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Spoiler aerodymics rear spoiler design and construction

We look at how spoilers work? We also explain the difference between a spoiler and a wing. Spoilers are generally closer to the body of the car and help diffuse the air.

Wings are mounted much higher up and have an aerodynamic effect of creating downforce Read More...

Fitting a remote turbo charger kits

Remote turbo charger kits

"Remote turbo – local power"

There is a growing trend in the car tuning community of adding a remote turbo to a car.

We take a look at this modification and look at the pros and cons of remote turbos.

A conventional turbo is fitted pretty much on the engine in line with the exhaust header manifold.

A remote turbo is fitted much further down the exhaust than a convention turbo which is typically located in the engine bay.… Read More...

Blow off valves, dump valves and screamer pipes

Blow off valves and dump valves.
When the throttle is closed (when you lift off the accelerator) in a turbo driven engine there is a build up of pressure as forced air is still coming from the turbo. Lifting off the throttle is a lot like putting a plug in the sink – the flow through is stopped and water would just build up and overflow the sink. Read More...

Improve safety and braking of your car

Safety Mods

"Play it safe."

When one starts modifying a car, little thought is usually given to the safety of the car.

Manufacturers spend millions to ensure our cars are safe for the occupants and those outside the car.

Each country has its own list of regulations that even the DIY car tuner has to comply with. They usually relate to the construction of the car.… Read More...

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