Jaguar Tuning Tips and Modifications

Maximise your Jaguars driving pleasure

Jaguar car tuning tips and advice from classic models to the latest supercharged and turbocharged Jaguar models. We have a wide range of tuning articles covering all models of Jaguar from the older pre 1990 cars to the modern XF, XJ and XK ranges. 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 Jaguar styling pointers, car track day setup and car 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, Jaguar
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 Jaguar comprehensive modification articles on tuning and styling are kept upto date so for the very latest Jaguar styling,track day setup and tuning advice, tips and pointers please check back regularly. We strongly recommend that you join our Jaguar forums and swap styling ideas with like minded Jaguar owners in the
styling forums.

If you have a Jaguar 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 Jaguar.

XFR tuning

he XFR sports car has all the essential elements, power, handling and sheer visceral appeal. Over the years it has received ever improving engines and is a tuners dream to play with.

With the right mods you can enhance what is already a very good car, in fact the Jaguar XFRs make excellent project cars and respond well to tuning.

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XJ tuning

The 2009 XJ revision is fresh and energetic. The epic makeover is not just skin deep, the fantastic engines on offer mean that the XJ performs as well as it looks.

We shall look at the various tuning options open to you and with some carefully chosen performance modifications you can dramatically maximise your driving fun and enjoyment of your car.

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XF Tuning

The XF is one of the most significant developments in the Jaguar line up in years, it has a great choice of engines and there is a huge amount of untapped performance to be found with a few simple tuning mods.

We take a peek at XF tuning including remaps, sports exhaust and induction kits and other popular mods and summarise the best modifications for your XF. Choose your mods carefully and with the right performance modifications you can substantially maximise your driving fun.

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XK8 tuning

The XK8 is sadly often overlooked, it is a stunning car to drive and with the right mods it can become a veritable supercar.

In this introduction to the XK8 we will give an unbiased guide to tuning the Jaguar XK8 and highlight the best XK8 performance parts.

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Todays featured car tuning articles

Turbo tuning stage 1-3: Aftermarket OEM turbos upgrade kit.

TorqueCars look at the turbo upgrade options from larger turbos to hybrid turbos and examine the benefits and drawbacks of each option with suggestions on how to choose a suitable turbo upgrade and hit your tuning goals and aspirations.

The more power you want from a turbo the greater the amount of heat it will generate and the bigger the stress on the internal components.

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Stage 1,2,3 remaps and mods

We wish people would stop using stage to describe a tuning option or plan but while they do we’ll define here what we mean and expect when we talk about the term.

We get asked so much about this that we wanted to spell out what we mean and most car modders mean when talking about stage 1, 2 or 3 remaps and mods. We look at the various stages of remap available and the mods that would work best on stage 1, 2 and 3 upgrades. Each level of remap carries risks and drawbacks so we will outline them here.

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Converting a FWD to a RWD

We look at converting a front wheel drive car to rear wheel drive. Problems and shortcuts and suggestions for a FWD to RWD conversion project guide. For this reason, most high power cars and motorsport cars have a rear wheel drive setup. Even front engined street cars are converted with a mid mounted engine and rear wheel drive.

Cars are more fun to drive when the power is to the back wheels. It makes for lots of oversteer rather than the safer and more predictable understeer manufacturers build into FWD cars.

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