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.

Panel air filters

A look at high flow panel air filters for your cars airbox and look at the power gains and benefits of fitting a performance panel filter to your engine.

Converting to a RWD

Font to real wheel drive conversions. “How to convert your FWD car into a RWD.” The first question is why […]

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.

How to add a turbo to a non turbo car.

The basic reason for forced induction (turbo or supercharger) is not to increase compression or the maximum pressure in an engine cylinder, it is to increase volumetric efficiency (the efficiency of the engine at drawing in air) although forced induction is the most effective method of upping compression.

In computer games we just tick a box, and within seconds our car is fully turbocharged and running much faster. In the real world things are very different.

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