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Engineering Update: Alpha Mercedes 5.5L AMG Biturbo Carbon Fiber Intake System

Great progress is being made with the Alpha Performance Mercedes 5.5L AMG Biturbo Carbon Fiber Intake System! Maybe you haven’t been following this particular Alpha project, so to bring you up to speed, it began when our engineers observed and determined a number of obstructions and inefficiencies with the stock air box and intake routing on the Mercedes 5.5L Biturbo E63 & CLS AMGs. Even on a completely stock Mercedes 5.5L Biturbo vehicle, the intake design proved to be a hindrance to power production. When upgrading your 5.5L Biturbo Mercedes with tune, or exhaust system and tune, a better intake system becomes an even greater necessity since your engine will need more air to produce higher levels of horsepower and torque.

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Alpha Knuckle Conversion for 15″ Drag Wheels/Tires Now Available!

Looking to run a larger sidewall 15″ drag radial or slick on your high horsepower R35 GT-R but don’t want to alter the pick-up points throwing off the factory suspension geometry? Our Alpha Knuckle Conversion Kit coupled with our new 15″ Drag wheel and tire packages are exactly what you are looking for. These are the same components we use on our shop car Alpha Omega, the quickest and fastest R35 GT-R in the world, for half-mile/roll racing and drag strip duty.

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2012 E63 AMG Alpha ECU Tune Review: Gains 146HP & 295 ft-lbs Torque!

Why Settle For Generic ECU Tuning Solutions With Mediocre Results?

At Alpha Performance, we calibrate your ECU with a level of expertise that most others simply do not possess. Making finely tuned adjustments to cam timing, fueling, ignition timing, load control, throttle mapping and boost with a real focus on the overall effect to the driving experience, instead of just loading in a canned tune that is commercially available.

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Four Alpha GT-R Performance Upgrades You Can Do This Winter

We know there’s a fair number of GT-R owners only interested in bolt-on upgrades for their R35 GT-R. Let’s face it, not everyone wants the power of an Alpha 9 GT-R or higher model Alpha package. Here are four Alpha bolt-on upgrades you can do over the winter to improve the performance and overall quality of your GT-R. What’s even better – these parts can be retained if you choose to upgrade to a fully-built Alpha 9 GT-R later on down the road!

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Alpha Omega Resets the GT-R 1/4 Mile Record!

On the heels of our win at the Texas Speed Syndicate (TSS) Texas Invitational (TI) event, we decided to make the most of our 1,000+ mile trip to Texas. The tracks in Chicago had already starting degrading with the cooler weather. The opportunity to run at a well prepped track in Texas might be the last chance we would get to turn Omega loose. After a quick phone call to TSS president Amar Sood we had our chance. Amar made arrangements with Royal Purple Raceway in Baytown Texas on Monday October 6th.

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