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Getting a flip paint effect
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Creating a custom self opening split bonnet or split hood.
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Sleepers Nissan Stagea tuning project
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Lotus Tuning Tips and Modifications

Maximise your Lotuss driving pleasure

Lotus car tuning tips and advice. We have a wide range of tuning articles covering all models of Lotus from small classic lotus to trackday setup race spec models. Following our tuning tips you will avoid many of the common mistakes and actually achieve the car setup you desire. Please join the forum for model specific questions and answers and to meet other owners and see what modifications they have done.

TorqueCars started providing Lotus modification tips, car modification and car tuning advice and suggestions back in 2003 and have grown from strength to strength with a fast growing membership of all types of cars including many,Lotus owners. We are currently one of the fastest growing car tuning clubs around and certainly one of the friendliest.In 2007 we also organised our first full car show featuring many modified Lotus cars.

Our Lotus tuning articles and styling tips and features are constantly being updated and refined so to keep upto date with what is hot in the tuning world and for the most recent Lotus modification,modification and tuning advice,tips and pointers please check back regularly. We strongly recommend that you join our Lotus forums and swap modification ideas with like minded Lotus owners in the modification forums.

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

Lotus Esprit tuning guide, general care and restoration

Lotus Esprit Tuning "A free Spirit" The Lotus Esprit is an iconic supercar. First produced by Lotus in 1976 it has had many revisions and model changes right up to 2004. It is a personal favourite of mine and probably the first car I ever really noticed! The Esprit sales figures peaked just after a […]

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Tuning mods for the Lotus Elise.

Elise Tuning "Unleash your Elise" Dismissed by many beacuse of its small size there is actually a very credible track car here without any modifications. The sharp handling and low stance give the illusion that you are not moving as fast as you actually are. Lotus have perfected the handling leaving little scope for additional […]

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Todays featured car tuning "how to..." article

Badgers 2.0 Vectra Turbo engine swap project.

Meet Torquecars member BAD63R or Badger, his name is really Andy but he’s been called Badger ever since he can remember (due to his surname) and lives in sunny England.

He currently owns a Calibra and a Vectra and has the habit of swapping engines in his cars. We knew that when he said he had got a Vectra and had no plans to modify it it would only be a matter of time before he started with the mods, but we were certainly not expecting a turbo engine transplant!

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