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Gwinnett County’s Beat the Heat Jetta Receives Winter Overhaul

posted by on 10 March 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Gwinnett County Beat the Heat’s Rich Younker has been a very busy man over the past few months.  Using the colder weather as a major motivator, Deputy Younker has been hard at work on his Jetta in search of those all-important tenths by removing weight and adding horsepower.  Powertrain improvements include a built head, custom camshafts, new […] More…

USP Motorsports Presents The Spulen Spherical Catch Can Kit!

posted by on 9 March 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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With the introduction of direct injection engines, intake valve carbon buildup has become a common occurrence especially on the 2.0TSI engine. Carbon buildup on the intake valves is largely attributed to oil vapors being recirculated back into the intake system. While the 2.0TSI does feature a factory oil separator, it is prone to failure and […] More…

ECS Tuning Now Offering Neuspeed Products

posted by on 26 February 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Neuspeed, a highly accredited performance part manufacturer for Volkswagen and Audi can now be found on ECS Tuning’s offering of performance parts for your vehicle.  While Neuspeed has been in the automotive performance game for now 41 years designing, engineering, and manufacturing performance parts, they continue to create quality parts that maximize performance, drivability, and […] More…

GruvenParts Announces Pre-Buy on Billet Aluminum 1.8T Coolant Flange

posted by on 26 February 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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GruvenParts.com has announced a pre-buy on their upcoming Billet Aluminum 1.8T Coolant Flange.  Milled from 6061-T651 Aluminum, TIG welded and pressure tested to ensure flawless functionality, the GruvenParts piece carries a lifetime warranty and comes with a raw aluminum finish which can then be customized by the purchaser once they’ve taken delivery. Get additional information […] More…

APR Presents the 1.8T/2.0T EA888 Gen 3 Boost Tap v2

posted by on 26 February 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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The APR Boost Tap for the 1.8T and 2.0T EA888 Gen 3 engines is a simple, yet elegant solution for referencing boost pressure and vacuum as is commonly necessary for boost gauges. The boost tap plugs into an unused port on the factory intake manifold and doesn’t interfere with the factory T-MAP sensor. Product Page […] More…

Milltek Sport Releases Updated 3” Golf R Exhaust System in USA

posted by on 24 February 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Milltek has released an updated 3″ Exhaust System for the all-new US-market Golf R, just as the car begins arriving at dealers across the country.  The Milltek system is fabricated from 3″ T304 Stainless Steel tubing from the turbo-back, decreasing back pressure and increasing horsepower.  For those looking to free up a bit more power, […] More…