TVR Tuning Tips and Modifications
Maximise your TVRs driving pleasure
TVR made a wide range of real drivers car – shunning much of the accepted gadgets like power steering and Aircon. Read our TVR car tuning tips and advice and join our TVR owners club. We have a wide range of tuning articles covering all models of TVR from the classic Tasmin to the modern Tuscan and speed 6. Sadly TVR are no more and it is probably for this reason that TVR are looking to modifications and car tuning to upgrade their cars. Following our tuning tips you will avoid many of the common mistakes and actually achieve the car setup you desire without spoiling that essential TVR ingredient. Please join the forum for model specific questions and answers and to meet other owners and see what modifications they have done.
TorqueCars started providing TVR performance part tips, car track day setup and car engine tuning advice and reviews back in 2003 and have grown from strength to strength with a fast growing membership of all types of cars including many, TVR owners. We are currently one of the fastest growing car tuning clubs around and certainly one of the friendliest. In 2007 we also organised our first full car show.
Our TVR comprehensive modification articles on tuning and styling are kept upto date so for the very latest TVR performance part,track day setup and engine tuning advice, tips and pointers please check back regularly. We strongly recommend that you join our TVR forums and swap performance part ideas with like minded TVR owners in the performance part forums.
If you have a TVR project underway we would love to hear about it, the Gallery section in the forum contains some interesting projects. Scroll down the page to see our latest tuning articles for your TVR.
- Selected Tvr Stats
- Tuscan Tuscan Convertible 4.0 S (380bhp) 2d – 3996 cc – 390 bhp – – 310 l
- Tuscan Tuscan CoupÃ© 4.0 R 2d – 3996 cc – 440 bhp – – 350 l
- Tuscan Tuscan Convertible 4.0 Speed Six 2d – 3966 cc – 360 bhp – – 330 l
- Tuscan Tuscan Convertible 4.0 Speed Six (380bhp) 2d – 3966 cc – 360 bhp – – 310 l
- Tuscan Tuscan Convertible 3.6 2d – 3605 cc – 350 bhp – – 290 l
How to clear a blocked DPF
When your DPF filter blocks up you face large repair bills, follow our tips to ensure your DPF clears. Some simple driving style tips and additive suggestions will make a massive difference to your DPF filter and promote smooth running of your car.Clutch tuning: performance clutch modifications and triple plate clutches setup
The clutch takes the engine power, and puts this down through the drive shaft, to the driven wheels on the road but allows you to disengage the engine whilst performing a gear change.
Contact like this requires a lot of grip and a fast response. The more power you have the harder it is for the clutch to operate.Weight reduction and lightening a car to increase performance.
Maximise your performance gains with strict weight reduction. "Weight reduction. Putting your car on a diet.." Lighter cars are quicker and the handling is much better. Obviously taking out the seats, carpets, radio, seat belts, headlining and air conditioning will turn the family car into a rather impractical daily hack. But throwing in a few […]What is brake fade and what causes brake fade?
This phenomenon known as brake fade can be quite unexpected and lethal and I would hazard a guess that 1 in 4 cars are likely to experience brake fade to some degree. Brake fade manifests itself by a spongy feel on the pedal and little or no braking force. Do not confuse brake fade with bad brakes or a mechanical fault as it applies to brake systems in relatively good condition.
Todays featured car tuning articleCeramic exhaust coatings and exhaust wrap
Under bonnet temperatures are one of the biggest performance killers around.
Quite simply, you want your engine to be sucking in cold air as this carries more oxygen and will allow you to burn more fuel.
The exhaust system is one of the contributors to under bonnet temperatures. You can therefore lag the exhaust to help prevent this heat soak into the engine bay.
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