Blog - Race Cars

10 May 2016

GRID.

You would have to agree that this GTR looks absolutely menacing. With it’s black on black colour scheme and huge rubber footprint, it just shouts “don’t mess with me”. This particular Nissan had come to see us for a few different things. All of which were right up our alley.

 

First up was an Umbrella Auto Design variable ride height system, also known as a VRH. This system is ideal for low ground clearance cars as …

28 September 2015

Go Pony vs Show Pony.

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 be style, performance, purpose or show. Add that to the fact that when a small aspect of tuning or style goes ma…

6 September 2015

Improving the GTR’s Factory Bilstein Suspension.

 

After not being completely satisfied with the previous suspension setup, this customer brought their R35 GTR in to see if we could make it a little bit more track friendly without losing the OEM damper adjustability that the car comes with from factory.

 

Whilst a lot of people who drive a track oriented stre…

26 August 2015

Raspy Porsche 991 GT3.

Recently this 991 GT3 came in chasing something to help it exhale a little easier.

 

The engine is a 3.8L direct fuel injection flat-six engine that makes 475hp at 8,250rpm, it really is a fantastic power plant. A high revving motor like this really sings when you’re on the gas, and an excellent way to really bring that sound to life is with a good quality exhaust system.

 

Now we’re not saying that it wa…

20 July 2015

C63 AMG Black Series, Track Setup.

Aesthetically speaking this C63 AMG Black Series is a car that exhibits styling from both ends of the spectrum. On one hand, it may be considered very aggressive due to the hints of carbon and giant mesh grille. On the other hand, the body lines and contours are subtle and sleek.

 

This car was brought to Heasman Steering for a full track ready setup. It was lowered slightly, the dampers have been adjusted to provid…

26 June 2015

The Monster Cobra.

There is a quote about challenge that says, ‘The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.’ This is very true of this epic Shelby Cobra build. Nothing is impossible, it’s just that some things are harder to attain. However, nothing is too difficult for the team at Heasmans who took in this Shelby Cobra who assisted the owner in his challenge of getting the power to the ground as well as helping it get around corners with mo…