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Our Mechanics Explained

Our Mechanics Explained

What is flat rate? Flat rate is a pricing structure that many automotive shops & dealerships use to pay their mechanics for jobs. What it means is that the automotive shop/dealership will quote a job at x hours. The mechanic gets paid for that amount of time whether...

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034 Motorsport Sale

034 Motorsport Sale

From now until the end of the month of May expect to save on 034 Motorsport products  All orders on 034 Motorsport products will receive free shipping compliments of Excelerate Performance. SHOP NOW...

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Magnuson Hammer Supercharger Kit – MB C63 AMG

Magnuson Hammer Supercharger Kit – MB C63 AMG

The Story This gentleman hails from the Boston area of Massachusetts and happened to be in the right place at the right time. We had just become the  Northeast Distributor for Magnuson Products at nearly the same time as Magnuson was about to release their  "Hammer"...

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::EpSquared – An All Day Event::

::EpSquared – An All Day Event::

:::: SAVE THE DATE :::: APRIL 9, 2016 ::::: EPL -: European Performance Labs and Excelerate Performance a :- aka. EPsqaured....are teaming up for an All Day Event and everyone is invited. Stay tuned for more details to come! Expect the dyno to be running, tech...

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Porsche 991 AWE Tuning Switchpath

Porsche 991 AWE Tuning Switchpath

This 991 Porsche Carrera S is a car that has been gaining popularity on the road and for good reason. These cars drive smooth and respond instantly with "I can't believe its not butter" like power delivery. In true Porsche nature these cars handle exceptional to boot....

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B6/B7 S4 Timing Chain Service – The Hard Truth

Wait, Timing chain? I though these had a timing belt?! The quick answer is Timing Chain. The B6/B7 S4 4.2 liter engine utilizes a chain driven timing system which is located on the backside of the engine facing the firewall. So, service position on a B6/B7 S4 does not...

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VW/Audi 2.0T FSI Cam Follower Replacement…

VW/Audi 2.0T FSI Cam Follower Replacement…

The 2.0T FSI engine found in most 2006-2008 Volkswagen and Audi A3, A4, GTI, and Jetta's were known for having fuel pump issues and failing cam followers. This is a known issue from VW and Audi and there is even a TSB for this particular failure. The problem with...

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B8 Audi S5 Gets AWE Touring Edition Exhaust…

B8 Audi S5 Gets AWE Touring Edition Exhaust…

The original owner of this super clean 2008 B8 Audi S5 4.2 came to Excelerate Performance because he just bought an RS7 as his weekend and nice weather toy. This S5 has been given the duty of being the everyday driver to and from work. Not only is this car well used...

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VW/Audi 02M transmission Input Shaft Bearing problems

VW/Audi 02M transmission Input Shaft Bearing problems

The 02M transmission is most commonly found in the 2002-2005 VW Jetta GLI, GTI, and Audi TT vehicles. Like most of our tech articles, the meaning behind each one typically has a history and explanation behind it. Unfortunately they typically involve some sort of...

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Widen Your Track with Wheel Spacers…

Widen Your Track with Wheel Spacers…

Bored with your car?  Tired of the way your stock wheels fit and look a little out of place? But at the same time don't want to change them because you like the way they look? Excelerate Performance has a solution for you. Utilizing spacers from 42 Draft Designs,...

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