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Tonight: AutoHaus Lancaster’s Grand Opening

posted by on 23 July 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Got plans for this evening?  No!?  Great!  Beginning tonight at 6pm, Central Pennsylvania’s AutoHaus Lancaster Volkswagen and Audi will hold the grand opening event for their newly updated dealership, complete with valet parking and showroom tours. If you’re not all that interested in the tour, that’s ok too, as AutoHaus will have several display cars […] More…

Deutsche Auto Parts Launches ShopDAP.com

posted by on 20 July 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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The folks over at Deutsche Auto Parts have officially launched their all-new web store, ShopDAP.com, which aims to not only be easier to spell, but also to give customers a much more user-friendly experience.  From our few minutes cruising around the new site, we’ve found that the new layout is much easier to navigate, and […] More…

APR Releases DSG Upgrade for Mk7 GTI and Golf R

posted by on 16 July 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Product Page APR is pleased to present the ultimate transmission control unit (TCU) upgrade for the DQ250 DSG and S Tronic transmissions! APR’s TCU upgrade is available for MQB platform vehicles and is conveniently flashed to the vehicle’s TCU through the OBD-II port with user definable options selectable at the time of install. APR’s TCU […] More…

AWE Tuning Moves Into New World Headquarters

posted by on 14 July 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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AWE Tuning has announced another milestone in their growth. Today the performance parts manufacturer moved into their new headquarters, located at 199 Precision Drive, Horsham, PA 19044. The new headquarters, roughly 3x’s larger than the previous one, will house AWE Tuning’s entire team in a brand new bespoke state-of-the-art facility. The new facility was created to […] More…

ECS Tuning Releases Mk4 Performance Drivetrain Mounts

posted by on 14 July 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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New Performance Drivetrain Mount Kits by ECS Tuning Harness the Power of your MK4 Engine and Transmission through Advanced Design Methods and MaterialsExtracting more power from your engine through airflow modifications and ECU tuning is exciting and rewarding – a quicker car offers a more engaging driving experience.However, the most experienced enthusiasts have learned that […] More…

APR Releases the Ultimate Oil Catch Can System for MQB Platform 1.8T/2.0T

posted by on 13 July 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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APR is pleased to present the ultimate Oil Catch Can system for MQB platform 1.8T/2.0T engines. Product Page The APR Oil Catch Can System is designed to prevent excessive crankcase oil vapors from entering the intake system while the engine is under boost. In doing so, the system helps reduce oil pooling in the intercooler […] More…