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Do fuel injector cleaners and octane boosters work?
18 Nov 2020
Snake oil, or magical potion? Let's find out what fuel & engine cleaning additives do, and whether they actually work.
Goh Zhi Xuan, Photos by Editorial Team | 11,493 views | Car Technical Advice
Wobbling wheels - what's causing them?
27 Oct 2020
Wobbling wheels can be caused by a variety of factors, from kerb strikes to unbalanced tyres. Torque's resident mechanical engineer addresses this issue.
Shreejit Changaroth, Photos by Goh Zhi Xuan, Low Fai Ming | 4,652 views | Car Technical Advice
What goes into making a quality oil?
07 Aug 2020
Lubricating oils can vary greatly in price. But what exactly do you get by paying for branded oil? sgCarMart finds out from French lubrication specialists Motul!
Clarence Seow, Photos by Motul | 9,617 views | Car Technical Advice
5 mods to kick start your customised Mercedes-Benz journey
28 Jul 2020
Mercedes-Benz cars are world renowned for its superior engineering. But what if you want more from yours? Here are 5 modifications that you should do.
Goh Zhi Xuan, Photos by Low Fai Ming, CarCreed | 13,950 views | Car Technical Advice
Spark plugs - why you should replace them
08 Jul 2020
Spark plugs are essential engine components that must be periodically replaced. Here's why you should heed your mechanic's advice.
Shreejit Changaroth, Jeremy Chua, Photos by Editorial Team | 8,360 views | Car Technical Advice
6 types of car performance modifications to make your car faster on the track
12 May 2020
Want to improve your car's performance? Here are the mods that drivers do to improve their lap time at the race track.
Goh Zhi Xuan, Photos by Low Fai Ming, Idris Talib | 17,300 views | Car Technical Advice
Run-flat technology tyres myths busted
21 May 2019
While run-flat technology tyres have been around for some time, most do not know much about this technology. Let's bust some myths surrounding these tyres.
Goh Zhi Xuan, Photos by Bridgestone, Low Fai Ming | 45,732 views | Car Technical Advice
The A to Z of solar films and why you need them
28 Mar 2019
Most cars are equipped with solar films, with varying brands. But what makes one solar film different from the other and how do they keep the temperature down?
Goh Zhi Xuan, Photos by Editorial team | 25,161 views | Car Technical Advice
These boy racer mods are actually an absolute waste of time
11 Jan 2019
Many of us love to modify our cars, be it for performance or simply for that personal touch. Some modifications do more harm than good, let's see what they are.
Goh Zhi Xuan, Photos by Editorial Team, Imgur, Manufacturers | 48,314 views | Car Technical Advice
Five in-car entertainment myths you shouldn't believe
06 Aug 2018
If you're thinking of upgrading your in-car entertainment set-up, here are five audio myths you shouldn't fall victim to.
Nigel Yong | 66,640 views | Car Technical Advice
Eight of the most useless 'performance' mods you can get
06 Jun 2018
Many car mods claim to increase your horsepower and make you the next Brian O'Conner, but how do you know which ones are legit? Here are eight you shouldn't get.
Anthony Lim, Photos by Low Fai Ming & Sebastian Chia | 121,338 views | Car Technical Advice
Turbochargers and force induction
11 Mar 2015
Automotive turbos have been widely used in production cars since more than four decades ago. Find out how turbocharging technologies have evolved.
Text by Shreejit Changaroth, Edited by Nicholas Low | 61,273 views | Car Technical Advice
'Electrifying' sports cars
03 Mar 2015
Engineers and enthusiasts alike will be satisfied with the 'current' crop of battery-powered sports cars. Will they replace conventional petrol-driven ones?
Text by Shreejit Changaroth, Edited by Nicholas Low | 29,830 views | Car Technical Advice
Automotive Transmissions 101
24 Feb 2015
Automatic gearboxes may be more popular as compared to manual ones, but there is plenty of 'life' left in the conventional type of transmission.
Text by Shreejit Changaroth, Edited by Nicholas Low | 31,623 views | Car Technical Advice
The rules of automotive aerodynamics
30 Dec 2014
By bending the rules of aerodynamics, automakers can create low-drag cars that slice through the air, which in turn help improves efficiency.
Text by Shreejit Changaroth | 13,601 views | Car Technical Advice