Modified Westfield Tuning Tips

Maximise your Westfield’s driving pleasure

Thanks for visiting TorqueCars, we love Westfields and see so many interesting Westfield projects.

If you are looking to build the ultimate Westfield then you came to the right place.

Our tuning tips and articles for the Westfield cover all the best mods and latest tuning methods to help you build a great modified Westfield.

With the help of our forum members, industry professionals and seasoned car modifiers we present a best practice guide to modding your Westfield.

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Lightening the flywheel

Lightening the flywheel – the flywheel works in a similar way to the wheel in the toy cars you used to rev up and release and let it zoom off. The heavy wheel located between the engine and the gearbox builds up rotational force with speed and momentum.

Effectively storing the energy and helping the car resist changes in engine speed – good for cruising at a steady speed but bad when you need a fast engine response.

Strengthening engines

We look at pistons, conrods and cranks and explain the methods used to design and build these and the impact they have on strengthening your engine.

Diesel Tuning for maximum power and torque

From a diesel perspective, anything that isn’t turbocharged is a waste of time from a tuning point of view. Similarly, anything that isn’t using electronically managed direct injection is a pointless tuning proposal so we are somewhat limited to modern Turbo Diesels.

Get rid of those two ointment bound flies and things get more interesting

Remapping the ECU – remaps benefits and issues

Back in the good old days – the task of timing the ignition spark was performed by the distributor. The greater the RPM, the more the timing would advance.

This did a reasonable job but for the most effective power you would need to vary the timing to a greater degree than a fixed ratio advance curve. The electronic ignition system was borne.

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