3/2021 Update: We have been informed that some of these shops do not carry Alumalite. Let us know if that's the case and we will update the list. Thanks! Looking to make your own splitter? Here's one step to help make it easier. Working with Laminators Inc., the folks that manufacture Alumalite, we have compiled … Continue reading List of Alumalite Suppliers
In the 10+ years of track experience we have had, we’ve made a lot of mistakes and learned a lot of lessons. Hopefully, the lessons in this article will make life easier for you. First things first, I may interchange the words water and coolant, don’t get mad at me. In practice, you use water … Continue reading How to make your street car’s cooling system race and track-day ready.
Dan's back at it again and has purchased a new project car. This time, he swears he's going to keep it for a while. The goal is to replace his wife's Project Miata, which you can read about on MotoIQ. The car will be street oriented, with a dash of reliable, track day fun. The … Continue reading Professional Awesome Project: Mitsubishi Evo X MR
The gentlemen at Gears and Gasoline put together an amazing little video recapping the 2019 Gridlife Midwest Festival. We are heavily featured in it and are ever so grateful. Please take a view and show them some love!!! https://youtu.be/mV75O2YIfQI
Hondas are known for amazingly slick shifting gearboxes, but when the S2000 rolled around, the world was left a little disappointed. Yes, I said it. The shifting is notchy when cruising around town. One must be really patient to avoid minor grinds. If you drive aggressively, everything seems to work better. The trip to the … Continue reading Pro Awe Tips: The Best Transmission Fluid For Honda S2000s. EVER!
After our success at Gridlife, hopes were high for finally overcoming the Buttonwillow curse that has plagued us for years. In the past, the car would perform perfectly for numerous events and then have a massive failure in California. This year, we were determined to overcome that destiny. Preparation for the event went well, we … Continue reading Global Time Attack’s Super Lap Battle at Buttonwillow Raceway
It was 10 months in the making. After two engine failures, a fire, and coming so close to the fastest lap ever at Super Lap Battle 2017, we knew we had a big rebuild ahead of us. In that time we’d repair the bodywork, rewire the entire car, update our data acquisition system, install a … Continue reading Back in the Saddle Again at Gridlife Round 5 Gingerman
A guide to improving your car’s downforce and aerodynamic performance efficiently, without wind tunnel testing or CFD analysis. Improving downforce can seem like a big challenge when you don’t have the tools to measure increases in performance. How do we know if the wing we put on our car or the air dam we spent … Continue reading DIY Downforce – How to Design Front Splitters, Diffusers, Flat Bottoms, Wings and more!
I'll be blunt, the first round of aero testing on the Project Miata was a mixed bag. I (Dan O'Donnell) got 3 clean laps in and Devin Giles only got 2. I drove on the stiffest sway bar setting and the car was a little loose, so we switched it to the middle setting for … Continue reading Low Power Miata Aerodynamic Testing
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