Oil Tech: Viscosity

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Apr2012 25

One property of engine oil that most people are familiar with is the grade. Oil grade is sometimes referred to as weight, and oil grades are measured using a standardized test developed by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) and are outlined in the document SAE J300. SAE J300 defines separate testing methods for standard [...]

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Oil Tech: Acids & Bases

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Apr2012 24

Let me preface this first installment of our Oil Tech series by saying I am definitely the engineer type, and the years I’ve spent in the automotive industry have led me to ask a lot of questions about how things work and why things happen. So, how does the oil in your engine work? As [...]

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Product Highlight: Energy Susp.

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Apr2012 24

Energy Suspension touts themselves as being the world’s largest manufacturer of performance polyurethane automotive components. That’s not hard to believe after browsing their vast catalog of polyurethane bushings, mounts, and other bits with application-specific parts for a wide variety of cars, trucks, and SUVs, both domestic and import. Energy offers poly parts for most water-cooled [...]

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Product Highlight: Apikol

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Apr2012 16

Since 2003, Apikol has been creating a variety of custom-engineered performance bits for various Volkswagen and Audi models. While they do offer some of the more popular CNC-machined bits like SAI blockoff plates and throttle body adapters, most of their product line is unique. One of the first things most people associate with the Apikol [...]

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FSI DV – OEM Upgrade

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Apr2012 10

One of the most common failure points on the 2.0T FSI engine is the rubber diaphragm in the OEM diverter valve (DV). While it is much more common on cars with increased boost pressure (i.e., vehicles with performance software), they can fail even at stock boost levels. The FSI was the first engine platform in [...]

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