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Discover the advantages of a sports suspension kit from us.

Take a regular car, add a bit of the racetrack with our top of the range custom sports suspension kits. A sports suspension kit can restore stability to your car, as well as giving it a sharp new look. Consider giving your car a great new lease of life, with a sports suspension kit from […]

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What’s hiding in your engine smoke?

Is your engine sending smoke signals? Discover your car engine complaints hidden in the smoke. Does your car ignition greet you with an unusual cloud of smoke? If it does, it could be an indicator of the state of your engine. Below we lay out some of the characteristics of engine smoke- and the action […]

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Why consider a car Performance upgrade?

What can DPF Solutions do to enhance your car performance? 1. Engine Remapping Engine remapping (or ECU remapping) involves reprogramming the car’s computer. If that sounds a bit sci-fi, it isn’t as space age as it might seem- computers have been controlling some of the functions on car engines since the late 1970s. The ECU […]

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How to get the most out of your DPF filter

A DPF filter can make all the difference to your car’s carbon output, however a fault or blockage in your filter can be a nightmare. These days all new cars are fitted with a DPF filter, and removing a filter from a car could cost it its MOT. However, there are ways to improve your […]

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How to tell if your DPF is working

A dpf filter traps soot in the exhaust to prevent polluting black fumes from diesel engines entering the atmosphere. If your car has a dpf filter but there is black smoke leaving your exhaust, this is an obvious way to tell that your dpf filter is not working properly. This, however, will rarely occur if […]

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Performance Remapping: Make Sure You Use a Good Garage

Car remapping is a fantastic and cost effective way to improve the efficiency and performance of your vehicle. That said, however, it is imperative that you use a performance remapping specialist to avoid paying for a bad remap and ending up hampering the performance of your vehicle. Lots of car garages offer car remapping, but […]

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What are the Benefits of a Performance Exhaust System?

When manufacturers build a car they will generally opt to fit the cheapest exhaust system available. This means horsepower and torque can be drastically improved if you choose to install an improved performance exhaust system. There is hidden power in your engine that can be harnessed with aftermarket performance exhausts. A good system will promote […]

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Do DPF Cleaning Additives Work on DPF Filters?

Recently there has been an ever-increasing amount of additive treatments in the car marketplace. These products promote themselves to be the cheap and convenient solution to a blocked diesel particulate filter (DPF), but with so many to choose from, what are the differences between products and are they safe to use? The types of DPF […]

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What Are The Pros and Cons of Car Engine Remapping?

A performance remap is certainly something to consider if you are looking for greater fuel economy or increased power and performance from your vehicle. But what exactly is the procedure and what are the pros and cons of a performance remap? A car remap is made possible by remapping your engine. Your vehicle has an […]

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