Popular Mishimoto Intake Applications


About Mishimoto

Mishimoto is a world leader in aftermarket performance parts. Established in 2005, they have over a decade of experience in providing superior components for many vehicle. Their staff is full of knowledgeable automotive enthusiasts who are committed to providing the highest quality-products. Their well trained team is also extremely committed to exceptional customer service.

Mishimoto carries a number of parts for vehicles which include radiatorsradiator hoses, exhaust systems, fuel linesinterior productsintercooler kits, and more! Another product they carry is performance air intakes. As we move foward in this article, we will cover some of the most Popular Mishimoto Intake Applications, and their benefits. But first, lets discuss performance air intakes and their benefits.

Performance Air Intakes

A Performance air intake is an easy beneficial upgrade to any vehicle.  A Performance air intake will allow your vehicle to finally “breathe”.  These systems allow more air to be drawn in vs. factory intakes.  The more air your vehicle takes in, the more combustion.  The more combustion you have, the more power. Not only will performance air intakes assist with power gains, they can help you achieve better sound and gas mileage. To learn more about performance air intakes, check out this article.

When deciding to go with Mishimoto for your air intake system, you’re deciding to go with a quality product. Whether you decide to go with their cold air intake system or short ram intake system your vehicle will benefit. As we continue on we will cover some of the most Popular Mishimoto Intake Applications.

Popular Mishimoto Intake Applications

PERFORMANCE COLD-AIR INTAKE FITS SUBARU WRX/STI 2008–2014

This dyno-proven WRX cold-air intake provides 25 hp/25 tq gains over the stock intake while maintaining safe air/fuel ratios, perfect for some extra punch on the street or autocross course. The Mishimoto Subaru WRX/STI Performance Cold-Air Intake includes everything needed for installation, installs in under one hour. More importantly, it works perfectly with the stock tune. The mandrel-bent aluminum intake pipe is available with a red or black powder-coated finish or a polished aluminum finish. This pipe utilizes the Mishimoto air straightener and CNC-machined mass airflow sensor (MAF) housing to provide accurate and consistent MAF readings. This translates into a smooth power band. To reduce air intake temperatures (IATs), the air filter has been placed outside the hot engine bay, and a powder-coated heat shield prevents any heat-soak from occurring.

The Mishimoto free-flowing air filter provides a 16% greater surface area, optimal airflow, and proper filtration of dirt and debris. The included Mishimoto oiled air filter is completely serviceable, allowing for a lifetime of reliable use. Additionally this WRX cold-air intake kit includes a silicone coupler, clamps, and all other hardware necessary to complete a quick installation for easy bolt-on power. Along with an upgrade in power, this WRX cold-air intake intake also provides an aggressive and rich intake tone that is a huge improvement over the stock intake.

PERFORMANCE AIR INTAKE, FITS HONDA CIVIC SI 2006–2011

This kit is engineered specifically for your 2006–2011 Honda Civic Si. It includes everything needed to replace the restrictive stock airbox. This dyno-proven air intake provides 8 hp and 6 tq gains over the stock intake. Installation is quick and simple. Its also perfect for some extra punch on the street or autocross course. The Mishimoto Honda Civic Si Performance Air Intake includes everything needed for installation, installs in under one hour. Lastly, it works perfectly with the stock tune.

The mandrel-bent aluminum intake pipe is available with a polished or black powder-coated finish. This pipe utilizes a CNC-machined mass airflow sensor (MAF) housing to provide accurate and consistent MAF readings. This translates into a smooth power band. To reduce air intake temperatures, a powder-coated heat shield is placed between the air filter and hot exhaust manifold. This significantly reducing heat-soak. The Mishimoto free-flowing air filter provides an 85% greater surface area, optimal airflow, and proper filtration of dirt and debris. The included Mishimoto oiled air filter is completely serviceable, allowing for a lifetime of reliable use. Additionally this Civic Si intake kit includes a silicone coupler, clamps, and all other hardware necessary to complete a quick installation for easy bolt-on power.

Along with an upgrade in power, this Civic Si intake also provides an aggressive and rich intake tone that is a huge improvement over the stock intake, especially when VTEC activates.

PERFORMANCE AIR INTAKE, FITS SUBARU BRZ / SCION FR-S 2013+

Add easy horsepower to your 2013+ BRZ/FR-S with the Mishimoto Subaru BRZ / Scion FR-S Performance Air Intake! We understand that removing the front bumper of your new BRZ/FR-S is not ideal. Thats why Mishimoto engineers designed this Intake to develop a 7 whp / 5 wtq bolt-on power increase with no bumper removal required. In addition to the impressive power increase, their engineering team ensured that safe A/F ratios are maintained throughout the entire powerband. This intake uses a silicone induction hose and aluminum intake pipe that provides a smooth path for airflow. Additionally, the CNC-machined mass airflow (MAF) housing and air straightener ensure laminar airflow across the sensor to provide accurate readings.

The kit also includes a fully serviceable Mishimoto oiled air filter. This provides a 16% increase in filter surface area, allowing for greater airflow and superior filtration. The Mishimoto BRZ / FR-S Performance Cold-Air Intake includes a powder-coated airbox. This helps ensure the hot engine bay does not heat soak the air filter. The engineers at Mishimoto designed the airbox to fit properly with the Mishimoto BRZ / FR-S Oil Cooler Kit. This intake provides power you can hear! It is a huge upgrade for intake noise and provides a nice throaty intake tone, especially under full throttle. For personalized styling, this kit is offered with a black, blue, or red silicone induction hose.

PERFORMANCE AIR INTAKE, FITS FORD MUSTANG ECOBOOST 2015–2017

Mishimoto knows performance is important to your EcoBoost Mustang. That is why Mishimoto is proud to introduce a line of direct-fit and highly-efficient 2015 Mustang parts, including this EcoBoost Mustang performance air intake. This particular intake is engineered specifically for the 2015 Ford Mustang EcoBoost. This Mustang air intake features numerous innovative components, including a wire-reinforced turbo inlet hose that will not collapse under suction and boost and prevent the intake pipe from the dreaded heat-soak. The 2015 Mustang EcoBoost air intake is safe to use with the stock tune.

The air intake also has a unique and aggressive tone under acceleration and boost, and the free-flowing design amplifies turbocharger spool and BPV sounds. The stock intake duct is utilized to provide cool airflow to the high-flow Mishimoto oiled air filter. This filter features increased filtration surface area compared to the stock paper filter. This filter can be cleaned and reused, providing a lifetime of service. The 2015 Mustang air intake includes an enclosed airbox that collects all of the cold outside air from the front of the engine. The airbox also protects against engine bay heat-soak, and it provides a stock-like engine bay appearance. This unit is a complete bolt-on that functions perfectly with the stock tune, & can be installed in one hour using common tools. Available with either a polished aluminum or wrinkle black pipe.

Final Words

Although this is just a few of the most Popular Mishimoto Intake Applications, the list does not end here. Mishimoto intakes are a go to for many makes & models. Their impressive warranty, and high quality craftsmanship make them a number one pick for any enthusiast. To browse their entire catalog, click here.