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SEMA 2014: Toyo Tires Jetta Mk2 Coupe

posted by on 11 November 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Funny thing about the SEMA Show. It may be the nation’s and maybe the world’s largest aftermarket industry trade show filled with truly impressive and insane builds, but we so rarely see the amazingly built earlier water-cooled Volkswagens on display… cars like Matt Vincent’s 1.8T-swapped Mk2 Jetta coupe. Maybe the reason for the lack of […] More…

New 2.0T TSI & FSI Clutch Kits from Black Forest Industries

posted by on 10 November 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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We are very excited to be able to bring yet another new product to market along with the help of Competition Clutch. These new Lightweight Flywheel and Clutch Kits are offered in 5 different stages, to meet a variety of applications. Below we have outlined and simplified what each kit includes to give you and […] More…

ECS Tuning Offers $50 Gift Card with Purchase of ST Coilovers

posted by on 5 November 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

ST X Coilovers are designed and made in Germany in conjunction with KW Suspension, receiving the same quality and design standards. These coilovers are one of the best in the industry and are for serious drivers that love to drive their vehicles. Features include: Adjustable Composite Spring Seats Tempered High Strength Springs Compression Bump Stops […] More…

Testing Mk7 Acceleration Numbers With P3 Digital Vent Gauge

posted by on 30 October 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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We’ve all flipped through a car magazine looking for acceleration data at some point in our lives.  Often times, we see the data and think to ourselves- really?  True, oftentimes the conditions and setting that these numbers were achieved in are left to guesswork, but we all hope that the published times can be easily replicated. […] More…

AWE Tuning Launches Mk7 Volkswagen GTI Exhaust Suite

posted by on 29 October 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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AWE Tuning has officially thrown their hat into the Mk7 GTI performance ring, with the release of their Track and Touring Edition exhaust systems and Performance Downpipe options.  As a full turbo back with their high flow catalyst down pipe fitted, the AWE Tuning system is good for 21hp and 24tq at the crank on […] More…

APR Releases Solid Shifter Cable Bracket

posted by on 29 October 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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APR is pleased to present the Solid Shifter Cable Bracket. Through countless years of professional racing, APR Motorsport identified the factory shifter cable bracket system as a source of sloppy shifts, missed gears, bracket and bushing failure and even transmission failure. The factory shifter cable bracket is made from plastic with rubber bushings. Over time […] More…