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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 […]

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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 […]

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Video: Suspension Tuning 101 with COBB Tuning

Whether you’re driving low and slow, and setting up your suspension for performance applications, tuning your vehicle’s suspension to efficiently put your engine power to the pavement and play nicely […]

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Video: SuperSprings’ Suspension Products Stabilize Truck & SUV Suspension for Towing Solutions

SuperSprings International Inc. makes specialty products that replace—or work in conjunction with—OEM truck and SUV parts to give your vehicle enhanced load-leveling capabilities to support smooth, predictable, safe handling when […]


Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Fixing a Dangerous Front-Wheel Shake in a ’66 Chevy II

I have a ’66 Chevy II with a 355 cubic inch small-block and a Muncie four-speed. Over the years, I’ve made some small suspension modifications with Global West De-A-Lum bushings. […]

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Video: What are Subframe Connectors and Why Do You Need Them?

Before we get into the importance of subframe connectors, let’s first talk about what vehicle subframes are. What is a Subframe? A subframe is a discrete structural component in vehicles. […]

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Video: Strength Testing Hollow Vs. Solid Sway Bars

Are solid sway bars stronger than hollow sway bars? It’s a frequently asked question from people preparing to make upgrades to their vehicle’s suspension because upgrading to a high performance […]

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Quick Tech: Determining Spring Rate Correction for Angle-Mounted Springs

Spring rate is a key factor in choosing the right springs for your suspension system. Spring rate is defined as the amount of force it takes to compress a spring one inch. […]

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Laterally Linked: Understanding Chassis Roll Center and How to Limit Lateral Movement

Lateral control is how the rear axle housing is kept in a side-to-side alignment with the chassis as the rear suspension moves through its travel. And it’s more important than […]

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Get Hotchkised: A 5-Step Plan for Making Your Classic Muscle Car Handle like a Late-Model

When Hotchkis Performance talks about suspension, we listen. Hotchkis sent us this primer on updating the suspension on classic 1960s and ‘70s muscle cars to make them handle like a late […]