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High performance wheels and tyre selection

TorqueCars guide to performance car tuning through appropriate wheel and tyre selection. Contrary to popular belief the widest tyres and biggest wheels are not always the best for performance

We look at the world of light weight wheels and performance tyres and outline the pros and cons of the many options open to you.

A look at high performance wheels

One popular modification done to cars is replacing the wheels. We will look at the types of wheel available, the pros and cons of each and look at the implications of fitting different size wheels.

We will be challenging the concept of wider wheels giving more grip and looking at the effect a larger rim size has on a cars performance.

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Tyres and tread patterns for High performance cars

Performance tyres, selection and tyre tread patterns. "If you're feeling tyred!" The importance of your cars tires should never be overlooked. A cheap tyre (NB:UK Spelling, USA – Tires!) can reduce your ability to corner on a dry surface by as much a 10-20 mph. In the wet this difference can be much much greater. Most performance tyres […]

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Todays featured car tuning article

Ian’s EVO 6 Tommi Makinen tuning

Ian’s Mitsubishi EVO 6 Tommi Makinen No 2 with Autronics & antilag

The standard Evo setup wasn’t quite right so Ian set about improving it the current spec of his Evo is:-
HKS racing suction kit , Blitz exhaust , downpipe & decat, Uprated fuel pump , fuel pressure regulator, Arp conrod bolts, Cusco heat shield ,exedy clutch, Forge dump valve Sabelt harnesses, fidanza flywheel…..

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