Improve cornering and braking

Brake mods, suspension and handling modifications explained

How to improve cornering speeds and uprate braking through suspension modifications, lowering the car and weight reduction.

We look at suspension setup, geometry and which parts you should buy for a great handling fast road car project or a track day car.

One of the most commonly misunderstood areas in modified cars surrounds suspension components so we break these down, and look at the pros and cons of each type of upgrade and mod.

Benefits & advantages of Winter tyres & snow tyres

With the poor winter driving conditions hitting the UK in 2010 many drivers are looking at winter tyres. Other countries are prepared for the snow and poor weather and are used to the concept of winter tyres.

So what are winter tyres, what do they do and are they a good idea?


Fitting Strut Braces and how to install a strut brace

Fitting a strut brace and performance benefits "Strut your funky stuff" Think of a car like a shoebox with no […]


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.


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.



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