Sylvania Cube-X lights

About a year ago, I had the chance to have a few beers with one of the engineers from Sylvania. She was a French woman, currently living in Asia, speaking to me in English… using a level of vocabulary & terminology that I could barely follow. Pretty sure she was a spy, but either way, she taught me a lot about the science behind LED lighting. And she taught me a lot about the games that many lighting companies play – when it comes to rating lumens (light output). The spy wouldn’t name names, but she said you’d be floored...

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Fiesta ST Chassis Bracing: TB Performance Products

  Brace Yourself – with TB Performance Products          Traction Bar – $129 (photo below) TB’s Traction Bar will: 1) Reduce wheel-hop. 2) Reduce torque-steer. 3) Improve cornering. It does this, by tying together the driver & passenger A-arms under the chassis, thus strengthening & bracing the front suspension… and eliminating deflection.   Did you know?? Wheel-hop occurs when you launch a car, and there is a deflection in the A-arms. Grippy surfaces can magnify wheel-hop, but the premise is: On launch, the front bushings in the A-arms deflect downward, and the rears deflect upward –...

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Cobb Tuning Gear w/ JST Performance Tune on Fiesta ST = 25% More Torque

Cobb Tuning Gear w/ JST Performance Tune on Fiesta ST = 25% More Torque THE STATS Stock Numbers: 167 horsepower / 222 torque at the wheels – best.     160 horsepower / 210 torque at the wheels – real world.     …..both pulls on the same Dynapack hub dyno (aka: heartbreaker) Add….. Cobb Tuning catted downpipe – $495 Cobb Tuning exhaust – $745 Cobb Tuning drop-in filter – $49 AND… Cobb Tuning intercooler kit – $895 Cobb Tuning rear motor mount – $155 Cobb Tuning Accessport – $500 =195 horsepower / 250 torque at the wheels. …..these numbers are based on...

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Jeep Wrangler JKU Hooker BlackHeart Exhaust

With Hooker’s BlackHeart exhaust for the Jeep Wrangler JKU – increased horsepower, superior quality, and satisfying exhaust notes are the obvious benefits for sure. But for me personally, added GROUND CLEARANCE was the main attraction. Good old-fashion off-road shenanigans can turn to concern & confusion in literally a snap. Picture this: A rock gets spun sideways by your rear tire on a climb… and shoehorns itself between your exhaust & your gas tank. You can’t go forward; can’t back up. The gas tank is 1-wrong-move from puncture. This was the situation my friend found himself in the last time we...

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Konig Hypergram – Flow Formed Technology

Konig Flow Formed Hypergrams now available in 4x108! Wooley got a set for his Fiesta ST, specs below: OEM wheels/tires = 44.2lbs Hypergrams with Toyo R888Rs = 36.5lbs Wheels = 17x8 +40 Tires = Toyo R888R 205/40/17 The Hypergram is a lightweight, 12-spoke design that is motorsport inspired in its construction, appearance and its ability to clear many big brake cars and upgrades. Utilizing Flow Forming Technology allows the Hypergram to be lighter and stronger. With a large range of aggressive sizing the Hypergram is finished in either Matte Grey, Race Bronze, and Red Opal. Flow Forming Technology Makes Wheels Lighter...

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Enkei TSP-5 Tuning Wheels

This is the Enkei TSP-5. It’s a fork off the RPF1, with the same successful design elements centered around stiffness, and lightweight construction… except a bit more chiseled. They’re made using Enkei’s MAT Technology, which is a sweet-spot hybrid between casting & forging. The wheels are spun at high speed during the early production process, causing the metal to ‘flow’ to the outer perimeters. The result is a stronger, lighter wheel without the expense of a full-out forging process, and without the porosity that can result from casting. These are currently available across 17 & 18” diameters, and currently...

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