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Suspension: Front Axle Weights and how to find them.

Posted by Al Brown @ Awesome on 23rd Aug 2021

Suspension: Front Axle Weights and how to find them.
You may have noticed on some of our suspension product listings, that we require a Front Axle weight to get the correct part number for the Spring Kit or Coilover Kit you’re looking for. These are Fairly simple to follow once you know where they are, but if you’re not aware of the location of this information it can be quite tricky to find. For most cars, these are located either under the bonnet on one of the Strut Towers; or on the majority of later cars (i.e. vehicles rel
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​To RaceChip Or Not To RaceChip? That is the question

25th May 2021

To RaceChip Or Not To RaceChip? That is the question.There is a lot of controversy around Tuning Boxes and RaceChip is no exception. Do they work? Are they safe? Why should I buy one instead of a Calibration/Remap?I hope to explain and put some minds at ease with the following information about RaceChip Tuning Modules and XLR pedal boxes.RaceChip are a German Tuning Company that have been producing RaceChip Modules for Force Induced vehicles, both petrol and Diesel since 2008. Every Year 10
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Three Mods to Tighten up your Manual Gearshift!

Posted by Al Brown @ Awesome on 27th Mar 2021

Three Mods to Tighten up your Manual Gearshift!
Three Mods to Tighten up your Manual Gearshift! If like me, you will have noticed the manual shifters on the 2001+ VW/Audi Group Transverse models to be a little bit ‘slack’, you may be wondering what can be done to improve this. There are a few key modifications that can be done for relatively little money that will really improve the feel of the manual gear-shift on these cars. In this blog we’re going to talk about what these mods are and how they work. – Solid Shifter Bushings
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VBT Discs : VW Golf Clubsport S (340mm)

18th Mar 2021

VBT Discs : VW Golf Clubsport S (340mm)
We've been excited about this one as we can now offer a matching rear 310mm disc to the VW Golf Clubsport S 340mm front brake disc. Not only that, but we have also introduced an alternative to the 340mm front brake disc if you don't want the cost of the OE disc but still want a high quality, high performance drilled brake disc. here's some details:VBT drilled brake discs are designed and manufactured to the highest quality to help improve braking performance. The placement of each perforat
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RTS Clutch Bedding in Procedure

1st Mar 2021

RTS Clutch Bedding in Procedure
Bedding in ProcedureTo ensure perfect functioning and to achieve the maximum longevity of your RTS Europe LtdPerformance Clutch, RTS Europe Ltd recommends that the clutch is allowed to “bed in” correctlyimmediately after installation. This will ensure the friction surfaces of the components are correctlyaligned and mated for future use. Our recommendation is to perform positive and accurate gearchanges in the low to mid rev range for the first 750 - 1000 miles of driving with the new clutchinsta
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