Lotus Tuning Tips and Modifications

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Lotus car tuning tips and advice. We have a wide range of tuning articles covering all models of Lotus from small classic lotus to trackday setup race spec models. Following our tuning tips you will avoid many of the common mistakes and actually achieve the car setup 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 Lotus modification tips, car modification and car tuning advice and suggestions back in 2003 and have grown from strength to strength with a fast growing membership of all types of cars including many,Lotus 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 featuring many modified Lotus cars.

Our Lotus tuning articles and styling tips and features are constantly being updated and refined so to keep upto date with what is hot in the tuning world and for the most recent Lotus modification,modification and tuning advice,tips and pointers please check back regularly. We strongly recommend that you join our Lotus forums and swap modification ideas with like minded Lotus owners in the modification forums.

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

Lotus Esprit tuning guide, general care and restoration

Lotus Esprit Tuning "A free Spirit" The Lotus Esprit is an iconic supercar. First produced by Lotus in 1976 it […]

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Tuning mods for the Lotus Elise.

Elise Tuning “Unleash your Elise” Dismissed by many because of its small size there is actually a very credible track […]

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Todays featured car tuning articles

Benefits and drawbacks of engine water injection systems

You’ve finished tuning up your engine but you find that at full throttle the engine splutters or stalls. When you get the car on a diagnostic you find that the knock sensor is kicking in to protect the engine.

Engine knock is a condition where the fuel inside the engine ignites prematurely and occurs within an engine running at high compression. (It can also be caused by other factors including low octane/poor quality fuel or hot spots within the engine.)

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Ceramic exhaust coatings and exhaust wrap

Under bonnet temperatures are one of the biggest performance killers around.

Quite simply, you want your engine to be sucking in cold air as this carries more oxygen and will allow you to burn more fuel.

The exhaust system is one of the contributors to under bonnet temperatures. You can therefore lag the exhaust to help prevent this heat soak into the engine bay.

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Adding NoS nitrous oxide to boost power gains.

Giggle gas – something to put a smile on your face. "Giggle Gas – Nitrous Oxide (N20) the power button!" […]

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