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SEMA 2014: EMPI Dune Buggy

posted by on 13 November 2014 in 2014 SEMA Show

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In the late 1960s, dune buggy conversions were quite popular in the Volkswagen aftermarket due to their cool factor and relatively low entry price and have remained somewhat of a cult icon ever since.  Buggy and Air-Cooled specialists EMPI were in attendance at this year’s SEMA show, and brought along an original EMPI IMP buggy […] More…

BILSTEIN Releases Performance Suspension Line for Seventh Generation Golf

posted by on 13 November 2014 in 2014 SEMA Show

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BILSTEIN has announced the release of their full line of suspension components for the seventh generation Volkswagen Golf and all-new Audi A3 and S3 models.  The lineup is comprised of BILSTEIN staples like their PSS10 Coilover kit, B6 and B8 Sport Struts as well as their double-adjustable Clubsport kits.  For additional pricing and availability inquires, […] More…

SEMA 2014: HRE Wheels Volkswagen CC

posted by on 13 November 2014 in 2014 SEMA Show

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SEMA has always been more about the wild side of the automotive aftermarket, but that does not mean that tame vehicles (or at least cars that seem that way) aren’t welcome.  Case in point is Jason Crouch’s Volkswagen CC. Starting with arguably one of the best looking sedans on the market, Jason and the team […] More…

2014 SEMA Show: Event Index

posted by on 11 November 2014 in 2014 SEMA Show

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Follow along with our car-by-car coverage of the 2014 SEMA Show. More…

Event Report: SEMA 2014 Day 1

posted by on 4 November 2014 in Events Coverage

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For one week out of the year, the Specialty Equipment Market Association brings key players from the Automotive Aftermarket and OEMs together to showcase the trends and components that will become industry standard for the next twelve months.  While the show has historically been overwhelmingly populated by American marques and their aftermarket support, in recent […] More…

Event Coverage: DubRun to the Poconos

posted by on 29 October 2014 in Events Coverage

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Garden State Euro’s yearly end of October event in Tannersville, Pennsylvania is one of the more intimate events we’ve been to this year.  Starting off as a series of cruises from various areas around New Jersey and ending roughly two hours later at the Barley Creek Brewery, DubRun is more of a road rally and gathering […] More…