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Engine modifications

TorqueCars take a look at the power plant of a car, the engine and examine the wide range of engine tuning options availble.

Not all engine mods are effective and some need other modifications to work well. We outline each modification option and go into the benefits and weigh up the pros and cons of each.

Turbo tuning – Aftermarket OEM turbos upgrade kit.

When it comes to Turbo tuning you have pretty much unlimited potential and a wide selection of options.

The more power you want from a turbo the greater the amount of heat it will generate and the bigger the stress on the internal components. Read More...

Electric water pumps

In a performance engine you should never underestimate the need for adequate cooling.

All water cooled cars work on the principle of water being pumped around the engine and then to a radiator where it releases the heat.

Most water pumps are mechanical and run off the crank. Read More...

Remote Turbo Kits


Fitting a remote turbo charger kits Read More...

Water Injection


Benefits and drawbacks of engine water injection systems Read More...

Screamer Pipes


Blow off valves, dump valves and screamer pipes Read More...

Camshafts


Choosing cam profile for fast road and track. Read More...

Intake Valves


Big valve kits – larger intake valves. Read More...

Combustion


Best Performance spark plugs, sports coils and HT leads Read More...

Aftermarket Intercooler


Gaining power from the addition of an intercooler on a turbo engine Read More...

Engine Mods


Engine tuning mods for various engine types Read More...

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