Mod AWD and Overall Mod Class Champion! (RTA Buttonwillow)

March 29th, 2009, Redline Time Attack: In his Modified Class debut, Ryan Gates and the Gates311.com/AMS Performance/Nitto Tires Evo X win the Modified AWD Class and the Overall Modified Class Championship at the Season Opener for Redline Time Attack! at Buttonwillow Raceway! Thanks to all the sponsors of the car, I appreciate all of your […]

AMS Pikes peak build!

Here are some images from the final stages of work on the vehicle and the overnight tuning session – good times !!! The turbo kit in the fab area awaiting final prep before installation. Tony fabricating a custom V-band downpipe. The surge tank shield. Saturday 5 pm- Danny and Dave getting the car dyno ready. […]

The AMS upgrade path (2.0T)

I figured I would take a moment and let you know how and why we do things the way we do at AMS. The first thing we at AMS do when we get a new car is explore the factory potential. We like to have a very accurate baseline of the factory performance. For this, […]

AMS explores the Gen Coupe intercooler.

While I had the Coupe on the lift today, we had the chance to remove the front bumper again and explore designs for the AMS Gen Coupe intercooler. The factory intercooler is very small. The core is 4 3/4″ tall, 3 1/2″ thick and 20″ wide. The cross section is very small which generally limits […]

The "official" Genesis Coupe weight thread by AMS

As with all our development cars, we like to keep good notes on what things weigh and where we can save weight. I am going to try to keep all the recorded weights in one place and figured I would share this information with everybody. I will regularly update this thread with weights as I […]

AMS explores the Gen Coupe exhaust.

We had a chance to get the Coupe up on the lift today to explore designs for the exhaust. The factory exhaust leaves a bit to be desired. The exhaust is approximately 2 3/8″ OD (60mm) and is even crushed down to 1 3/4″ to clear the factory body brace in one spot. But anyway…. […]

AMS explores the Gen Coupe fuel system (2.0T)

I got the Coupe in the shop today and dissected the fuel system. Access to the fuel pump is quite easy. Removing the bottom portion of the back seat will reveal the two cover plates for accessing the fuel tank. Under the drivers side is where you find the fuel pump. After disconnecting the electrical […]

AMS BOV Block off plate in the works.

Just wanted to post up a little CAD shot of our new BOV block off plate that should be available very soon. This will enable you to remove the weak factory BOV on the turbine housing and block it off. Doing so will allow you to run a more traditional Blow off valve and get […]