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March 1, 2024

Introducing the New and Improved Our Alpha Release Unveiled!

We’re excited to announce the Alpha release of, our latest and most significant update yet. This isn’t just a rebuild; it’s a complete engine rebuild, designed to enhance your experience in finding and soon, selling car parts. Expanded Product Range We’ve made a significant leap from our previous 45,000 products to an over 300,000. […]
January 16, 2024

2024 Fresh Start

I launched CP a few years ago with the mission to provide the most comprehensive search engine for performance car parts on the planet. That was a big dream and with help from some good friends we built Compare.Parts. We ended up with 40k+ products on the website from shops around the world. But, and […]
July 14, 2020

Installing H&R Wheel Spacers on a Nissan GT-R

A quick guide on how to install H&R wheel spacers on the Nissan GT-R.
June 4, 2020

35 things to check before buying a used car

Pre-sale research options, how best to look over the stationary vehicle, how to get the best from the test drive, as well as some useful post-sale information.
May 15, 2020

The difference between the Nissan R35 GT-R models​

In 2008 the R35 Nissan GT-R exploded onto the supercar scene and very quickly started re-writing the rule book. I’m very lucky writing this as I happen to own a modified R35 GT-R myself, it’s a 2009 car back when they were good value. My R35 cost new £54,200 it’s a premium edition so has […]
May 10, 2020

Nissan R35 GT-R Stage upgrades, what do they mean?

The R35 platform was destined for greatness the day it rolled out of the hermetically sealed factory. Handmade bi-turbo charged powertrains coupled to dual clutch gearboxes quite a recipe right? What ensued was around 480bhp at the crank and a 4-wheel-drive system to die for. The R35 is a heavy beast weighing in at 1750kgs […]
May 10, 2020

Our Guide to Vehicle Braking Systems

Arguably the mostly overlooked upgrade is braking, as most new performance or hot hatch cars come with decent stoppers or project builders focus on power. However, we often find ourselves in a false sense of belief that the brakes will remain awesome, even though we are upgrading the cars power or hitting the track. There […]
March 31, 2020

Our Guide to Fuel Systems

No matter if you're a theoretical mastermind or a wing it on the fly type of person, there are still some key basics that need to be thought about when piecing together your fuel system in order to make it work.
March 26, 2020

Motorsport Trackday Novice

You've got an early night; Yet you can't sleep; Wide awake like a kid at Christmas. Why? - because nothing gets a petrol head more pumped than the adrenaline rush of hitting the track. Within this article, we will look to guide you through the booking of your first trackday, through to the preparation needed and what to expect on the day. Once you pop your track day virginity, it becomes an addiction!
February 29, 2020

Vehicle Body Wraps – Just a Fad?

If you’re like me, then no doubt you’ve heard the phrase “you can’t polish a turd, but you can wrap it in glitter”. Up until recently, I was one of the many that believed the misconception that wrapping is a poor mans spray job or alternatively a cunning way to mask hidden nightmares; and as like most, believed that applying a vinyl wrap was as simple as applying stickers to a model kit.
February 29, 2020

Keep It On The Track

No matter if you’re 17, in your 20’s,30’s, having a midlife crisis or of an age where you should know better; At some point in your life, you will believe that you are the next Lewis Hamilton having a spirited drive on the road or alternatively, Diago Saito, kicking it sideways around a carpark or roundabout, in an attempt to pull girls down the local car meet.
November 8, 2019

Video: K20 swap Integra DC2 Type R

Shah (from Compare.Parts) and Alex (from SE Performance) review RMS Garage’s latest build. This K20 swapped DC2 Integra Type R
October 25, 2019

Top tips to build an 800WHP Nissan Skyline R33 GTR

Our very first video talking through the modifications we made to safely reach 800WHP on our RB26/30
March 11, 2019

How to Improve your Cars Performance

In this article we go through popular performance modifications for your car.
March 5, 2019

Our guide to Suspension Technology

We’ve put this article together to help you understand some of the terminology so you are better equipped when making a decision to purchase your next aftermarket suspension kit.
March 5, 2019

Our Guide to Rose Joints and Bushes

No matter whether you wish to maintain OEM performance or look to build a monster of a track vehicle, the choice of bushes or hard fixed applications are critical.
February 6, 2019

Everything you need to know about Alloy Wheels

Wheels can make a huge difference to how a car looks and equally how it performs. It’s one of the most common modifications and often one of the first steps into vehicle customisation.
January 15, 2019

Compare.Parts Website Updates

We’ve been busy at Compare.Parts over the holidays updating the website to make it easier for you to find performance and aftermarket car parts.
May 4, 2018

Understanding different types of Dyno’s

Read our useful guide explains on the technical, pros and cons of Rolling Road, Inertia, Eddy Brake and Hub dynos
March 5, 2018

Understand Detonation and Pre-ignition

This technical article is detailed information about pre-ignition/detonation, its an important read for anyone involved /interested in engine calibrations.
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