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Wednesday 1st December 2010 Rob

From The Vault – Forced Deductions

Street Commodores – 29/08/2008

Forced induction is a fantastic way to increase the power of your engine but it is obvious to me that people are a little confused about this subject as on a daily basis I get asked the question What is better – a supercharger or a turbo?” the truth is they both have advantages and disadvantages so it really depends on a number of factors and the most important is what type of power delivery will suit you and your vehicle? To help you answer that question we need to start with a basic understanding of both options. Read more…

Monday 29th November 2010 Kyle

Ford Focus RS

One of our favorite customers brought his wife’s brand new Focus RS in today. We’re looking forward to getting our hands on this one!

With 224kW and 440Nm generated by Ford’s 2.5 litre Duratec five-cylinder turbocharged engine, the Focus RS is done with the 0-100km/h sprint in 5.9 seconds. Suspension and handling is managed by Ford’s innovative RevoKnuckle front-suspension system and Quaife Automatic Torque Biasing limited-slip differential. Braking is covered by 336mm ventilated front and 300mm rear brakes.

Tuesday 23rd November 2010 Kyle

MoTeC launches M84 ECU

MoTeC has just released a smart new entry-level engine management system with a professional pedigree and a price tag that is sure to get people talking.

The highly programmable M84 is the latest descendant of MoTeC’s benchmark M800 ECU, featuring much of its big brother’s advanced technology, tuning configurability and smart diagnostics, with the added benefit of on-board Wideband Lambda and data logging included as standard, with no need for separate hardware. Read more…

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