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BMW Tuning Tips and Modifications

Maximise your BMWs driving pleasure

BMW car tuning tips and advice. We have a wide range of tuning articles covering all models of BMW from small engined 3 series family cars to large engine hot hatches Z3 and executive cars such as the 6 and 7 series. 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. The M series has the badge of honour but gives an idea of how much power can be extracted from the average BMW engine.

TorqueCars started providing BMW track day setup pointers, car mod and car engine tuning help and suggestions back in 2003 and have grown from strength to strength with a fast growing membership of all types of cars including many, BMW 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 BMW tuning articles and styling tips and features are constantly being updated and refined so to keep upto date with what is hot in the tuning wold and for the most recent BMW track day setup,mod and engine tuning advice, tips and pointers please check back regularly. We strongly recommend that you join our BMW forums and swap track day setup ideas with like minded BMW owners in the track day setup forums.

If you have a BMW project underway we would love to hear about it, the Gallery section in the forum contains some interesting projects. Scroll down the page to see our latest tuning articles for your BMW.

What is the BMW Nikasil issue

he Nikasil issue is a problem that affects all BMWs with M60 and M52 engines.

We will take a look at the causes of this issue, the models affected and the likelyhood of your BMW being affected by it.

The M60 from 1993 to 1996 used a Nikasil liner on the block, as did the M52 from 1995 to 1998. M52s produced after this used a steel liner. Read More...

Power BMW Tuning for BHP and performance mods

German engineering at its best. BMW have a 50/50 weight distribution philosophy to ensure that each car that leaves the production line has well balanced handling. Generally built for cruising on the autobahns most models have good performance and levels of comfort. The addition of the M series badge indicates a thoroughbred well tuned and sorted car. Even old M series cars perform well against modern cars. The Alpina badge is reserved for the best of the best – ridiculous levels of performance and comfort. Read More...

3 Series Tuning


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Vanos Explained


What is BMW Vanos Camshaft control Read More...


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