Shop Rate: $175/hr

3 dyno pulls (no tuning) $300 flat rate

Dyno tuning with our tuner $275/hr

Dyno tuning with your tuner $175/hr

Performance Plumbing Solutions

Performance Plumbing Solutions

When you turn on the ignition, you take it for granted that all the fluids within your vehicle will get to where they need to be. If you want your motor to feel more like a jet engine, it will require a tailored solution.

Performance plumbing is vital in your vehicle’s heat exchange, energy transfer, and pretty much everything else. Performance isn’t just about the fossil fuels you’re putting into your car; it’s about induction and the proper combustion of a fuel.

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What Is Performance Plumbing?

High-performance plumbing is essential for serious speed enthusiasts and motorsport participants. It goes beyond the traditional plumbing systems found in everyday piston engines. Automotive plumbing enhances an engine’s appearance and maximizes its capabilities.

Every aspect of the plumbing system, from the hoses and fittings to the installation techniques, must be carefully applied for peak performance. The Speed Shop in Courtenay is available to meet your performance plumbing needs.

Ensuring Reliability and Efficiency in High-Stress Conditions

High-performance plumbing systems are designed to withstand extreme temperatures, intense vibrations, and high-pressure environments with zero leakage.

Performance plumbing improves flow rates by minimizing pressure drop and fluid restrictions. Proper servicing confirms that the engine receives a consistent supply of fuel, coolant, and other necessary fluids utilizing the best configuration and materials.

Knowledgeable installations improve the engine’s overall efficiency, resulting in better performance and fuel economy on the road.

Maximizing Power Output and Engine Performance

When you’re behind the wheel, you want everything from the valves and crankshaft to your combustion chamber and engine bearings to be in tip-top shape.

Maintaining optimal engine temperature is crucial for its upkeep. High-performance cooling systems guarantee efficient coolant circulation, which prevents overheating. Effective temperature management enhances your ride’s power output and overall reliability.

Investing in high-performance plumbing systems is crucial for racing and high-speed conditions. Updated automotive plumbing optimizes fuel and coolant delivery for additional power output.

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Get the Parts and Adapters You Need!

The Speed Shop understands that many of our customers prefer to handle their engine work themselves. Consider us your reliable source for automotive plumbing components.

The Speed Shop carries parts from Fragola Performance Systems out of Southington, Connecticut, in the United States. They supply our shop with hoses, hose ends, carburetor kits, steel AN adaptors, and various tools, including wrenches, lever tubing benders, caps, and line clamps.

Fragola’s durable components are made of materials that are chemically compatible, flexible, and reliable in resisting vibration, extreme temperatures, abrasion, and corrosion.

Everything we sell meets the demands of our on-site mechanics. If we don’t have what you need, we’ll gladly order it for you! Give us a call to find the hoses, fittings, nozzles, connectors, couplings, crimping ferrules, and adapter fittings that will work best for your vehicle.

Essential Tools & Parts for Performance Plumbing

The quality of your performance plumbing depends on the hoses, hose ends, and fittings you use. These components should work together seamlessly. Poor techniques and utilizing the wrong tools will do more harm than good.

Installing high-performance plumbing systems requires specific pieces designed for the task. Some essential tools for high-performance plumbing include crimpers, wrenches, and vice jaws. These items allow us to accurately cut, measure, and assemble each part, ensuring secure, leak-free connections.

By utilizing the tools and parts we have available, The Speed Shop is well-equipped to install high-performance plumbing systems with precision and confidence. These tools simplify the installation process, ensuring every component is properly connected and aligned.

We leave adequate space between the components to compensate for movement and flex. With the right parts, there’s no need for over-tightening and the problems that may cause.

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Performance Plumbing Installations

Installing a high-performance plumbing system requires careful planning and precise execution. The Speed Shop is happy to discuss your needs and even happier to do the work. If you’re performing the plumbing yourself, we can offer suggestions on what you need.

Tailoring a plumbing solution always starts with thoroughly assessing your vehicle’s power output, fuel delivery, cooling requirements, and fluid management. This helps us select the appropriate width, length, and diameter of the hose, hose ends, fittings, connectors, and accessories.

  • Have you considered the type of fluids your vehicle will be using? Our team makes sure that the components you select are compatible with the working fluid inside your vehicle.
  • We make sure our hoses, fittings, and connectors are suited for the expected pressures. From synthetic rubber Fragola PTFE hoses for nitrous oxide to fuel hose ends for improved fuel efficiency; our team has your needs covered.
  • We can assess the layout of your engine and the available space for routing and installing a new plumbing system

No vehicle leaves our garage without comprehensive testing and inspection. At The Speed Shop, customers receive:

  • Expert guidance and recommendations by trained professionals
  • Time-saving service on performance plumbing modifications
  • Peace of mind, knowing that the plumbing system of your internal combustion engine has been thoroughly tested

If you have concerns about your car’s carbon monoxide or carbon dioxide levels, a problem cylinder, issues with the turbocharge (or anything else), The Speed Shop is happy to perform an inspection.

Maintenance Tips for High-Performance Plumbing Systems

Routine engine checks are crucial for preventing failures in vehicles with performance plumbing systems. 

  • Inspect your hoses, fittings, and connections for any signs of wear, leaks, or damage. Look for cracks, bulges, or deterioration in the hoses, and ensure that the fittings are securely tightened.
  • Pay special attention to areas with high vibration or temperature fluctuations.
  • Check fluid levels regularly and look for any signs of contamination or discolouration. If you notice any abnormalities, have the fluid tested and replaced.
  • Perform pressure checks to ensure the plumbing system operates within the recommended pressure range. A pressure gauge measures the pressure at various points in the system and compares it to the manufacturer’s specifications.

If you are making performance plumbing upgrades to your vehicle, such as modifying your hydraulic systems or anything else, it is essential to upgrade the plumbing components to accommodate the increased demands. If you require professional testing, The Speed Shop can help.

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Are You Ready to Improve Your Engine?

Gasoline engines require more than fuel and an oxidizer. Your fuel system demands that every component serve its purpose in the best way. One bad hose is enough to cause significant problems down the road. Please stop by The Speed Shop today or send us a message for parts and servicing.