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  • Guide to Brakes

    Glenn Rowswell at 4:08 pm, 5th January 2012

    Guide to Brakes

    Stoppers, anchors, brakes – whatever you want to call them; these puppies are the most important part of your car. If they don’t work – you’re in trouble. In fact, even if your brakes are a bit on the average…

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  • Guide to Remaps

    Glenn Rowswell at 1:45 pm, 5th January 2012

    Guide to Remaps

    As you already know, respected Fast Car user, an engine’s ECU controls everything from immobilising the engine to optimising fuel economy. Fair play, like, but this is Fast Car magazine: we don’t do MPG, we do BHP and torques! And…

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  • Guide to Superchargers

    Glenn Rowswell at 12:14 pm, 5th January 2012

    Guide to Superchargers

    SUPERCHARGERS – HISTORY Almost unbelievably, peeps were supercharging things like blast furnaces in the 18th century, and Gottlieb Daimler received a German patent for supercharging an internal combustion engine as far back as 1885. Mercedes were one of the first…

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  • Guide to Turbos

    Glenn Rowswell at 11:13 am, 5th January 2012

    Guide to Turbos

    TURBOS – HISTORY All hail the great man Alfred Büchi who invented the turbocharger and received a patent for his efforts in 1905. The technology was introduced into aircraft development way before it hit the automotive market. The first to…

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  • Guide to Young Driver Insurance

    Glenn Rowswell at 11:11 am, 5th January 2012

    Guide to Young Driver Insurance

    The Flux Babes do our Lee a cracking quote. With the help of Adrian Flux, we’ve put together this comprehensive guide to insurance for young drivers to help you get the best deal possible on your car insurance – from…

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  • Touge Phone Cases

    Glenn Rowswell at 3:15 pm, 4th January 2012

    Touge Phone Cases

    The funky stuff coming straight outta the Touge Speed Shop at the moment is nothing short of spanktastic and these stickerbomb-style phone cases caught our eye. Available for the iPhone, HTC Desire and a selection of Samsungs, just buy one…

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  • D.A.M.N.²

    Glenn Rowswell at 3:14 pm, 4th January 2012

    D.A.M.N.²

    Along with UK the Belgians are right up there for building some truly awe inspiring motors. Just check out this video of the D.A.M.N.² meet run by Belgian car crew “Dark Angels for evidence. Warning: There are a few some…

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  • i-Mego Retro Heavy Beats Headphones

    Glenn Rowswell at 1:11 pm, 4th January 2012

    i-Mego Retro Heavy Beats Headphones

    Trust us, you’ll never know the true outside-world blocking value of a set of stonking headphones until you’ve worked here at FC Towers and heard our Initial G pipe up with one of his ‘during the war’ stories. Unlike our…

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