Monthly Archives: January 2009

STILLEN is proud to announce the opening of Beshoff Infiniti in San Jose, California.  STILLEN has long had good working relationships with dealers, and we’re proud to have Beshoff in the STILLEN family.

Beshoff Infiniti San Jose - Carries STILLEN Products

Beshoff’s gorgeous new facility is a premier full service dealership offering many automotive products and services, including STILLEN performance parts for the Infiniti line.

STILLEN is proud to release our line of high performance STILLEN Lightweight Standard / Underdrive Pulleys for popular Nissan/Infiniti applications.  OEM steel pulleys, especially crank pulleys, can be quite heavy, robbing horsepower.

Upgrading these pulleys to a STILLEN 6061 Aluminum set reduces rotating mass, allowing for easier and quicker revving of the engine, resulting in increased performance.

In the case of underdrive applications, the reduced outside diameter of the pulley allows for the accessories to run slower, freeing up additional horsepower from the drivetrain, and putting that recovered power to the wheels.

STILLEN has a long heritage of machining precision pulleys for our supercharger kits, and used that expertise to create pulleys with a bold new design.  Weight savings is dramatic, up to 80% lighter than stock and up to 10% lighter than other aftermarket pulleys. We have seen power gains of up to 10+ HP at the wheels.

SSTILLEN Lightweight Standard / Underdrive Pulley Features:

  • 6061 Aerospace Grade Billet Aluminum
  • Bold New Design Maximizing Performance, Strength and Minimum Weight
  • 304 Stainless Steel Sleeves for Main Seal Contact Points For Durability
  • Stock Timing Marks Maintained – Keyways are Precision Broached
  • CNC Turned, Milled and Balanced from CAD Designs
  • Underdrive Applications – 20% Approximate Underdrive

Click Here for a full list of applications and features.

More applications of the STILLEN Lightweight Standard / Underdrive Pulleys are currently in R&D and will be released soon!

STILLEN Lightweight Pulleys

Nope you didn’t read the title incorrectly… this is a unique opportunity… the ability to own the STILLEN 350Z Magazine Cover and Show Car!

STILLEN 350Z

UPDATE 3/16: Relisted on eBay – Original sale didn’t go through:  eBay Auction

2004 Nissan 350Z 6MT

STILLEN built this 350Z as a showcase for all of the parts we manufacture. It has been featured in numerous media outlets, including several magazine covers, TV shows, online features, etc.

DSport September 2006 Cover
DSport September 2006
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NOPI Street Performance Compact – December 2005
Click Here to Read

Here is the spec sheet and modifications list:

385HP in the Stage 2 CARB Legal configuration, and can easily be upgraded to Stage 3 non-CARB legal configuration bringing horsepower to 410.

This 350Z has just under 6,900 miles, and has always been warehoused indoors. Vehicle is only used for shows and special engagements.

$30,380 is the value of the parts, labor, paint and graphics installed onto this 350Z, in addition to the original cost of just over $40,000 with tax and license. Total investment of over $70,000!

This car is ready for the track, without compromising the ride quality for use as a daily driver. It has an excellent balance of performance, handling and styling, and features virtually everything STILLEN has available for the 350Z.

Modifications List:

ENGINE
• STILLEN Stage 2 – Intercooled Supercharger (CARB Legal)
• STILLEN Hi-Flow CAI Airbox
• STILLEN Center Exit Cat-Back Exhaust System
• STILLEN Performance Aluminum Radiator
• STILLEN Power Steering Cooler
• STILLEN Oil Cooler
• STILLEN Grounding Kit – Red
• STILLEN Engine Oil Cap

SUSPENSION
• STILLEN Adjustable Front & Rear Sway Bars
• STILLEN Front Strut Tower Brace
• STILLEN Rear Camber Adjusters
• STILLEN Rear Adjustable Toe Arms
• Koni Sport Shocks (Yellows) – Adjustable Front/Rear
• Eibach Pro-Kit Springs

EXTERIOR

• STILLEN Series 2 Hood
• STILLEN Urethane Front Fascia – Series 2
• STILLEN Urethane Side Rockers – Series 3
• STILLEN Urethane Center Exit Rear Valance
• STILLEN Type 1 Urethane Rear Wing
• STILLEN Adjustable Splitter for Series 2 Fascia
• STILLEN Brake Ducts – for Series 2 Fascia
• STILLEN Urethane Roof Wing
• STILLEN Vinyl Exterior Graphics (easily removable)

BRAKES
• AP Racing Front 6-Piston / 14.25″ 2pc. Rotor Brake Kit – Red
• AP Racing Rear 4-Piston / 2pc. Rotor Brake Kit – Red

WHEELS & TIRES
• Front – Volk Racing TE37 Gunmetal 19×8.5″ (29mm offset)
• Rear – Volk Racing TE37 Gunmetal 19×9.5″ (34mm offset)
• Yokohama AVS Sport
– 245/35ZR19 Front
– 295/35ZR19 Rear

STILLEN and AP Racing are proud to announce the release of upgraded Curved Vane Front and Rear Brake Rotors for the R35 Nissan GT-R.  These AP Racing R35 GT-R Brake Rotor are a track-proven upgrade to the OE Brembo components.

STILLEN AP Racing Nissan GT-R R35 Upgraded Curved Vane Brake Rotors

The STILLEN / AP Racing Curved Vane Rotors utilize a curved-vane core (48 vanes) which allow for better thermal management, providing improved cooling over the OE pillar vane design.  They also have 12 curved slots which improve pad bite and not prone to cracking under severe use, which the OE rotors are plagued by.

Nissan GT-R Brake Rotor Cutaway

The need for these rotors became evident quickly when GT-R owners in the UK began touring various race tracks, and having issues with standard discs only lasting 2-3 track days at the maximum.  AP Racing was contacted, and within a couple of weeks rotors were available and testing began.

Results were all positive, with no signs of cracking, and consistency of pedal and performance were reported.

Highlights from the STILLEN R35 GT-R Brake Rotor Product Page:

  • Top quality, proprietary iron alloy with multi-stage thermal processing.
  • Curved-vane core (48 vanes) for better thermal management under extreme use. More expensive to make, but improved cooling over the OE pillar vane design.
  • 12 curved slots (not drilled!) to improve pad bite and resist cracking under severe use.
  • Precisely balanced at high RPM for smooth operation at any vehicle speed.
  • Friction faces finished on the latest generation twin-turning equipment, better DTV (Disc Thickness Variation) and less runout than typical double-disc grinding machines.
  • Includes fresh hardware for track-day confidence every day.
  • Added bonus: Even priced less than the standard OE discs!

More product information and pricing available here.

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