Opel Tuning Tips and Modifications

Getting the most out of your Opel

Opel car tuning tips and advice. We have a wide range of tuning articles covering all models of Opel from the popular small engined Nova and Corsas to turbo powered hot hatches and the large V6 Calibras covering European models. Following our tuning tips you will avoid many of the common mistakes and actually achieve the car setup you desire. Meet other owners in our Opel owners club and swap pictures and tuning tips and see the inspirational Opel tuning projects.

TorqueCars started providing Opel track day setup help, car tuning and car performance part reviews and suggestions back in 2003 and have grown from strength to strength with a fast growing membership of all types of cars including many, Opel owners. We are currently one of the fastest growing international car tuning clubs around and certainly one of the friendliest. In 2007 we also organised our first full car show.

Our Opel tuning and styling articles are continually updated so for the latest Opel track day setup,tuning and performance part advice, tips and pointers please check back regularly. We strongly recommend that you join our Opel forums and swap track day set up ideas and engine tuning mods with like minded Opel owners in the track day and engine set up forums.

If you are have a Opel tuning project underway we would love to hear about it, the Gallery section in the forum contains some interesting Opel projects already. Scroll down the page to see our latest tuning articles for your Opel.

Insignia Tuning

We take a peek at Insignia tuning and outline the optimum modifications. Vauxhall Insignias are good project cars.

With the right performance upgrades you can substantially maximise your driving enjoyment but avoid making the usual expensive slip ups we see.

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Todays featured car tuning articles

Best Performance spark plugs, sports coils and HT leads

The best spark plugs & HT leads improve performance. "Lets spark up about engines" An efficient engine needs a good […]

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Principles of porting an engine and big valve conversions

The inlet and outlet ports on the engine block are usually larger than those of the manifolds that connect to them.

This allows for scope in the manufacturing process to allow for mismatched alignment.

Generally the engine ports are larger in the upstream flow direction avoiding turbulance but power gains can be made by matching these up.

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High performance sports exhausts systems.

TorqueCars will review sports exhausts and exhuast design as they are very popular modifications, but sadly many mistakes are made.

The job of the exhaust is to break up the sound pulse from the engine, muffling the sound and allowing the exhaust gases to escape efficiently.

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