Modified Volkswagens: Tuning Guide

“Best VW engine mods, performance parts and handling upgrades rated.”

Thanks for visiting TorqueCars, we love Volkswagens and see so many interesting Volkswagen projects.

If you are looking to build the ultimate Volkswagen then you came to the right place.

Our tuning tips and articles for Volkswagen cover all the best mods and latest tuning methods to help you build a great modified VW.

With the help of our forum members, industry professionals and seasoned car modifiers we present a best practice guide to modding your Volkswagen.

Please join us in our forums, we love to hear what members are up to and it helps us spot trends so that we can ensure the site is always covering the latest and greatest tuning topics for Volkswagen owners.

Feel free to drop a tip or suggestion on the comments box at the bottom of each and every article, this feedback is greatly valued and helps us refine our articles.

VR6 Problems

We look at common problems on the VR6 Engine, including diagnosing and how to fix the Warm Stall Issue, Timing chain stretch, Temperature Sensor, Coil pack, Water Pump, Head Gasket, Intake Runner Rattle, Oil Leaks & Pump and the PCV Diaphragm Splitting.


1.9 TDI ALH Mods

We look at a popular 1.9 TDi engine, the ALH version and list the best mods and upgrades for this, and show how to make more power and tune this great engine.


PQ34 Platform

A look at the cars, models and engines which used the PQ34 platform from the VAG Group. We recommend the best engines and highlights from this generation of cars.


EA390 3.6 VR6 Mods

We look at modifications and tuning upgrades for the VW group 3.6 VR6 EA390 engine with camshafts, turbo kits, exhaust upgrades, and remaps or piggyback ECU’s




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