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Wheel and tyre modifications

High performance wheels and tyre selection

TorqueCars guide to performance car tuning through appropriate wheel and tyre selection. Contrary to popular belief the widest tyres and biggest wheels are not always the best for performance

We look at the world of light weight wheels and performance tyres and outline the pros and cons of the many options open to you.

Low profile tires

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Performance gains from low profile tires. We look at the pros and cons of fitting these and list the advantages and disadvantages of low profile tires.

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A look at high performance wheels

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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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Winter Tyres

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Benefits & advantages of Winter tyres & snow tyres Read More...

Performance Tyres

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Tyres and tread patterns for High performance cars Read More...

Alloy Wheels

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Alloy wheels and their impact on handling and performance. Read More...


Todays featured car tuning article

Automotive engines
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The array of available automotive engines continues to grow, we shall look at the main types of engines looking at how they have evolved over time.
The gradual evolution of the automotive engine marches on and we discuss the major developments and innovations in engine technology and fuel types such as Petrol, diesel, LPG hydrogen and electric power.

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