Morgan Tuning Tips and Modifications

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Morgan car tuning tips and advice, which takes into account the essential Morgan feel of your car. Without compromising what Morgan have built we have a wide range of tuning articles covering all models of Morgan from small classic models to the very latest and track day special editions. So by following our tuning tips you will avoid many of the common pitfalls and 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 Morgan upgrade advice reviews, car modification and car tuning suggestions and help back in 2003 and have grown from strength to strength with a fast growing membership of all types of cars including, Morgan owners. We are currently one of the fastest growing car tuning clubs around and certainly one of the friendliest.

Our Morgan tuning articles and styling tips and features are constantly being updated and refined so to keep up to date with what is hot in the tuning world and for the most recent Morgan upgrade advice,modification and tuning advice, engine maintenance and tuning tips please check back regularly. We strongly recommend that you join our Morgan forums and swap upgrade advice ideas with like minded Morgan owners in the performance tuning and technical advice forums.

If you have a Morgan 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 Morgan.

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How to lower the engines compression ratio

Reducing the compression ratio is required if you want to run a high boost supercharged engine. High compression NASP engines are quite efficient but when adding forced induction you want to lower the compression ratio.

The compression ratio has a dramatic effect on an engines performance and the problem of knock, (where the air fuel mix prematurely ignites) is controlled to a large degree by the compression ratio.

DMF vs solid flywheel conversions

We look at the benefits and disadvantages of solid flywheel conversions from a DMF and help you decide which is right for you.

It is our considered opinion that unless a car is used extensively for competition or off road you should stick with a DMF. The additional torque caused by tuning an engine or heavy competition use can quickly destroy a DMF. The solution would be to fit a stronger, higher performance DMF but the aftermarket industry seems geared up to offer solid ones as the upgrade option.

What is an induction kit and what does it do.

As induction kits are probably one of the most popular modifications for car tuning projects we thought we should add a introductory article to explain what they are, what they do and the theory behind them.

An induction kit is quite simply an air filter. Most cars have air filters mounted in an air box. These filters are generally constructed of paper which filters out the particles from the air and prevents these from getting into the engine. The airboxes are designed to reduce the noise of the engine and have various vanes and angles cut to maximise this noise reduction.

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.

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DMF vs solid flywheel conversions

We look at the benefits and disadvantages of solid flywheel conversions from a DMF and help you decide which is right for you.

It is our considered opinion that unless a car is used extensively for competition or off road you should stick with a DMF. The additional torque caused by tuning an engine or heavy competition use can quickly destroy a DMF. The solution would be to fit a stronger, higher performance DMF but the aftermarket industry seems geared up to offer solid ones as the upgrade option.

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