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. […]

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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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