The automotive world is ever growing and evolving, guaranteed there are people who have spent their entire life devoted to the industry and still haven’t seen every hidden corner of it. You would be hard pressed trying to uncover every little subculture within a subculture, so many different ways to go about something, whether that
Following the success of the HSV Owners Club tech night (see here), we prepared another technical night, this time for the popular new Toyota 86. Again, our workshop was full of eager 86 owners, and in true Heasmans fashion we showed them the ins and outs of making a good car even better!
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.
– 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
– Words: Ryan Lewis. Photos: MJ Digital. If you lined up the crème de la crème of Japanese performance cars past and present, the R35 would come out on top in every test. It’s the most supreme example of Nissan’s engineering prowess, and the flag bearer for Japan at the elite end of supercar territory.
– Words: Ryan Lewis. Photos: MJ Digital. S-chassis Nissans built for grip racing are far from the norm – there’s probably one of them for every fifty Silvias out there drifting – but anyone chasing a fix of circuit-based motorsport action would be stupid not to put a Silvia on their list of possible