Rolls Royce Tuning Tips and Modifications

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Rolls Royce car tuning tips and advice. We have a wide range of tuning articles covering all models of Rolls Royce from classic cars to modern executive cars and for the discerning owner who just wants to create something unique. 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 Rolls Royce modification suggestions, car engine tuning and car modification tips and pointers back in 2003 and have grown from strength to strength with a fast growing membership of all types of cars including many, Rolls Royce owners. We are currently one of the fastest growing car tuning clubs around and certainly one of the friendliest.

Our Rolls Royce 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 Rolls Royce modification,engine tuning and modification advice, tips and pointers please check back regularly. We strongly recommend that you join our Rolls Royce forums and swap modification ideas with like minded Rolls Royce owners in the modification forums.

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

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Are stretched tires legal and safe

What are stretched tires and are they safe? A question we get asked over and over again but there are 2 schools of thought on this subject and we aim to cover the pros and cons in as open and unbiased way as we can.

This is a tyre which has been fitted to a much wider rim than it was originally intended or designed to fit. Stretches vary from an inch to around 3 inches. It has gained a lot of popularity in VW circles and the look is really starting to take off.

Chip Tuning – better engine management.

The days of fiddling around in the engine bay with a spanner to make the car go faster are numbered.

Modern engine computers (ECU’s) take over many of the controls of all aspects of engine management from timing to fuelling and more.

This actually means you get better power, a cleaner burn and more reliable engine but it does not mean the end of tuning.

Power gains from a sports catalyst

Catalysts are a vital component in our modern tree hugging environmentally conscious society. First TorqueCars will look at what a catalyst does and how it works.

A catalyst is actually a term used to explain anything which accelerates or performs a chemical reaction. In a car the exhaust fumes are fed through a matrix of ceramic honeycomb lined with precious metals.

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”.

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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Choosing cam profile for fast road and track.

Camshafts durations and profiles. "We Cam, we saw, we conqured!" Cam profiles and cam durations. The cam shaft controls the […]

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Tuning for improved MPG

Tuning for economy. With the rising price of fuel one question TorqueCars frequently gets asked is how can a car be tuned for maximum economy. Short of getting the family to push the car everywhere there is a little that can be done to improve fuel economy.

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