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Rieger with New Look for Mk7 GTI

posted by on 25 June 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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German tuning firm Rieger has released a styling kit for the all-new Volkswagen GTI Mk7. Along with the release comes this mix of photography of a car also fitted with OZ wheels.   The Rieger kit consists of a spoiler lip, front spoiler splitter for front lip, side skirts and a rear skirt. The entire package […] More…

New Quaife ATB Differentials for VAG 02E DSG Models

posted by on 25 June 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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[source: Quaife] Automotive drivetrain specialist RT Quaife Engineering Ltd is expanding its market leading range of high performance helical gear automatic torque biasing (ATB) differentials for Volkswagen Audi Group cars using dual clutch transmissions (DSG). The new Quaife ATB differential applications cover VAG models fitted with the 02E DSG gearboxes in both two and four […] More…

034 Motorsport Releases Short Runner Intake Manifold for Turbocharged Second Generation R32s

posted by on 19 June 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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034 Motorsport has released their Billet Aluminum 3.2L VR6 24V Short Runner Intake Manifold for second generation R32s equipped with an aftermarket turbocharger kit.  With the Manifold installed, 034 Motorsports claims gains of more than 30hp and 25tq at the wheels with low boost, and improved spooling.   It is important to note that this […] More…

Black Forest Industries Stage 1 Engine Mounts are Back in Black

posted by on 18 June 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Black Forest Industries has recently re-released their long standing line of Stage 1 Performance Engine Mounts in a new 70A durometer polyurethane and a more neutral shade of black.  BFI’s engine mounts are the only mounts on the market to feature a cubic polyurethane design, giving their mounts up to 25% more bushing area than the competition. This […] More…

27th Annual GTI International Set to be the Biggest Yet

posted by on 18 June 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Registrations for the 27th annual GTI International are up over 20% so far, meaning this year’s event should be the largest one yet.  The show will be held for the second year in a row Shakespeare County Raceway near Stratford-upon-Avon from July 4th-6th, and features a concours, quarter mile drag strip, and evening entertainment.  Vendors […] More…

Milltek Introduces Golf GTi Mk7 Performance Exhaust

posted by on 16 June 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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British-based exhaust manufacturer Milltek has released their exhaust system for the seventh-generation Golf GTI.  Milltek claims gains of 20hp and 10Nm (7.3ft-lbs) of torque from bolting on the system before software.  The Milltek system is a full turbo-back system constructed from 3″ stainless steel tubing, and is available with or without a center resonator. Read […] More…