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Intake and exhaust tuning

The best intake, fuelling & exhaust modifications

The engine intake and exhaust are probably the least appreciated engine modifications. We examine the best tuning options to improve your cars fuelling, air intake and exhaust.

We’ll also look at some of the common myths and misunderstood aspects of car intake and exhaust tuning.

Best cold air intake induction kits

Cold air intakes, induction kits and the effect on performance. "A review of the benefits of induction kits." The air filter is a necessary part of the engine to avoid clogging up your engine and contaminating your oil or injectors. You need an air filter unless you are operating in a laboratory so the aim is […]

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High performance sports exhausts systems.

TorqueCars will review sports exhausts and exhuast design as they are very popular modifications, but sadly many mistakes are made.

The job of the exhaust is to break up the sound pulse from the engine, muffling the sound and allowing the exhaust gases to escape efficiently.

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Induction Kit Intro


What is an induction kit and what does it do. Read More...

Nos Nitrous


Adding NoS nitrous oxide to boost power gains. Read More...

Anti Lag Systems


Anti lag systems Read More...

Benefits Performance Injectors


The Benefits of Performance Injectors vs. Stock Parts Read More...

Porting Polishing


Principles of porting an engine and big valve conversions Read More...

Sport Catalysts


Power gains from a sports catalyst Read More...

Fuel And Additives


Fuel and fuel additives octane and pressure boost valves. Read More...

Bonnet Intake Vents


Vents – adding performance with Bonnet vents. Read More...

Uprated Fueling

Fuelling uprating the fuel pump, injectors and fuel pressure regulator Read More...

Exhaust Wraps

Ceramic exhaust coatings and exhaust wrap Read More...

Particulate Filter

Particulate filters and FAP Performance gains. Read More...

Water Injection

Benefits and drawbacks of engine water injection systems Read More...

Intake Valves

Intake Valves

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