Fuel Guide

Find out about the full range of different fuels.

It can be hard choosing a fuel for your engine when selecting a new car.

We look at the many different types of fuel on the market, suggestions advantages and disadvantages for each and where possible we outline options to convert engines to run on them.

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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How to save over 20% fuel

Find out how to avoid wasting fuel with our hypermiler fuel saving tips and advice. Follow these fuel saving tips to save 20% of your annual fuel bill.

Most drivers are wasting fuel by ignoring a few simple fuel saving principles.

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5 top fuel saving tips

With ever increasing fuel costs it makes sense to look for ways to save fuel. The more fuel you conserve the more money you will save.

Follow our advice and our top 5 fuel saving tips to reduce the cost of fuel and get better mpg. Avoid the pitfalls and additives that do nothing for your car with our no nonsense advice.

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The Benefits of Performance Injectors vs. Stock Parts

Your car might be performing just fine with stock parts, but, if you’re looking for greater horsepower, torque, and fuel […]

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Alloy wheels and their impact on handling and performance.

Some rally style alloy wheels are lighter – (less weight = more speed) and also are designed to increase the cooling of the brake disks.

Some designs hold up better to being curbed than others and some break very easily when hitting a pothole or curb at speed.

Always go for the best quality alloy wheel that you can afford and read the reports and reviews. If you do go for a different overall size you must get the suspension and tracking realigned to avoid uneven wear under acceleration.

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Directional vs Assymetric tyres

Choose the right tyre for your car, explore the full range of summer and winter tyres and we explain the differences between Directional, Assymetric, Symmetrical and road legal slicks to help you decide which is the best option for your performance car.

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Remapping the ECU – remaps benefits and issues

Back in the good old days – the task of timing the ignition spark was performed by the distributor. The greater the RPM, the more the timing would advance.

This did a reasonable job but for the most effective power you would need to vary the timing to a greater degree than a fixed ratio advance curve. The electronic ignition system was borne.

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