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Imagine a world where you couldn’t simply add more power to improve performance. You were stuck with what you have. What could you do to make your vehicle quicker? Higher grip tires and a suspension that keeps your tire planted to the ground will help, but the addition of the right aftermarket LSD will make your car quicker in both a straight line and around the corners without the cost and maintenance required with the former options. In fact, you may get down the quarter-mile a half-second quicker or around your local road course two-seconds quicker by simply upgrading the…

Choosing the best rollover protection is a daunting task. There are many different types of roll cage sbuilt for different levels of competition and performance. The first item to consider is whether or not you must meet the requirements of a sanctioning body and receive their stamp of approval. Then, factor in the safety and performance benefits, how these items align with your goals, and finally your budget. If you have any specific questions, send us a message at: inbox@hardmediainc.com. AGI Roll Cages AGI Precision Roll Cages builds and engineers its roll cages to stringent quality standards to meet with…

Wastegates are the mechanical devices that keep your turbocharged engine in check. Based on the strength of the pressure signal it receives, a wastegate lifts its valve to relieve exhaust flow away from the turbine inlet of the turbocharger. This allows a wastegated turbocharger system to set a target boost pressure below the level that would be realized if the tturbo system had no wastegate. Text by Michael Ferrara // Photos by Jun Chen NO WASTEGATE A number of turbocharged diesel engines (especially those used in marine applications) do not incorporate a wastegate. As a result, the specifications of the…