Subaru Tuning Tips and Modifications

Maximise your Subarus driving pleasure

The Subaru range of cars was confined to the domain of country dwelling tranportation but recently have moved into a radical new image of World class rally winning turbo charged flame spitting monsters. Subaru car tuning tips and advice including the SVX, Impreza and legacy. We have a wide range of tuning articles covering all models of Subaru and many members have carried out a wide variety of power modifications.

Following our tuning tips you will avoid many of the common mistakes and actually achieve the car setup you desire. Please join our Subaru owners club in the chat forum for model specific questions and answers and to meet other owners and see what modifications they have done.

TorqueCars started providing Subaru tweak suggestions and advice, car tuning and car modification suggestions and reviews back in 2003 and have grown from strength to strength with a fast growing membership of all types of cars including many, Subaru 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 Subaru comprehensive modification articles on tuning and styling are kept upto date so for the very latest Subaru tweak suggestions and,tuning and modification advice, tips and pointers please check back regularly. We strongly recommend that you join our Subaru forums and swap tweak suggestions and ideas with like minded Subaru owners in the tweak suggestions and forums.

We get to read about a lot of international Subaru owners projects in our forum and have an ever growing gallery so be sure to drop in and tell us what you’ve been upto with your car. Scroll down the page to see our latest tuning articles for your Subaru.

WRX STi tuning

Subaru WRX STi Tuning “Thanks for reading my Subaru WRX STi tuning article.” In 95 we saw Subaru’s Tecnica International […]

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Tuning guide to the Subaru/Toyota FA20

We take a look at the best mods and upgrades for the FA20 engine including supercharger and turbo kits and look at the engines weak spots. The FA20D fitted to the BRZ and GT86 use a Subaru engine design including variable valve timing in a boxer layout with a Toyota D-4s clever injection system combining direct injection and port injection to maximize efficiency and response.

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BRZ Tuning

We take a peek at BRZ tuning and summarize the greatest modifications. Subaru BRZs are fantastic to work on and with the ultimate motorsport enhancements you can greatly maximize your driving pleasure. We look at the best engine performance and handling upgrades for the BRZ including supercharger kits, turbos, fuel, suspension and cams.

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Levorg Tuning

Get the best tuning tips for the Subaru Levorg and best performance parts in our Levorg tuning guide. We take a peek at Levorg tuning and report on the best modifications. Subaru Levorgs are not that popular but still have plenty of tuning parts and options out there if you know where to look, which can really enhance your driving enjoyment.

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Todays featured car tuning articles

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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Turbo tuning stage 1-3: Aftermarket OEM turbos upgrade kit.

TorqueCars look at the turbo upgrade options from larger turbos to hybrid turbos and examine the benefits and drawbacks of each option with suggestions on how to choose a suitable turbo upgrade and hit your tuning goals and aspirations.

The more power you want from a turbo the greater the amount of heat it will generate and the bigger the stress on the internal components.

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Brake upgrade kits. 4 to 6 piston and larger vented disc conversions.

Uprating brakes is an essential modification. “There’s always time for a brake!” Brakes – part of going fast requires that […]

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