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Accura Tuning Tips and Modifications

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Accura car tuning tips and advice. It is only fitting that we feature some tuning tips for Honda’s premier brand. We have a wide range of tuning articles covering all models of Accura from smaller engined family cars to large engined executive cars and SUV’s. Following our tuning tips you will avoid many of the common mistakes and actually achieve the car setup you desire. Please join the forum for model specific questions and answers and to meet other owners and see what modifications they have done.

TorqueCars started providing engine tuning reviews, car tuning and car modification tips and help back in 2003 and now we have included Accura in our site. We have grown from strength to strength with a fast growing membership of all types of cars including recently many, Accura owners. We are currently one of the fastest growing car tuning clubs around and certainly one of the friendliest. In 2007 we also organised our first full car show.

Our Accura tuning features with performance tips and information on performance parts for your car get updated so for the hottest Accura engine tuning,tuning and modification advice, tips and pointers please check back regularly. We strongly recommend that you join our Accura forums and swap engine tuning ideas with like minded Accura owners in the engine tuning forums.

We would like to hear about your interesting Accura projects, so drop into the forum, post up a new thread and pass on your tips, we love to see members car pictures and have an ever growing gallery. Scroll down the page to see our latest tuning articles for your Accura.

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This phenomenon known as brake fade can be quite unexpected and lethal and I would hazard a guess that 1 in 4 cars are likely to experience brake fade to some degree. Brake fade manifests itself by a spongy feel on the pedal and little or no braking force. Do not confuse brake fade with bad brakes or a mechanical fault as it applies to brake systems in relatively good condition. Read More...

What is brake fade and what causes brake fade? Read More...

As induction kits are probably one of the most popular modifications for car tuning projects we thought we should add a introductory article to explain what they are, what they do and the theory behind them.

An induction kit is quite simply an air filter. Most cars have air filters mounted in an air box. These filters are generally constructed of paper which filters out the particles from the air and prevents these from getting into the engine. The airboxes are designed to reduce the noise of the engine and have various vanes and angles cut to maximise this noise reduction. Read More...

What is an induction kit and what does it do. Read More...

The advantages of adding an aftermarket intercooler.

"Keeping your cool"

One problem with a Turbo is the close proximity of the cold intake charge with the hot exhaust temperatures within the turbo.

Don't forget that a big air intake heat rise comes from the actual compression of air so even supercharged engine will benefit from an intercooler.

If you have ever felt the nozzle on a tyre pump you will realise that when air is compressed it gains heat.… Read More...

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

Fitting a strut brace and performance benefits

"Strut your funky stuff"

Think of a car like a shoebox with no lid. It will flex as you twist it and this is not good for handling.

You might be thinking that a car is made of metal and is not subject to this flexing.

The actual… Read More...

Fitting Strut Braces and installation of brace Read More...

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