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Building a 10 second car

We look at what it takes to build a 10 second car and examine the power and weight requirements to reach the sub 11 second goal on the drag strip.

Follow our tips and you can make a 10 second car quite cheaply and within your budget with some power mods and serious weight reduction.

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Best engine for your tuning project

We compare the RB25 vs RB26 vs VR38 vs SR20 vs FA20 vs 1JZ vs 2JZ to find the best engine for your tuning project. Our simple guide gives power limits and options for each engine. There are some favorite engines out there and people are passionate about which one is the best so we will give you a good side by side overview of the most popular engines to help you decide.

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How to repair leather car seats.

A comprehensive guide on repairing leather car seats. If it’s cracked, split or just worn it is possible to perform an invisible repair and make the leather look as good as new again. Leather repair kits for DIY use are quite common and actually work very well indeed.

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E85 Ethanol gas fuel

Read up on Ethanol E85 gas fuel find out what it is, what octane which cars can happily run it and how to convert a car to use it. We also look at the advantages and disadvantages of E85 fuel.

E85 is a term used to refer to rich ethanol-gas fuel blends that contain a 51%-83% ethanol ratio depending on the season and geography of use.

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