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The Truth About the Magnuson Moss Warranty Act

We thought it was about time that someone told you the truth about the Magnuson Moss Warranty Act. While we are all constantly shouting in the aftermarket community that this historical act protects your warranty when you're installing aftermarket parts, we did a bit of research, might have consulted a lawyer or three, and it turns out that in some cases it could be complicated. While a step bar won't void your warranty, for instance, adding NOS very well may. Read on to learn the nuance of this act and how far it goes towards protecting your warranty and vehicle when you add on most aftermarket parts.
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Paint FAQ

Ever have trouble understanding all the terminology around colors and paints in the aftermarket industry? Matte black? Semi-gloss sheen? Satin? What do these terms really even mean?

In this Paint FAQ we give you some examples and explain what the terms all mean, as well as why it is hard to tell from a still image exactly how something might look or shine out in the daylight. Let's dive into all the details of paint colors and sheens in this FAQ.

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DiabloSport Predator 2 Review

Whether you're an old school tuning pro or just getting into ECU programming, the Predator 2 from DiabloSport has a lot to offer. With the capabilities to do everything from pre-loaded tunes to custom tuning, plus disabling AFM and MDS, the Predator 2 is a powerful and well priced option to make your vehicle drive the way you want.

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Exhaustive Series #3: Exhaust Configuration & Materials

You know the parts; you've seen the systems. Let's put 'em all together.

The final leg of the journey: now that you're educated about exhaust systems, you need to know how you want to configure your new system and what materials are best for your truck. We'll put it all together in this final article.

We cover additional considerations such as materials and dual exhaust options plus headers and even X-Pipes vs H-pipes. But likely the most important part of this particular option is the True Max Pipe Diameter Chart. If you want to really get the most power out of your engine, this might be the most important part of the read. Check it out before you get an exhaust pipe that is just too big (or too small).

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Exhaustive Series #2: Performance Exhaust Systems

Already know all the parts in your exhaust? Looking to pick a complete exhaust system, but you want to understand which one is right for you? We break down all the different exhaust systems typically for sale for trucks and Jeeps in this blog post. Do you need a complete Header Back system? What about an Axle Back? What's the difference really between Cat-Back Systems and Turbo Back Systems? Let us simplify the jargon in this 2nd part of our Exhaustive Series on Exhausts!
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Exhaustive Series #1: Exhaust 101--Da Parts

A Beginner's Guide to Everything Exhaust

Considering upgrading your Exhaust? A number of truck enthusiasts choose to start here and for good reason. You can improve everything from your horsepower to your fuel economy (well, sorta) by upgrading your Exhaust system. But first, it may be important to know what all these parts even do. In this piece, we break down the individual parts you may already be looking to upgrade in your exhaust system, talking a little about what each part does and why it is important and why it might need replaced or upgraded. Already know that stuff? Check out Part 2 in the Series: Performance Exhaust Systems.

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Edge Stage 1 Kit Review

A great place to start your aftermarket journey, the Edge Stage 1 Kit includes a Jammer Cold Air Intake with a Dry or Pre-Oiled Air Filter and an Evolution Tuner, the CTS2 or CS2 Programmer. This start kit helps to unlock the maximum amount of horsepower and torque from your engine via one easy to install and use kit that has some of the most popular items to upgrade your vehicle. Right out the gate, our number one upgrade recommendations are get a tuner and get a cold air intake. Edge has made the process simple, and included a great tuner / intake combo designed to work in tandem. But that's not enough. Let us show you just why we highly recommend the Stage 1 Kit from Edge as your first upgrade to your new truck in this full, in-depth Midwest Aftermarket review.
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Pedal Commander Bluetooth Edition Review

If you are looking to alter your vehicle's throttle response in any way, the Pedal Commander is a great option to consider. Not only does it come with 4 separate settings, but each can be adjusted to plus or minus 4, giving you some great nuance of control. Designed to make your vehicle accelerate in a comfortable way, we always think of these kinds of devices as making adjustments to make the way the pedal behaves closer to the way you want it to, if that makes sense. If you ever wanted your accelerator to be more touchy or less, the Pedal Commander can do that. And now the new Bluetooth Edition has a free App on IOS and Android that has some great added features and settings. This is a great time to get yourself a Pedal Commander Bluetooth Edition. But first, read the full review here.
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The Pulsar Performance Module Review

Imagine that you could turn off MDS and have 4 levels of modifications to your Dodge Ram all without doing a ECU swap. The Pulsar has done it. This ECU Module plugs into your ECU under the hood and modifies the way your vehicle handles. This bad boy works as a sort of tuner mets throttle response, and comes with 8 presets, covering original Stock settings, a setting to improve Fuel Economy, one for Towing, and of course a sweet Performance mode. A true game changing product, we're going to review right here, right now!
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Auto Tuning: Beginner's Guide to Performance Programmers for your Truck

Always wanted to try out programming or tuning your vehicle, but never really knew where to start? We've got you covered in this blog post all about Auto Tuning... er, we mean Tuning your Automobile, just to avoid any confusion there. We walk you through what tuning is, how it works, and the various different kinds of devices out on the market designed to unlock your engine's power and even just make minor adjustments here and there to change how your truck handles or accelerates. A must read article if you're interested in tuning but a little intimidated about all the jargon. Deactivate your AFM today via an OBD2 port installed Tuner and add tons of HP and TQ while you're at it. Okay, we see how the jargon can be confusing. Let's demystify these acronyms stat!
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Diode Dynamics SL1 LED Headlights

Looking to upgrade your Headlights? You've gotta check out these sweet LED Headlights from Diode Dynamics. Not only are they super bright, but they are designed to last the life of your vehicle. And did we mention they are mad right here in the US? Yes. Yes, they are. Let's give you a full review of these sweet new LED headlights that are easy to install bulb replacements. In other words, no cutting at all.
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LOMAX: A Stellar Lightweight Hard Tri-FoldTonneau Cover

Superior Hard Tri-Fold Tonneau Cover When customers come looking for a low profile truck bed cover that is tri-folding, durable, yet lightweight, we immediately think of Agri-Cover and their Access LOMAX. And while the many distinct features make this product...

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