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Mar
20
2008

Welcome to Exalt Customs & Motorsports

Thank you for checking out our new website. We will be adding bad ass rides, content, photos, videos, and just all around cool stuff in upcoming weeks and months. Sign up for our NEWSLETTER and...

Apr
8
2008

Glamis Invasion

This past weekend, the Exalt crew headed out to the Glamis Invasion hosted by SRH. After lots of long hours at the shop, it sure was nice to get out of town and enjoy the desert for a weekend....

Mar
3
2008

EXALT GTG

 EXALT hosted the weekly SoCalEuro Rancho San Diego (East County) meet at their headquarters. We met a lot of really cool enthusiasts and made some good friends. Here's a few of the pics from the night:

 


Mar
16
2008

EXALT BBQ / Get Together

Exalt hosted their first Sunday BBQ and despite predictions of freezing weather and thunderstorms... well, freezing for San Diego at least... it ended up being a perfect day to get together...

Nov
2
2007

SEMA 2007

The Exalt Team headed out to Vegas for the biggest automotive industry show on earth, otherwise known as SEMA. It's a 4 day event that takes a full 4 days to see... if you're moving briskly.

 

 


Jan
5
2008

Snowboarding

DK, JK and buddy, Joel headed up to Mtn High to get some fresh pow and test the newly lifted Dodge on a road trip. Needless to say, everything worked out perfectly... The Dodge handled like a...

Feb
26
2008

Dyno Day

We decided to get some baseline dyno runs in before we installed the Banks Big Hoss kit, so we headed over to The Dyno Shop  to get 'er done.     We made a new friend......

Apr
20
2008

4/20 Cruise

The EXALT Crew, along with a few good friends headed out to the local mountains for a day of pushing our autos through the twisties. The weather couldn't have been any better, perfect for driving;...

Apr
29
2008

AWE Dealership Announcement

EXALT Motorsports is pleased to announce they are now the Authorized  AWE-Tuning  Dealer for the Southern California region. This is a proud day, as Exalt has been a long-time advocate...

May
5
2008

Red Bull Air Show

The Knights headed down to Seaport Village in Downtown San Diego to catch the Finals for the Red Bull Air Show. I missed last year's event, so this was the first time seeing this type of racing...

May
18
2008

Audis Anonymous

The EXALT crew went to a very cool all Audi meet at the Irvine Spectrum, organized by tinaalia via various Audi forums. The day started with a very refreshing surf at Scripps, then we met up with...

Jun
6
2008

Yum, Pizza! (Audi Content... sorta)

Last night, TwentyValveB5+S4 (Tim) from AudiWorld organized an Audi Get Together at Oggi's Pizza in Mission Valley. It was a nice turnout; cool peeps, nice autos and some darn tasty 'za 'n suds...

Jun
27
2008

B7 Audi S4 gets Exalted

This client brought in his '06 S4 a couple months ago to see what EXALT is all about and has since made some nice improvements to the car with our help. The B7 S4 is a great car right out of the...

Jul
15
2008

RIZE RIZE RIZE Crazy Deals on RIZE Products in the EXALT Store

We've recently marked down all the RIZE Industries products in our store. These deals WILL NOT last long, so jump on them while you can!   EXALT works very closely with RIZE, thereby...

Jul
16
2008

Introducing the Quickclamp Coupler ... or some might call it a Quick Clamp

The Quick Clamp is a revolutionary new device used to connect two pieces of Aluminum tubing in a quick manner with exceptional pressure and heat resistance. The Quick Clamp takes the place of...

Aug
12
2008

Exalt is now a UNITRONIC Dealer

EXALT Motorsports is extremely honored to announce the new partnership with UNITRONIC Chipped . We thought long and hard about which software tuner to align our company with and feel Unitronic is...

Aug
21
2008

Big SoCal Euro GTG

EXALT had a coming out party, so to speak, at the Big SoCal Euro get together held at Qualcomm Stadium on August 10th. For those unfamiliar with the event, over the last handful of years, Lon Mok...

Aug
26
2008

TOYO Tires For Sale in the Web Store

We're real pleased to announce a wide variety of TOYO tires for sale in our webstore. We've posted most of the popular models and sizes but if you're looking for something you don't see, please...

Aug
30
2008

the Exalted Evoltion of the B5 S4

Exalt co-owner, Derek King has recently transformed his B5 Audi S4 from a production silver to satin "hot rod" black with gold trimmings. Here's a photo gallery I posted showing a few steps in the process.

 

Satin Black EXALT B5 S4


Sep
18
2008

VW MkII 1.8T Exalt Style

This blog post is a bit over due, since this project was finished a few months ago but it's still notable, none-the-less and in our humble opinions, deserves a bit of publicity.   A...

Sep
26
2008

German Supertuner RUF Building an Electric Porsche

By Chuck Squatriglia   The speedmeisters at German tuning haus RUF are hard at work developing an electric version of the Porsche Cayman that could go head-to-head with the...

Sep
30
2008

BIG SoCal Euro VIDEO courtesy of Ricky Z

Here's a sweet vid from the BIG SoCal Euro event, including a good interview with the EXALT guys, put together by Ricky Zermeno.

 


Oct
18
2008

Gold or Silver? Alcon Jewelry for Gearheads

We've got a thing for Alcon Brakes here at EXALT. Being heavy VW / Audi enthusiasts ourselves, we feel there's no better braking solution for our cars. For guys like us, Alcons are our kind of...

Oct
29
2008

EXALT S4 and GTi go Drag Racing

Team Exalt hit up the Battle of the Imports 10/18/08

Nov
5
2008

Clutch Masters - Good Stuff, Great Prices

We've been using a lot of Clutch Masters clutches at Exalt and couldn't be happier about their quality and value. From our 600hp GTi FWD drag car to the street driven Audis we build, we've had...

Nov
15
2008

Rich Christensen's Armdrop Live

Exalt headed out to Barona Raceway for Pinks host, Rich Christensen's Armdrop Live. This event attracted by far the most racers and race fans we've ever seen at the track. The excitement in the...

Nov
22
2008

SCCA Auto-X @ Qualcomm Stadium 11/16/08

Exalt headed down to Qualcomm Stadium for a round of SCCA Auto-X with the shop S4 and A4.

Auto-X Photo Gallery

 


Nov
22
2008

Dec
1
2008

UNIMOG

Our buddy, Paul, from GreaselMyDiesel.com stopped by with his Mercedes Unimog. He took a couple of us for a ride and while it doesn't have much for top speed, it's pretty obvious there isn't...

Dec
12
2008

Holiday SPECIALS

HUGE Holiday Specials at Exalt!

Call or email us with your wish list for more info...

We're trying to hit some year end goals and are making some crazy deals in the process!


Jan
17
2009

Audi A4 is Germany’s most successful premium model in 2008

Ingolstadt, 2009-01-16 AUDI AG: A4 is Germany’s most successful premium model in 2008 * After VW Golf, Audi A4 most frequently bought car in Germany * Audi A6 and Audi TT...

Feb
12
2009

VW, Audi, Porsche Service / Maintenance

Timing belts, brake jobs, oil changes, clutches, suspension, diagnostics (CEL's)... the shop has been bustling with Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche service & repair work. We've been getting a lot...

Feb
13
2009

STaSIS Engineering Performance Parts

STaSIS Engineering Brake Kits, Exhaust Systems, Suspension, Turbo Kits, Differentials and more are now available in our online store . Exalt is very pleased to offer the STaSIS product line and...

Feb
18
2009

Exalt 2009 Ford Super Duty - Rize / King / BMF / Toyo / Exalt / AMP

Exalt is pleased to announce the delivery of a 2009 Ford Super Duty featuring a Rize lift, King shocks, Exalt custom steering, BMF wheels, Toyo tires, AMP PowerSteps, Allied rear leafs and more....

Feb
26
2009

Join Us for A Sunday Drive - March 15, 2009

Exalt Motorsports will be hosting a Sunday drive on March 15th and ALL are welcome to join. Plan on an all-day event that will originate at the Exalt headquarters in El Cajon (East County San...

Mar
13
2009

VW 337 Moulded Bumper

What seam? Customer doesn't want a seam in the rear bumper of his VW 337 GTi, so Exalt moulds it flush. This bumper started as 2 pieces; a rear bumper cover & a valance and now, as you can see, it's one smooth, flowing piece.

Moulded 337 Bumper


Mar
16
2009

Sunday Drive Photo Gallery Posted

Just posted a Photo Gallery for the Sunday Drive we did yesterday, 3/15/09


Mar
16
2009

Audi Service & Maintenance San Diego

Audi service & maintenance has been booming for Exalt and our local San Diego clientele. Anything from basic oil changes to timing belt replacements, clutch jobs, transmission services,...

Mar
30
2009

Brake Specific Fuel Consumption (BSFC) and the Energy Contained in Diesel and Gasoline

Here are some thoughts on Brake specific fuel consumption (BSFC) and the energy contained in diesel and gasoline. A gal of diesel fuel weighs 7lbs and contains about 19,000btu/lb, or...

Mar
30
2009

VW Volkswagen Service, Maintenance & Repair on the Rise at Exalt's San Diego Facility

Looking at the bright side of this economy, it seems to be stimulating Exalt's Volkswagen Maintenance and Repair work at our San Diego based facility. More and more people seem to be opting into...

Apr
1
2009

AWE Tuning Performance Parts Discounted - VW, Audi, Porsche

Exalt Motorsports is pleased to offer discounted pricing on the entire lineup of AWE Tuning products. AWE is one of the premier manufacturers of aftermarket products for European vehicles, with a...

Apr
3
2009

VW GTi 1.8T MkIV Performance Build at our San Diego Location

One of our longtime customers, Kyle D., is back again, this time for a k04 turbo upgrade, TT225 injectors, VR6 clutch and some new blacked out headlights. Kyle's goal was to improve the...

Apr
6
2009

NEW Bully Dog Triple Dog GT all-in-one Downloader Monitor

Exalt is pleased to be first to market with this exciting new programmer for the discounted sale price of $594.99 The NEW Triple Dog GT Diesel programmer will vastly improve the performance...

Apr
9
2009

H&R Products Discounted

Exalt is pleased to announce to addition of the entire H&R catalog to our online store . To kick off this product launch, we're running a sale where all products are discounted. All H&R...

Apr
20
2009

Customer Ride: Dodge 2500 4X4, Rize Lift Kit, King Shocks, Toyo Tires, etc.

One of our out-of-state customers from Wyoming sent us this pic of his 2500 Dodge 4x4 with the 8" Rize Lift Kit, King Reservoir Shocks, and Toyo Open Country M/T tires he ordered from Exalt...

May
18
2009

VIDEO: Exalt Audi S4 & Dodge 2500, San Diego Freeway

A quick vid from the drive to the SEMA Mixer at the San Diego Automotive Museum - footage of the Satin Black Stage III Audi S4 and Lifted Dodge 2500 Turbo Diesel.   EXALT...

May
29
2009

San Diego SEMA Mixer

The Exalt Team rallied down to the San Diego SEMA Mixer. It was quite the enjoyable event, hosted by the good people from Truck Covers USA. Here's a Photo Gallery from the event.

Exalt Dodge


Jun
2
2009

KEN BLOCK GYMKHANA TWO THE INFOMERCIAL

This video has nothing to do with Exalt but it was too good not to share. Probably the only thing that could make this video better is if it were featuring an Audi / VW / Porsche. Nevertheless,...

Jun
2
2009

Audi S5 Video - 4 Wheel Drifting, Catching Sweet Air, etc.

Here is a really cool video put together by the guys at OnCars.com featuring the ultra-sexy Audi S5 in all her glory.


Jun
11
2009

Audi Club GTG @ Exalt in San Diego - Tech Session + 24hr Le Mans

The Audi Club of Southern California will be hosting a Get Together this coming Saturday, June 13th at Exalt Motorsports in El Cajon, CA (East County San Diego). This event will feature an Audi...

Jun
14
2009

Audi Club GTG < PHOTO Gallery > @ Exalt (San Diego, CA)

A new Photo Gallery has been added with pictures from the Audi Club GTG at Exalt in El Cajon, CA. Please visit for pictures of Audi RS4s, RS6, S4, A4 and TT

Audi Club GTG @ Exalt


Jun
15
2009

Le Mans 24 Hours, a LAP in the 2010 Audi S4

Justin Bell takes the all new 2010 Audi S4 for a lap around the famous track and '09 Winner Alan McNish gives his opinion on the car and how much he enjoys driving the product he races....

Jun
16
2009

Socialize - Exalt on Facebook & Twitter

In addition to this website, Exalt regularly updates their facebook page and twitter account . For those using social media, this is a great way to keep up with the latest from Exalt, whether...

Jun
17
2009

Audi S4 Quattro VS Audi design Skis - Must See Video

2010 Audi S4 Quattro goes head-to-head down a slalom course against a skier using Audi desin skis. Awesome!

 


Jun
17
2009

Is A Stock TDi VW Jetta Fast?

People think diesels can't offer the performance of gasoline-powered vehicles. But the new Jetta TDI Clean Diesel has nearly twice the torque of most cars in its class, with 236 lbs-ft. But can a...

Jun
18
2009

The Audi 2.0 l TFSI wins the “International Engine of the Year Award 2009”

Stuttgart/Ingolstadt, 2009-11-27 The Audi 2.0 l TFSI wins the “International Engine of the Year Award 2009” Fifth win in a row for the Audi 2.0 TFSI four-cylinder engine...

Jun
19
2009

Audi wins nine awards in the sport auto readers’ choice contest

Ingolstadt/Stuttgart, 2009-06-19 Audi wins nine awards in the sport auto readers’ choice contest The Audi RS 6 was once again voted best vehicle in its class in “The Sportiest...

Jun
19
2009

Smart Car 451 Turbo Kits from SFR NOW Available

Alas, a high quality turbo kit for the Smart Car 451 from SpeedForce Racing and it's exclusively available through Exalt! Available in a Stage 1 Smart Car Turbo Kit $3449 and a Stage 2 Smart...

Jun
19
2009

Stage 1 & 2 Smart Car Turbo Kits - The Ultimate Performance Upgrade

SFR Smart Car Turbo System Stage 1: 70% Increase in Power - 85 Rear Wheel HP Stage 2: 90% Increase in Power - 115 Rear Wheel HP Utilizes Stock Catalytic Converter - Low Emissions Garrett...

Jun
24
2009

Exalt Front Mount Intercooler Kit - '02-'05 B6 Audi A4

SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY OFFER $725 - AFTER THE FIRST 10 UNITS SELL, THIS PRICE WILL GO TO FULL RETAIL Exalt is very pleased to introduce this front Mount Intercooler kit for the B6 Audi A4. Long...

Jun
30
2009

Big SoCal Euro Photo Gallery Uploaded - San Diego, CA

Another Big SoCal Euro event is in the books and once again Lon and the crew at SoCalEuro put on a fantastic event! Attendance was up again this year at the San Diego, CA event with participants...

Jul
1
2009

NEW B5 Audi S4 / RS4 Downpipes from Exalt

Exalt is very please to announce the release of their downpipes for the B5 Audi S4 & RS4 and we're offering them at a Special Introductory Price of $995 limited to the first 5 sets sold. The...

Jul
1
2009

Nogaro Blue Stage III Audi S4 Prepped for the Autobahn & Nürburgring at Exalt in San Diego, CA

When Paul Y. decided to move from his hometown in San Diego, CA and study in Austria, he knew he couldn't leave without his Nogaro Blue B5 S4 that he worked so diligintly to find less than 1...

Jul
2
2009

EXALT Stage III Audi S4 gets some maintenance, Repair and New Performance Parts

After 100k of very hard driving, it was time for some service and maintenance on the Exalt Audi B5 S4. Upon inspection, we determined that the lobes on the cams were flattening and were...

Jul
3
2009

Total Synthetic Motor Oil Special

Total Synthetic Oil on SALE: 5L Jugs 5w 30 $35.50 - 5w 40 $34.50 - 10w 50 $39.50 TOTAL Lubricants = ELF USA Total Synthetic Motor Oil is one of the finest lubricants available for...

Jul
6
2009

Ken Block takes Top Gear's James May for a Gymkhana run

This video had to be shared; not only does it feature beautiful cinematography but it combines a couple of my favorite forms of motorsports into one breathtaking piece. Former head of DC Shoes and...

Jul
7
2009

Audi wins 2nd heat of “RCN Green Challenge” held at the Nürburgring

Ingolstadt, 2009-07-07 Audi wins 2nd heat of “RCN Green Challenge” held at the Nürburgring Audi TT 2.0 TFSI takes first and fourth places in efficiency contest Needs just...

Jul
7
2009

Audi Tries to Create an Online Pro-Diesel Movement

By Kimberly Chou For Audi’s latest advertising campaign, the automaker says it’s promoting a cause, not just its cars. With a motto of “Diesel: It’s no longer a dirty...

Jul
14
2009

Aug
5
2009

Fascinating rally era in Audi museum mobile

  Ingolstadt, 2009-08-05 Fascinating rally era in Audi museum mobile “The Cornering Wizards: Group B Rally Cars” More than 5,000 horsepower in special...

Aug
5
2009

Audi S4 Avant in for Service and Suspension work at our San Diego facility

Exalt recently had the pleasure of working on what has to be one of the cleanest B5 Audi S4 on the planet! Local client, Tom G. is an Audi enthusiast to the fullest with a R8, B5 S4 Avant and A4...

Aug
9
2009

facebook - View Exalt's Fan Box

Exalt Motorsports on Facebook

Sep
2
2009

Audi Taps its Facebook Fans to Help Design Car of the Future

August 27th, 2009 | by Christina Warren More and more businesses are learning that adopting a strategy of incorporating social media to connect with customers is a great way to build a solid...

Sep
5
2009

Secrets of Speed : Audi Quattro History - Video

Entertaining video tracing the history of Audi's Quattro system.

WARNING: if you don't already own a Audi Quattro, you will want one after watching this video

 


Sep
30
2009

2009 Ford Super Duty v2 "Mini Monster Truck" - Custom 4-Link Lift Kit

Exalt Customs is pleased to announce the delivery of a one-off custom build of a 2009 Ford Super Duty. This one-off build was delivered by Exalt's "Customs" division. In this build, Exalt...

Sep
30
2009

Exalt Track Day at Willow Springs Raceway - Oct. 30, 2009

Host: Exalt Motorsports Date: Friday October 30th, 2009 Time: 8am - 5pm Contact: exalted at exaltmotorsports.com 619/444-2300 Cost: $250/car   Exalt will be hosting a PRIVATE track...

Oct
1
2009

Dj Red Sonya - Harvest Moon - Dj Mix

Yeah, I know, this is a car site / company, so what the heck is a dance music Dj mix doing on here? Well, this car company was born from a lifestyle and that lifestyle included, amongst other...

Oct
4
2009

Oct
5
2009

Audi R8 Options - Sketched by Mark Wells

Stumbled across these excellent sketches of Audi's R8 with a few different options by Mark Wells

Audi R8 options

Audi R8 options

 

Thanks to oneighturbo for posting these


Oct
10
2009

Track Day @ Willow Springs

Your attendance is requested at Exalt Motorsports' upcoming Willow Springs track day  Host:  Exalt Motorsports  Location:   Willow Springs Raceway...

Oct
12
2009

Volkswagen of America Launches Mobile Site

News Release Issued: October 12, 2009 9:34 AM EDT Volkswagen of America Launches Mobile Site Today's fast paced consumer can now get Volkswagen information on the go HERNDON, Va., Oct. 12...

Oct
12
2009

The Fun Theory - Volkswagen New Viral Video Campaign

In today's rapidly changing landscape of how we market to our customers, a viral video is the crown jewel of achievement and it appears that Volkswagen or rather their ad agency, DDB Stockholm,...

Oct
14
2009

Unitronic DSG Transmission flashes - Available!

Unitronic Chipped, the premier name in software tuning for VW, Audi and Porsche, have released The Ultimate DSG transmission upgrades . Experience a smooth and unsurpassed gear shifting,...

Nov
6
2009

RIZE F150 PreRunner - Pre-Production Sneak Peek

Rize Industries took their new F150 out of the fab shop and straight to Exalt on their way to debut the new truck at the 2009 SEMA Show in Las Vegas. This truck features Rize's new Long Travel...

Nov
8
2009

DTM 2009 - Season Highlights (Video)

Excellent video byt DTM.com highlighting the 2009 DTM season.


Nov
8
2009

VIDEO: A Lap at Willow Springs - Exalt Track Day

Video taken during the "Parade Lap" at Exalt's Track Day @ Willow Springs International Raceway October 30th, 2009 Exalt Motorsports hosted a track day at Willow Springs International...

Nov
10
2009

Holiday Specials - Service Department

Have you been putting off some needed service on your car? Are you concerned about the safety of your car for the upcoming winter months? Have you been thinking about fixing up your car but are...

Jan
30
2010

Audi Is Most Improved Brand in Customer Loyalty

- Audi receives 2010 "Most Improved Loyalty to Make" award from R. L. Polk - Audi recorded a 4.9% increase in consumer loyalty during 2009 model year - Recipients announced during the Automotive...

Feb
1
2010

Porsche at Daytona

Check out this video of the Porsche legacy at the Rolex 24 hour race at Daytona.


Feb
8
2010

Audi / Volkswagen Superbowl Commercials

I must say that as a whole, I wasn't too impressed with this year's crop of Superbowl commercials. However, in my slightly biased opinion, I found VW's "Punch-Dub" and Audi's "Green Police / 2010...

Feb
12
2010

Audi Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Quattro

Ingolstadt, 2010-02-12 Audi Tradition celebrates the 30th anniversary of quattro Special exhibition at the Audi museum mobile Attendance at the world’s largest classic car...

Mar
8
2010

2010 Audi Quattro Explained (videos)

The undisputed leader in all wheel drive technology, Audi, has released a pair of videos that demonstrate and describe the advancements found in the new RS5 and S4 Quattro systems.

 


Mar
8
2010

Deutscher Motorkult / Exalt "Run to the Hills" Video

Big thanks to Darren S. for filming and editing this video from our "Run to the Hills" drive on 2/28/10


Mar
18
2010

“Truth” vs. “Joy.” A tale of two car companies.

By Peter M. De Lorenzo (Posted 3/16, 2:00PM) Detroit. Automotive advertising themes run the gamut from the sublime to the ridiculous, and everything in between. Some car companies not only get...

Apr
7
2010

Volkswagen BlueMotion Models Honored as 2010 World Green Car

News Release Issued: April 1, 2010 9:02 AM EDT Volkswagen BlueMotion Models Honored as 2010 World Green Car NEW YORK, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Volkswagen AG and Volkswagen of America, Inc....

Jun
18
2010

Lewis & Jenson, One Car, No Team — Vodafone Ad

Couldn't pass the opportunity to share this clever ad by Vodafone featuring F1 drivers Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button

 


Aug
23
2010

EXALT Autobody - Collision Repair, Body Shop - El Cajon, San Diego, CA

EXALT Autobody is a one-stop Auto Repair and Beautification center located in San Diego's East County. Whether you've just been in an accident and require major Body Shop repair or are looking...

Aug
23
2010

Audi S4 - Stage 3 (Pic)

Was going through some old pics and this one caught my eye, deserving a share. This 2000 Audi S4 was custom built by Exalt's Motorsports division.

B5 S4 Audi kenisis alcon

 

More pics here

 


Sep
2
2010

Pictures of the NEW Exalt Facility

After a few months at the new facility, the new Exalt is starting to feel like home. For those that haven't visited the new location or live too far away, we've posted a few photos of the Exalt...

Sep
7
2010

FREE Check Engine Light Diagnosis

Does your car have a Check Engine Light (CEL) on? Well, this is your vehicles way of telling you it's sick and needs some attention from a professional mechanic. In reality, this could mean a...

Sep
9
2010

The A4 the Audi Dealership Could Not Repair

Once again, we got a phone call from a customer that wasn’t happy with his experience at the local Audi Dealership. He told the story of how he was driving his 2004 Audi A4 Ultrasport...

Mar
3
2011

Smarty Performance Tuners for Dodge Trucks

Here at Exalt, we're always looking for ways to get the most for your dollar or "bang-for-the-buck" as we often call it, so naturally, we're big fans of Performance Electronic Tuners and the big...

Mar
10
2011

Savvy Women’s Basic Maintenance Car Clinic

Be an Independent Woman! Join other fabulous women and preserve the value and safety of your vehicle by learning some basic vehicle maintenance. While snacking on scrumptious appetizers,...