Brakes are the most essential system in your race car. The consequences of being unable to stop can take a fun day at the track and turn it expensive or even deadly in the blink of an eye. In this article, I will explore the basics of how disc brakes work. I’ll use my time … Continue reading Nerd Talk: Brakes Part 1
So you’ve decided to install Professional Awesome Racing/Fortune Auto coilovers on your Honda Insight. Smart move, good for you! This guide isn’t going to be a step-by-step instruction manual, although we will provide some guidance. Taking off the stock suspension and putting on a replacement is a fairly simple job well documented in the OEM … Continue reading How to Optimize your First Generation Honda Insight Coilover Install
This article came out of a conversation I had with Dan here at Professional Awesome Racing. I was in need of help as I was using upper control arms for an EK Civic on an SUV. Why? Because I’m a crazy person who’s building a track Honda CR-V, that’s why. The CR-V has longer control … Continue reading The Definitive 1990s Honda Suspension Guide: Widebody
We realize that it can be tough to match what rear wing goes best with our front diffusers or what front diffusers to get to match your existing wing. We scoured the internet for rear wings with publicly availably CFD data and used the information to match common applications. We made sure the CFD data … Continue reading Which front diffuser goes with which wing and vice-versa?
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.