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Remus Updates Powerizer Performance Module for 2015

posted by on 17 February 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Remus has announced an updated Powerizer Performance Module for 2015, with even more applications and revised software for certain models. Coming in as a plug-and-play tuning module rather than an ECU “flash”, the Remus Powerizer Power Module is now available for over 3000 different vehicles.  On vehicles like the Mk7 GTI, this module is capable […] More…

APR Releases Cast Downpipe Exhaust System for FWD 1.8T/2.0T Gen 3

posted by on 16 February 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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APR is pleased to present the ultimate Cast Downpipe Exhaust System! Upgrading the restrictive factory downpipe with the APR Cast Downpipe Exhaust System is a great way to increase performance and add a sophisticated growl to the exhaust note. Ideal performance is achieved through expelling exhaust gasses at maximum velocity through APR’s proprietary, low-turbulence, investment […] More…

Air Lift Performance Air Suspension for VW Mk7 Now Available

posted by on 13 February 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Air Lift Performance has officially released their Air Suspension kit for the new Mk7 Golf and Golf GTI, designed to offer lowering of up to 4.8″ up front and 5.8″ in the rear and adjustability at the touch of a button.  This kit also offers 30-way dampening adjustability on the struts, meaning that owners can […] More…

USP Presents The Spulen 2.5L Vacuum Pump Delete Kit

posted by on 12 February 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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The braking system on your vehicle requires constant vacuum to assist in applying the brakes. Traditionally this vacuum is achieved by plumbing the brake booster to the engine’s intake manifold. This provides the needed vacuum to assist in applying the brakes. However, vehicles equipped with the 2.5L engine do not receive vacuum from the intake […] More…

Deutsche Auto Parts and the Humble Mechanic Team Up for the Greater Good

posted by on 11 February 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Deutsche Auto Parts and the Humble Mechanic have announced a collaboration, designed to expand the amount of DIY information available for late model Volkswagens, adding more in-depth videos to their respective YouTube channels in the process.  It’s safe to say that we can all look forward to many new, informative videos from the two in […] More…

Free Kit Giveaway Contest & Special Savings for Vortex members at Soumatrix

posted by on 9 February 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Audio specialists Soumatrix have announced special pricing specifically for members of VWvortex, effective immediately.  The company is offering their line of high-end OEM replacement speakers at 40% off from now until March 6th.  Those looking for a deeper discount can post a thread in our forums with 2-3 images and a full review will be […] More…