Daimler Tuning Tips and Modifications

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Daimler car tuning tips and advice. We have a wide range of tuning articles covering all models of Daimler from small engined family cars to large engine hot hatches and executive cars. 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.

TorqueCars started providing Daimler performance part advice, car styling and car performance suggestions and pointers back in 2003 and have grown from strength to strength with a fast growing membership of all types of cars including many, Daimler 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 Daimler 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 Daimler performance part,styling and performance advice, tips and pointers please check back regularly. We strongly recommend that you join our Daimler forums and swap performance part ideas with like minded Daimler owners in our performance tuning forums.

We would like to hear about your interesting Daimler projects, so drop into the forum, post up a new thread and pass on your tips, we love to see members car pictures and have an ever growing gallery. Scroll down the page to see our latest tuning articles for your Daimler.

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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.

How to avoid engine knock and pinging

So what exactly is engine knock and how dangerous is it? What causes engine knock and how can it be avoided?

You may notice a knocking or rattling noise from your engine or a sudden loss of power under full throttle.

Immediately back off the throttle and only use low rpm engine speeds until you can get the engine investigated.

The chances are that you are suffering from a condition known as “engine knock”.

Limited slip diffs, which LSD is best for handling.

Slip diffs "Time for something DIFFrent" Every car has a slip diff but with a few tweaks you can totally […]

Improve safety and braking of your car

Safety Mods "Play it safe." When one starts modifying a car, little thought is usually given to the safety of the […]

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