Direction-Plus PreLine – how it works

Jump on any facebook group or forum and at some point, you will hear someone ask about an additional fuel filter.  Power Curve Performance requires a system that is also able to work alongside our engine performance upgrades.  Setting a standard of performance is not just a fast car it is a vehicle that consistently performs. For this reason, we use Direction-Plus PreLine - how it works and an explanation of the dual layer media that is at the heart of why it is so effective separating water.   In the early years of mechanics, a technician is educated about the components of diesel and its tendency to attract water.  Additionally, many Power Curve Performance clients are looking to upgrade or create reliability...

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200 Series loses power on the beach

200 series loses power on the beach, Double island, sunshine coast, dyno tune, 200 series land cruiser, Power Curve Performance

Sunday afternoon at the shop doing a bit of painting and expansion when we noticed a facebook message from our customer Troy. Having spent the day at double island on his way back his 200 Series loses power on the beach.  A sure way to wreck a great day of sand and sun on what had been a summery spring day on the Sunshine Coast.  As we were at the shop anyway we invited Troy to drop his 200 series off a little earlier than his Thursday booking.  Thursday Troys 200 series Land Cruiser was booked in for rear Superior control arms. Cause of 200 Series loses power on the beach Initially, it felt like the drivers' side turbo was the cause...

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79 Series Coil Conversion

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Brand new off the show room floor. 79 Series Land cruiser into the Power Curve Performance work shop for a Superior Engineering Coil Conversion and 2" Suspension kit. Convert your leaf sprung Landcruiser 79 Series Dual Cab to a more compliant ride and better handling both on and offroad with one of our Superior Engineering Coil Conversion Kits, designed, tested and manufactured in Brisbane to suit all Australian conditions. The kit is supplied with everything you need to convert your vehicle from leaves to coils, all brackets , mounts ,coils, shocks, control arms, brake lines as well. The NCOP VSB pre-approval paperwork is also supplied, so you can legally have the Coil suspension fitted and approved on your vehicle. The...

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2x V8 79 Series Landcruisers

x2 V8 79 Series Landcruiser ECU Tune, Power Curve Performance

2x V8 79 Series Landcruisers in for ECU Tunes, 4terrain clutch, Catch can and de soots. Two separate vehicles from South Brisbane, Toowoomba and Ipswich.  Both in today for a power and performance upgrade with the team.  A picture tells a 1000 words so lets see what kind of picture we can paint on these two vehicles. 4Terrain Clutch PROTECT YOUR DIESEL ENGINE AGAINST COSTLY OIL & SOOT CONTAMINATION Direction Plus ProVent oil separator kits protect your modern diesel engine by substantially reducing the amount of oil entering the engine from blow-by gas in the crankcase ventilation system. By not fitting a Direction Plus ProVent system, it is likely that your engine will experience a progressive reduction in performance. Direction Plus ProVent...

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Hilux Winch install

hilux, winch, power curve performance

Andrew has been a long term customer of Power Curve Performance and recently purchased a new winch for his Hilux.  Currently experiencing some medical issues Andrew is unable to install the winch he purchased.  Power Curve Performance confidently is able to assist with Andrews job.  Superior Engineering and Power Curve Performance are working together to provide the Sunshine Coast with a one stop 4x4 upgrade and service centre.  A Hilux winch install is a great asset.  If your planning a little weekend fun with your mates or headed out on a trip a winch can get you out of an embarrassing situation. Winch options WARN® M15000 Enough capacity for the heaviest loads A heavy-duty 15,000 lb. capacity winch with a 4.6hp series...

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Easy tow Toyota Hilux

Easy tow Toyota Hilux, ECU tune, Power Curve Performance

Mark and Paula are a busy hard working couple.  They took some time out earlier in the year and came to see us at the Nambour caravan and camping show.  For them, the Hilux is the pride of the work fleet and its main job is the heavy lifting and towing.  Their aim is to gain more power from the Toyota creating an Easy tow Toyota Hilux. Upgrades A manual 2007 1KZ manual carrying large weights a clutch is a must, however, more so for this vehicle.  Mark and Paula are carrying a consistent water weight that we would estimate to sit over a tone.  Not only is the extra weight there is moves around creating a lot of hard labour on...

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79 Series Hill Test

Sunshine Coast, ECU tune, 79 Series Landcruiser, Toyota, Power Curve Performance, Dyno Tune

Facebook and the internet is full of information and dyno sheets on what horsepower and gains are expected from an ECU tune.  When we dyno tune any vehicle that is registered we take it for a before and after test drive.  This includes a rather steep incline in the area.  One of the team other than the tuner will take the vehicle on this drive to give an unbias opinion of the outcome.  If they dont like the outcome the tune will be re looked at.  One of these mechanics proposed taking this 79 Series Hill Test to show why he likes the process. On Road Test The on road test helps give us a better indication on the areas...

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Top Tips Pre ECU Tune

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Many of us know the benefits, on road results and gains of an ECU Tune.  The information is more readily available to us.  If you don't know that's fine too we are more than happy to discuss the upgrade with you.  For those who have done the research and have made the booking here are some of our Top Tips Pre ECU Tune.  Some of these you can easily achieve your self-others we recommend being carried out by a professional depending on your knowledge and skill level.   The ECU Marathon Lets imagine you are going to enter into the Sunshine Coast marathon.  I don't matter if you are a little 2.2 or a big V8 if you are committing to marathon...

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Superior Chassis Repair Plates

Some IFS Utes are known to have a weakness in the chassis that can cause them to bend and in the worst cases crack when towing or carrying even moderate loads. These failures can leave you stranded in the middle of nowhere with a broken vehicle. DON'T LET THIS HAPPEN TO YOU! Superior Engineering has designed a chassis strengthening brace to alleviate the stress on the weakest part of the chassis. These braces are laser cut for a precise fitment with clearance for welding to the chassis. Available for vehicles: ·  Toyota Hilux Vigo ·  Toyota Hilux Revo ·  Mitsubishi ML/MN Triton ·  Mitsubishi MQ Triton ·  Nissan NP300 Navara ·  Nissan D40 Navara ·  Holden Colorado & Isuzu D-Max...

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2013 200 series landcruiser ECU Tune

2013 200 series landcruiser ECU Tune was well researched prior to todays tune.  The customer had a great experience in the past with a performance chip, on a past vehicle.  More than the chip the customer had a great relationship with the business who included the product. Now many years down the track the owner has well researched the best options on the market for his 200 series. Research showed that an ECU Tune would offer the best outcome for the customers needs.   Unfortunately the business who installed the chip had sold. Searching for a sunshine coat ECU tuner bought him to us.   Through his research the customer found the past owner of the last business who has also heard of our tunes.   He gave a great referral and today we...

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