Performance Upgrade

Vehicle Performance Upgrades How can I upgrade the performance of my car? Wanting more is a typical human trait, and when it comes to vehicle performance, wanting more does not retreat into the shadows. Many vehicle owners want more out of their vehicles, which means they then have to have it tweaked. This practice is…

Vehicle performance tuning is nothing new

Vehicle performance tuning is nothing new Whether you are at a braai or simply chatting with friends, it usually does not take long for the conversation to turn to your vehicle and certainly its performance. But why should a topic like this be such a popular discussion? The answer is easy – we love cars!…

SAC Mazda BT 50 3.0 litre turbodiesel

Mazda’s range of lifestyle and workhorse bakkies have always enjoyed good market success, and as such have found themselves in happy homes and businesses all over the country. And this is a trend that is set to continue with the introduction of the latest Mazda BT 50 models onto our roads. Completely new on the…

VW Amarok 2.0 TSI SAC Upgrade Complete

As we promised, our upgrade package for VW's recently launched Amarok 2.0 TSI is done and dusted already and available at any one of our branches situated countrywide for less than R12 000. But we must warn you, we are not known as the VW tuning specialists for nothing, be prepared to be bowled over by what we have achieved…

SAC Toyota Fortuner / Hilux 3.0 D-4D Roadtest

Toyota’s Hilux has been by far one of South Africa’s bakkies, and the new model generation continues this trend. And as you already know, Steves Auto Clinic has had performance upgrades available for this vehicle, petrol and diesel; from the day they hit the road. But with the arrival of the new Q-Chip, which allows…

Toyota Hilux GD6 2.8 Intercooler

The Intercooler - Dastek Power Intercoolers The SAC Group use Dastek Power coolers and other Dastek products for vehicle enhancing. These Intercoolers have been carefully researched and designed to offer the best efficiency, repeatability and value for money. The aluminium intercooler cores are internally and externally finned thus creating an excellent compromise between the cooling effect and minimal pressure…

Unichip Video

Toyota D4D Diesel Injector and Turbo Charger Repairs and Replacements

Steves Auto Clinic are experts in repairing or replacing Diesel Injectors and Turbo Chargers on Toyota D4D vehicles Toyota’s Hilux is and has been South Africa’s number one selling vehicle for a good number of years now, followed closely by the likes of the Toyota Fortuner and Toyota Prado, and that means that there are…

Getting You Ready for the Holidays

For me one of the surest signs of the start of the holiday season is passing through the Free State en route to the coast. Both the N1 and N3 become very busy and the atmosphere at petrol stations is quite festive. However, a friend once told me how he had a completely different association…

Toyota Land Cruiser 100 Performance Intercoolers

TOYOTA LAND CRUISER 100 STANDARD AFTER INTERCOOLER POWER TORQUE POWER TORQUE 150 KW 430 NM 180 KW 553 NM POWER TORQUE kW Nm RPM RPM The SAC Group use Dastek Power coolers in our performance enhancement conversions. These diesel Intercooler modifications and upgrades have been carefully researched, developed to offer not only increased Power & Torque but the best…

Choose the right performance upgrade for your vehicle – Toyota, Nissan, Mazda, Volkswagen, Ford & more.

Times have changed. In years gone by, not so very long ago, if you had a bakkie it was to carry a load and your saloon was the family transport. Those few who ran a 4x4 as well, used it for high days and holidays into the bush. Of these, only the family saloon was…

Opel Astra Chip Tuning in Kyalami, Gauteng

Have your Opel Astra chip tuning done at Steve's Auto Clinic in Kyalami All Test Figures displayed on this website were obtained at Highveld altitude. These figures may differ from vehicle to vehicle. The power figures have been corrected back to flywheel power. Opel Astra Chip Tuning in South Africa Phone Steves Auto Clinic, reputable…

Jeep 4.0L Wrangler Sahara (A) Gas Flowed Big Valve Cylinder Head | Unichip Power Tuning

The Jeep Wrangler is the archetypal compact sports utility vehicle, but in the South African high altitude / high ambient context its overall performance is impaired by two shortcomings – both of which can be addressed by tuning gurus, Steves Auto Clinic. A combination of absurdly long gearing and a conservative, closed-loop engine management system…

Popular Toyota Prado Conversions

TOYOTA LANDCRUISER PRADO STANDARD AFTER INTERCOOLER POWER TORQUE POWER TORQUE 92 KW 295 NM 110 KW 340 NM POWER TORQUE kW Nm RPM RPM The SAC Group use Dastek Power coolers in our performance enhancement conversions. These diesel Intercooler modifications and upgrades have been carefully researched, developed to offer not only increased Power & Torque but the best efficiency,…

Toyota Hilux Legend 35 range

SAC Toyota Hilux Legend 35, Petrol & Diesel Conversions, Modifications & Upgrades Efficiency is defined in the Illustrated Oxford Dictionary as: The ratio of energy or work produced to that expended . . . and its that ratio that Steve’s Auto Clinic sets out to improve in every aftermarket conversion they research and engineer. The Hilux…

Volkswagen Golf4 / Polo 1,9 TDi

If you’ve got a Volkswagen with the 1,9-litre turbodiesel, an SAC branch near you can make it an even more efficient operator, with performance and fuel consumption benefits.   Tuning specialists Steves Auto Clinic are breathing new life into the Golf 4 TDi by offering an impressively refined conversion which gives it sparkling performance, and…

Mitsubishi Triton 2.5 D-iD

Get more Power and better Performance out of your Mitsubishi Triton 2.5 D-iD, visit Steves Auto Clinic. Mitsubishi Motors has recently launched the new Triton 2.5 D-iD into South Africa’s highly competitive leisure and light commercial vehicle market. And Steves Auto Clinic are once again already able to offer owners of this turbodiesel machine a…

Volkswagen TDi / VW Polo, Golf, Jetta, Kombi, Caravelle, Caddy & Tiguan Performance chips | U-Connect Plug & Play – Uni Q Chip

VOLKSWAGEN POWER & TORQUE GAINS All Test Figures displayed on this website were obtained at Highveld altitude. These figures may differ from vehicle to vehicle. The power figures have been corrected back to flywheel power. VEHICLE MODELS STANDARD AFTER UNI Q CHIP POWER TORQUE POWER TORQUE VW POLO (PUMPE DEUSS) 74 KW 240 NM 92…

Land Rover Discovery Performance upgrade Power Enhancement Conversions, Modifications & Upgrades

Get a performance upgrade on your Land Rover Discovery TD 5 One of Steves Auto Clinic's performance enhancement divisions most preferred projects is the Land Rover Discovery TD5 Performance Upgrade. As we have had years of experience within the field of performance upgrades, here are a few examples of how our Land Rover Discovery TD5 Performance Upgrades can…

BMW Performance chips Plug & Play – UniChip

POWER & TORQUE GAINS All Test Figures displayed on this website were obtained at Highveld altitude. These figures may differ from vehicle to vehicle. The power figures have been corrected back to flywheel power. BMW VEHICLE MODELS STANDARD AFTER UNI Q CHIP POWER TORQUE POWER TORQUE BMW - 120D 130 KW 350 NM 145 KW…

Toyota Hilux, Fortuner, Prado, Land Cruiser, Corolla & Quamtum D4D Performance chips | U-Connect Plug & Play – Uni Q Chip

POWER & TORQUE GAINS All Test Figures displayed on this website were obtained at Highveld altitude. These figures may differ from vehicle to vehicle. The power figures have been corrected back to flywheel power. TOYOTA VEHICLE MODELS STANDARD AFTER UNI Q CHIP POWER TORQUE POWER TORQUE AURIS D4D 2.0 93 KW 310 NM 106 KW…

Mazda BT-50 3.0 Unichip plug and play performance chip

MAZDA BT- 50 3.0 All Test Figures displayed on this website were obtained at Highveld altitude. These figures may differ from vehicle to vehicle. The power figures have been corrected back to flywheel power. MAZDA BT- 50 3.0 STANDARD AFTER UNI Q CHIP POWER: 115 KW @ 3500 rpm POWER: 128 KW @ 3300 rpm…

BIG POWER Options For Your 4.0 litre Powerhouses

4 L Nissan Navara, Toyota Hilux & Fortuner, Ford Ranger, Jeep Wrangler & Isuzu KB 350 Steves Auto Clinic have been at the forefront of state of the art vehicle enhancement in South Africa for the past 25 years now and when it comes to making big capacity leisure vehicles go even better, they have…

More FAQ’s about Unichip

Do Unichips need to be serviced or retuned? There is no need to re-adjust the Unichip unless the engine has been modified. It is nearly impossible for the Unichip data to change after the Unichip ECU has been programmed, causing the engine to be detuned. It is possible however for the fuel pressure to drop…

Better Performance and more Power for your Chevrolet Lumina Utility 5.7 V8 – Power upgrades at Steves Auto Clinic

he SAC Lumina conversion has turned out to be a huge success, and a project recently completed with Xtreme Machines has confirmed the potential the package will have in the marketplace SAC dealers now have the opportunity to sell a high-value conversion to customers who own a Lumina fitted with Chevolet's 5.7-litre V8. In recent…

Mitsubishi Triton & Pajero 2.5 & 3.2 Di-D

MITSUBISHI TRITON 2.5 DI-D STANDARD AFTER UNI Q CHIP POWER: 100 KW @ 4000 rpm POWER: 115 KW @ 4000 rpm TORQUE: 314 NM @ 2000 rpm TORQUE: 365 NM @ 2000 rpm MITSUBISHI TRITON & PAJERO 3.2 DI-D STANDARD AFTER UNI Q CHIP POWER: 121 KW @ 3800 rpm POWER: 140 KW @ 3800…

Volkswagen GTI | VW Golf MK6 Uni-Q-chip Tune up | Performance Exhaust & Branch | Gasflowed Cylinder Head

SAC VW Golf MK VI GTI Finally Complete! We started this exciting project a full 6 months ago and can now report that our Volkswagen Golf MK6 GTI upgrade is finally complete and ready to transform the hot hatch battle that goes on around the country right now! Before we even get into the journey we took in…

TRD Supercharged Toyota Fortuner – 4.0 litre V6

SAC TRD Supercharged Toyota Fortuner Put to the Test Some time ago the team from Steves Auto Clinic brought you information about the genuine Toyota Racing Developments - TRD Supercharger kits that they are bringing into South Africa and are fitting them to Toyotas with 4.0 V6 petrol engines, from Fortuner to Hilux to Land…

Ford ranger 3.2 Conversions

Ford Ranger 3.2 TDCI  Turbo Diesel, Plug & Play and Exhaust Conversions Unichip Plug & Play + Dyna Test & Tune Power on Flywheel & Torque on Flywheel Before After Before After 147 Kw Up To 170 Kw 470 Nm Up To 570 Nm Bolt on exhausts Gone are the days that you take your half a million-rand Bakkie to…

Plug Play FORD RANGER

PLUG 'n PLAY Ford Ranger 3.0 TDCi | U-Connect Plug & Play Uni chip Performance chips PLUG 'n PLAY Ford Ranger 3.0 TDCi | U-Connect Plug & Play Uni chip Performance chips Turbo Diesel Plug & Play and Exhaust Conversions Turbo Diesel Plug & Play and Exhaust Conversions Turbo Diesel Plug & Play and Exhaust Conversions - Just Plug…

Ford Focus ST

SAC Ford Focus ST By Mark Jones of Performance Motor Media. Ford’s Focus ST has proved to be extremely popular amongst performance enthusiasts over the years and most recently Ford SA decided to cosmetically freshen up this model, but leaving the tried and tested 2.5 litre 5-cylinder turbocharged powertrain as it has always been. Which…

Toyota Land Cruiser Torque King

Even More Torque for the Torque King Toyota’s evergreen Land Cruiser 70 Series, more specifically the 76 Station Wagon, the 79 Single Cab and the 79 Double Cab are now the new torque kings of four-wheel drive vehicles thanks to the fitment of Toyota’s legendary 4.5 litre 32 valve V8 turbo diesel engine with common-rail…

Unichip Power Figures

Unichip Power Figures If your vehicle is not listed on this page, contact your local SAC service provider about the various options available and the power figures associated with them. Also have a look at our most popular turbo diesel plug & play and exhaust conversions, popular petrol stage1, 2 and 3 conversions. Do your…

Conversions Stage 1

Performance Enhancement Conversions, Modifications & Power Upgrades Stage 1 Conversion Stage 1 Conversion Still Best Bang per Buck! Stage 1 conversion pricing options available at the SAC branch near you No matter how you slice and dice it, a Stage 1 conversion or performance upgrade is still the best value for money decision you can…

Toyota Hilux 3.0 D-4D Performance Unichip

Toyota Fortuner | Hilux 3.0 D-4D Turbo Diesel Popular Toyota Hilux Conversions: Petrol Stage 1 & 2 Conversions Petrol Stage 1 & 2 Conversions Petrol Stage 1, 2 & 3 Conversions SAC Toyota Fortuner / Hilux 3.0 D-4D Toyota’s Hilux has been by far one of South Africa’s bakkies, and the new model generation continues…

Gas Flow Cylinder Head Coversions

Gasflowed / Big Valve Cylinder Heads for your Motor Car, SUV, Truck / Bakkie & Bike | Petrol & Diesel The Gas Flowed Cylinder head In the early eighties, modified or gasflowed / big valve cylinder heads were only ever found on racing cars. Today gasflowed / big valve cylinder heads have become very popular,…

Exhaust Catalytic Converters

Catalytic Converters It is true that very few people actually understand this subject or even know how a “Cat” looks like. Over the past few years, catalytic converters have been a point of discussion in many workshops, group debates, arguments, etc. Herewith some useful information on how catalytic converters work: The engine’s exhaust emissions can…

Plug ‘n Play Toyota Hilux

Unichip Plug & Play | Toyota Hilux 2.5 & 3.0 D4D Uni chip Performance chips Popular Toyota Hilux Plug & Play Unichips: TOYOTA HILUX/FORTUNER 3.0 D4D 120KW >> 175KW 343NM >> 520NM  TOYOTA HILUX GD6 110KW >> 135KW 400NM >> 480NM  TOYOTA HILUX/FORTUNER 2.5 D4D 75KW >> 82KW 260NM >> 290NM   Just Plug it in and start Playing TOYOTA HILUX 2.5 & 3.0…

Toyota Conversions

Toyota Land Cruiser 70 Series - SAC PLUG AND PLAY Rugged SAC Ford Ranger Gets a Power Boost Land Cruiser 70 Series was given a new lease on life recently and is said to now be the new torque king of 4WD vehicles Land Cruiser 70 V8 Turbodiesel The Land Cruiser brand now encompasses no…

Popular Diesel & Petrol Cylinder Head Conversions

Popular Diesel & Petrol Cylinder Head Conversions Speed & Power Tune ups | Performance Upgrades & Modifications Popular Cylinder Head Conversions The cylinder head is the most important area to consider by the serious tuner. Cylinder heads will always be the key component of performance enhancement packages on any petrol or diesel engines on motor…

Plug Play Petrol Vehicles

Performance Unichip Tuning, Serial Port Tuners | OBD I, OBD II, OBD III Conversions, Modifications & Upgrades Popular Petrol Unichip Conversions The World's Most Powerful Tuning Tool Popular Petrol Conversions SAC Unichip Conversions are available in different stages and can be tailored to suit individual needs, from mild to very wild. The following vehicles have…

Volkswagen Conversions

SAC Volkswagen Conversions Popular Volkswagen Amarok Conversions Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles expanded its range of vehicles with the introduction of an innovative eight-speed automatic. Exciting VW Amarok TDI Biturbo Already Under the Microscope at SAC We are already well on our way to realising impressive gains with this must have leisure vehicle. SAC Power Plug for…

Ford Conversions and Performance Enhancement at SAC

SAC Ford Conversions Rugged SAC Ford Ranger Gets a Power Boost Using our latest SAC ECU Software Upgrade option, SAC has given the new Ford Ranger a massive increase in power. Revolutionary Ford Ranger gets Powered Up! Further transform your Ford Ranger experience at Steves Auto Clinic with Stage 1 and 2 performance upgrades we…

Plug ‘n Play Vehicles

Diesel Power, Uni Chip Performance Chips U-Connect Plug & Play Conversions & Upgrades ECU tuning with unbeatable technology! Also have a look at our recent most popular turbo diesel plug & play and exhaust conversions. Get a U-Connect Plug & Play at the SAC branch near you! Just Plug it in and start Playing The Power…

ECU Software upgrades

ECU Software upgrades, ECU Remapping, ECU Tuning & Reflashing Are you looking for some reliable, trouble free extra power and torque from your turbo diesel or turbo petrol vehicle? Then the answer is the new SAC ECU Software Upgrade that can be safely applied to your turbocharged vehicle by SAC. Please note that at this…

Wildcat Exhaust

Please note that the Wildcat range of exhausts products has been discontinued since the company no longer operates. Ask our service adviser about our export quality bolt on alternatives

Land Cruiser 70 Series V8 Performance Chip Conversions

Land Cruiser 70 Series V8 Performance Chip Conversions Estimated Power Gains: 151kw >> 190kw 430nm >> 580nm SAC's Popular Land Cruiser 70 Series Conversion a.k.a. "The Equalizer" You can tell a Land Cruiser 70 Series owner from a mile away. While other off road enthusiasts talk about ground clearance and capabilities, they just quietly smile and…

Petrol Stage 1, 2 & 3 Conversions

Power Enhancement Conversions, Engine Modifications & Upgrades

Power Enhancement Conversions, Engine Modifications & Upgrades Do your homework well: Unichip vs. other performance chips on the market. Unichip Conversions The Unichip is a programmable engine management system which allows fuel and ignition parameters to be altered through a vehicle's standard Engine Control unit (ECU)... Read more... Power Plug Plug & Play Just Plug it…

Turbo Diesel, Plug & Play and Exhaust Conversions

Turbo Diesel Intercooler Conversions

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Toyota Land Cruiser 4.2D (76-78-79) Series

Other Popular Conversions & Opimizations: Land Cruiser 70 series Unichip  Land Cruiser Service Centre The Land Cruiser History Toyota Land Cruiser Torque King Maste of Africa Bolt on exhausts Gone are the days that you take your half a million-rand Bakkie to a corner exhaust shop for a cheap free flow exhaust. It’s fair to…

Intercooler Systems

Intercoolers increase Power / Torque & improve Reliability! The Intercooler - Dastek Power Coolers The SAC Group use Dastek Power coolers and other Dastek products for vehicle enhancement. These Intercoolers have been carefully researched and designed to offer the best efficiency, repeatability and value for money. The aluminium intercooler cores are internally and externally finned, thus creating…

Cylinder Head Conversions

Cylinder Head Conversions, Upgrades & Modifications View our recent most popular Stage 1 (chip, exhaust & branch), Stage 2 (Cylinder head) and Stage 3 (Supercharger) conversions. The Cylinder Head The cylinder head is the most important area to consider by the serious tuner. Contact an Expert at the SAC Branch near you if you have…

Plug ‘n Play

Plug & Play, Power Plugs, Uni Q Chip Tuning Chips Performance Enhancement Conversions, Modifications & Upgrades PLUG 'n PLAY - Get one fitted at the SAC Branch near you. Unichip Plug & Play Frequently asked Questions: 1. How does the Power Plug improve my vehicles performance? 2. How is the Power Plug fitted? 3. How…

Performance Exhausts

Performance Exhausts Exhaust Branches, Downpipes, Free Flow Systems Exhaust centres are a dime a dozen today, with prices to match, but what are you really getting for your money? The bottom line is that you are getting exactly what you are paying for. A little known fact is that Steves Auto Clinic has the facilities…

Isuzu KB240, KB250 & KB300 D-TEQ Power Upgrade

Isuzu KB240, KB250 & KB300 D-TEQ Power Upgrade Popular Isuzu KB Conversions - POWER OPTIONS FOR THE LATEST ISUZU BAKKIES - Bigger and Bolder The all new 6th Generation Isuzu KB has a bigger bolder look, with smooth and well-proportioned styling. The vehicle’s wedge shaped profile imparts a muscular and sporty expression while at the…

Revolutionary Ford Ranger gets Powered Up!

Ford Ranger Power Upgrades / Performance Enhancement Road Test The Ford Ranger which is all-new from the ground up boasts all the toughness and rugged capabilities of a bakkie, but also features smart technology, outstanding safety, superior fuel economy and high standards of quality and comfort. The new Ranger was designed and developed to be…

Mission Impossible Amarok Conversion

VW Amarok Performance Upgrades Estimated Power Gains: 132kw >>180kw 420nm >> 550nm More power from your Amarok is definitely not “Impossible” Amarok owners can ready themselves for more than 20% extra power, thanks to the new “E-Mission Impossible” performance enhancing package from the specialists at Steve’s Auto Clinic. Introduced in 2011, the Volkswagen Amarok has…

Toyota Hilux and Fortuner 3.0 D-4D Engine Upgrades

Toyota Hilux & Fortuner 3.0 D4D Performance Upgrades Estimated Power Gains: 120kw >>175kw 343nm >> 520nm New SAC Upgrades for the Toyota Hilux & Fortuner Offers Truckloads of Power & Anti-Theft Option Two things can be said of the Toyota Hilux and Fortuner 3.0 D-4D engine: its durability and reliability is well proven after 10…

Ford Ranger Texas Walker Conversion

Ford Performance Upgrades Ford Ranger Gets A Power Kick With Texas Walker Conversion Ford Ranger 3.2 Performance Plug And Play Unichip Estimated Power Gains: 147kw >> 170kw 470nm >> 570nm Contact an SAC Branch near you about this conversion. Steves Auto Clinic is set to rewrite the rulebook on what type of power you can…

Land Cruiser 200 VX Turbo Diesel Conversion

SAC Performance Engineers unleash The Beast hidden in the Land Cruiser 200 VX turbo-diesel Estimated Power Gains: 173kw >>245kw 615nm >> 930nm We all know the guy. On the surface he appears calm and collected, but rub him up the wrong way and you see the sparks fly. At Steves Auto Clinic we have always…

Lekker Ou Jan Conversion

Isuzu performance upgrades Estimated Power Gains: 130kw >> 170kw 380nm >> 490nm Bring your Isuzu into its own The secret to more power Did you know that there is between 70 & 100 Nm of additional torque waiting in the D-TEQ engine of your Isuzu KB300? With the new “Lekker Ou Jan” conversion kit from Steve’s…

Performance Upgrades

SAC Performance Enhancement Services Do your homework well: Unichip vs. other performance chips on the market. Stage 1 Conversion: Still the best bang per buck. AllNewsPerformance EnhancementRoad TestService, Repair & MaintenanceAll          News          Performance Enhancement          Road Test          Service, Repair & Maintenance           Vehicle performance tuning is nothing newVehicle performance tuning is nothing new Whether you are at a braai or simply…