Tuning your Toyota

Wring out the maximum performance from your Toyota

Toyota make solid reliable cars and even have a few very credible performance models out there. The Supra is the legend but pretty much any Toyota will benefit from a few mods and upgrades turning it into a stunning car. We cover all models from the small Yaris and Starlet family cars, the hot hatches to large VVT engines. Supercharger kits are quite popular at the moment on Toyota tuning projects.

TorqueCars are currently one of the fastest growing car tuning clubs around and certainly regarded by our members as the friendliest.

Please visit us regularly as we are always updating our articles to reflect the latest current trends and dyno results for each type of modification. You should also join our Toyota forums so you can swap tuning tips ideas with like minded Toyota owners.

If you are have a modified or tuned Toyota we would love to hear about it, please pass on your tips using our forum or the comments box on each article and check out the tuning tab at the top for a wealth of knowledge.

Tuning guide for the AE86

The short wheel base, high revving engine and rear wheel drive add up to make a fantastic little car.

The AE86 usually finds its way into drifting and is controllable and forgiving for the beginner although demand has pushed up the prices considerably. Tuning guide for the Toyota AE86 – still a popular track day car and drift car. Tuning the AE86 engine and list of the best AE86 performance parts.

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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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Tuning the 1JZ engine

Tuning guide to the remarkable 1JZ engine from Toyota, we look at power upgrades and performance parts and list weak spots and power limits for OEM components.

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Tuning the 2JZ GTE engine

We look at the best power mods and performance upgrades for the 2JZ GTE engine from Toyota. We look at mods from 350bhp to 1000bhp+
2JZ GE is a NASP engine, but with higher compression than the GTE so is not suitable for adding a turbo without reducing the compression ratio, a significant job in it’s own right.

2JZ-GTE introduced in 91 but wasn’t put in a Supra until 1993 and production lasted 5 years.

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