It’s not everyday that you get the chance to experience a tour of OE level proving grounds and R&D, so when we had the opportunity to tour the Eaton facility we jumped on it! Check out how Eaton puts their superchar
While everybody wants to be able to say they have “race car” parts on their street ride, often the compromises involved make for a miserable experience in the real world. Pfadt Race Engineering’s Blair Sonnen gives us some insight into how to make the right choice for your balance of road and track use.
Drag racers have had a good problem for the past few years – horsepower, and lots of it. It seems in just a short few years, door slammers have become brutally fast to the point of surpassing the mandated chassis certifications. We contacted chassis builder and SFI committee member Bryan Metz about what exactly the 25.3 cert will entail.
Drag racers have long favored the straight axle as the best source of traction when the tree goes green. Imagine my surprise after asking Graham Behan, Lingenfelter Performance Engineering’s chief engineer, what they did to the IRS on their ZR1 Vette project to achieve a 1.5-second 60-foot time… and the answer was “Nothing”.
Energy Suspension came through again and hooked us up with the perfect shop dawg gift. New high performance tires for our shop vehicle. We’ve been watching the project cars get upgraded with all these high performance tires from Mickey Thompson, Nitto and Cooper. Now the shop dawgs have some meats for our ride.