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Chevrolet Tuning Tips and Modifications

Maximise your Chevrolet’s performance and handling

Chevrolet car tuning tips and advice. We have a wide range of tuning articles covering all models of Chevrolet from small engined family cars to large engined sports cars, v block engines, hot hatches and executive cars. 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 Chevrolet performance help, car performance part and car tweak suggestions and reviews and pointers back in 2003 and have grown from strength to strength with a fast growing membership of all types of cars including many, Chevrolet 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 Chevrolet tuning features with performance tips and information on peformance parts for your car get updated so for the hottest Chevrolet performance,performance part and tweak suggestions and advice, tips and pointers please check back regularly. We strongly recommend that you join our Chevrolet forums and swap performance ideas with like minded Chevrolet owners in the performance forums.

We get to read about a lot of international Chevrolet owners projects in our forum and have an ever growing gallery so be sure to drop in and tell us what you’ve been upto with your car. Scroll down the page to see our latest tuning articles for your Chevrolet.

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Many tracks insist that cars are fitted with roll cages and or roll bars. In motor sport competitions you will see that most regulations also insist on a roll-cage. What is the job of a roll cage and are there any advantages to having one fitted? More and more Torquecars members cars are being fitted with roll cages, so is this just a new styling trend or is there something beneficial to the car tuner?

Roll cages offer protection to the driver and tighter body control. Read More...

Roll cages & Roll bars custom fitting kits Read More...

Fuel systems

"A car with a drink problem!"

Cars need a precise mix of oxygen and fuel to burn effectively. Much of the engine tuning done by TorqueCars members involves increasing the cars capacity to burn the air and fuel mix. Much attention is generally given to the air intake and we have discussed the various aspects of forced induction.

We should not overlook the fuelling as it is essential to keep the mix right. Power is lost when the engine adjusts itself to stop it running too rich or lean. Many power losses at certain points in the rev band can often be traced to a fuelling issue.… Read More...

Fuelling uprating the fuel pump, injectors and fuel pressure regulator Read More...

General engine tuning tips

"Tuning Modz"

Engine Tuning an overview.

Engine tuning depends largely on the base engine size and to a large degree depends on the amount of tuning done at the factory. The larger the engine the larger the gains will be.

Each type of engine have different characteristics for example the Honda VTEC is very high revving.

However a large v8 lump provides power in a very lazy manner at low revs.

Adding turbos or superchargers further alter the characteristics of the engine and some modifications will actually cause a loss of power if applied to the wrong engine type.… Read More...

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

Can 'Diesel' Really Be Part of Our Vocabulary?

"2007 – The Year Of The Diesel Hot Hatch"

Looking forward to a new year always requires a look back at the trends that developed last year. What was cutting edge in the automotive industry in the first 6 months of 2006 is bound to be main stream come August.

I guess we all new subconsciously that it would come, maybe we tried to convince ourselves that oil-burners could never give us that grin inducing performance.… Read More...

Diesels? On Torquecars, Really? Read More...

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