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COVID-19 Updates

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COVID-19 Updates

Performance Improvements is OPEN for Deliveries We know that everyone doing the right thing and staying home has parts they need to complete their projects. That is why we are re-opening our online store. Our staff will be available during the week for phone-in and email help from Monday to Friday, but our showrooms remain closed. We will process all orders from our Toronto warehouse for shipping. We are working towards curbside pick up and hope to have it available SOON!   NEW PHONE HOURS (for now) Monday 10 am - 5 pm  Tuesday 10 am - 5 pm Wednesday 10 am - 5 pm Thursday 10...

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Stay in the Garage - We'll Ship to You

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Stay in the Garage - We'll Ship to You

  Doors Closed - Open Online DOORS ARE LOCKED BUT WE'RE STILL HERE FOR YOU While our showrooms are closed to customers, we are still available to help you. For questions about new or outstanding orders at your local store, please call or email the store directly and we will do our best to answer your questions.   Toronto • (416) 259-9656 • 01@performanceimprovements.com Barrie • (705) 735-1274 •  06@performanceimprovements.com Oshawa • (905) 725-3533 •  07@performanceimprovements.com Hamilton • (905) 574-6940 • 08@performanceimprovements.com   DON'T SEE WHAT YOU'RE LOOKING FOR ONLINE? Just contact us and we'll do our best to help you out. We have...

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Are Licence Plate Covers Illegal?

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Illegal licence plate covers? Is the OPP cracking down on car owners who use license plate covers? The law is clear, sort of – licence plate covers are NOT illegal, but you could still get a ticket if you have one.  LICENCE PLATE COVER LAW Section 13 (2) of the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) indicates that every number plate shall not be obstructed and must be plainly visible at all times. Number plate to be kept clean(2) Every number plate shall be kept free from dirt and obstruction and shall be affixed so that the entire number plate, including the numbers, is plainly...

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Edlebrock’s Pro-Flo 4 EFI System Dyno Tested On A Junkyard LS

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Edlebrock’s Pro-Flo 4 EFI System Dyno Tested On A Junkyard LS

Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) is not a new concept in the automotive industry. American Motors Corporation (AMC) designed the first commercial EFI system, called the Electrojector. This system was developed by Bendix back in 1957. Since that time, fuel injection has gained popularity as it increases an engine’s efficiency as well as drivability. It’s impossible to find anything but fuel injection on modern cars these days. Over the years, enthusiasts have figured out ways to utilize factory EFI systems and adapt them over to fit their needs. The problem with this method includes wiring nightmares, tuning issues, lack of support,...

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Does Fitech EFI need a return line?

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Does Fitech EFI need a return line?

Does FiTech EFI need a return line? You NEED a return regardless with an inline pump fuel system. It comes down to if you are returning from a remote mount regulator or from the built on regulator.     I have a return line on my mechanical fuel pump, can I use a tee and connect the command center vent to this line? Do not tee them together. One is a vent and the other is a fuel return line. If you replace your mechanical pump with one that does not have a return line you can then use this...

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