Fitting Other Wheels and Tyres to Your Car

Fitting Other Wheels and Tyres to Your Car: the Pros and Cons Some people feel that their cars are an extension of their personalities. As such, they want their cars to be as unique as they are. To this end, the standard old wheel and tyres with which it left the factory are unlikely to […]

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How Much Power Do You Need?

How much power do you really need? If you talk to the average South African, too much is just enough! Locals are notorious for having a penchant for speed and you just have to look around you to see how many many sports cars, SUVs, and super-saloons with 300 kW or more are plying our […]

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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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