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.

Stroker engines

An in depth look at stroked engines, examining what a stroker kit is and the benefits and drawbacks of changing your engines stroke in terms of power and performance and what this does to the engines torque.

Do stroked engines make more power and how do you choose a stroker kit.


Smoothed Airbox

How to smooth your airbox, we look at smoothing and drilling airboxes, provide a how to guide and show the benefits and drawbacks and performance gains from having a smoothed airbox.


Misfires and problems after tuning

When an engine is tuned or mapped you may get misfires flatspots or other problems. We look at the causes of these issues and how to diagnose a fault after remapping.


Building a 10 second car

We look at what it takes to build a 10 second car and examine the power and weight requirements to reach the sub 11 second goal on the drag strip.

Follow our tips and you can make a 10 second car quite cheaply and within your budget with some power mods and serious weight reduction.



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