Skoda Tuning Tips and Modifications

Performance Skoda tuning

A few years ago Skode were dismissed as a joke in the car world. Now since the VAG group take over they are premier car makers with some stunning performance and innovative models in the line up. We aim to provide the latest Skoda car tuning tips and advice. We have a wide range of tuning articles covering all models of Skoda from small engined family cars to large engine hot hatches and executive cars including the VRS editions and the Yeti. 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 to their Skodas.

TorqueCars started providing Skoda tuning advice, and car modification 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, Skoda owners. We are currently one of the fastest growing car tuning clubs around and certainly one of the friendliest.

Our Skoda tuning features with performance tips and information on peformance parts for your car get updated so for the hottest Skoda tweak suggestions and,mod and modification advice, tips and pointers please check back regularly. We strongly recommend that you join our Skoda forums and swap tweak suggestions and ideas with like minded Skoda owners in the tweak suggestions and forums.

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

1.9 TDi tuning

We look at common faults, problems and issues with the VAG 1.9 TDI engine. Turbo upgrades, injector upgrades and tips for tuning more power from these engines.

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2.0 TDI 140-170 tuning

A comprehensive technical guide to the various VAG group 2.0 TDI engines including codes, common faults and issues on the VAG group 2.0 TDI engines. We include the PD and newer CR engines in this guide and provide tuning tips and suggestions on how to improve your car.

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Audi 2.0 TFSi tuning

Due to concerns about emissions and tighter controls the 2.0 TFSi engine was born and contains a number of major revisions to enhance engine efficiency. The 1.8T engine was retired and replaced with a more powerful turbo charged 2.0 FSi unit.

The most notable revision is the introduction of direct injection allowing very fine control over fuelling and as well as the extra economy on offer the engine provides a lot of extra performance.

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Tuning the Skoda Superb and best Superb performance parts.

The Skoda Superb is based on the A5 and Passat platform. Skoda have produces one of their finest cars to date and there is a lot of scope for Superb tuning.

Handling modifications are usually your first port of call for the Superb. We suggest that you fit uprated suspension and lower the car by 30-35mm as this will really improve the handling which some criticised as being a big vague. Larger drops require arch work – especially on models already equipped with sports suspension (like VR6 engined Superb).

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Todays featured car tuning articles

Twincharging an engine

We look at the merits of twincharging and how to go about adding a twincharger set up to your car.

Twincharging provides a relatively low cost way to get the best from a supercharger and turbo providing large power gains through the whole RPM band.

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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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Crankshafts – a complete performance guide

An in depth look at the crankshaft and the performance benefits of flat vs cross plane, cast forged and machined and crankshaft lightening. The crankshaft has a big impact on the performance of the engine and the delivery of power.

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