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Land Rover Tuning Tips and Modifications

Maximise your Land Rovers driving pleasure

Land Rover car tuning tips and advice. We have a wide range of tuning articles covering all models of Land Rover from the classic off road models to the latest trendy Evoke and other related models. Following our tuning tips you will avoid many of the common mistakes and actually achieve the car set up you desire. Please join the forum for model specific questions and answers and to meet other owners and see what modifications they have done.

TorqueCars started providing Land Rover modification advice, car modification and car tuning reviews and help back in 2003 and have grown from strength to strength with a fastgrowing membership of all types of cars including many,Land Rover owners. We are currently one of the fastest growing car tuning clubs around and certainly among the friendliest. In 2007 we also organised our first full car show.

Our Land Rover comprehensive modification articles on tuning and styling are kept upto date so for the very latest Land Rover modification,modification and tuning advice,tips and pointers please check back regularly. We strongly recommend that you join our Land Rover forums and swap modification ideas with like minded Land Rover owners in the modification forums.

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

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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.

Directional vs Assymetric tyres

Choose the right tyre for your car, explore the full range of summer and winter tyres and we explain the differences between Directional, Assymetric, Symmetrical and road legal slicks to help you decide which is the best option for your performance car.

Roll cages & Roll bars custom fitting kits

Many tracks insist that cars are fitted with roll cages and or roll bars. In motor sport competitions you will see that most regulations also insist on a roll-cage. What is the job of a roll cage and are there any advantages to having one fitted? More and more Torquecars members cars are being fitted with roll cages, so is this just a new styling trend or is there something beneficial to the car tuner?

Roll cages offer protection to the driver and tighter body control.

The best tuning mods

What are the best tuning mods for your car? There is a lot of debate in our forums but we have compiled a list of the best tuning mods for this article based on feedback from our members.

We are going to ignore the most popular mods, as these often only turn out to be aesthetic upgrades rather than performance upgrades.

Todays featured car tuning article

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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