Holden Tuning Tips and Modifications
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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.
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Cold air intakes, induction kits and the effect on performance. "A review of the benefits of induction kits." The air filter is a necessary part of the engine to avoid clogging up your engine and contaminating your oil or injectors. You need an air filter unless you are operating in a laboratory so the aim is […]Automotive engines
The array of available automotive engines continues to grow, we shall look at the main types of engines looking at how they have evolved over time.The gradual evolution of the automotive engine marches on and we discuss the major developments and innovations in engine technology and fuel types such as Petrol, diesel, LPG hydrogen and electric power.Cryogenic engine treatments
When putting more power through an engine you need to ensure that every part will perform at its optimum.
One of the motorsports favourite techniques to improve the durability of an engine is a process know as cryogenic treatments.
As you can guess from the use of the word Cryo – it involves the cooling and heating of the engine block to temper the metal changing its structure.Low ratio sport gearbox setup and selection.
Gearbox – Lower ratios give better acceleration times and lower fuel economy. Six or seven speed boxes are better matched to modern engines.
Most street applications are closer 1st and 2nd gear ratios for that off the line 0-60 boost or for the fast exec a lower 2nd and 3rd ratio give improved overtaking flexibility and 30 – 70 mph acceleration with a high 4th and 5th gear to give motorway fuel economy.
Todays featured car tuning articleHigh performance engine tuning mods that improve performance.
Careful selection of your internal engine tuning modifications can lift your engine from a purring kitten into a roaring lion!
While it is tempting to throw in every modification you can, it’s worth noting that not all mods work well together. This is something we cover in our articles as we steer you to the right decision on mods for your car.
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