IPD: Softloader Tune Beta Version Available as Customer Loaner

Get Ready To Cut The Cable For the last few years ipd has been working on our next generation wireless softloader which has led to the creation of our sister company Gluon. While the retail version of this groundbreaking Gluon device is still pending, we do have a handful of beta versions which we have […]

Monster Bolt-On Turbo in Prototype Phase

Fast Friday Volvo Performance and Tuning

The first version of the prototype kit (above) featured just the basics. Oil and water lines made with the highest quality components I could find, and the necessary gaskets and flanges. Work began on the installation and the kit was tweaked and expanded.

Fuel Cutoff w/ Stock ECU + MBC

Click through for a video example of the Volvo ECU cutting fuel after the parameters go off the map. Now that ambient air temperatures are very low, 9°F (-12°C), the air-fuel mixture is so dense that it’s going off the ECU’s map, and my Volvo’s computer is shutting down the party. It happens at low speeds […]

Chip Tune vs. Manual Boost Controller

Fast Friday Volvo Performance and Tuning

I shot an email over to my favorite Volvo speed genius Lucky, of Active Research & Development, formerly of iPD, MVS sponsor. He was happy to give his thoughts on the question Chip or Manual Boost Controller? Now, I know what you’re thinking: he runs a chip tune company! Of course he’ll favor chips! Yes […]

ARD Green Review

Same MPGs, but with more aggressive driving. If you do this, realize that getting on the highway will be a blast, and still faster than it needs to be on the highway, but not as great if you were to go with an 18/19t and [ARD] blue. (no experience with this).