Archive for March, 2016


Roll Cages

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

Roll cages are considered a safety requirement on most circuits. Although the safety benefits are obvious they also help to improve the handling of the car. The basic shape of a car, particularly its requirement to have opening doors decreases the rigidity of the body. Add to this some serious weight reduction and you are […]

Uprated Fuelling

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

One thing a performance tuner needs to take into account is the importance of the air to fuel mixture. If this is too lean or too rich the engine power will be reduced and this also impacts upon the reliability of the engine. The more power you are extracting from an engine the greater is […]

Performance valve springs

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

The valve springs pull the valves up when they are closed thereby sealing the valve. The camshaft pushes the valve open against the spring. As you can imagine this is a high wear high stress component of the engine.  They need to be fitted using a valve spring compressor – any other attempt at installing them […]

MPG calculator

Saturday, March 12th, 2016

We have had quite a few requests for an MPG calculator and we found this one which works out not only your MPG but your annual fuel cost and your Cost per mile based on the price you enter. To use it just brim your tank, and when you fill up again note the litres […]