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BFI x ARP Exclusive M7 x 32mm Stainless Wheel Bolts

posted by on 4 February 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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With the somewhat recent explosion of the aftermarket wheel industry, a new demand has come for the absolute best, and highest quality parts for today’s complex and exaggerated wheel builds. A wheel is only as strong as its weakest link, and often times with the added stresses imparted by upconverted, and very wide wheel builds, […] More…

Unitronic Presents Performance Software for 2.0 TSI Gen3 MQB

posted by on 4 February 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Unitronic is pleased to announce the official worldwide release of its Performance Software for the 3rdgeneration of VW’s 210-220 horsepower 2.0 TSI® (EA888) engine. Unitronic has precisely re-calibrated the SIMOS 18.1 engine control unit (ECU) to deliver maximum performance while ensuring complete OEM-like reliability and driveability from Volkswagen’s latest generation of the turbocharged four cylinder […] More…

Milltek Releases Exhaust for First Generation Golf GTI

posted by on 3 February 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Type-304 aircraft-grade stainless steel Free-flow mandrel-bent pipework Gas-flow tested to ensure maximum performance throughout the rev-range Can be fitted with the OEM manifold Lifetime guarantee * Back in the late 1990’s, Milltek Sport spotted a gap in the market for a range of performance exhaust systems which broke the typical aftermarket mould of ‘big, loud and […] More…

BBS Increases Sales by 37 Percent in 2014

posted by on 3 February 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Corporate sales of 70 million Euro in 2014 financial year Profits rose to over 10% Growth projected to continue in 2105 Wheel manufacturer BBS looks back on a very successful 2014 financial year. “Compared to last year, we increased sales in the aftermarket sector by a whopping 37 percent,” Vice President of Aftermarket at BBS Erwin […] More…

USP Presents Clean Bay Bolt Kits for MK5, MK6, and MK7

posted by on 2 February 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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USP Motorsports believes attention to detail is a must! The USP Motorsports Clean Bay Bolt Kit follows this philosophy. USP carefully selected stainless steel hardware to replace the factory hardware that is visible under the hood. Not only does the kit feature stainless steel hardware, it also includes countersunk washers for a clean, flush, and […] More…

Spulen Throttle and Turbo Outlet Pipes Now Available at USP Motorsports for Mk7 GTI and Golf!

posted by on 27 January 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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The factory throttle pipe on your MK7 GTI/Golf is constructed of plastic and is extremely narrow resulting in an airflow restriction. The Spulen pipe is constructed out of mandrel bent 2.5″ aluminum tubing. By utilizing 2.5” tubing your engine is able to breathe more efficiently. Along with increased efficiency, you will experience an increase in […] More…