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Videos & Galleries

Video: An Intro to How Sway Bars Work

Sway bars or — more accurately — anti-roll bars are designed to resist a vehicle’s tendency to pitch from side to side while cornering. In today’s video, the vehicle-stability experts […]

Q&A

Mailbag: Explaining Thrust Angle for Both Street & Race Vehicles

Q: What exactly is the “thrust angle” on a vehicle, and why does it matter? … A: The thrust angle is an imaginary line that is precisely 90 degrees from […]

Q&A

Mailbag: Finding Brake Balance in a Pro Street ’73 Camaro

Q: I have a pro street ’73 Camaro with skinny tires up front and wide tires in the rear. The other day I had to make a quick stop and […]

Parts

Using Tubular A-Arms to Improve Race Car Suspension Geometry

Decades ago, there was only one way to “fix” the front suspension on a stock suspension door slammer race car. It involved cutting, pasting, and tweaking the A-arms to increase […]

Videos & Galleries

Video: How to Determine Your Ideal Spring Rate When Buying Coil Springs

In today’s video, Bill from QA1 teaches us how to determine which spring rate we should choose when buying coil springs. It varies by vehicle, and often varies between the […]

Tech Articles

Installing a Hotchkis Sport Suspension Kit on a 1981 Chevy Camaro

In the high-performance world, nothing ever remains stock. That makes it difficult for aftermarket companies to design parts and kits that are true, easy bolt-ons for every car—where literally nothing […]

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Parts

Parts Bin: Ford Mustang Suspension Upgrades from Whiteline and Nolathane

While Ford Mustang drivers can run the gamut from classic restoration guys to daily driver gals, all Mustang fans have one thing in common: passion for the original pony car. […]

Tech Articles

Improving Hook with Sway Bars on Drag Cars

In the past, we’ve taken a look at the forces at work when a vehicle is accelerating. To recap: “…as each cylinder in the engine fires, the pistons (and consequently […]

Parts

Quick Tech: Upgrading Suspension Parts Can Improve Braking Performance

When we do brake jobs, we often concentrate on replacing or upgrading our brake pads and/or rotors only. But when we do that, we ignore an important part of brake […]

Tech Articles

Racing Tech: Hooking Up Your Leaf Spring Suspension Without Traction Bars

Bolt-on traction bars for leaf spring cars have been available for what seems like forever. They work, and there are all sorts of different versions out there: slapper bars, sliding […]