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.
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.Adding a supercharger
We look at adding a supercharger to a NASP (naturally aspirated) engine and focus on the main problem areas and considerations encountered in a tuning project of this scope.
There are lots of pitfalls and this is not a “bolt in on and hope it works” modification as many other things need to be done to make this work safely and reliably.Particulate filters and FAP Performance gains.
The particulate filter is a stand alone unit. It is located upstream of the cat in the exhaust system and its purpose is to remove soot particles from the gas stream. The cat the proceeds to do its usual job of converting CO to CO2 and is in no way dependent or relied upon by the particulate filter.
In diesels the cats are two way devices and run in unregulated mode (ie. no O2 sensor like a petrol car).Engine Tuning for better improved MPG
Tuning for economy. With the rising price of fuel one question TorqueCars frequently gets asked is how can a car be tuned for maximum economy. Short of getting the family to push the car everywhere there is a little that can be done to improve fuel economy.
Todays featured car tuning articleAre stretched tires legal and safe
What are stretched tires and are they safe? A question we get asked over and over again but there are 2 schools of thought on this subject and we aim to cover the pros and cons in as open and unbiased way as we can.
This is a tyre which has been fitted to a much wider rim than it was originally intended or designed to fit. Stretches vary from an inch to around 3 inches. It has gained a lot of popularity in VW circles and the look is really starting to take off.
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