Category Archive: volkswagen

  1. May 24, 2019
  2. May 24, 2019

    Common Problems With the Volkswagen MK6 GTI

    So, you are out car shopping and you have found yourself looking at hatchbacks and found that the Volkswagen MK6 GTI (model years 2010-2014) is appealing to you.  Being the good consumer that you are you ask yourself what are the common problems with the MK6 GTI that you should be aware of.  You are […]

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  3. March 15, 2019

    Differences Between 058 and 06A VW Blocks

    There are a lot of subtle differences between the 058 and 06A VW blocks although what isn’t different is how versatile their use was for Volkswagen. Both blocks were used with variety of different internals, cylinder heads, and even were used for both gas and diesel configurations. The most noticeable difference between the 058 and […]

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  4. March 9, 2019

    APR 20×9″ A01 Flow Formed Wheels Now Available!

    The APR A01 Flow Formed Wheels are manufactured using the latest strengthening and weight savings techniques to provide an attractive solution ready for the street and track. This race inspired wheel design features a curved 5-spoke Y design with a deep outer rim inlay, and weight saving spoke pockets. The A01 is the perfect wheel […]

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  5. March 4, 2019

    APR MK6 GTI Catback Exhaust

    The APR Catback Exhaust System personalizes your vehicle’s looks, sound and performance. Beautifully hand-crafted T304-stainless-steel components adorn the system with stunning TIG-welding throughout. Our straight-through brushed-finished muffler smooths the exhaust note to a deep growl, without adding restrictions, rasp or drone. Strong high-quality bracketry and OEM-style clamps hold the system steadily in place, making the […]

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  6. February 12, 2019

    APR Valentine’s Day Sale

    From February 8th to February 24th select APR MQB platform 1.8T/2.0T software and hardware is on sale for 10% off! APR ECU / TCU Upgrades 1.8 TSI EA888.3 (IS12) – MK7 Golf / Sportwagen / Alltrack & MK3 A3 2.0 TSI EA888.3 (IS20) – MK7 Golf GTI, Atlas & MK3 A3 / TT 2.0 TSI […]

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  7. April 18, 2018

    VW/Audi EA888 Gen 3 (MQB/MLB) Engines Explained

    So the new VW/Audi EA888 Gen 3 motor has been out for quite some time, but I still get questions on what is new with this engine. I will try and address as many of these as possible. However, a good starting point is understanding the evolution of the 2.0T engines and where we are […]

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  8. March 23, 2018

    APR Shift Into Spring Sale – March 22nd to April 15th

    It’s spring and that means it’s time to get out and enjoy your car. We’ll help you do that by taking 10% off all of our ECU and TCU Upgrades¹! As an added bonus, we’ll give you 20% off our TCU Upgrade if you purchase the ECU and TCU on the same day! Take advantage […]

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  9. November 18, 2016

    Settlement Approved: The Volkswagen Diesel Emissions Scandal

    Last month, a settlement between Volkswagen and the hundreds of thousands of vehicle owners of high emissions diesel cars was approved by a federal judge.  Volkswagen has admitted to their error, and they are prepared to spend up to $10 billion dollars to fix and compensate owners or buy back the cars.  Within the American auto […]

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  10. August 9, 2013

    What’s the difference between FSI and TSI?

    There have been some questions between the differences between the VW/Audi 2.0 liter FSI and TSI engines.  I will try and highlight the differences between them to help you understand the evolution of the TSI powerplant from the TSI.  I won’t be covering every difference, but I will try to go over the most significant […]

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