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...

Vehicle Scales, Level Garages and Corner Weighting

Weight is something we all deal with in racing. We have to speed weight up. We have to slow weight down. We have to...

Pop Goes the Weasel

Pulling the shock hats off production cars can be dicey. People have lost fingers doing it, but it’s not terrible on the factory shocks...

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...

Up in the Air – Lifting a Toyota Tundra without sacrificing practicality or towing...

Lots of people love lifting their trucks and adding huge tires. It looks great, but it destroys much of its practicality, specifically when used...

Chassis Tuning With Dampers – A hard look at shock absorbers and their effects...

When the suspension moves, the shock absorber is designed to control movements of the suspension and chassis, working in conjunction with the springs. The...

Tow Vehicle Suspension Upgrade: Shocks

Factory shocks on pickup trucks are usually a compromise among a number of disparate factors. The price the original equipment manufacturer pays is one...

Miata Tie Rod Replacement

Most modern sports cars use rack-and-pinion steering, a system elegant in its simplicity and precision, especially when compared with, say, a recirculating-ball system. It’s simple...

Damper Tuning

As you drive a corner, your control inputs are constantly transitioning so that you can swing your car’s acceleration vector around at the right...

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...

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