The owner of this Porsche came to us, because after getting his vehicle fully restored it was driving worse than before! The steering felt terrible, the car felt very unstable and it was pulling to the left quite dramatically. We looked at the alignment, and while it wasn’t perfect, it certainly wasn’t the reason
It’s 2am on Thursday morning. The Heasmans S14 was a midnight late addition to Tune House’s Dyno schedule. With Jim’s expert touch, the Heasman’s S14 produced maximum power (380kw) at the safest levels given it was a freshly built engine. Check out Heasmans Road to World Time Attack 2014 here. We love
Driver safety is first and foremost for any good race team so the decision was made to install an on-board fire suppression system. The system is plumbed through the car with nozzles in the cabin and engine bay. While the system comes with a small weight penalty over a traditional extinguisher it will
With WORLD TIME ATTACK CHALLENGE fast approaching and only a few sleeps left; yesterday we finally got out to Wakefield Park Raceway for some private testing of our Heasman Steering Nissan S14 Silvia. Previously in earlier stages of testing we have had some bad luck with an engine failure after a valve train mishap.
The HSV Owners Club were in a very special treat as we opened up the doors for a technical night to show them the literal ups and downs of suspension tuning, as well as what suspension services we can provide for them at Heasmans. With a race-prepped HSV amongst the various pieces of eye
Selfie Maserati MC Stradale – Factory, made better. In a modern day where ‘off the showroom floor’ just doesn’t cut it anymore, we have begun to steer their new and regular customers into functional enhancements which can be tailored to an individual whilst keeping the factory value of a new car high, and more so in this
What’s the difference between an off the shelf item, and a one off custom order? Where is it built? How is it built? These questions are often asked by enthusiasts around the world, and right here in Australia we’ve decided to showcase just one of the more interesting and insightful projects we’ve taken on. In this
– Words: Ryan Lewis. Photos&Video: Selectnine. To most people the Lamborghini Aventador is perfection; a package that cannot be improved on, the pinnacle of automotive audaciousness, a shameless car that is as aggressive on the ears as it is to the eyes. To a select few, it’s merely the start point for even wilder possibilities. But
Finish work at 11pm on Friday night. Tow car home. Wake up at 5am. Tow car to track. Drink a coffee. Get car off trailer, scrutineer, sign on, find race numbers because I left them at work. Fuel. Drivers briefing. Put zen sticker on new bonnet. put race shoes on. Get in car. Strap in.
– Words: Ryan Lewis. Photos: Kory Leung. Ask any race driver who is worth their salt and they’ll tell you the same thing: what happens on race day is only a fraction of the full story. Whether your car is a fresh build or a seasoned veteran, there is a process to adhere to before every