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BMW Tuning Tips and Modifications

Maximise your BMWs driving pleasure

We have a wide range of tuning articles covering all models of BMW from small engined 1 series family cars to large V8 engined and the super torquey diesels, the Z3 and executive cars such as the 6 and 7 series.

Following our tuning tips you will avoid many of the common mistakes and actually achieve the ideal car setup.

Please join the forum for model specific questions and answers and to meet other owners and see what modifications they have done. The M series has the badge of honour but gives an idea of how much power can be extracted from the average BMW engine.

We are currently one of the fastest growing car tuning clubs around and certainly one of the friendliest

We strongly recommend that you join our BMW forums and swap track day setup ideas with like minded BMW owners in the track day setup forums.

If you have a BMW project underway we would love to hear about it, the Gallery section in the forum contains some interesting projects. Scroll down the page to see our latest tuning articles for your BMW.

What is the BMW Nikasil issue

he Nikasil issue is a problem that affects all BMWs with M60 and M52 engines.

We will take a look at the causes of this issue, the models affected and the likelyhood of your BMW being affected by it.

The M60 from 1993 to 1996 used a Nikasil liner on the block, as did the M52 from 1995 to 1998. M52s produced after this used a steel liner.

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Tuning the BMW 3 Series

Read our tuning guide to the 3 series BMW and avoid the common pitfalls and address the weakspots. The BMW 3 series was first launched in 1975 with the E21, however it was not until 1982 the 3 series became a success with the E30.

In particular the Ultimate Driving Machine really kicked things off in 1985 with the E30 M3 which was produced as a race car for the road.

BMWs naturally have very good suspension, especially thanks to the 50:50 weight distribution found throughout the range.

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Englands answer to the General Lee

We like to bring originality to TorqueCars and we are sure that you will have never quite seen something like this before. Fingers has painstakingly turned a ‘normal’ American sport satellite into a General Lee look alike and spent time tuning it up into a drag strip monster. Here is fingers remarkable story.

“On 25th July 2005, after an 18 month long search for a Black 1968 Dodge Charger I accidentally stumbled across this rare beast on eBay, a 1970 Plymouth Sport Satellite.


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