Removing carbon

A look at why carbon build up happens in our tips and guide on removing carbon build up from the intake valves on a direct injection engine. We look at, how to remove it and give tips on preventing it happening in the future as frequently. Reviews of intake cleaners and professional removal services. Read More...

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Choosing and caring for garages

Keeping the damp and wet off your car is a major consideration in most countries.

We look at the common pitfalls and issues and provide tips on how to spot structural problems early on before it is too late. Read More...

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How to service a car a simple checklist and tips.

TorqueCars quick guide to Servicing a car.

You can save a lot of money by servicing a car yourself. You also have the advantage of knowing that you have used top quality components and have done a good job.

It really is quite simple to perform a basic full service and does not require any more than the ability to tighten or loosen a nut or screw! Read More...

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Care and use of a cars air conditioning

We all take air conditioning for granted but this is a fairly complex system. The compressor will compress the gas then as this gas is pumped into the heat exchanger matrix and is allowed to expand it will take heat from the air running though the matrix. The gas though will often escape, albeit gradually over time, so you should have your air conditioning system checked and re-gassed at regular intervals. A typical air conditioning service will involve replacement of the pollen filters and a re-gas. Old gas needs to be disposed of in accordance with regulations so this is certainly a job for a specialist. Read More...

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