Post Tagged with: "suspension tech"

Videos & Galleries

Video: Shock Absorber Construction, Design, and Related Technology

While it may look like a really simple device, there’s a lot of technological magic packed inside a shock absorber housing. That’s because a shock absorber is an integral part […]

How “Loaded” Shocks/Struts Can Save You Some Suspension Install Time & Hassle
Tech Articles / Tech Projects

How “Loaded” Shocks/Struts Can Save You Some Suspension Install Time & Hassle

Make no mistake, shocks and struts are regular wear items. That’s because, as your car or truck racks up miles, your struts and shocks will fatigue and lose the ability […]

Videos & Galleries

Video: How Do Traction Bars Work to Control Axle Wrap & Wheel Hop

Slapper bars, traction bars, anti-hop bars…whatever you call them, they’re one of the classic “Day Two” mods for musclecar owners and hot rodders. Traction bars are also vital on mega-torque […]

Tech / Tech Articles

3 Reasons to Upgrade to Tubular Control Arms

You hear about tubular control arms a lot these days when talking about performance suspension systems.  But is all the buzz really warranted? Are tubular control arms really worth your […]

Parts

Upgrading 2nd-Gen Camaro with Aldan Suspension Kits

Editor’s Note: The following tech story and product profile from Aldan American was previously published on Aldan’s website, and is being shared here with permission. … The second-generation Chevrolet Camaro […]

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 […]