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Direct injection: more and more new cars are turning to this new technology in order to reach better emissions, fuel efficiency, and more performance. This method of fuel injection precisely delivers fuel directly into the cylinder just before the moment of combustion. The potential loss that was once a factor with “on valve” or “intake manifold” injections is greatly negated with direct injection. With all the benefits of direct injection, its easy to see why this technology will soon become the standard delivery method for internal combustion vehicles. There is; however, a dark side to this wonderful, new technology. (to learn more about direct injection, check out here)

Recently, a customer came in with their relatively new 2013 Nissan GT-R. Typically, an exhaust system is one of the very first modifications that most GT-R owners make to their vehicle; however, this summer we had treated his car to a full race mid-pipe and tune. Not quite satisfied with the noise his toy was making powering around the streets of Naperville, he came across a deal on a gently used HKS Legamax exhaust. After pondering if it would be worth the hassle of installing it over the pretty efficient and down right stout, stock exhaust, he headed over here and we got to work.