Bristol Tuning Tips and Modifications

Maximise your Bristols driving pleasure

Thank you so much for visiting TorqueCars, we love Bristol’s and see quite a few interesting projects.

If you are looking to build the ultimate Bristol then you’ve found the right place.

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

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

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Performance Spark Plugs

Find out about spark plug electrode designs, materials used and the effect these will have on your performance and hot vs cold spark plugs.

Fitting Strut Braces and how to install a strut brace

Fitting a strut brace and performance benefits "Strut your funky stuff" Think of a car like a shoebox with no […]

Best cold air intake induction kits

Cold air intakes, induction kits and the effect on performance. “A review of the benefits of induction kits.” The air filter […]

Low ratio sport gearbox setup and selection.

Gearbox – Lower ratios give better acceleration times and lower fuel economy. Six or seven speed boxes are better matched to modern engines.

Most street applications are closer 1st and 2nd gear ratios for that off the line 0-60 boost or for the fast exec a lower 2nd and 3rd ratio give improved overtaking flexibility and 30 – 70 mph acceleration with a high 4th and 5th gear to give motorway fuel economy.

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