"The Go KArt."
The Ford Ka is the baby of the Ford range and is often hated and slated by many. In reality though it is actually quite a good chassis design. With a wheel placed in each far corner the KA enjoys great handling in standard form. It really is a bit of a… Read More...
Ford Fiesta Tuning tips
"Fiesta = A festival or holiday = Fun!"
The Ford Fiesta is one of fords most popular cars. It’s production run has lasted since 1976 with no end in sight.
Designed as a convenient run around town car, it came with a wide variety of smaller engine sizes. From a tuning point of… Read More...
Tuning the Ford Mustang
"Horses for courses"
The Ford Mustang first appeared in 1964.
It is one of the longest running production models and has a thriving community of tuners and car modifiers.
It was not until 1994 that an extensive and somewhat controversial restyling took place, engine choices ranged from a 3.8 liter to the 5.4 liter… Read More...
Ford Escort Tuning
"We’ll Escort you off the premises?"
The Escort is one of Fords most successful and certainly the longest running Ford model around. The Mark 1 escort included a super powerful rally derived Mexico model.
The mark 1s around today usually have had the later sierra 2.0 engines installed which works really well through the… Read More...
Ford Granada Tuning
"Grenade like performance."
Square and very in your face the Granada was the bad boy of the Ford range most popular in the 1980’s. It’s getting hard to track one down now and is already regarded by enthusiasts as a classic.
The dreamy 2.3 litre engine positively purred when tuned properly. Handling modifications are usually… Read More...
Ford Scorpio Tuning
"Scorpio – theres a sting in its tail."
Probably one of the most controversially styled Ford cars in a long while. The Scorpio was aimed at the luxury executive market. Most models have an impressive level of equipment and options with leather seats and lots of gadgets.
The Cosworth powered Scorpio was very nimble despite… Read More...
Ford Sierra Tuning
"Sierra problem mate?"
When you look at the mighty RS Cosworth and RS 500 you start to appreciate the potoential of the Sierra Chassis. Ignore the 1.6 as this is seriously underpowered. The XR4 and XR4x4 models give a good amount of power and handling.
The breakers yards provide a treasure trove of parts… Read More...
Ford Mondeo Tuning
"Mondeo to Frideo"
A popular fleet car there are now plenty of Mondeos finding their way into the market at very reasonable prices. Not intended to be a performance car there are actually plenty of things you can do to increase driver enjoyment of the car.
Firstly many TorqueCars memebers with a Mondeo uprate the… Read More...
Ford needed to create a sporty coupe suitable for the practical considerations of a family. Their first effort was the Probe and the Couger styling was a radical step for Ford.
There were 2 engine choices, a 2.0 Zetec unit and a Duratec V6 2.5. Both engines respond well to tuning although the 2.5 V6 clearly has the upper… Read More...
The Focus was released in 1998 and became the car of the year in 1999. Ford had a successful run with its predecessor the escort which lasted for 6 revisions and started the hot hatch off with the early XR models.
The Duratec engine has been refined over the years and provides a great tuning base to work from. Read More...