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USP Presents Billet Oil Dipsticks for the 1.8T and 2.0T!

posted by on 21 May 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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An oil dipstick is a vital part of any car. The oil dipstick is a thin piece of metal that extends into the engine’s oil pan and allows you to read your engine’s oil level. In order to save money Volkswagen designed the oil dip stick with a plastic handle and a plastic level indicator. […] More…

USP Presents MK7 Golf Traction Control Button Kits!

posted by on 4 May 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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The traction control system on modern cars limits tire spin by reducing power output to the wheels when tire spin is sensed. In certain situations such as driving in the rain this may be beneficial. However, in other situations such as driving in the snow or under hard acceleration, traction control can be detrimental. On […] More…

Aggressiv Center Console Organizers Now Available at USP!

posted by on 27 April 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Volkswagens are notorious for having limited storage space. If you like to keep everything neat and organized you probably find yourself struggling to keep small items like coins and pens and larger items like your cologne or your wallet organized inside your center console. Neat freaks rejoice! Now there is a simple and cost effective […] More…

USP Presents Mk6 Jetta Hood Strut Kits

posted by on 7 April 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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From the factory Volkswagen did not equip the MK6 Jetta sedan with a hood strut.  Up until now, Jetta owners were left to suffer opening their hoods.  The owner would need to lift almost all the weight of the hood and then place the hood prop in place in order to keep the hood open. […] More…

USP Presents New MK7 GTI and Golf MQB Downpipe Options

posted by on 20 March 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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The factory downpipes on Volkswagen vehicles are notorious for hindering performance. The downpipes found on the new 1.8TSI and 2.0TSI are no exception. With a large catalytic converter located right at the turbo exit and smaller diameter piping, the factory downpipe severely limits the performance potential of your Golf or GTI. In order to extract […] More…

USP Motorsports Presents The Spulen Spherical Catch Can Kit!

posted by on 9 March 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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With the introduction of direct injection engines, intake valve carbon buildup has become a common occurrence especially on the 2.0TSI engine. Carbon buildup on the intake valves is largely attributed to oil vapors being recirculated back into the intake system. While the 2.0TSI does feature a factory oil separator, it is prone to failure and […] More…