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Lotus Tuning Tips and Modifications

Maximise your Lotuss driving pleasure

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 has had many revisions and model changes right up to 2004. It is a personal favourite of mine and probably the first car I ever really noticed! The Esprit sales figures peaked just after a […]

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Tuning mods for the Lotus Elise.

Elise Tuning "Unleash your Elise" Dismissed by many beacuse of its small size there is actually a very credible track car here without any modifications. The sharp handling and low stance give the illusion that you are not moving as fast as you actually are. Lotus have perfected the handling leaving little scope for additional […]

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Todays featured car tuning article

Blow off valves, dump valves and screamer pipes

Blow off valves and dump valves.
When the throttle is closed (when you lift off the accelerator) in a turbo driven engine there is a build up of pressure as forced air is still coming from the turbo. Lifting off the throttle is a lot like putting a plug in the sink – the flow through is stopped and water would just build up and overflow the sink.

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