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Forum Find: Rallycross Volkswagen Caddy Build

posted by on 8 April 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Over the years, the builds documented on our forums have varied from the relatively tame suspension and wheels variety to the more ambitious sky-is-the-limit and time is not a factor type.  With that in mind, I’d like to direct your attention to the Volkswagen Lounge subform. After rolling his Mk2 Rallycross car late last year, user […] More…

KW Releases DDC Plug&Play Coilover Kits for Seat Leon ST Cupra 280

posted by on 8 April 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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KW Suspension has announced the release of their DDC plug&play coilover kit for all Seat Leon ST models with lowering of up to 45 millimeters and DCC compatibility.  The DDC plug&play features electronic damping control, allowing the end user to quickly and easily dial in suspension via an onboard control unit. Read the full Press […] More…

APR Sets New North American Mk7 Golf R and GTI Quarter Mile Records

posted by on 7 April 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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This past weekend APR finally had a chance to run the new North American MK7 Golf R and the APR Stage 3 MK7 GTI at the local quarter mile drag strip. During Montgomery Motorsport Park’s “Street Night – Test and Tune” event, the Golf R and GTI were all but lost in a sea of big American muscle cars […] More…

Lindsay Volkswagen Hosting “Light it up Blue” Ladies Night Honoring Autism Speaks

posted by on 7 April 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Lindsay Volkswagen in Dulles, Virginia will be holding a “Light It Up Blue” Ladies Night Honoring Autism Speaks this Saturday, April 11th from 7-9pm.  In conjunction with the event’s sponsors, Lindsay Cars will be raffling a number of very cool prizes with all proceeds going to Autism Research.  If you’re in the area, we’d highly […] More…

USP Presents Mk6 Jetta Hood Strut Kits

posted by on 7 April 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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From the factory Volkswagen did not equip the MK6 Jetta sedan with a hood strut.  Up until now, Jetta owners were left to suffer opening their hoods.  The owner would need to lift almost all the weight of the hood and then place the hood prop in place in order to keep the hood open. […] More…

Unitronic Turbo-Back Exhaust System for Mk7 GTI

posted by on 2 April 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Expanding on its already released Performance Software, Unitronic is pleased to present its Exhaust System upgrades for the 2015+ (MK7) Volkswagen® GTI. Unitronic’s Exhaust Systems are a direct bolt-on, providing hardware support complementing its Performance Software to achieve maximum performance without sacrifice. Price: 1673.99$ (USD) instead of 1859.99$ (USD), until April 30* Find out more […] More…