Rover Tuning Tips and Modifications

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Rover car tuning tips and advice. We have a wide range of tuning articles covering all models of Rover from small engined family cars to large engine hot hatches and executive cars. 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 Rover engine tuning tips, car modification and car performance pointers and suggestions back in 2003 and have grown from strength to strength with a fast growing membership of all types of cars including many, Rover 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 Rover tuning features with performance tips and information on peformance parts for your car get updated so for the hottest Rover engine tuning,modification and performance advice, tips and pointers please check back regularly. We strongly recommend that you join our Rover forums and swap engine tuning ideas with like minded Rover owners in the engine tuning forums.

We would like to hear about your interesting Rover projects, so drop into the forum, post up a new thread and pass on your tips, we love to see members car pictures and have an ever growing gallery. Scroll down the page to see our latest tuning articles for your Rover.

Tuning the Rover 220 Gti for performance

Performance tuning for the Rover 220 Gti "RoverLoaded" Getting the best performance from the Rover 220 GTi Rover 200 brakes […]

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Problems and weak spots in the Rover 220

Problems with my Rover 220 GTi "My Rover rant" Problems with my Rover 220 GTi  Recent problems The standard brakes […]

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The Rover 2.0 T series engine

Rovers T series 2.0 engine "Time for T" The engine in the car is a 2 litre Multipoint fuel injection […]

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Todays featured car tuning articles

A look at high performance wheels

One popular modification done to cars is replacing the wheels. We will look at the types of wheel available, the pros and cons of each and look at the implications of fitting different size wheels.

We will be challenging the concept of wider wheels giving more grip and looking at the effect a larger rim size has on a cars performance.

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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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Diesels? On Torquecars, Really?

Can ‘Diesel’ Really Be Part of Our Vocabulary?

“2007 – The Year Of The Diesel Hot Hatch”

Looking forward to a new year always requires a look back at the trends that developed last year. What was cutting edge in the automotive industry in the first 6 months of 2006 is bound to be main stream come August.

I guess we all knew subconsciously that it would come, maybe we tried to convince ourselves that oil-burners could never give us that grin inducing performance.
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