Sleepers Nissan Stagea tuning project

Sleeper in nothing but name.

"Sleeper's Stagea Part 1"

This is the Clark Kent of the car world. It looks like a big estate car much because it is a large estate car.

In standard form this car has plenty of poke when you need it being a Nissan Skyline in slightly different clothes.

TorqueCars member Sleeper could not see any other car that would do.

His past includes racing a Desmodronic Ducati and he has a long history with fast cars.… Read More...

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Mk1 Astra GTE engine swap to a 2.5 v6

ake is the sort of guy that sees a big engine and buys it and then works out how to fit it to his car. Most people do things the other way round but let’s see if Jakes buy it and see what happens philosophy paid off.

He tells us that he’s pretty much always been into mechanics, “fixing and repairing… I picked up this Astra in August 2004 for a bargain price of £130 tax and tested. It was a 1981 mk1 Astra 1200s, in red (apparently), although in the trade it’s called “shit brick orange”. The car was solid, 32,000 miles on the clock, and 4 previous owners. Read More...

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Old Skool TVR 2500 M

Classic TVR 2500 M tuning

"Old Skool TVR 2500 M"

We have tracked down a near perfect TVR 2500 M

We bought this car in September 2000 after looking around for about 6 months.

I had first seen one of these at the International Car Show in 1973 and wanted it but… Read More...

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Badgers 2.0 Vectra Turbo engine swap project.

Meet Torquecars member BAD63R or Badger, his name is really Andy but he’s been called Badger ever since he can remember (due to his surname) and lives in sunny England.

He currently owns a Calibra and a Vectra and has the habit of swapping engines in his cars. We knew that when he said he had got a Vectra and had no plans to modify it it would only be a matter of time before he started with the mods, but we were certainly not expecting a turbo engine transplant! Read More...

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