Quarter-Turn (Dzus) Fastener Fabrication Tools

The third video in our Quarter-Turn Fastener series outlines the tools used for Dzus installation and long-term maintenance. Fabrication tools include a dimpler, transfer punch and a Dzus spring drill fixture. These make locating the mounting location for quarter-turn fasteners a breeze.  We then look at two types of spring adjuster tools which come in [...]

Build Series: 24 – Car Reveal

Through 23 episodes, we’ve showed you how to build a world class door slammer. Now, it’s time to see all of that hard work come together. The car owner, Bud Pruess’ reaction in this video is one of the main reasons we love what we do. You can’t fake true happiness! After revealing the new [...]

Single vs. Double Frame Rail

One of the first questions you need to answer when building or purchasing a door slammer is what kind of chassis configuration fits my combination? It is best to answer this question regarding your current program and where you intend to go in the future with this race car. The most central chassis design feature [...]

Off-Season Maintenance: Part 4 – Fuel System

Part 4 of our Off-Season Maintenance series covers the basics for preserving the fuel system while your car is being stored. Some of these tips are especially important depending on what fuel you use. The DRA Off-Season Maintenance Series takes a detailed look at what items to inspect and address on your race car when [...]

Quarter-Turn (Dzus) Fastener Fabrication Tools

Build Series: 24 – Car Reveal

Single vs. Double Frame Rail

Off-Season Maintenance: Part 4 – Fuel System

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