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Car & engine tuning – unbiased advice for Car modifiers.

Unbiased advice for Car modifiers We do not subscribe to the “if it makes more noise it must be faster philosophy” neither do we believe all the claims made by performance car part makers! It is possible to blow huge amounts of money on car tuning and ending up ruining the car creating a noisy fuel drinking car that is a nightmare to drive in traffic and is unreliable.

This car tuning guide is intended to assist you in deciding which mods to do and gives a realistic opinion of what the car will end up like. We will also endeavour to highlight the pitfalls to avoid and common mistakes car tuners make.

Track cars are rebuilt each time they are raced and they are set up for optimum conditions on the flat surface of the track – we have to tune our cars to work for a year without a service, run over potholes and speed bumps and cope with a variety of weather conditions and loads along with varying fuel quality. So we need to target the practical tuning mods that will cope with everyday driving but help you to get the maximum enjoyment from it.

Guide to tyres

Find out all about tyres in our guide where we explain road legal slicks, Assymetric Symnmetrical and Directional tread patterns and what are the advantages of winter tyres vs summer tyres. Choose the right tyre for the job and you’ll have many benefits, but choose wrongly and you’ll compromise your cars handling and performance.

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Converting a DMF to solid flywheel

We look at the benefits and disadvantages of solid flywheel conversions from a DMF and help you decide which is right for you.

It is our considered opinion that unless a car is used extensively for competition or off road you should stick with a DMF. The additional torque caused by tuning an engine or heavy competition use can quickly destroy a DMF. The solution would be to fit a stronger, higher performance DMF but the aftermarket industry seems geared up to offer solid ones as the upgrade option.

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Diesel Tuning


Diesel Tuning – extra mpg, power and torque Read More...

Tuning Stages


What is stage 1, 2 and 3 tuning Read More...

Turbo Kits


How to install a turbo to a non turbo car. Read More...

Induction Kits


CAI Cold air induction kit guide Read More...

Tuning Boxes


Tuning boxes Read More...

Remapping Ecu


Remapping the ECU – remaps benefits and issues Read More...

Twincharging


Twincharging an engine Read More...

Adding A Supercharger


Adding a supercharger Read More...

Diesel Remaps

Remaps for diesel engines Read More...

Car Modifications

Car modifications Read More...

Engine Cooling

Guide to Essential Engine Cooling Mods Read More...

Best Tuning Mods

The best tuning mods Read More...

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