-sale to forum members. Check out the details below!

Pre-Sale Link!!...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jun-15-2015, 10:42:10 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,707
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Aluminum Expansion Tank R&D

Our pre-sale is live! Check out the details below!

Pre-Sale Link!! (http://www.mishimoto.com/bmw-e36-coolant-expansion-tank-1992-1999.html)

Mishimoto BMW E36 Aluminum Coolant Expansion Tank...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-15-2015, 09:35:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,854
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Fan

Good question! This is a bit up to personal preference, however I would assume an activation temperature within the range of 195F-205F would be acceptable. The factory thermostat opens at 176F.
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jun-12-2015, 10:29:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,854
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Fan

In this case, the passenger end tank is where we want the sensor in order to capture temperature of fluid re-entering the engine. At idle, the coolant temperature on each side of the radiator will...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jun-11-2015, 05:09:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,854
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Fan

Sure thing!





I would agree that it appears you are using the incorrect sensor. The NPT sensor is intended to install in a threaded port and should not be placed within the fins of the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jun-09-2015, 05:46:25 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 20,444
Posted By Mishimoto
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jun-08-2015, 07:42:46 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,707
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Aluminum Expansion Tank R&D

The line route shown in the installed shot may seem a bit odd because one connection point holding it to the shroud (on the drivers side) is not yet in place.

Our product is designed to be...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jun-08-2015, 03:26:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,264
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Designing an Electric Fan Setup!

Thanks again for all of the orders! Our pre-sale units have shipped out and this product is officially released. Check out the final details below.
...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Jun-05-2015, 08:57:36 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,707
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Aluminum Expansion Tank R&D

Anything in particular you guys are not pleased with?



It does indeed fit with both the factory fan shroud and our electric fan conversion kit. The nipple which attaches to the coolant line...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Jun-05-2015, 05:25:05 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,707
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Aluminum Expansion Tank R&D

Final update for the development of this expansion tank! Check it out below.

BMW E36 Aluminum Coolant Expansion Tank R&D, Part 3: Final Prototype and Test Fit

The time has come and the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Jun-05-2015, 05:07:14 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,707
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Aluminum Expansion Tank R&D

Good question here! The configuration of the line is altered slightly but retains the same function. On the stock tank, this line route is intermingled with the bleed port. On our tank, the line...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jun-05-2015, 04:14:21 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 20,444
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto E46 M3 Oil Cooler Build Thread

+1 looking forward to your feedback! Thanks for picking up our kit. :thumbsup2:

-John
Forum: Forced Induction (F/I) Wed, Jun-03-2015, 04:46:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Which Oil Cooler with Dinan SC?

Sounds like you are certainly going to benefit from an oil cooler upgrade if you intend to hit the track this season.

Assuming the Dinan radiator features factory oil cooler mounting points, our...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-03-2015, 04:37:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,015
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Goodness!

Thanks Chuck!



Got it! Reply sent earlier today.



Great to hear David! Looking forward to your opinion of the electric fan setup.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Jun-03-2015, 03:53:35 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,707
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Aluminum Expansion Tank R&D

Good question Billy! Our tank is essentially identical to stock in terms of fluid capacity.

-John
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jun-02-2015, 07:29:08 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,707
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Aluminum Expansion Tank R&D

Sorry for the delay in updates guys! Our final prototype is complete and we are performing a test fit shortly to verify final fitment. We will have more images and details coming towards the end of...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jun-02-2015, 06:07:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,015
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Goodness!

Awesome! Thank you very much for picking up our radiator and electric fan conversion setup. Really looking forward to your results once these components are installed!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-29-2015, 04:19:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 900
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Quick question for those with under drive pulleys living in hot places!

Interesting! Thanks for running our fan setup, your installation coverage (within your build thread) looks great. Are you seeing high temperatures at speed or during idle conditions?



The issue...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-28-2015, 04:10:24 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,854
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Fan

Sure thing! We offer this bolt-on conversion kit with the option of the temperature sensor in probe form or as an 1/8" NPT sensor. Both sensors accurately read coolant temperatures, however your...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-27-2015, 03:33:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: need advice want to upgrade ac fan with slim one

Sounds like a good way to free up some space, the stock fan is quite large on these vehicles. Are you also intending to remove the factory mechanical fan and just run a single fan on the front of the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, May-18-2015, 09:02:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,264
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Designing an Electric Fan Setup!

Thanks for the interest! Without access to a vehicle for test fitting, we cannot provide 100% confirmation. Assuming shroud mounting points are identical between US and Euro models, which appears to...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, May-11-2015, 04:44:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,264
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Designing an Electric Fan Setup!

Interesting question here. The fan we use is our standard 16" electric slim fan. We have been offering this unit as both a universal option as well as a component within our direct-fit kits for quite...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, May-05-2015, 05:57:25 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,707
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Aluminum Expansion Tank R&D

Thanks for taking a look guys!

-John
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, May-05-2015, 05:03:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,264
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Designing an Electric Fan Setup!

Thanks for taking a look! We do not currently have plans to offer just the shroud, the smallest package will be the fan and mount together.

The controller itself actually mounts directly to...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, May-04-2015, 10:32:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,264
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Designing an Electric Fan Setup!

Our pre-sale is up! Check out the details below.

Pre-Sale Link!! (http://www.mishimoto.com/bmw-e36-performance-fan-shroud-kit-1992-1999.html)

http://i57.tinypic.com/r0ef7a.jpg...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, May-04-2015, 10:17:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,264
Posted By Mishimoto
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, May-04-2015, 07:50:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,264
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Designing an Electric Fan Setup!

Thanks guys! We will be launching our pre-sale shortly. Details on the way!
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, May-04-2015, 07:49:37 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,707
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Aluminum Expansion Tank R&D

Thanks for the interest! :thumbsup2:
Forum: Forced Induction (F/I) Mon, May-04-2015, 07:48:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,145
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto oil cooler and AA prima kit

Great, sounds good Patrick!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, May-04-2015, 07:47:45 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,854
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Fan

+1 Also interested in this feedback!
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Apr-30-2015, 04:09:22 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,707
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Aluminum Expansion Tank R&D

Quick project update guys!

BMW E36 Aluminum Coolant Expansion Tank R&D, Part 2: Initial 3D Model and Prototype

Time to break open the stock tank and see what lies within. If you follow some of...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Apr-29-2015, 07:42:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,264
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Designing an Electric Fan Setup!

Thanks for the interest! Pricing details coming on Monday! :thumbsup2:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-29-2015, 07:40:50 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,917
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Is Giving Away a Free BMW E46 M3 Performance Aluminum Radiator!

Fantastic! Thanks for checking in. :hattip:



Great! Let us know if you have any questions.

-John
Forum: Forced Induction (F/I) Wed, Apr-29-2015, 07:39:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,145
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto oil cooler and AA prima kit

Fantastic! Thanks for picking up our radiator and fan setup! Looking forward to any feedback once everything is installed. Are you also upgrading the oil cooler?

-John



Keep in mind our V1...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-24-2015, 06:54:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 817
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: mishimoto electric fan users. Where did you put this sensor?

Thanks for picking up our kit! I believe we simply zip-tied this particular component out of the way for our install. Of course you are free to mount this to the shroud by drilling a couple holes and...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Apr-17-2015, 04:12:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,264
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Designing an Electric Fan Setup!

Check out the final details for this project!

Keeping The E36 Cool, Part 3: Final Prototype

Our final prototype is complete and looks fantastic. The fan mount is constructed from 1/8 steel...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Apr-06-2015, 07:20:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,854
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Fan

Very nice! Thanks for posting this information.



Sounds right! Thanks for confirming.



It was actually a LHD US model. As noted by Admranger, this was likely a production change at some...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Apr-06-2015, 07:09:13 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,707
Posted By Mishimoto
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Apr-06-2015, 07:06:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,142
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: How many radiators have failed? Which to buy for preventative maintenance

Thanks for considering our radiator for your M! We conducted a ton of testing on this unit, if you are interested in the details check out the link below.

http://engineering.mishimoto.com/?cat=113...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Apr-06-2015, 07:02:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,156
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: BEWARE: Febi Fan Blade failures -

Sorry to hear about your fan failure! Looking forward to your feedback once our products are installed.

I second the "Thank You" to James. :hattip:

-John
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Apr-06-2015, 07:00:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Preventive Maintenance: Radiator replacement

Agreed! The stock radiator for the 46 is relatively reliable compared to the previous generation. As long as you are not seeing high temperatures or seepage along the core connection points, I would...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Mar-30-2015, 08:22:46 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,854
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Fan

Sounds good, thanks Mike!



Thanks for the kind words and the feedback! This is very helpful with constructing better instructions in the future.

The green wire can be used for either an AC...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Mar-30-2015, 08:10:11 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,707
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Aluminum Expansion Tank R&D

Very nice build! If you do install the shroud I would be very interested in any images showing fitment concerns.

A fellow Maryland resident as well! Perhaps I will see you/your car at Bimmerfest...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Mar-25-2015, 07:03:28 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 20,444
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto E46 M3 Oil Cooler Build Thread

Thanks for the interest guys! As noted, our cooler is slightly wider than the stock unit, although only by about 21mm in total. Our cooler eliminates the plastic shrouding used with the stock cooler...
Forum: Member Journals Wed, Mar-25-2015, 06:52:30 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 49,984
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: My 2004 PY build thread

Great build, thank you for running our products! Looking forward to your results from the track. Have fun!

-John
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Mar-25-2015, 03:46:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,854
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Fan

Thanks for picking up our fan setup Mike! We designed this kit to function in this way in order to properly cool the engine after a shut-down. The fan should not remain activated for a long period of...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Mar-23-2015, 05:16:53 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,707
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Aluminum Expansion Tank R&D

Thanks for subscribing! Interesting report regarding the shroud. We designed this with the mounting points from the 36 shroud setup. We've also recently test fit this radiator with the stock fan...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Mar-23-2015, 05:14:07 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 20,444
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto E46 M3 Oil Cooler Build Thread

Sorry for the delayed response! We are typically not in the office on weekends. The lines can be installed either way, there is not a specific flow direction for the cooler. In short, these lines are...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Mar-19-2015, 08:15:28 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,707
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Aluminum Expansion Tank R&D

Thanks Evtron! We are still in the prototyping phase so it is a bit tough to put a concrete date on releasing this tank. If I had to place an educated guess on it, I would say this will hit shelves...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Mar-16-2015, 05:10:19 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 21,590
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: fan clutch delete

Our particular system includes an adjustable fan controller with a temperature sending unit. You can select between a probe sensor or a NPT thread-in sensor for those with an 1/8" NPT thread within...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Mar-16-2015, 05:05:11 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,707
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Aluminum Expansion Tank R&D

Thanks for checking out our thread! This expansion tank is being designed to function with both the stock radiator/shroud as well as the Mishimoto unit. If customers prefer a stock radiator setup...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Mar-12-2015, 10:47:48 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 21,590
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: fan clutch delete

Great looking install! Thanks for picking up our fan conversion kit and posting up your feedback! Enjoy. :thumbsup2:
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Mar-09-2015, 10:14:29 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,707
Posted By Mishimoto
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Mar-09-2015, 10:12:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,264
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Designing an Electric Fan Setup!

In theory a shrouded setup (fan port only) will provide better airflow through the core at idle with fan use. At speed, less restriction on the core will allow for greater airflow and we should see...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Mar-09-2015, 09:03:20 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,707
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Aluminum Expansion Tank R&D

Thanks guys!



Sounds good! Thanks for picking up our radiator. :thumbsup2:



Absolutely. This unit will be available independently or as an add-on for purchasing our radiator. We are...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Mar-06-2015, 09:11:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,264
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Designing an Electric Fan Setup!

Project update! Check it out below.

Keeping The E36 Cool, Part 2: Second Prototype
http://i59.tinypic.com/zv3gns.jpg
E36 M3 on dyno

First Prototype Testing
When we left off last time we were...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Mar-05-2015, 05:18:02 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,707
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto Aluminum Expansion Tank R&D

Thanks guys! We should have an update on this project in a few weeks.

-John
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Mar-02-2015, 10:03:58 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,707
Posted By Mishimoto
Mishimoto Aluminum Expansion Tank R&D

Hey guys,

After numerous requests we have started development of an aluminum expansion tank for the E36. Check out the progress of this project on our blog or posted below!
...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Feb-25-2015, 09:58:20 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,262
Posted By Mishimoto
Re: Mishimoto E46 Electric Fan Shroud Kit Group-Buy

Sorry guys! Now that this product is released, we will not be running an additional pre-sale. Please check with our vendors for the best available pricing for this kit.

Thanks for the interest!
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