TorqueCars™ car related articles

We provide in depth advice on all aspects of car ownership from general care and maintenance / car servicing articles to issues such as getting accident compensation and modified car insurance.

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We look at how to get the cheapest car insurance.

It seems that when it comes to car insurance there are winner and then there are losers.

We will take a look at some of the factors used to calculate the premium and hopefully give a few ideas and insights on how to get the cheapest car insurance deal you can.

Insurers work in a similar way across the world but this article has been written based on 14 years of experience working within the UK insurance industry.

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Removing carbon

A look at why carbon build up happens in our tips and guide on removing carbon build up from the intake valves on a direct injection engine. We look at, how to remove it and give tips on preventing it happening in the future as frequently. Reviews of intake cleaners and professional removal services.

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1jz VS 2jz

We look at two legendary engines, the 1JZ and 2JZ and see which is the better engine choice for your tuning project. We also touch on tuning these 1JZ GTE and 2JZ GTE engines.

On paper the 2JZ is better, but in the real world we need to look at what the engines are being used for before we state which is better.

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Choosing and caring for garages

Keeping the damp and wet off your car is a major consideration in most countries.

We look at the common pitfalls and issues and provide tips on how to spot structural problems early on before it is too late.

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