AEM Press Release – AEM Introduces New Digital Wideband UEGO Controller Gauge With Bosch 4.9 LSU Sensor!

September 16th, 2014 by Ernest Lo

AEM_30-4110

AEM has released its new Wideband UEGO air/fuel ratio Controller Gauge that uses the Bosch 4.9 LSU sensor (PN 30-4110). The 30-4110 wideband UEGO AFR gauge will supersede the 30-4100 AEM Wideband UEGO Gauge that uses the Bosch 4.2 LSU sensor and the 30-4100 will be discontinued as soon as existing inventory is exhausted. Inventory on the 30-4100 is anticipated to be exhausted sometime in August 2014. Expanded availability of the 4.9 LSU sensor facilitated the change to this new gauge. For the foreseeable future all other AEM Wideband air/fuel products will remain unchanged and will continue to utilize the 4.2 LSU sensor.

The new 30-4110 Wideband UEGO Controller gauge is cosmetically identical to the original 30-4100 gauge.

The Bosch 4.9 LSU sensor has a faster light off time and draws less current than the 4.2 LSU sensor used with AEM’s 30-4100 Wideband UEGO Controller Gauge. The 4.9 LSU sensors feature the same fuel compatibility as the 4.2 LSU and NEVER require free-air calibration when used with AEM’s 30-4110 Wideband UEGO AFR Gauge.

The new 30-4110 Wideband UEGO Controller Gauge has the same display range and includes the same calibrated scale on its 0-5v output (10-20 AFR), for data logging or closed-loop feedback control when used with a standalone ECU.

  • Display/Output Gasoline values from 10 to 20 :1 AFR
  • 0-5V Output E85 values from 6.6 to 13.2 :1 AFR
  • 0-5V Output Ethanol values from 6.14 to 12.3 :1 AFR
  • 0-5V Output Methanol values from 4.4 to 8.8 :1 AFR
  • Display/Output Lambda values from .68 to 1.36

The 30-4110‘s 4.9 LSU sensor uses a different connector than the connector used with the 4.2 LSU sensors included with the original 30-4100 gauge controller. The sensors are not interchangeable between the two gauge controllers in any way, including changing connectors on the gauges.

AEM’s digital gauge-type controllers feature a LED display and sweeping LED “needle” that changes colors as AFR changes from rich to lean, a 52mm (2-1/16″) gauge housing that fits in most gauge pods, and they can be remotely mounted virtually anywhere. AEM’s legendary Wideband UEGO (‘you-way-go’) Air/Fuel Ratio Controller Gauges unite accuracy, speed and control with an easy to read, digital interface. AEM created the first wideband controller and gauge combination in 2004.

30-4110 Wideband UEGO Controller Gauge Features:

  • Bosch 4.9 LSU wideband sensor and weld-in bung included
  • No free air sensor calibration required—ever
  • 52mm (2-1/16″) gauge housing
  • 0-5v analog output (10-20 AFR range only)
  • Interchangeable black/white faceplates and black/silver bezels included

For more information on this product, check out AEM.

AEM Press Release – AEM Develops More Power and Better Performance for 2013 and 2014 Dodge Dart Turbo!

September 15th, 2014 by Ernest Lo

AEM_21-722C

The 2013 and 2014 Dodge Dart is the auto manufacturer’s first compact car since the Dodge Neon was discontinued back in 2005. The new generation Dodge Dart is based on a Fiat platform that has been widened and given a longer wheelbase. Further Fiat technology was imported by the Chrysler Group to power the new Dodge Dart. The Dart’s available 1.4-liter Multiair turbocharged engine can also be found in the Fiat 500 Abarth. However, the Dodge Dart 1.4L turbo engine has been tuned to make more power than its Italian cousin.

The 1.4L Multiair turbo engine found in the 2013 and 2014 Dodge Dart is rated at 160 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque from the factory. While down on power when compared to other turbo compacts, like the Ford Fiesta ST or Hyundai Veloster Turbo, the Dodge Dart 1.4L turbo does beat them both in EPA rated highway MPG. Here to lessen the performance gap between the 2013 to 2014 Dodge Dart 1.4L turbo and comparable turbo compacts is AEM cold air intake 21-722C and 21-722P.

At AEM Induction Systems our engineers design our intake systems as a fully integrated component of the vehicle. Improved airflow is only part of the power equation. The 21-722C and 21-722P cold air intake systems relocate the air filter behind the front bumper to provide a cool dense source of air before being forced into the engine by the turbocharger. Cold Air Intake 21-722C and 21-722P come equipped with a non-oiled AEM Dryflow air filter, number 21-203DK, which delivers high airflow while providing excellent filtration and engine protection. The mandrel bent aluminum cold air intake tube is offered in two durable finishes to satisfy personal preference. 21-722C features a charcoal gray powdercoat finish, and 21-722P offers a bright, mirror-like finish.

All of the design features of the 21-722C and 21-722P cold air intake systems are tuned to improve horsepower and torque delivery in the lower, and most used, RPM range. On the dyno, 21-722C and 21-722P produced an estimated additional 6 horsepower at 3000 rpm and an equally important 9 pound-feet of torque at 3000 rpm over the factory system. In addition to increasing horsepower, lowering restriction and increasing airflow will reduce turbo lag and help the Dodge Dart’s turbo to spool up quicker. This in turn improves acceleration and drivability.

The 21-722C and 21-722P AEM cold air intake system is an excellent performance upgrade for your 2013 and 2014 Dodge Dart models with the Multiair 1.4-liter, 4-cylinder, intercooled and turbocharged engine. This is a complete Dodge Dart cold air intake system including all the necessary hardware and step by step installation instructions. To provide peace of mind, AEM Induction Systems stands behind its products with a Lifetime Limited Warranty.

For more information on these products, check out AEM.

Bully Dog Press Release – Bully Dog GT Platinum: The Only Gas Tuner You Need!

September 11th, 2014 by Ernest Lo

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The Bully Dog GT Platinum is four products in one; a vehicle engine tuner, monitor, gauge and diagnostic device all in a single unit. The GT dramatically improves the utility of your vehicle by increasing horsepower, improving fuel economy and providing a comprehensive set of monitoring features and diagnostic functions. This product is incomparable to other tuning products because it has the largest feature set and the widest range of vehicle applications from a single product part number.

Track your performance using the data logging features of your GT and the Performance Testing Software for your PC.

For more information on this product, check out Bully Dog.

K&N Press Release – Nissan Juke and Juke NISMO 1.6L Makes More Power with K&N Short Ram Intake System!

September 10th, 2014 by Ernest Lo

K&N_69-7079TS

The Nissan Juke is a sporty turbocharged crossover SUV from the Nissan Motor Corporation. The standard Nissan Juke is equipped with a 1.6-liter direct injected turbocharged engine rated at 188 horsepower. In 2013 Nissan introduced a NISMO (Nissan’s motorsports and performance division) tuned Juke and cranked up power output another 9 horsepower and 7 lb-ft of torque.

The small, but energetic, 1.6L turbocharged engine found in 2013, and 2014 Nissan Juke and Juke NISMO models makes for a fun-to-drive crossover SUV, but reducing air intake restriction can help this turbo engine perform even better. Owners seeking some extra boost in the power department can now install the 69-7079TS K&N performance short ram intake system. By replacing the maze of air ducting, stock air filter box, and disposable car air filters, K&N intake systems are able to reduce restriction and increase power.

69-7079TS from K&N is precision-engineered to be a simple-to-install performance add-on. The backbone of this intake system is a free-flowing mandrel-bent aluminum intake tube which helps to minimize restriction, allowing your engine to breathe easier. The larger than stock 2-3/4 inch intake tube is mated to the original equipment throttle body with a reinforced stepped coupler. A durable silver color powder coated finish is applied to the tube, providing an attractive appearance under the hood that will look great for years to come.

K&N equips the 69-7079TS with the oversized RC-5128 chrome-top reusable air filter, providing a large surface to help increase airflow without sacrificing engine protection. The reusable air filter is made with K&N’s famous high-flow filter media so it’s a washable and reusable air filter that can go up to 100,000 miles between cleanings, depending on driving conditions. A heat shield shrouds the air filter under the hood, helping to deflect engine heat away from incoming air and this short ram intake also retains the factory fresh air inlet.

All of the design features of the 69-7079TS performance air intake system work in harmony to deliver increased performance. On the dyno, 69-7079TS produced an estimated additional 7.23 horsepower at 5936 rpm and an equally beneficial 6.32 pound-feet of torque at 4037 rpm over the factory air filter box system when installed on an otherwise stock 2013 Nissan Juke NISMO 1.6L turbo.

The 69-7079TS performance air intake system is an excellent upgrade for 2013, and 2014 Nissan Juke and Juke NISMO models with the 1.6L turbo engine. With simple to follow instructions and no need to make any other modifications to the vehicle, you’ll be on the road in approximately 90 minutes with more horsepower under your right foot.

If all that weren’t enough, K&N backs the 69-7079TS with the industry-leading K&N Million Mile Limited Warranty®. If you’re looking to bring your 2013 and 2014 Nissan Juke S or SV up to par with the NISMO edition, or looking to take your Juke NISMO to the next level, look no further than the 69-7079TS Typhoon short ram intake system.

For more information on this product, check out K&N.

Skunk2 Press Release – New BRZ/FRS Alpha Radiator Now Available!

September 10th, 2014 by Ernest Lo

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Skunk2’s all-aluminum, full-size Alpha Series Radiator for the BRZ/FRS is a direct-fit upgrade designed to dramatically increase both cooling efficiency and engine performance. Alpha Series Radiators are manufactured from lightweight and durable aluminum, feature 100-percent brazed cores, and include polished end tanks with Skunk2’s signature Alpha logo embossed along each side. Each Alpha Series Radiator features a dual-core design, high-efficiency fins for maximum cooling capabilities. Each Alpha Series Radiator also includes provisions for the OEM cooling fan and OEM-compatible, 1.5-inch inlets and outlets.

Skunk2’s commitment to producing high-quality components means that each Alpha Series Radiator meets or exceeds original equipment manufacturer standards, that each radiator may be installed without modification to the vehicle, and is compatible with OEM hoses, cooling fans, and shrouds. (Note: Some engine swap applications may require custom radiator hoses and/or cooling fans.)

Skunk2’s Alpha Series Radiators are the perfect addition to any high-performance vehicle and are designed for the street, the track, or even OEM replacement purposes. Alpha Series Radiators are built to withstand harsh elements as well as against years of under-hood heat cycling. Each Alpha Series Radiator adheres to strict quality control standards and careful packaging, resulting in tubes and fins capable of optimal flow and efficient heat transfer.

For more information on this product, check out Skunk2.

Injen Press Release – New SP1206 Cold Air Intake for 2015 Subaru STI 2.5L 4cyl Turbo AWD!

September 9th, 2014 by Ernest Lo

Injen_SP1206P

New from Injen is the SP1206 Cold Air Intake System for the 2015 Subaru STI 2.5L 4cyl Turbo AWD!

Key Features:

  • Dry SuperNano-Web filter X-1059-BB
  • MR Technology – patented tuning process that keeps air/fuel ratios within OE tolerances
  • Powder coated heat shield
  • Machined MAF sensor pad
  • Mandrel bent aluminum induction tubes
  • Reinforced silicone couplers
  • SS band clamps

For more information on this product, check out Injen.

COBB Tuning Press Release – New Ford Focus ST Sound Symposer Delete Kit Now Available!

September 9th, 2014 by Ernest Lo

COBB_891100

The COBB Sound Symposer Delete kit for the 2013+ Ford Focus ST is a quick and easy solution for not only deleting your sound symposer to allow you to truly hear your car but also adds an easily accessible boost source for future modifications.

Features

  • 6061 Aluminum Construction
  • Black Anodized Finish
  • Laser Etched COBB Logo
  • Easily Reversed Back to Stock
  • Uses Factory Hardware

For more information on this product, check out COBB.

ST Suspension Press Release – New ST- XTA Coilover for 2014+ VW Jetta VI (2.0L)!

September 8th, 2014 by Ernest Lo

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ST Suspensions announces their ST-XTA performance coilover for 2014+ VW Jetta VI (2.0L).

ST Suspensions XTA coilovers provides the enthusiast the ability to customize the ride height and handling characteristics of their vehicle. Enthusiasts are able to lower their vehicle, adjust rebound dampening and change camber angles via adjustable top mounts.

The front and rear of their vehicle axle can be lower from 25-55mm on the front axle and 30-60mm on the rear axle, yet retain enough travel to handle maximum load and dynamic loads during driving. ST-XTA coilover provides rebound adjustable dampening allowing a customizable ride quality and performance. High quality adjustable top mounts provide the option to change camber angles of the front wheel/tire.

Important characteristics such as safety, quality and performance are all taken into consideration with each ST Suspensions coilover design. Each vehicle application is specifically designed and engineered for a proper range of motion, min/max weight loads and min/max lowering. All these requirements are met while retaining its performance handling characteristics. Each ST Suspensions coilover is constructed of zinc plated threaded strut housings and utilize a compression bumpstop with integrated dust boot for additional ride comfort and long term durability.

All ST Suspensions coilovers pass stringent German TUV safety and quality testing standards. Each kit is TUV approved.

For more information on this product, check out ST Suspensions.

aFe Power Press Release – New Magnum FORCE Stage-2 Intake System 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee V6-3.0L (td) EcoDiesel!

September 8th, 2014 by Ernest Lo

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aFe is proud to introduce the all new stage-2 intake system for 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee V6-3.0L EcoDiesel engine. In our testing, this Stage-2 Intake System outflowed the factory intake by up to 30%. This highly engineered system features a one-piece, durable 18-gauge, powder-coated heat-shield and a mandrel bent, wrinkle-black powder-coated aluminum intake tube. Improving airflow further is a large 7″ tall washable/reusable conical air filter. The air filter frame is constructed using 100% polyurethane for long life and multiple cleaning cycles. The air filter uses a unique (patent pending) flange retention design that requires no hardware to mount the filter to the heat shield providing a quick hassle-free installation with minimal hardware. Order Now! Pro 5R (P/N: 54-12472) or Pro DRY S (P/N: 51-12472)

For more information on these products, please viist aFe Power.

APR Tuned Presss Release – The APR Vent Gauge Pod Now Available for MK7 Golf R/GTI!

September 5th, 2014 by Ernest Lo

APR_MS100086

APR is pleased to present the APR Vent Gauge Pod for the MK7 Golf, GTI and Golf R.

The APR Vent Gauge Pod is a stand-alone item designed to work in conjunction with our soon to be released boost gauge, pictured below, but can be used with most 52mm gauges. The pod perfectly matches the factory vent and offers a very clean install without any permanent modification to the vehicle’s interior.

Features:

  • Left hand drive configuration
  • Designed for 52mm gauges
  • Matches OEM interior vents
  • Completely reversible
  • Does not completely block airflow from vent
  • Compatible with the upcoming APR boost gauge

For more information on this product, check out APR.

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