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If you want to spend a few moments on the lighter side of cars and car tuning then this is the ideal place for you. Be sure to share these features with your friends by email or in your favourite forums and social networking sites.

10 ways to kill your car?

The old mantra if you look after your car, your car will look after you certainly holds true. Car ownership is becoming more and more common with many households running 2 or more cars.

Sadly though few drivers are sympathetic to, or fully understand the way their car works. A little knowledge will keep your relationship with your car running smoothly!

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quarter mile time Calculator 1/4 mile from weight and bhp

Please note that this calculator cannot be more than 95% accurate for every make and model and does not take into account the age of a car, windspeed and gearing and air temperature.

This calculator has been based upon a number of theories* of drag time calculations and our own research from car performance data statistics.

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Calculator for the power gains on a Turbo engine

Please note that this calculator should be considered a fun tool and cannot be more than 80% accurate for every make and model.

It cannot take into account the age of a car and is representative of a typical turbo charged car with popular modifications.

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The Driver aptitude personality test.

Do you spend time arguing with your mates over who is the best driver. Now you have a chance to see who is the better driver by taking our driver aptitude test.

Settle the arguments for good using the definitive TorqueCars.com personality profile and determine beyond reasonable doubt and see if you have the aptitude of a good driver.

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Todays featured car tuning articles

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.

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Quick shift gearstick quickshift kits

Being able to change gear as quickly as possible can make a big difference in time critical situations like drag racing and even track day racing.

The slowest component in any car is the driver and there is little that can be done to improve that. A quick shift kit will help to give you the competitive edge by enabling faster gear changes and allowing more ‘feel’ by reducing play.

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Tyres and tread patterns for High performance cars

Performance tyres, selection and tyre tread patterns. "If you're feeling tyred!" The importance of your cars tires should never be overlooked. A […]

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