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Forum Find: What Cars Did Orchid Euro Just Import?

posted by on 19 December 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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If you’ve been to just about any Volkswagen Enthusiast gathering in the last year, chances are you’ve seen an Orchid Euro booth, or at the very least seen some pieces imported by the Pennsylvania-based outfit on numerous show cars.  Driven by founder Jamie Orr and company’s never-ending work hours, as well as their ubernerd-level knowledge of […] More…

Time Waster of the Day: 3DTuning.com

posted by on 18 December 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Done with work for the day?  Doesn’t matter.  It’s the holidays, so we’re giving you the rest of the day to do nothing else but play around on 3DTuning.com, home of the best time waster that we’ve come across in years. 3DTuning.com is a web-based virtual car tuner, with more than 600 models that can […] More…

APR Releases 1.8 TSI Generation 3 ECU Upgrade for the MQB Platform

posted by on 16 December 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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APR is pleased to present the ultimate engine control unit (ECU) upgrade for the Generation 3, 1.8 TSI and TFSI engine as found in the MQB platform vehicles. APR’s ECU upgrade is available in octane-specific variations and is conveniently flashed to the vehicle’s factory ECU through the OBD-II port without any physical modification to the […] More…

JPM Coachworks Announces Holiday Sale on All Volkswagen Fabrics

posted by on 15 December 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Atlanta-based JPM Coachworks has announced the launch of their new website and a 15% Holiday Sale on their most popular items.  JPM is a full-service tailoring company, specializing in custom interior work and distribution of Alcantara as well as numerous OEM Volkswagen fabrics including Jacky and Clark Plaid cloth.  Check out their website here, and stay updated on their […] More…

Motor Mavericks Monthly Wheel Giveaway

posted by on 15 December 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Motor Mavericks have announced an upcoming monthly wheel giveaway, with automatic entry after each purchase from their online store.  As a bonus for VWvortex Members, each purchase will be worth one additional entry into the drawing, meaning that VWvortex members will have much better odds than other participants. Read the full Press Release below. The […] More…

ECS Tuning Releases Billet Aluminum Oil Filter Housing for VR6 24v Applications

posted by on 15 December 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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The ECS Tuning Billet Oil Filter Housing is an attractive, durable upgrade designed to prevent dangerous and unsightly oil leaks. It is an exact-fit replacement from the original; but the similarity ends there. You can forget about cracked housings and the worry of stripping out threads since aluminum is much more forgiving than plastic.  It […] More…