Car Engine Guides

  • FAST CAR SUPERCHARGERS GUIDE

    FAST CAR SUPERCHARGERS GUIDE

    Glenn Rowswell on 17th July 2018

    Forget turbos, as we investigate the other side of forced induction: supercharging with our Fast Car Superchargers Guide...

  • FAST CAR AIR FUEL RATIO GUIDE

    FAST CAR AIR FUEL RATIO GUIDE

    Glenn Rowswell on 10th July 2018

    Nothing causes engine failures more than incorrect air/fuel ratios. We show you why it happens and how to prevent it.

  • FAST CAR HEAD GASKETS GUIDE

    FAST CAR HEAD GASKETS GUIDE

    Glenn Rowswell on 2nd July 2018

    As with different engine parts, there are many different types of gaskets and fixings available for your engine. Uprating these will add reliability and allow your engine to work harder, but in some cases it’s just necessary to support some of the performance components that we have already covered...

  • FAST CAR OIL GUIDE

    FAST CAR OIL GUIDE

    Glenn Rowswell on 18th June 2018

    It’s the life-blood of your engine, but it frequently gets overlooked. We investigate the ins and outs of your car’s oil...

  • FAST CAR THROTTLE BODIES GUIDE

    FAST CAR THROTTLE BODIES GUIDE

    Glenn Rowswell on 29th May 2018

    They look great, improve performance and sound awesome at full chat, but how do throttle bodies work? Find out the best tips and advice on throttle bodies with our guide to ITBs!

  • FAST CAR WASTEGATE GUIDE

    FAST CAR WASTEGATE GUIDE

    Glenn Rowswell on 21st May 2018

    It’s a commonly used term, but what does a wastegate actually do? Well, you’re about to find out with the Fast Car wastegate guide rammed full of the best tips, tricks and advice...

  • FAST CAR FUEL SYSTEM GUIDE

    FAST CAR FUEL SYSTEM GUIDE

    Glenn Rowswell on 8th May 2018

    Welcome to our guide to what’s in a performance fuel system for a car, with the best tips, tricks and advice, how they work, and why to upgrade.

  • FAST CAR ENGINE STRENGTHENING INTERNALS GUIDE

    FAST CAR ENGINE STRENGTHENING INTERNALS GUIDE

    Glenn Rowswell on 2nd May 2018

    We all want our engines to have big power, but how do you ensure reliability along with it? You beef up the internals of course! So don’t blow it, get clued up with our guide to car engine strengthening rammed with the best tips, tricks and advice.

  • WHAT’S MORE IMPORTANT POWER OR TORQUE?

    WHAT’S MORE IMPORTANT POWER OR TORQUE?

    Glenn Rowswell on 19th March 2018

    Power and torque are words you’ve all heard of, but do you really understand what’s best and what's more important in a car, power or torque? Well, we’re here to give you the full lowdown...

  • BEST CAR ENGINE SWAPS

    BEST CAR ENGINE SWAPS

    Glenn Rowswell on 6th March 2018

    Technically you can fit any engine in to any car, but what's actually a good idea? Well let us tell you...

  • Fast Car Engine Layouts Guide

    Fast Car Engine Layouts Guide

    Glenn Rowswell on 6th June 2016

    Engines come in all shapes, sizes and layouts. But what difference does it make? Here, we find out...