Holden Tuning Tips and Modifications

Maximise your Holdens driving pleasure

Holden car tuning tips and advice. We have a wide range of tuning articles covering all models of Holden from the popular small engined family Holden models to the supercharged Monaro and turbo powered models. Following our tuning tips you will avoid many of the common mistakes and actually achieve the car setup you desire. Meet other owners in our Holden owners club and swap pictures and tuning tips.

TorqueCars started providing Holden track day setup help, car tuning and car performance part reviews and suggestions back in 2003 and have grown from strength to strength with a fast growing membership of all types of cars including many, Holden 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 Holden tuning and styling articles are continually updated so for the latest Holden track day setup,tuning and performance part advice, tips and pointers please check back regularly. We strongly recommend that you join our Holden forums and swap track day setup ideas with like minded Holden owners in the track day setup forums.

If you are have a Holden tuning project underway we would love to hear about it, the Gallery section in the forum contains some interesting Holden projects already. Scroll down the page to see our latest tuning articles for your Holden.

Lacetti / Optra / Nubira Tuning

We look at Lacetti tuning and summarise the ultimate modifications. Chevrolet Lacetti / Optra / Nubira / Viva make awesome project cars and with the best tuning mods you can certainly maximise your driving opportunities.

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Astra Tuning

Holden Astra Tuning “Thank you for reading my Astra tuning tips” Now in it’s 7th generation the Holden Astra has […]

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Trax Tuning

Holden Trax Tuning “Thank you for reading my Trax tuning tips” Also called the tracker in some regions this SUV […]

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Trailblazer Tuning

Holden Trailblazer Tuning “Thank you for reading my Trailblazer tuning guide” Engine options on the second generation Trailblazer from 2012 […]

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Todays featured car tuning articles

Sports ignition coils and performance coil packs

Lets look at the job of the coil in the spark system and see what it does.

Just as a power transformer converts mains 240 volts into a usable 9 volts for your charger or appliance a coil will increase the voltage.

A car battery/alternator will produce a paltry 12volts, certainly not enough to jump an air gap and create a spark.

An ignition coil raises the voltage in some installations between 20 and up to 40,000 volts and this allows the creation of a spark which can jump the air gap between the plugs.

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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.

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Remaps for diesel engines

Our members frequently talk about their latest mods and power figures. Many of our members have remapped their diesel engines and boast of more power, better economy and unchanged reliability.

But do the claims live up to reality? What sort of power figures can you get from a diesel remap? Diesels have really come so far in a very short time.

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