Clutch Masters: NOW Available at LAUNCH DIstribution

LAUNCH Distribution is proud to announce the arrival of Clutch Masters performance clutches and flywheels to our motorsports lineup.

Contact your LAUNCH Sales rep for available applications and pricing today at (626) 839=7150.

Clutch Masters

High Technology Makes the Difference
Historically, high performance clutches have been a compromise. While improving holding or clamping pressure, manufacturers nearly always increase pedal pressure to an uncomfortable point, especially for stop-and-go traffic.

Besides drivability concerns, additional pedal pressure can adversely affect stock clutch linkage and cause premature thrust bearing wear, leading to missed shifts, damaged clutch components and even engine destruction.

Today, thanks to Clutch Masters, increased holding pressure does not necessarily mean increased pedal pressure and the problems that can accompany it. By re-engineering the leverage or fulcrum point on the pressure plate through their Hi-Leveragetm ttechnique, Clutch Masters has increased clamping power, often without changing pedal pressure.

Excessively increased pedal pressure, as found in many of today’s traditional high performance clutches, places an unsafe amount of pressure on the delicate crankshaft thrust bearing found in most of today’s sport compact automobiles. Placing undue stress on the thrust bearing typically causes the bearing to wear prematurely or fail altogether. This failure can lead to catastrophic internal engine damage.

A clutch, simply put, is a friction device that disengages and engages the engine from the transmission to allow for transition from motionless to movement and for gear changes. For street applications a smooth transition of power is essential while still being able to transfer all the power of the engine to the transmission. As power output of engines increase and demands on clutches become greater – for example high performance street or racing cars – the holding and clamping capacity of a clutch also must increase. This is where Clutch Masters’ innovative engineering comes into play.

Simply the Best…

aFe Power: Twisted Steel Header for 2001-2006 BMW M3 (E46)

LAUNCH Distribution is proud to introduce the all new headers for the popular 2001-2006 BMW M3 (E46) with the L6-3.2L S54 engine from aFe Power.

(P/N: 48-36306)
aFe Power’s new “Race Only” Twisted Steel Headers deliver an astounding 12hp and 16lbs. x ft. torque while outflowing the factory exhaust manifolds. The headers are constructed of near equal length 1.625” 16-gauge 304 stainless steel tubing with 3/8” thick CNC machined flanges to ensure a leak free seal. To eliminate dead space that can cause turbulence and hinder flow that formed collectors are prone to produce, true merge collectors and optimized tube lengths are used for true pulse control technology improving flow and performance. 100% TIG-welded, the smooth curves and increased diameter of this header helps remove restriction and keeps exhaust gas flowing smoothly for improved performance and durability. All components are supplied for a hassle-free installation with no modifications necessary.

100% TIG-Welded by certified craftsmen for race proven strength and durability. TIG-Welding provides the strongest welds reducing stress cracks.

Retain Factory Sensors:
aFe has designed this system to retain all your factory sensors for a hassle free installation.

Mitered Collectors:
Mitered collectors not only extend the tube lengths and decrease turbulence, but provide optimal exhaust scavenging. The result is increased horsepower, torque and improved throttle response.

CNC Machined Flanges:
Flanges are CNC machined not only to be visually appealing but for a precise fit and leak-free seal.

Brushed 304 SS Construction:
These headers are constructed of durable CNC mandrel bent brushed 304 stainless steel tubing for maximum performance, corrosion resistance and strength eliminating cracking.

This is a “Race Only” product used solely for competition. Its use is limited to closed-course and open-course racing that is formally sanctioned by a recognized racing organization. Any other use including recreational off-road use could be in violation of local, state and federal laws. A check engine light will emitt and aFe recommends using a programmer but it is not necessary.

Also Fits:
BMW Z3 M (E36) 01-02 L6-3.2L S54
BMW Z4 M (E85/86) 06-08 L6-3.2L S54

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aFe Power: MACH Force XP Exhaust System for 1999-2003 GM Trucks

LAUNCH Distribution welcomes the release of a MACH Force XP Exhaust System for the 1999-2003 GM Gas Trucks V6-4.3L/V8-4.8/5.3L by aFe Power.

This MACH Force XP Cat-Back exhaust system produces an astonishing 9 horsepower and 15lbs. x ft. torque. This cat-back exhaust is constructed of 3″ mandrel-bent 409 stainless steel and comes complete with free-flowing muffler, tubing, OE style bayonet hangers, band clamps and all hardware necessary for a hassle-free installation. The smooth curves and increased diameter of this exhaust system helps remove restriction and keeps exhaust gas flowing smoothly for increased horsepower and torque. The system is finished off with a aggressive black 304 stainless steel, rolled slash cut tip for an aggressive style.

Installation is a Snap:

This MACH Force XP uses all factory mounting locations providing stability and a hassle-free installation.

Leak-Free Seal:
High quality OE style flange and band clamps are used for a complete 360-degree sealing surface eliminating leak paths.

Aggressive Sound:
A straight through designed, free-flowing stainless steel muffler is used to absorb high pitch tones producing a powerful sound and unleashing all available horsepower and torque out of your rig.

Perfect Fit:
OE style bayonet hangers are used to maintain a stable pipe location during high vibration and high heat conditions. The Bayonet tip holds the hanger bushing in place for an OE style fit that does not change with time.

Flow and Performance:
MACH Force XP exhaust systems are constructed of 3″ mandrel bent stainless steel tubing for maximum flow. Smooth transition bends allow for low turbulence, increasing horsepower, torque and improving throttle response.

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Turbosmart: Nissan R35 GTR Internal Wastegate

LAUNCH Distribution is proud to announce the arrival of the Nissan R35 GTR Internal Wastegate Actuator from Turbosmart.

Actuator (IWG) kit provides better turbo response and greater sensitivity when
managing boost pressures. Designed as a direct bolt-on replacement for the factory part, the Nissan R35 GTR IWG kit is
easy to install and requires no special tools or fabrication. It canʼt get any easier!

• Silicon diaphragm with Nomex reinforcement to withstand high temperatures.
• High grade, billet aluminum construction.
• Stainless steel rods and connecting clevis for corrosion resistance.
• Locking Collar design cap allows for quick spring changes.
• Ideal for use with any Turbosmart boost controller.


• Nissan R35 GTR 2008-current

Part Numbers:
TS-0615-2072 7 PSI / 0.5 Bar

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aFe Power: Bladerunner for 2011-13 Ford F150

LAUNCH Distribution is proud to announce the arrival the Bladerunner Charge Pipe for 2011-2013 Ford F150 Ecoboost V6 from aFe Power.

The aFe charge pipe represents the next generation of gas truck performance products. Our BladeRunner charge pipe is a 3”-3 1/2” CNC mandrel bent black powder-coated aluminum tube. The charge pipe increases flow while adding 10 horsepower and 12lbs. x ft. torque to the rear wheels.

Perfect Fit:

Tube lines up directly to factory intercooler and comes with silicone couplers for an OE quality seal and fit.

Flow and Performance:

Constructed of 3″-3 1/2″ smooth aluminum tubing for maximum flow. Smooth transition mandrel bends reduce turbulence while increasing horsepower and torque.

Installation is a snap
Simple and clean installation. Every aFe charge pipe comes with all the necessary hardware.

*Legal in California only for racing vehicles which may never be used upon highway.

Place your order
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aFe POWER: Magnum Force Intake System for 2011up BMW 335i

LAUNCH Distribution introduces the Magnum FORCE Stage-2 Si Intake System for the BMW 335i (E90/92/93) 11-13 L6-3.0L (t) N55 from aFe Power.

Part number: 54-81912

This all new Sealed Intake System produced 9hp and 14lbs. x ft. torque and outflows the factory intake by 20%. This system uses a PRO 5R progressive weave filter for maximum airflow and increased performance. This unique sealed air intake system uses a one piece rotomolded air intake tube that snaps onto the factory lower air box for a quick hassle free installation. The lower air box retains your factory ram air scoop to keep cool air flowing for maximum power gains. This installation takes approximately 20 minutes and comes complete will all necessary hardware.

3-1/2″ Tall Conical Pro 5R Air Filter: This intake utilizes a huge, 3-1/2″ tall conical PRO 5R performance air filter with inverted top for increased performance. The PRO 5R air filter uses five layers of progressively finer mesh cotton gauze media to provide maximum airflow for best performance results. Washable and reusable for multiple cleaning cycles, the tall, open, evenly spaced pleats provide excellent dust holding capacity for a longer service cycle between cleanings.

One-Piece Rotomolded Intake Tube: A one piece rotomolded tube is used to retain your factory lower air box. The lower air box retains your factory ram air scoop which provides constant cool air and keeps warm engine air out for maximum performance. This one-piece intake tube uses factory mounting locations for a hassle-free installation.

Dyno Tested Intake Tube: The intake tube is designed to maximize air velocity and is dyno and flow tested using the latest engineering tools for maximum performance, mileage and throttle response.

Also Fits:
BMW 135i (E82/88) 11-13 L6-3.0L (Turbo) N55

Place your order
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MFG PRICE INCREASE: Effective February 1st, 2013

Effective February 1st, 2013 the following lines will have a price increase:
• Spyder Auto
• Eibach
• aFe Power

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aFe Power Turbocharger Wastegate Actuator for Dodge Ram

Introducing the all new aFe Power Turbocharger Wastegate Actuator for the 1994-2002 Dodge RAM 2500/3500 L6-5.9L (td) Cummins. Constructed out of black anodized CNC billet aluminum for maximum strength and style using a fully adjustable actuator arm with locking jam nut for precise boost pressure settings. This component comes preset to 40 PSI.

• Preset to 40 PSI: Little to no adjustment needed, capable range from 20-60 PSI.
• Direct OE Replacement: Bolts up to factory mounting locations and requires no modification to the turbocharger for a hassle-free installation.
• Heavier Spring & Larger Diaphragm: Keeps wastegate valve seated longer which improves power, torque in mid-range acceleration and prevents wastegate creep.
• Billet Aluminum Construction: This actuator is constructed of hard coat black anodized CNC billet aluminum with stainless steel hardware for superior protection and a great under hood look.

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KYB: New Product Added to Inventory

Launch Distribution is proud to announce the arrival of KYB Shocks and Struts to our vastly growing inventory.

KYB began as Kayaba Research Center, founded in Japan on November 19, 1919 by Shiro Kayaba. Having established itself in the manufacture of hydraulic dampers, the company became known as Kayaba Manufacturing Co., Ltd. in 1935. The company grew steadily, and in 1959, was listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

In 1974 a sales subsidiary was established in the United States. Today, that company is known as KYB Americas Corporation.
In 2005, the brand name KYB was adopted as the official corporate name.
A commitment to engineering innovation and manufacturing excellence has helped KYB to become the world’s largest supplier of shocks and struts for auto manufacturers and the aftermarket. Nearly one in every four autos built comes with KYB shocks and struts. KYB has manufacturing facilities in Japan, the United States, and Europe.

KYB Corporation produces a variety of ride control, hydraulic, and electronic products for use as original equipment and replacement parts in automobiles, motorcycles, trucks, specialty vehicles, buses, aircraft, railroad cars, industrial applications, agricultural applications, and civil engineering projects. Our global headquarters are located in Tokyo, Japan.

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aFe: Cat-Back Exhaust System for 08+up G37 Coupe

LAUNCH Distribution is proud to announce the arrival of the new Takeda Cat-Back Exhaust System for the Infiniti G37 Coupe 2008-1203 V6-3.7L engine.

Part Number: 49-36103

The Takeda cat-back exhaust system produced 12 horsepower and 9 lbs. x ft. of torque. This unique dual transverse exhaust system is constructed from 2.50″ mandrel bent stainless steel and is TIG-welded. This system was designed and engineered by tuning the perfect tube lengths, ultimately maximizing performance across the power band while maintaining a great tone.

Countless hours of R&D was used to ensure the perfect decibel level without compromising performance and ZERO DRONE. Furthermore, aFe carefully engineered this system to maintain Infiniti’s distinct exhaust tone. To finish off this exhaust are two 4.75″ oval double wall 304 polished stainless steel tips. This exhaust uses all factory hanger locations for a hassle free installation. No modifications necessary.

Simple Installation:
All systems use factory mounting locations providing stability and hassle-free installation.

Leak-Free Seal:
High quality band clamps are used for a complete 360 degree sealing surface.

Aggressive Sound:
Dual free-flowing transverse mufflers are used to absorb high pitch tones producing a powerful sound and unleashing all available horsepower and torque.

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