Caterham Tuning Tips and best mods

Maximise your Caterham’s driving pleasure

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

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

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

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

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Guide to Essential Engine Cooling Mods

If your car is overheating through heavy track day use or you’ve carried out lots of modifications you’ll need to follow our engine cooling suggestions carefully.

We cover the most common solutions to an overheating engine from radiator and coolant upgrades to more serious measures.

Stage 1, 2 & 3 tuning mods explained

We hate to shatter the illusion but they are fairly meaningless terms if applied to power gains and cannot reliably be used to explain how much power a modification adds. There is no consistant difference in part makers between their classifications of stage 1 stage 2 and stage 3 mods.

Some tuning companies will just box their parts in packs labelled stage 1,2 and 3 and maybe even 4 or 5. Such labeling is as helpful as a product number and should not be taken as any sort of guarantee of the power gains or suitability for your car.

How to clear a blocked DPF

When your DPF filter blocks up you face large repair bills, follow our tips to ensure your DPF clears. Some simple driving style tips and additive suggestions will make a massive difference to your DPF filter and promote smooth running of your car.

Anti lag systems

We look at Anti lag systems in cars and how these keep the turbo spinning ready to provide boost from low RPM speeds. When you lift off the throttle the engine power cuts and the turbo starts to spool down.

From this low spool state there is a delay while the turbo spins up again before it can provide any useful boost. We discuss the advantages and disadvantages of ALS and look at alternative options.

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