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Technical Corner : Tech Check Last Updated: Aug 16th, 2006 - 11:01:00

Technical Corner : Tech Check
SR Racing: The Anatomy of a Racing Specialty Shop

First, I think to really begin to understand the difference between SR Racing and a traditional shop, we need to understand the difference between a technician and an engineer. A technician is a master of installation and typical fabrication. An engineer can take a given set of parameters and design an optimized system for these parameters. Well what does that mean?

Oct 10, 2004, 21:52 - [ Discuss this story ]

Technical Corner : Tech Check
We Review Our Shop and Show You How to Choose Yours
This article gives a thorough look Street Sports in Lexington, KY.  This is the shop we use and we explain why we highly reccommend it.  If you aren't fortunate enough to be able to stop by Street Sports we also included a guide for how to choose your own shop. (courtesy Shawn Sexton of Street Sports)  Check it out and see why we think Street Sports is the place to go.

Aug 4, 2004, 10:34 - [ Discuss this story ]

Technical Corner : Tech Check
Degreeing Camshafts
In lay manís terms, degreeing your cams means synchronizing the camshaft's position with the crankshaft. A few degrees of misalignment can dramatically affect the engine's operation.  A car with properly degreed cams will make more power than a car with undegreed cams.  And as an additional bonus, with the cams dialed in properly, things such as idle, response, and drivability tend to improve as well.   

Jul 25, 2004, 15:19 - [ Discuss this story ]

Technical Corner : Tech Check
Dodge Neon R/T Owners: Your Suspension Recommendations
For those of you out there with R/T Neons, this article is intended to provide you with a simple and effective mod list of suspension components to make your R/T out handle a 911.
Jul 19, 2004, 17:13 - [ Discuss this story ]

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Engine Management: Choices for Forced Induction Setups
Iím going to try and cover some of the most popular and effective methods of ignition and fuel control for forced induction motors, but please understand there is a huge diversity in products out there and I might miss some of them. Also, I should say now that I wonít be talking about carbeurated setups, since I honestly donít have enough experience with them to pass on any knowledge. So without further delay, letís just jump right into itÖ

Jul 19, 2004, 17:03 - [ Discuss this story ]

Technical Corner : Tech Check
Anti-Sway Bars: A Primer
How do sway bars work, and how can you use them to tune your carís suspension? Most performance people know that stiffer rear sway bars reduce the understeering tendencies of a vehicle, but if you ask them exactly why this is they generally draw a blank. Usually they know the results, but not the reasons behind chassis tuning. This article is intended to answer those questions as well as give readers a better understanding of what goes on in your suspension when you take a corner.
Jul 19, 2004, 16:55 - [ Discuss this story ]

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Honda Camber Kit Guide

This article will help Honda and Acura owners decide on a Camber kit based on their application with a healthy breakdown of why they are recommended.

Jul 18, 2004, 21:48 - [ Discuss this story ]

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Reading Tire Temperatures
Learning to understand the process of reading tire temperatures can seem a little perilous to the inexperienced, but with the help of this article hopefully you will be able to get your feet wet and set you car up to handle better all at the same time.

Jul 18, 2004, 16:36 - [ Discuss this story ]

Technical Corner : Tech Check
Skunk 2 Camber Kit Install and Review

With all of the camber kits on the market, and suspension components, how is the tuner supposed to know what works and what does not? In this article we take one of the top contenders for the best Honda camber kit, install it, review it, find the flaws, and create a plan to make it work for the long haul.

Jul 17, 2004, 14:19 - [ Discuss this story ]

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