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Car Technical Advice (41 listings)

A guide to car parts under the hood of your car
08 Mar 2021
Knowing what's in the engine bay is important for car owners. Here's a guide to car parts under the hood - the engine, radiator, fluid reservoirs and more.
Goh Zhi Xuan | 6,123 views | Car Technical Advice
Different types of automatic transmission explained - CVT, DCT & AMT
23 Feb 2021
Not all automatic transmissions are the same. Read on to find out about the different options available and which one is best for you.
Idris Talib, Photos from Editorial Team, Manufacturers | 8,433 views | Car Technical Advice
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 | 14,410 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 | 5,764 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 | 9,878 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 | 14,444 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 | 8,561 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 | 18,454 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 | 46,927 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 | 25,607 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 | 48,508 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 | 69,842 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 | 122,580 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 | 61,380 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 | 29,885 views | Car Technical Advice