Solid Rivet Tools & Installation

The final video in our Quarter-Turn Fastener series goes in-depth on solid rivets; also known as smash rivets. Along with a look at solid rivet tools and installation; Tim explains why these rivets should be used with self-eject fasteners instead of standard pop rivets. With literally hundreds of quarter-turn fastener types, mounting configurations, size and [...]

Build Series: 01 – Chassis Construction

The first installment of our Door Slammer Build Series takes a look at chassis construction. TMRC's Door Slammer Build Series provides unprecedented access with a detailed look into every aspect of building a modern door slammer. From the chassis table to body mounting, interior, paint, final assembly through initial testing at the race track, you [...]

Billet Drag Racing Clutch Basics

Clutches have been a staple in high performance vehicles throughout history; and in drag racing, the story is no different. What was once a simple mechanical device with minimal hardware, the drag racing clutch has involved into an incredible system of intricate components that can be dissected and fine-tuned even while its host vehicle is [...]

Front End Alignment

When it comes to any vehicle, having the front end aligned properly is imperative. A number of problems will develop if the caster, camber, toe and steering are ignored. From having increased tire wear to a totally out of control and unresponsive vehicle, these settings should be set up properly initially and routinely inspected. In [...]

Solid Rivet Tools & Installation

Build Series: 01 – Chassis Construction

Billet Drag Racing Clutch Basics

Front End Alignment

Door Slammer Build Series
Rear Suspension Series
Drag Racing Shock Series

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