Car & engine tuning guide.

“Best mods tested reviewed and rated.”

Choosing your modifications carefully will ensure you get a reliable car that is fun and rewarding to drive.

Read our insider modification secrets, to discover the latest car tuning trends and best mods for your car reviewed and rated.

Read TorqueCars unbiased in depth and well researched guides to achieve the ultimate modified car project and maximise your power gains with a realistic appraisal of the effectiveness of each modification.

Competition cars get rebuilt regularly and operate with premium fuels and on smooth tracks – sadly we have to tune our cars to work for a year without a service, cope with potholes and speed bumps and cope with a variety of weather conditions and loads along with varying fuel quality.

Compromises must be made but we will highlight your best options for each car.

Turbos Explained

Let’s look at some questions that we’ve had about turbos “what is a turbo” “why were turbos invented” and “how do they work “, “what are blow-off valves”, “what’s a wastegate actuator do” and “what are twin scroll turbos & what’s the difference between them and standard turbos”?


Miller vs Otto vs Atkinson Cycle

Complete guide to the differences between Miller, Otto and Atkinson Cycle Engines and the pros and cons of each type of engine.


Performance Spark Plugs

Find out about spark plug electrode designs, materials used and the effect these will have on your performance and hot vs cold spark plugs.


Connecting Rods

We look at the pros and cons of I and H bean conrods, the various materials used from Titanium, Aluminum, and Steel and discuss the best options for your car tuning project.
A performance engine requires optimum designed internal pistons, crankshafts and of course high performing conrods.




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