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 1 – Chassis Inspection

In part 1 of the Off-Season Maintenance Series, Tim McAmis shows you how to inspect for chassis fatigue. Beginning with tearing your car down as far as it will allow, it is important check all tubing joints, welds and highly-strained areas for paint chipping and general movement. Throughout the video, McAmis gives examples of common [...]

Wheelie Bar Settings & Adjustments

In this video tutorial, Tim McAmis demonstrates the basic principles of a wheelie bar along with philosophies behind different types such as single vs. dual bars, wheel styles, lengths and their effect on how a car responds.  Additionally, McAmis clearly details how to properly set-up, adjust and maintain a set on and off the race [...]

Shock Series: 01 – Shock Types & Adjustments

Episode 1 of the four part Shock Series sheds light on several common shock types, how they are adjusted, proper shock mounting and a wealth of other valuable information. Drag racing shock and suspension technology has changed drastically over the last five years, so we have invited world renowned suspension and tuning expert, Chris Bell [...]

Single vs. Double Frame Rail

Off-Season Maintenance: Part 1 – Chassis Inspection

Wheelie Bar Settings & Adjustments

Shock Series: 01 – Shock Types & Adjustments

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