Every Ferrari is a special in its own way, but there are a handful of Ferrari owners that feel the need to take this notion to the next level. One such example of this kind of owner is our customer who brought to us this Ferrari California. Fresh from the factory to our workshop,
Doug Heasman has been aligning wheels here since he was first starting out at the age of 15. 50 years and six months later you would expect that friendships have been forged, and certain people drop in to say ‘hi’ every now and again. But what you wouldn’t expect is to see is Jack Nicholson dropping
Too often, supercars are used for a very superficial purpose. As a show of status or wealth, or simply just as an aesthetic accessory to one’s life. We at Heasmans are all about making cars more drivable and getting the intended use from these wonderful machines. Ferrari-Maserati Sydney understand this predicament too and have
Last week was a very busy one as usual here at the Heasman Steering workshop. We had quite a few impressive and unique vehicles roll in through our doors. This stunning GTR came in to us his own coil-overs in the boot. Not all cars we see come through the doors get Bilsteins put in,
We at Heasmans have dealt with our fair share of exotic vehicles over the years but one that recently graced our workshop was this stunning Ferrari 430 Scuderia. It’s already a treat when a Ferrari rolls in, let alone one of very few 430 Scuderias in Australia. Targeted at a highly performance conscious
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.
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