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AWE Tuning Announces 2015 BBQ and Car Show

posted by on 12 August 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Philadelphia-based performance firm AWE Tuning has announced the dates of their annual BBQ and Car Show.  On Thursday, September 10th, AWE will open their doors after hours to allow fans and casual observers a glimpse into how they do what they do at their brand new facility.  As always, the evening event will have tours of […] More…

H&R Recaps 2015 Wanderlust Mt. Baker Drive

posted by on 12 August 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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BELLINGHAM, WA-  On a cool, summer morning, over sixty cars gathered at H&R Special Spring’s North American headquarters for the annual Mt. Baker Drive. Now in its eighth year, the Baker Drive is part of many H&R Wanderlust events that allow people who share a passion for cars and travel to come together.  Participants came […] More…

APR Announces Boost Leak Testing Systems for Various Engine Configurations

posted by on 11 August 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Product Page APR is pleased to present Boost Leak Testing Systems for various engine configurations. Boost leaks are a common cause for running issues and power loss on turbocharged vehicles. Leaks can come from scenarios as simple as a tiny hole in an intercooler or charge piping, a leaky connection, damaged DV or PCV and/or […] More…

Unitronic Releases Intercooler Upgrade Kit for 1.8 and 2.0 TSI Gen3 MQB

posted by on 11 August 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Unitronic is proud to release its Intercooler Upgrade for the 1.8/2.0 TSI Gen3 MQB platforms.  Unitronic’s direct OEM replacement bar and plate intercooler provides significant reduction in charge air temperatures to ensure peak performance is achieved and resistance to heat-soak to allow for peak performance to be sustained. Highly efficient bar & plate intercooler core, […] More…

Delta4x4 Offers Up Aggressive Amarok

posted by on 10 August 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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What do you get when you throw EUR 14,000 worth of wheels, tires and suspension at an Amarok?  According to German All-Terrain specialists Delta4x4, you get Mercedes G500 4×4² performance for a fraction of the money.  Utilizing a 5.5 inch lift and 35 inch tires (315/17/R17) fitted to beadlock wheels, Delta says that their Amarok can tackle anything […] More…

Flashback: H&R Springs’ Mk6 TDI SEMA Golf

posted by on 7 August 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Alright, we’ll level with you.  We hit quite a few events throughout the year, and don’t always have time to give each car, venue or event the love it deserves.  We’ve at times even been known to rediscover features from old backup hard drives.  It’s simply an unfortunate side-effect of the cadence at which the industry […] More…