Off-Season Maintenance: Part 8 – Drive Shaft

A drive shaft is a critical component in any automobile including your race car. Responsible for delivering all of an engine’s power output through the vehicle to a differential, the drive shaft takes an enormous beating each and every time you hit the throttle. Unfortunately, a drive shaft is one of the most overlooked items [...]

Build Series: 15 – Front End Mounting

Episode 15 of our Door Slammer Build Series illustrates how the carbon fiber front end is mounted. Tim shows us how the front end mount tree is constructed and fit prior to moving up to firewall area and demonstrating how the rear of the front end is dzus fastened around the cowl and lower fenders. [...]

Rear Steer

A while back, we did a six-part Rear Suspension Series that covered all of the basics to running a 4-link suspension. In this video, we are going to get a little more advanced by explaining the concept of Rear Steer and how it can be used on your race car. -- If you haven’t checked [...]

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 [...]

Off-Season Maintenance: Part 8 – Drive Shaft

Build Series: 15 – Front End Mounting

Rear Steer

Wheelie Bar Settings & Adjustments

Door Slammer Build Series
Rear Suspension Series
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