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BMW Tuning Tips and Modifications

Maximise your BMWs driving pleasure

BMW car tuning tips and advice. We have a wide range of tuning articles covering all models of BMW from small engined 3 series family cars to large engine hot hatches Z3 and executive cars such as the 6 and 7 series. Following our tuning tips you will avoid many of the common mistakes and actually achieve the car setup you desire. Please join the forum for model specific questions and answers and to meet other owners and see what modifications they have done. The M series has the badge of honour but gives an idea of how much power can be extracted from the average BMW engine.

TorqueCars started providing BMW track day setup pointers, car mod and car engine tuning help and suggestions back in 2003 and have grown from strength to strength with a fast growing membership of all types of cars including many, BMW 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 BMW tuning articles and styling tips and features are constantly being updated and refined so to keep upto date with what is hot in the tuning wold and for the most recent BMW track day setup,mod and engine tuning advice, tips and pointers please check back regularly. We strongly recommend that you join our BMW forums and swap track day setup ideas with like minded BMW owners in the track day setup forums.

If you have a BMW 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 BMW.

BMW 335 tuning

BMW 335 Diesel Tuning Tuning the BMW 335 and best 335 performance parts. We take a peek at 335 tuning and highlight the best modifications. BMW 335 engines are one of the best around to work on making it a good tuning project and with carefully picked performance modifications you can substantially maximize your driving experience at […]

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What is the BMW Nikasil issue

he Nikasil issue is a problem that affects all BMWs with M60 and M52 engines.

We will take a look at the causes of this issue, the models affected and the likelyhood of your BMW being affected by it.

The M60 from 1993 to 1996 used a Nikasil liner on the block, as did the M52 from 1995 to 1998. M52s produced after this used a steel liner.

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What is BMW Vanos Camshaft control

A look at the amazing single and double Vanos Control systems. “BMWs VANOS Explained” In this article we will endeavor to explain the basics of what VANOS is. VANOS stands for VAriable Nockenwellensteuerung (which translates from German to English to variable camshaft control). It is a system originally developed by BMW for models produced during […]

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Tuning the BMW 3 Series

Read our tuning guide to the 3 series BMW and avoid the common pitfalls and address the weakspots. The BMW 3 series was first launched in 1975 with the E21, however it was not until 1982 the 3 series became a success with the E30.

In particular the Ultimate Driving Machine really kicked things off in 1985 with the E30 M3 which was produced as a race car for the road.

BMWs naturally have very good suspension, especially thanks to the 50:50 weight distribution found throughout the range.

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Tyres and tread patterns for High performance cars

Performance tyres, selection and tyre tread patterns. "If you're feeling tyred!" The importance of your cars tires should never be overlooked. A cheap tyre (NB:UK Spelling, USA – Tires!) can reduce your ability to corner on a dry surface by as much a 10-20 mph. In the wet this difference can be much much greater. Most performance tyres […]

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