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9 February 2015

Toyota 86 Owners Club Tech Night at Heasman Steering

 

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!

 

Not often will you find such a large aftermarket support base for a new car, but already being such an iconic platform, the Toyot…

24 October 2014

Heasman Steering x Bilstein : World Time Attack Challenge 2014.

 

 

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 a good battle and Sydney’s traffic didn’t disappoint. Our S14’s delayed arrival to Sydney Motorspo…

22 October 2014

The Road to WTAC ’14

 

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 be much more effective in the event of a fire.

 

As we mentioned in the WORLD TIME ATTACK CHALLENGE …

15 October 2014

Testing the WTAC S14 at Wakefield

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. So this time round in lue of  WORLD TIME ATTACK CHALLENGE, we had Abe’s Motors put together for a us a new e…

20 September 2014

HSV Owners Club Tech Night at Heasman Steering

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 candy on display in the workshop, over the course of the evening we showed the various elements of suspension tuning. The aim was to sho…

5 May 2014

Heasman Steering S14 – Round 2 Supersprints at SMSP

Exiting turn 9, 3rd gear full throttle. Get to 6000rpm. Bang, bang, bang. Shit.

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. drive…