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The clutch takes the engine power, and puts this down through the drive shaft, to the driven wheels on the road but allows you to disengage the engine whilst performing a gear change.

Contact like this requires a lot of grip and a fast response. The more power you have the harder it is for the clutch to operate. Read More...

Clutch tuning: performance clutch modifications and triple plate clutches setup Read More...

Tuning the cars engine for better MPG means reducing power.

"Tuning for Stingy people"

Tuning for better MPG.

Tuning for economy. With the rising price of fuel one question TorqueCars frequently gets asked is how can a car be tuned for maximum economy. Short of getting the family to push the car everywhere there is a little that can be done to improve fuel economy.… Read More...

Engine Tuning for better improved MPG Read More...

Uprating brakes is an essential modification.

"There's always time for a brake!"

Brakes – part of going fast requires that one is able to stop as fast.

The brake works with a friction pad, which is pressed against a Disc – the friction converts the momentum of the car into heat which is then dissipated over the brake disc slowing up the car.

 Heat is a big problem with heavy braking and a racecar must be prepped to cope with the high heat demands placed on the braking system.… Read More...

Brake upgrade kits. 4 to 6 piston and larger vented disc conversions. Read More...

Choice of fuel becomes more critical in a high compression or turbo engine.

"One of my Pet(rol) hates!"

Fuel: this is regulated by a pressurise valve at the engine end – generally more fuel means more power but you also need more air as well – certainly an induction kit on larger engines and preferably a turbo or supercharger.

If the mixture is too rich a catalyst would be destroyed as unburned fuel enters the catalyst and burns inside it melting the catalytic structure so there is a delicate balance to maintain. … Read More...

Fuel and fuel additives octane and pressure boost valves. Read More...

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