Improve My Car’s Performance

Will a Lightened Flywheel Improve My Car’s Performance? You might have read that tuners and racing car drivers have their engine’s flywheels lightened to improve performance. Is this an effective ploy and would it be worthwhile to try on your own car? To understand how this would work, a basic explanation of the physics involved […]

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Fuel Consumption

Get the Most out of Every Litre of Fuel Fuel consumption claims can be the subject of many a heated discussion and it is often difficult to determine fact from misinformation. We all know that uncle that claims to wring 16 km/l from his family sedan with four people in the car, the air conditioner […]

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Engine Performance

How Much Worse does My Engine Perform at High Altitudes? An internal combustion engine’s power output is dependant upon the amount of air that it can suck into its combustion chambers before the inlet valves close. If more air can be admitted, more fuel can be added and more power will be produced. Naturally aspirated […]

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Free-Flow Exhaust Systems

Do Free-Flow Exhaust Systems Really Work? In years gone by, engine tuners used to throw three words at you for extracting more performance from your engine: head, cam, and exhaust. Because an engine can basically be seen as an air pump, the idea was to get more air into the combustion chamber before the inlet […]

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What Influence Does Engine Modifications have on Reliability?

Can I Get More Power from My Engine Without Affecting Economy or Reliability? Engine optimisation aims to fine-tune your car’s engine in such a way that it performs to its full potential in terms of power delivery and economy, but without changing or modifying the basic design in any way. It therefore has no adverse […]

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