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THE WINNING PERFORMANCE OF APR

APR is one of the leading names in performance, and they prove it time and time again where it matters most: on the track. The automotive engineering firm’s racing team, APR Motorsport, recently won at the Homestead Miami Speedway in a tight race that was neck-and-neck all the way through the checkered flag. APR driver Ryan Ellis made a hard charge on the last turn at Miami’s heralded race track to secure a victory for his team. His heroics on the track were powered by APR, and your car can too. Watch this video to see how the race unfolded down the stretch. If you want the best for your car, visit a performance tuning shop in San Jose that is an authorized APR dealer. In the Bay Area, your source for European performance tuning and automotive repair is Precision Motorworks. Call them to learn how APR performance parts can take your vehicle to the next level

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THE ESSENTIALS OF MAINTAINING YOUR BMW

THE ESSENTIALS OF MAINTAINING YOUR BMW

Each and every BMW is a masterpiece of craftsmanship and a marvel of modern German engineering. However, that doesn’t mean a BMW can take care of itself. If you properly maintain your BMW, it will provide you with years of reliable performance that other makes and models can’t come close to. On the flip side, if you neglect your BMW it can develop problems and will likely spend more time in a German auto repair shop in San Jose than on the road. To help you avoid any such disruptions or expenses, here are some tips for maintaining your BMW. Follow BMW’s Recommended Maintenance Plan No matter the age or mileage of your BMW, sticking to the manufacturer’s recommended maintenance schedule will keep your vehicle in tip-top shape for years to come. If you’ve misplaced the owner’s manual, download a copy of yo ... read more

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EUROPEAN CAR CARE 101

EUROPEAN CAR CARE 101

European cars are recognized by drivers around the world for their superior quality, craftsmanship, and engineering. However, even the most high-end European sports car can be run into the ground without proper maintenance and care. If you drive an Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, or any other European car brand, here are some quick tips to keep your vehicle in great shape. First and foremost, be sure to stick to the manufacturer’s recommended maintenance schedule. European cars can have different service requirements and/or service intervals than domestic vehicles. For all of your automotive maintenance and repair needs, visit a shop in San Jose or Santa Clara that specializes in European car service. Technicians who have been trained to work on European cars provide the high quality service that your foreign-made car needs and deserves. If you are performing any DIY maintenance, check with a European auto ... read more

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WHAT APR PARTS ARE AVAILABLE FOR YOUR VOLKSWAGEN JETTA?

Looking for a German performance tuning shop in San Jose to take your Volkswagen Jetta to the next level? Then look for VW service facility that installs aftermarket performance parts manufactured by APR, one of the leading performance parts suppliers in the world. Here’s a look at some of the different kinds of performance parts and upgrades available for the VW Jetta through APR and your local German performance facility. ECU/TCU Upgrades APR offers the leading upgrades for your Jetta’s engine control unit (ECU) and transmission control unit (TCU). These upgrades are designed for optimum day-to-day drivability thanks to different drive mode characteristics that allow you to turn up the performance whenever and wherever you feel like it. If you’re serious about your car’s performance, you can also get APR Mobile installed on your smartphone or ... read more

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APR AND AUDI: SHATTERING PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS

The Audi B8 S4 is already one of the most powerful luxury sports sedans in the world—but that doesn’t mean it can’t get any better. APR’s engine control unit (ECU) upgrades are among the best horsepower-per-dollar modifications available for Audi’s 3.0 TFSI engine, especially when paired with other APR performance solutions such as the Supercharger Pulley Upgrade. Watch this video to see what an APR-tuned Audi B8 S4 is capable of on the track. If you drive an Audi, visit a performance tuning shop in San Jose and learn how APR performance solutions can take your ride to the next level. No matter what type of performance upgrades you want to make to your Audi, a German automotive services shop can provide you with the best parts and solutions to turn your sports car into a super car. In Santa Clara, Precision Motorworks is your APR authorized dealer specializing in Audi performance tuning, maintenance, and repair. For additional information ... read more

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TOP 3 REASONS TO DRIVE A EUROPEAN CAR

TOP 3 REASONS TO DRIVE A EUROPEAN CAR

American-made vehicles certainly have a longer standing in the world than those made by foreign automakers, but after pulling alongside the likes of Chevy and Ford in the mid-20 th century, European car makers have since pulled way ahead and are now the envy of serious car buyers around the world. If you’re debating the foreign vs. domestic question regarding your next car purchase, consider these top reasons to go with a European model. And if you already have a European car, these points might come in handy the next time you have a discussion with a fellow car enthusiast regarding the merits of a European vehicle. Unmatched Performance For starters, few American-made cars can match the performance of their European counterparts in virtually all segments. Whether you’re looking for a fuel-efficient coupe, a luxury sedan, or a high-performance roadster, you won’t regret your decision to go with a European brand once you open it up on ... read more

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WHAT IS PERFORMANCE TUNING

Although your European sports car may look track-ready on paper, many vehicles are “dialed back” by the manufacturer before they roll off the assembly line. Fortunately, performance tuning is a quick and easy way to get the acceleration, handling, and overall driving experience you desire. Tuning a modern luxury vehicle involves adjusting the car’s engine control unit (ECU) to fine-tune things like fuel/air mix ratio, combusting timing, and gear shift points. Performance tuning might also involve upgrading engine components and other car parts to increase horsepower, throttle up torque, and improve handling. If you want to take your ride to the next level, visit a performance tuning shop in San Jose that specializes in European automotive service. For the best results, look for a performance tuning shop that is an authorized APR dealer. APR is the world’s leading performance parts manufacturer and one of the premier ECU upgrade compa ... read more

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HOW APR PARTS CAN IMPROVE YOUR PORSCHE CAYENNE

The Porsche Cayenne sets the standard for all other high-performance luxury SUVs, including the likes of the BMW X5, Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe, and Infiniti QX70. If you drive a Cayenne you don’t need to be told about its sports car-like handling and performance, but you might be interested to learn how you can take your high-performance German SUV to the next level. A European performance tuning shop in San Jose can outfit your Cayenne with APR products that can improve your ride in more ways than one. Here’s a look at some of the top APR parts that can boost your Porsche Cayenne. ECU Upgrade APR has revolutionized “chip tuning” by developing new technology that goes above and beyond traditional engine control unit (ECU) upgrades. Any ECU upgrade can improve performance by leaning out the air fuel ration and advancing the timing, but APR’s proprietary data acquisition software captures as many as 30 variables to offer precise ... read more

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[INFOGRAPHIC] NEW BMWS FOR 2016

Nothing makes a first impression quite like a BMW, whether you opt for a luxury sedan, a sporty roadster, or an eco-friendly hybrid or electric vehicle. Long known for their commitment to innovation, BMW keeps up this reputation for their 2016 models. The BMW M3 is an icon in power and performance, and the 2016 model brings changes that only confirm the brand’s status. With sleeker LED headlights, available seven-speed dual-clutch transmission, and new color options, the 2016 M3 is poised to take over the track and the town. For eco-conscious drivers, the 2016 i3 uses renewable and recycled resources to take this electric vehicle to the next level. Take a look at this infographic from the experts in BMW service in San Jose to learn more about these exciting new 2016 models. Please share with your friends and fellow auto enthusiasts

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NOISES YOU DON'T WANT TO HEAR FROM YOUR BRAKES

For the sake of your vehicle and your own safety, it's important that you take good care of your brakes. If your brakes start making an unusual sound, take your vehicle to an auto mechanic sooner rather than later. This video from Angie's List discusses a few common brake sounds that are cause for concern. If you hear a high-pitched squeal that goes away when you're applying the brakes, it's time to get your brakes checked. If you ignore that warning, you may hear a nasty grinding sound, which means your brake pads have worn all the way through. If your vehicle is making any unusual sounds at all, have the San Jose auto mechanics at Precision Motorworks take a look

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