Ferrari Tuning Tips and Modifications

Looking at ways to improve the perfection in your Ferrari

Ferrari car tuning tips and advice. The Ferrari has a great reputation of creating awesome cars with huge amounts of performance. Owners of such exotic cars are looking for ways to boost power and further improve the drivability. We have a wide range of tuning articles covering all models of Ferrari from classic sports cars to large F1 derived supercars. Following our tuning tips you will avoid many of the common mistakes and actually achieve the car setup you desire in your Ferrari. Please join the forum (our supercar forums) for model specific questions and answers and to meet other owners and see what modifications they have done.

TorqueCars started providing Ferrari performance part tips, car performance and car modification tips and suggestions back in 2003 and have grown from strength to strength with a fast growing membership of all types of cars including many, Ferrari owners. We are currently one of the fastest growing car tuning clubs around and certainly one of the friendliest. In 2007 we also organised our first full car show.

Our Ferrari tuning features with performance tips and information on peformance parts for your car get updated so for the hottest Ferrari performance part,performance and modification advice, tips and pointers please check back regularly. We strongly recommend that you join our Ferrari forums and swap performance part ideas with like minded Ferrari owners in the performance part forums.

We would like to hear about your interesting Ferrari projects, so drop into the forum, post up a new thread and pass on your tips, we love to see members car pictures and have an ever growing gallery. Scroll down the page to see our latest tuning articles for your Ferrari.

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High performance ignition Leads

We look at the benefits of high performance ignition leads and HT leads. Explain what they do and look at the pros and cons and assess the benefits of performance leads.

Panel air filters

We look at panel filters and compare these to induction kits and look at the pros and cons of each type of filter and the performance benefits you’ll get. Do panel filters improve performance and power.

Tuning a car engine

Let’s take a look at ways to tune a car engine and what exactly we mean by engine tuning.

We can only cover generic theory in this article on how to tune a car and suggest if you want more specific advice you sign up to our car forums where our helpful and friendly members will assist you further.

Remapping the ECU – remaps benefits and issues

Back in the good old days – the task of timing the ignition spark was performed by the distributor. The greater the RPM, the more the timing would advance.

This did a reasonable job but for the most effective power you would need to vary the timing to a greater degree than a fixed ratio advance curve. The electronic ignition system was borne.

Todays featured car tuning articles

High performance sports exhausts systems.

TorqueCars will review sports exhausts and exhuast design 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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Electric water pumps

In a performance engine you should never underestimate the need for adequate cooling.

All water cooled cars work on the principle of water being pumped around the engine and then to a radiator where it releases the heat.

Most water pumps are mechanical and run off the crank.

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How to lower the engines compression ratio

Reducing the compression ratio is required if you want to run a high boost supercharged engine. High compression NASP engines are quite efficient but when adding forced induction you want to lower the compression ratio.

The compression ratio has a dramatic effect on an engines performance and the problem of knock, (where the air fuel mix prematurely ignites) is controlled to a large degree by the compression ratio.

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