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Tuning Stages

What is stage 1, 2 and 3 tuning
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Lower Compression Ratio

How to lower the engines compression ratio
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Hydraulic Vs Air Suspension

Air or Hydraulic suspension kits
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Split Bonnets

Creating a custom self opening split bonnet or split hood.
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Jakes Astra Mk1

Mk1 Astra GTE engine swap to a 2.5 v6
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2004 Car News

Car News highlights from 2004
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Your Cars Thoughts

Does your car like you
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The modern diesel engine has come a long way since the old smelly noisy almost agricultural units of years gone by. With the advent of high compression engines, turbo chargers and direct fuel injection at phenomenal pressures we have a range of diesel engines that out perform thier petrol counterparts and return better fuel economy.

The big plus is that with a simple remap you are able to dramatically increase the performance and also generally get better fuel economy.

We look at all aspects of diesel engine tuning and suggest that you join our forum for more information about the world of high performance diesels.

Diesel Tuning – extra mpg, power and torque

We look at tuning a modern turbo diesel engine and the power gains on offer from fairly simple mods like remaps and turbo upgrades.

The sheer efficiency and Torque you get on a modern diesel engine has turned many petrol heads over to Diesel.

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Tuning boxes

Tuning boxes are often slated because there are so many rip off devices around. We look at the truth about tuning boxes and help our readers identify the piggy back ecu’s that are worth having. What does a piggy back ECU do? How do they work and are they worth buying?

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Diesel Remaps


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Particulate Filter


Particulate filters and FAP Performance gains. Read More...

Diesel Hot Hatch


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

Ivo Ivanovs street tuned Lada

Meet Ivo Ivanov – ‘master’ from Bulgaria. He sent us some picks from his latest project – it’s always interesting to see what’s hot in other cultures!

Note the ‘Lexus style’ clear light clusters on the rear and the huge exhaust. You could almost stealth launch missiles from these things. It would make an interesting James Bond (007) car certainly more individual than the Aston Martins.

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