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Intake and exhaust tuning

The best intake, fuelling & exhaust modifications

The engine intake and exhaust are probably the least appreciated engine modifications. We examine the best tuning options to improve your cars fuelling, air intake and exhaust.

We’ll also look at some of the common myths and misunderstood aspects of car intake and exhaust tuning.

How to install a turbo to a non turbo car.

In all the movies and video games adding a turbo to a car makes a massive hike to power. In reality this is quite a complex mod with many pitfalls so we will discuss it in detail here.

If you are forcing more air into an engine you are increasing its volumetric efficiency (the efficiency of the engine at drawing in air). Forced induction is the most effective method of upping compression.

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CAI Cold air induction kit guide

Induction kit guide and the effect on performance. “Induction kits – the real story.” Cars like us need to breathe. You couldn’t run very far if your nose was blocked up and a car with a restrictive intake will not perform very well. In this article we will look at the performance advantages of fitting […]

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High performance sports exhausts systems and mods.

TorqueCars will take a look at sports exhausts as they are very popular modifications, but sadly many mistakes are made.

The job of the exhaust is to break up the sound pulse from the engine, muffling the sound and allowing the exhaust gases to escape efficiently.

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What is an induction kit and what does it do.

As induction kits are probably one of the most popular modifications for car tuning projects we thought we should add a introductory article to explain what they are, what they do and the theory behind them.

An induction kit is quite simply an air filter. Most cars have air filters mounted in an air box. These filters are generally constructed of paper which filters out the particles from the air and prevents these from getting into the engine. The airboxes are designed to reduce the noise of the engine and have various vanes and angles cut to maximise this noise reduction.

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Porting Polishing


Principles of porting an engine and big valve conversions Read More...

Fuel And Additives


Fuel and fuel additives octane and pressure boost valves. Read More...

Bonnet Intake Vents


Vents – adding performance with Bonnet vents. Read More...

Uprated Fuelling


Fuelling uprating the fuel pump, injectors and fuel pressure regulator Read More...

Particulate Filter


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

Intake Valves


Big valve kits – larger intake valves. Read More...

Sport Catalysts


Power gains from a sports catalyst Read More...

Water Injection


Benefits and drawbacks of engine water injection systems Read More...

Exhaust Wraps


Ceramic exhaust coatings and exhaust wraps Read More...

Nos Nitrous


Adding NoS nitrous oxide to boost power gains. Read More...