Monthly Archives: July 2011

Electric Motorcycle Customer Mission Motors DOMINATES Laguna Seca, featuring Pi Omega dash and Pectel SQ6 ECU

Congratulations to Mission Motors and Steve Rapp for their record-breaking and dominating performance at Laguna Seca! Mission smashed the previous electric-bike lap record by nearly 10 seconds, turning laps in in the low 1:31’s – which by the way is … Continue reading

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Using Knock Listening Devices Part 1: Listen To Your Motor

I’ve spent a lot of time in labs and on dynos, trying to understand the relationship between what you see in recorded data and the performance of an engine.   To me, the difference between a tuner and a calibrator is … Continue reading

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Car Planet Racing’s E92 M3 with Pectel SQ6 ECU by Apex Speed Technology

Car Planet Racing in Cheshire, England was facing the same problem as so many of our customers – how do we turn an OBD-II chassis into a full race car without sacrificing engine functionality?  They had an E92 BMW M3 … Continue reading

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Microtec Plug & Play equipped Ducati 996/ST3 “Pantera”

About a year ago, a gentleman named Rex from San Diego emailed me to discuss a motorcycle project he was working on.  He was talking about putting a 3-valve, air-cooled Ducati ST3 motor in a 996 chassis.  As a Ducati … Continue reading

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BMW S54 SQ6 Customer Testimonial – Mark Marquis

Very nice testimonial from one of our BMW Swap Kit customers, as posted on bimmerboost forums.  Thanks Mark! “As you may notice from my sig pic I’m the proud owner of the S54 E36 which recently received a transplant that … Continue reading

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Benefits of Individual Cylinder Tuning

Last week we spent time on the dyno with a couple of motorcycle projects that strongly demonstrated the benefits of individual cylinder tuning. The first one was a high-compression, high-revving small displacement 4 cylinder engine. The second was a 2 … Continue reading

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Apex Speed Technology is Hiring Co-op/Interns!

Motorsports Electronics Co-Ops/Interns.  Engineering & Business/Marketing. The Engineering applicant will be responsible for making sure projects move forward by being involved in System Designs and Builds, as well as some general shop duties. The initial job of the trainee will … Continue reading

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