Ferrari Tuning Tips and Modifications

Looking at ways to improve the perfection in your Ferrari

Ferrari car tuning tips and advice. The Ferrari has a great reputation of creating awesome cars with huge amounts of performance. Owners of such exotic cars are looking for ways to boost power and further improve the drivability. We have a wide range of tuning articles covering all models of Ferrari from classic sports cars to large F1 derived supercars. Following our tuning tips you will avoid many of the common mistakes and actually achieve the car setup you desire in your Ferrari. Please join the forum (our supercar forums) for model specific questions and answers and to meet other owners and see what modifications they have done.

TorqueCars started providing Ferrari performance part tips, car performance and car modification tips and suggestions back in 2003 and have grown from strength to strength with a fast growing membership of all types of cars including many, Ferrari 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 Ferrari tuning features with performance tips and information on peformance parts for your car get updated so for the hottest Ferrari performance part,performance and modification advice, tips and pointers please check back regularly. We strongly recommend that you join our Ferrari forums and swap performance part ideas with like minded Ferrari owners in the performance part forums.

We would like to hear about your interesting Ferrari 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 Ferrari.

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Spoiler aerodymics rear spoiler design and construction

We look at how spoilers work? We also explain the difference between a spoiler and a wing. Spoilers are generally closer to the body of the car and help diffuse the air.

Wings are mounted much higher up and have an aerodynamic effect of creating downforce

Dry sumps

Guide to Dry sump engine conversions we look at the advantages and disadvantages and discuss why you would want to convert to a dry sump. A conventional sump is a reservoir at the bottom of the engine from where oil is pumped around the engine. The dry sump relocated this reservoir and offers more efficient lubrication. 

High performance valve springs

The valves are like the doorways into the engine and control the flow of the intake air and fuel and then after combustion they control the exit of the exhaust gases.

As you can guess the valve springs work incredibly hard, and as you increase the power of your engine the valve choice is vital.

TorqueCars will now take a look at the many considerations taken into account when selecting valve springs.

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.

Todays featured car tuning articles

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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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”.

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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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