How to Install Extended Ball Joints in a Spec Miata

Before the rules changed, the only way to get more negative camber from the front suspension on a Spec Miata was to lower the...

Installing the New Spec E30 Ground Control Coilover Kit

I enjoy upgrades to anything. Some of the most rewarding experiences were the little details that just pulled the whole package together, the icing...

Geometric Concerns – Getting the Most out of Your Racing Suspension Alignment

If you can make the tires happy, you will automatically make the driver happy. Aiming all four tires in the right directions will optimize...

Half-Ton Plus – Adding helper springs can make towing to the track a bit...

At one time, a half-ton truck was plenty capable for towing a racecar to and from the track. Then the open trailer became an...

Weight Matters – Corner Weighting Your Car Properly Yields Better Handling and Faster Lap...

The vertical loads on your tires have a huge influence on how fast your car can go around the track, and how it responds...

Tire Management – How to Get the Most out of Your Race Tires From...

In the mid-1990s, the term tire management became a common phrase made popular by commentators on NASCAR television broadcasts. The term was first used...

Wheel Hop – Causes, Effects and Cures

Standing starts are hard on a car, and there are a few NASA classes that begin races that way. A standing start is even...

The Correct Way to Install Adjustable End Links

When it comes to racecars, everyone seems to have a number of passionate opinions about setup, how things work, and that one part that...

Bending Steel: Manufacturing Sway Bars and Helper Springs

There is a variation of the Hippocratic oath at work at Hellwig Suspension Products. When its people first look at a vehicle, they evaluate...

Installing Penske Shocks on a Spec Miata

The brilliant simplicity of the suspension on a Mazda Miata has been made even better with the use of the new Penske shocks. We...

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