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  1. Golf III & Jetta III
    I wondered about the Dyno HP numbers when you tune a Automatic transmission car. Now I know because my Turbo build street car is a chevy 4t65e tranny in my 1996 VW Golf. So I turned it up to 32 lbs boost and dyno HP was 400. The real horsepower will show when or if you lock the torque...
  2. Volkswagen News Blog
    One horsepower is supposed to be the amount of work a horse can do. So why is it that a horse can run up to 50 miles per hour. Or pull a car out of a ditch. Things that a 1 hp car couldn't have a hope of doing. Basically, we saw a video of a horse pulling a Focus out of a ditch which led to an...
  3. Volkswagen News Blog
    Getting a new air filter is a lot like when you get a new pair of shoes as a kid. Despite there being almost no evidence to support it, you could swear that you’re going faster. But it turns out, in the case of air filters, you are actually going faster, but only a little. Jason Fenske of...
  4. Volkswagen News Blog
      APR is pleased to present the ultimate engine control unit (ECU) upgrade for the 2.0T EA888 Gen 1 engine! APR’s ECU Upgrades are the best dollar-per-horsepower modification one can make to the 2.0T engine. The upgrades dramatically increase horsepower and torque, making for an exceptionally...
  5. Volkswagen News Blog
    The base Golf is officially a better horsepower deal than the Golf R, or so some would have you believe. The conclusion is the result of the Horsepower per Dollar Index , a 633 car spreadsheet that was released last month by Autoblog. The list contains the HP rating and the price of every car...
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