Category Archives: Products We Love

Vi-PEC Plug & Play ECUs for 2001-2005 Mini Cooper S (R53) are here!

Vi-PEC has been building some incredible plug & play ECUs of late. Their newest is for the 2001-2005 Mini Cooper S, a car that Apex is very familiar with.  We worked on our first Vi-PEC-Mini installation with Jan from Revolution … Continue reading

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How Injector Technology and the Right Suppliers Make for a Better Tune

A new generation of fuel injectors has significantly changed engine tuning. These injectors are more consistent & predictable than ever, and they provide big improvements in idle quality, driveability and power. Still, a lot of people continue to buy old … Continue reading

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Vi-PEC Releases Plug & Play for E36 BMW M50TUB25 – Now with Digital Knock Control!

We’re become big fans of the Vi-PEC line of ECUs.  Our own Tim Whitteridge runs a plug & play on his EVO9.  We’ve put some in the hands of high-end engine builders who have been very impressed with the features … Continue reading

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MOTEC RaceGrade Motorsports Keypads – more of our favorite products of PRI 2012

Switch Panels are usually a lot of work to make, but now there’s a new product that is truly revolutionary.  For 2012, MOTEC USA has introduced the RaceGrade Motorsports Keypads, which bring excellent functionality for any custom or race car … Continue reading

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MOTEC CDL3 Dash/Logger – Apex’s favorite products 2012

MOTEC’s new CDL3 dash is a well thought-out entry-level data logger/dash display, making it one of my favorite new products for 2012. It bridges the gap between lower-end units and MOTEC’s current model line perfectly and keeps a lot of … Continue reading

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Unveiling of the Newest Singer Porsche

Its been a long few weeks for Apex’s Tim Whitteridge, point-man for the Singer Porsche project.  He’s been re-engineering the 25 year old Porsche 964 electrical system to provide modern levels of functionality and reliability – a task which involves … Continue reading

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Apex Speed Technology & E30 BMW M3s

Apex Speed Technology is just finishing its 10th S14/E30 M3 engine management system kit, and we’re very proud of their success.   We’ve done cars with Pectel, MOTEC & Vi-PEC ECUs, with everything to the stock distributor on a nearly … Continue reading

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Vi-PEC ECUs 2011 – Apex Reports from SEMA

Apex is not new to Vi-PEC at all, having used them in some demanding, high-end andcustom applications.  One of our first customers was Formula 1, Indycar and NASCAR legend Dan Gurney, who used one to control his personal Alligator motorcycle.  … Continue reading

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AEM Infinity ECU Preview- Apex reports from SEMA 2011

I just got back from the SEMA show, where we met with some of our favorite suppliers and saw their new products for 2012.  One of the most interesting is the AEM Infinity ECU.  Apex is arranging a test in … Continue reading

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Evaluating Tires/Suspension with Ruggedized HD Video

Here at Apex Speed Technology, we’ve spent a lot of time evaluating different ways of collecting data.  As much as electronic data recorders make sense, for some things nothing beats good ‘ol video.  Thanks for advances in resolution, compactness and … Continue reading

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