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APR DQ381 7-Speed DSG and S Tronic TCU Upgrade

APR is pleased to present the ultimate Transmission Control Unit (TCU) Upgrade for the DQ381 7-Speed DSG / S-Tronic Transmission! APR’s TCU Upgrade dramatically improves upon the DQ381 transmission’s function, drivability, and performance through a myriad of enhancement and custom features. Normal daily driving is smoother as we’ve improved upon the normal quirks and complaints […]

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APR 2.5 TFSI EVO Turbocharger Inlet and Intake System

The APR Turbocharger Inlet System outflows the factory components by up to 45%, and jumps to 60% when adding the APR Intake Filter. This is firstly achieved through elimination of the most critical restriction in the entire intake system, the turbocharger inlet pipe. Because of this restriction, no intake airbox / filter design can physically […]

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Version 2.5 Now Available for the 2.0 TSI as Found in the MK6 GTI and Similar Vehicles

We are pleased to announce an update for the MK6 GTI 2.0 TSI and similar platform vehicles. This update addresses user feedback on DSG shift quality and a low RPM boost oscillation. The update is available at Alex’s Autohaus today, and is available as version 2.5 for Stage 1, Stage 1+ and Stage 2 ECU […]

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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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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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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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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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BMW’s and Audi’s Direct Injected Engines: The Issue of Carbon Buildup

BMW and Audi owners should beware of a specific engine issue. Over the last several years, the auto industry has made the transition from port fuel delivery to direct injected engines, but that has come with it’s own issues, particularly with carbon build up.  Direct injection is when a controlled amount of fuel is precisely sprayed […]

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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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Nationwide Warranty 3 year, 36,000 mile

Alex’s Autohaus offers all customers the Bosch and Tech-Net Peace of Mind Nationwide Warranty. The 36 month/36,000 mile warranty is honored at over 10,000 service centers across the country. Our 36,000 mile warranty is the best in the business!

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