Interior styling

A look at the latest car interior styling options

We look at the latest cutting edge trends in interior styling mods from seats and reupholstery to dials and gauges.

Find some inspiration for your cars interior styling in our articles showing the cutting edge in latest car interior styling mods.

Car interior makeover ideas

Why not give your cars interior a complete makeover? You don’t have to put up with the hard wearing manufacturer fabrics and plastic surfaces. Customize the interior of your car with a total makeover from new seats, to leather dash trim and custom steering wheels for a clean stylish look that reflects your personality.

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Plastic painting tips for car interior and exterior.

Personalising the interior of the car is for many the first thing they do. Although aftermarket interior modification parts look nice a custom look is within reach if you are prepared to put in a little effort and paint the interior yourself.

Preparation is the most important part in any paint work. Whatever is between the part and the paint (i.e. chips, scratches, grease etc.) will show through the layers of paint.

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Re-upholstery for your car from seats to dashboard.

Why put up with the boring colours and fabrics that manufacturers use to design a car interior. TorqueCars members have tried just about every interior mod available from custom re-upholsters to swap in aftermarket parts.

Most cars come with black and grey interiors and sometimes navy blue or a slight coloured cord finish and sometimes if you are lucky a slight variation in the fabric but from a distance it will still look dull.

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Dashboard styling, guages and digital dashboards

Never overlook the interior of the car. You will spend much time looking at the dashboard of the car and you certainly don’t have to stick with the standard plastic, and dials that come with the car.

Often people concentrate on what others see outside the car but this often generates an anticlimax or disappointment when they start looking inside the car.

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Todays featured car tuning articles

Alloy wheels and their impact on handling and performance.

Some rally style alloy wheels are lighter – (less weight = more speed) and also are designed to increase the cooling of the brake disks.

Some designs hold up better to being curbed than others and some break very easily when hitting a pothole or curb at speed.

Always go for the best quality alloy wheel that you can afford and read the reports and reviews. If you do go for a different overall size you must get the suspension and tracking realigned to avoid uneven wear under acceleration.

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ByteFlash Handheld DIY ECU mapping

DIY ecu mapping with ByteFlash
“Using the ByteFlash handheld ECU remapping device”

This is a review of the handheld ecu flashing device from ByteFlash.

It is a plugin tuning unit that flashes the ECU with a new map

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Suspension settings, lowering and stiffening

On the track your priority is fast cornering and suspension plays a large part in this. Track conditions are quite forgiving and you can make some compromises like using hard suspension and lowering the car for optimum aerodynamics and a low centre of gravity.

This works well because tracks are fairly flat and you do not have a carrier bag full of eggs in the car from your return trip to the supermarket.

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