Catch Cans vs Detonation

Posted by on Oct 16, 2018 in Updates | 0 comments

Many performance enthusiast dismiss the importance of an oil catch can thinking that since it does little for carbon build up it is of little use. Nothing could be further from the truth. In turbocharged applications the octane of the fuel in the intake charge is critical. Lower octane fuel simply cannot resist detonation under high boost or aggressive timing, both of which are needed to make maximum power. Without an oil catch can, vapors containing oil mist enter the...

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OS Giken

Posted by on May 22, 2016 in Updates | 0 comments

We recently reached out to several aftermarket OEM’s to develop an improved clutch and flywheel combination for the Mini Cooper. The more we researched product quality the more OEM’s we eliminated. Ultimately, all of the potential candidates with the exception of one was eliminated. OS Giken was head and shoulders above the competition based on user feedback, performance and reliability. At Prototype-R we refuse to sell products that we wouldn’t or...

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