Rover Tuning Tips and Modifications

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Rover car tuning tips and advice. We have a wide range of tuning articles covering all models of Rover from small engined family cars to large engine hot hatches and executive cars. 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 Rover engine tuning tips, car modification and car performance pointers and suggestions back in 2003 and have grown from strength to strength with a fast growing membership of all types of cars including many, Rover 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 Rover tuning features with performance tips and information on peformance parts for your car get updated so for the hottest Rover engine tuning,modification and performance advice, tips and pointers please check back regularly. We strongly recommend that you join our Rover forums and swap engine tuning ideas with like minded Rover owners in the engine tuning forums.

We would like to hear about your interesting Rover 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 Rover.

Tuning the Rover 220 Gti for performance

Performance tuning for the Rover 220 Gti "RoverLoaded" Getting the best performance from the Rover 220 GTi Rover 200 brakes […]

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The Rover 2.0 T series engine

Rovers T series 2.0 engine "Time for T" The engine in the car is a 2 litre Multipoint fuel injection […]

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Problems and weak spots in the Rover 220

Problems with my Rover 220 GTi "My Rover rant" Problems with my Rover 220 GTi  Recent problems The standard brakes […]

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Todays featured car tuning articles

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.

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Remapping the ECU – remaps benefits and issues

Back in the good old days – the task of timing the ignition spark was performed by the distributor. The greater the RPM, the more the timing would advance.

This did a reasonable job but for the most effective power you would need to vary the timing to a greater degree than a fixed ratio advance curve. The electronic ignition system was borne.

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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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