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Karl’s APR “Stage 3+” Audi RS4

Posted on March 31, 2014 – 9:00 am

Karl already brought us his Audi (B7) RS4 once to have an APR “Stage 3″ supercharger kit installed. But when APR recently released their new “Stage 3+” kit featuring a bigger (Eaton TVS1740) blower, Karl had to have it! So, back “under the knife” his RS4 went for yet another heart transplant as we pulled out the not-even-year-old “Stage 3″ (Eaton TVS1320) supercharger, transforming this car again but from monster to BEAST!

The APR Stage III+ TVS1740 Supercharger System fills the void by adding an average of roughly 40% more horsepower and torque across the entire power band. The results are nothing short of amazing; taking the RS4 from 414 horsepower stock to 626 horsepower on pump fuel and 688 on race fuel without breaking a sweat! With more than 500 FT-LBS on tap thanks to the TVS1740’s positive displacement supercharger expect instant acceleration with absolutely no lag commonly associated with other forms of forced induction.

To better handle this new found power we looked to Southbend Performance who sent us a “Stage 3 Endurance” kit from their DXD Racing Clutch product line, rated to handle torque levels upwards of 665 ft/lb. And since Karl is consistently putting his RS4 through its paces on the track, new SPC X-Axis control bushings were installed to help remove any deflection and movement within the previously installed SPC adjustable control arms.

Fulfilling both daily driving as well as weekend track duties for Karl, it was important to maintain reliability and drive-ability. We have no doubt this RS4 will perform and exceed Karl’s expectations. APR is consistent by providing the best of both worlds offering quality and performance without compromise. When you’re ready to take your Audi RS4 to that next level, don’t hesitate to bring it to Achtuning – your Pacific Northwest #1 resource for all things APR!!


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COMING SOON for VW (Mk6) Golf R owners!!

Posted on March 21, 2014 – 2:02 pm

Volkswagen (Mk6) Golf R owners can now rejoice with the soon-to-be-released, latest and greatest from Achtuning! This is our first prototype piece fitted to the Achtuning Golf R’s front bumper and will be put to the test this weekend for Son of QuattroFest out at The Ridge Motorsport Park. Come out and see us or stay tuned here to see more about what we have coming for you Golf R owners!!


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QuattroWorld.com’s Audi RS4 on 19×10″ Hartmann HP-310s

Posted on February 18, 2014 – 11:00 am

The Audi (B5) RS4′s factory widebody allows for an aggressive wheel fitment. While the Hartmann Wheel line-up likes to boast a sportier fitment over the factory inspired options, wheel width is somewhat limited from the Audi fitment Hartmann Wheel selection. However, H&R wheel adapters allow us to step out of the proverbial box and run wheels we would otherwise throw on the back of a Porsche 911 – 19×10″ Hartmann HP-310 Wheels.

The wheels are wrapped with 275/35 rubber while 20mm front and 30mm rear H&R wheel adapters allow the wheels to fit snug beneath those wide arches. There’s room to come out a bit more up front (with say, a 25mm adapter) but it was probably best to play it safe and not test fate by allowing tires to come into contact with obsolete fenders. What do you think of the new look on QuattroWorld.com’s Audi RS4?


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AKG Subframe Reinforcement Plates For BMW (E36/46) 3-Series

Posted on February 4, 2014 – 8:00 am

AKG Motorsport subframe reinforcement plates are available right here at Achtuning!  In fact, we’re installing a set on Rob’s BMW E46 M3 today. Stress cracks in this M3′s body are the unfortunate result of the rear subframe design that bolts it right into thin sheet metal and is a common problem for E36 (non M)/E46 3-series BMWs, especially when they get put through their paces. Our technician spotted the stress crack and brought it to Rob’s attention while it was here for a new oil level sender a couple of weeks ago.

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Concerned about your E36 (non M) or E46 and how its shell has held up over time? Call us at ACHTUNING (425-895-0000) and schedule an inspection!


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General Maintenance Services Available At Achtuning

Posted on January 21, 2014 – 9:00 am

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If you haven’t already heard, Achtuning is now offering vehicle service and maintenance in addition to the installation of the many performance products offered.  Our factory trained technicians are ready to help get you back on the road.  Give us a call and schedule your next vehicle service appointment – 425-895-0000! Labor discounts available for Active Duty Military personnel, (ACNA) Audi Club North America, (BMW CCA) BMW Car Club of America, and (PCA) Porsche Club of America members!!


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Happy New Year!

Posted on December 31, 2013 – 12:00 am

On behalf of the entire team at ACHTUN!NG, we wish you all a Happy New Year!

Achtuning will close at Noon, New Year’s Eve, and reopen first thing at 9am on Thursday, January 2nd. See you all in 2014!


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NWMOTIV.com Toys For Tots Event A Success!

Posted on December 14, 2013 – 9:00 pm

The NWMOTIV.com Winter Toy Drive & Meet hosted here at the NEW Achtuning was a great success!  We thank everyone involved in getting car enthusiasts of all makes and models out for a great cause.  Toys For Tots took with them over 380 toys and $450 of cash donations!!  It was also a great pleasure to see the public debut of Meguri Ai, Seattle’s first Rauh Welt Begriff Porsche 911!!  She rolled in on H&R RSS coil-overs we sourced for the project a few months back and she certainly stole the show!  DJ Michael Beck had a fantastic selection of beats throughout the day, amazing food was available from Sam Choy’s Poke To The Max food truck, and free energy drinks were being handed out by the Monster Energy crew.  Thanks again to everyone for their support.  We hope you enjoyed your time and we look forward to seeing you all again here at the NEW Achtuning!!

      


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NWMOTIV.com Winter Toy Drive & Meet

Posted on December 5, 2013 – 2:52 pm

Winter Toy Drive and Meet 2013 benefiting Toys for Tots
- Brought to you by ACHTUNING and NWMOTIV.com

Music provided by DJ Michael Beck
Food available from Sam Choy’s Poke to the Max!
http://www.samchoyspoke.com/

Location:
ACHTUNING
14540 NE 91st St., Redmond, Washington 98052

Date: Saturday, December 14th
Time: 11am – 4pm

(click the image above to be directed to the official event page on Facebook)

NWMotiv.com presents the 2013 Winter Toy Drive & Meet event being hosted at the NEW Achtuning! We’d like you to join us for an afternoon of gift-giving and car-loving for a great cause. Please bring unwrapped toys and/or check/cash donations between 11am and 4pm Saturday the 14th at our new location in Redmond. Music, food and friendly faces will be on hand to accept your donations along with service members from the United States Marines, courtesy of Toys for Tots.

Thank you in advance for your participation and we hope to see everyone there!


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Achtuning and RWB Seattle

Posted on November 15, 2013 – 11:10 am

By now, the Rauh Welt Begriff (RWB) name has spread world-wide and we’d trust most of our followers have at least seen if not heard of an RWB Porsche 911. Akira Nakai of Chiba – suburb of Tokyo, Japan, is the “legend” behind the RWB name and world-wide traveler who creates, shapes, and molds these projects for Porsche owners daring enough to cut up a perfectly good 930, 964, or 993 Porsche 911 and take it to extreme levels.  We’ll spare you the history lesson as you can find a lot about the RWB builds online and immerse yourself in hours of entertainment and information if you haven’t already.  This is what we’re really excited about…

Achtuning has been given the honor and opportunity to play part in the first RWB Seattle build by supplying it’s owner with performance enhancements he’ll need to toss his RWB Porsche, named “Meguri Ai” by Nakai-san himself, around our local tracks! StopTech “Trophy” Big Brake calipers will find themselves behind a set of ridiculously deep-dished Work wheels while H&R RSS coil-overs with complimenting swaybars and Tarett Engineering adjustable end-links will keep things planted while the car is driven to it’s limits. We couldn’t be more excited about this very special, local project and eager to see Meguri Ai’s debut. Stay tuned!!


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Audi SQ5 On 20″ Hartmann HRS6-204-MA For Winter

Posted on October 28, 2013 – 9:53 am

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Shortly after taking delivery of their new brand new Audi SQ5, the Conner’s rolled in from Yakima to pick up a set of 20″ Hartmann HRS6-204-MA (matte-anthracite) wheels to run this Winter.  The HRS6-204 is one of many options we have available for SQ5 owners looking for alternative Winter wheel options.  Give us a call and let us set you up with the ride look this Winter for your Audi SQ5!


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