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Porsche 911: Class(ic) of ’79

Porsche 911: Class(ic) of ’79

Porsche 911 Getting Dialed In   Recently, this classic air cooled Porsche 911 came to us in need of a few touch ups. This car was built by the owner and there were a few things to address that he couldn't do at home. One of the most popular jobs we do for DIYers...

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Cars & Coffee Season Close 2019

Cars & Coffee Season Close 2019

XLR8's Season Closer Cars and Coffee! Our final Cars and Coffee of the season occurred this past weekend and we couldn't have been happier with the turn out! The morning started out brisk and chilly, but the sun shined down and warmed up our parking lot to a...

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Wabbit – Cornflower Blue GTI Goes Stage 2!

Wabbit – Cornflower Blue GTI Goes Stage 2!

The Beginning, and Now   We got to know Adonis a while back with his white MK6 GTI. It all started with a Carbon Cleaning & DSG Service. One thing led to another, and soon enough we were installing coilovers and an APR cat back. After modifying his MK6 and...

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XLR8’s Exhaust Sale

XLR8’s Exhaust Sale

We're exhausted! We decided to throw exhaust systems on sale from APR, Dinan, Injen, and others to make some room in our inventory! Enjoy the sales on XLR8Performance.com. Have questions? Email us! Sales@XLR8.com

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Ford GT Alignment Time!

Ford GT Alignment Time!

The Ford GT   The mid 2000's were a sad time for the automotive performance industry in general. It was even sadder for domestic companies, like Ford. With many domestic companies going under, the mid 2000s are typically not looked upon well. While other...

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Mythos Black RS3 & APR’s RS3 Intake

Mythos Black RS3 & APR’s RS3 Intake

A Sharp Dressed RS3 to Start...   Suneil has brought his Mythos Black RS3 to us for a slew of things over the years, and we've recently started working more in the engine bay. Not too long ago, he decided to make the jump to APR's Intake and Inlet System.  APR's...

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A Guide to: Aftermarket Air Intakes

A Guide to: Aftermarket Air Intakes

With the performance automotive industry growing each day, it's hard to keep up with all the different brands and product options. Today, we are going to talk about one of the most common first modifications an enthusiast will change on their car - their intake.  ...

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An Efficient & Eco Friendly Performance Shop?!

An Efficient & Eco Friendly Performance Shop?!

Typically, eco friendly and performance shops are not things that go hand in hand. At ExceleratePerformance, we are a business that constantly pushes the boundaries and dares to be different fromthe rest. That is why we are striving to be as eco friendly and efficient...

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Spring into Deals!

Spring into Deals!

Have you been waiting for a sale like Let's Make a Deal that we offered back in December? We've brought a new sale in for spring: Spring into Deals! For a limited time we are offering: - Exclusive pricing - Discounted labor rates for installs at...

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New Brand Release: Girodisc!

New Brand Release: Girodisc!

After doing some testing, research, and sales, we are moving forward with a new brand! We are now stocking Girodisc.      Known for their two piece rotor design, Girodisc offers optimal brake rotors for performance oriented individuals. Girodisc's two...

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