Popular articles

Tuning Diesels
ECU Remapping
Safety mods
Induction Kits
Chip Tuning
Insuring Modified Cars
Track day insurance
Remapping Diesels
MPG calculator

Uprated Fueling

Fuelling uprating the fuel pump, injectors and fuel pressure regulator

Quick Shift

Quick shift gearstick quickshift kits

Spray Painting

How to spray paint a car

Car Styles

Definitions of car styling looks

Driving Weather

Winter driving tips for rain, flood, snow and foggy road conditions.

2009 Car News

Review of 2009 automotive news stories

MPG Calculator

MPG calculator UK miles per Gallon – calculate MPG

Member Benefits

Join our forum today and benefit from over 270,000 posts on tuning styling and friendly car banter.

You will also have full access to the modifed car gallery, project car updates and exclusive member only areas.

(All car owners of all ages and from all countries are welcome).
Sign up now!!!

Forum Hot topics



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


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.

Read more....

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.

Read more....

Winter Tyres


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

Performance Tyres


Tyres and tread patterns for High performance cars

Alloy Wheels


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

Todays featured car tuning article

Big valve kits – larger intake valves.

The heads primary job is the mixing of fuel and air and delivering this to the combustion chamber.

Any turbulence or drag can restrict the air flow into the engine starving you of power. So this TorqueCars article will focus on the intake valves and how they can be improved.

The aim of head tuning is both to maximise the amount of air and fuel that gets into the engine, and to improve the mixture.

Tuning |  Styling |  Articles |  News |

Search this site