New Product: Unitronic Hardware

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Aug2012 02

Yeah, that’s right. Unitronic has now started developing a line of hardware to complement their industry-leading high performance software. Initially, the downpipes will be available, with more products, such as intercoolers, exhausts, intakes, and even turbo kits, becoming available in the near future. After getting a chance to check out some of the new hardware [...]

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Choosing the Right Injector

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Jul2012 31

There are several factors to take into account when selecting a fuel injector. With this article we hope to take some of the confusion out of selecting the appropriate fuel injector for your application. While some of the injector properties described below are more important than others, they can all affect how well the injector [...]

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Review: B5 Rear Diff Mounts

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Jul2012 28

I recently (yesterday) installed an Apikol rear differential mount on my 1998 A4 1.8t Quattro. While i was in there, I also installed the Stern bushings on the rear crossmember bracket that supports the aft end of the differential. The first thing i noticed was a firmer, stiffer drivetrain that had a less wobbly feeling [...]

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Oil Tech: Additives

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Jul2012 27

In the previous Oil Tech Articles I explained that all motor oils on the market today consist of a base stock and an additive package. The base stock article explained the different types of base stocks, how they are classified, and the benefits and drawbacks of each. This article will focus on the other component [...]

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Oil Tech: Oil Analysis

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Jun2012 20

In some of the other Oil Tech articles I briefly touched on some oil properties such as total base number (the measure of remaining acid-neutralizing capability of the oil) and viscosity. There was also a brief mention of the additive packages that, in addition to the base stock, make up engine oil. One common question [...]

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