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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…

15 August 2014

Factory, made better.

Selfie Maserati MC Stradale – Factory, made better.
In a modern day where ‘off the showroom floor’ just doesn’t cut it anymore, we have begun to steer their new and regular customers into functional enhancements which can be tailored to an individual whilst keeping the factory value of a new car high, and more so in this case a brand new Maserati Grand Trismo MC Stradale.
 

After huge new car cost, luxury car tax and a goo…

18 July 2014

Enter, Tron.

We here at Heasman Steering strive to be the best in the country at setting up cars, so when new technology arises we just have to have it! Even owner Doug Heasman, 2nd Generation of Heasman Steering and #1 at setting up alignments’, with a mere 49 years of experience is more than happy to welcome the new and continue giving our customers the very best service we possibly can.

 

Enter the ‘John Bean V3400…

18 June 2014

What actually goes into a custom set of Bilstein Coilover Suspension?

What’s the difference between an off the shelf item, and a one off custom order? Where is it built? How is it built?

These questions are often asked by enthusiasts around the world...

What’s the difference between an off the shelf item, and a one off custom order? Where is it built? How is it built?
These questions are often asked by enthusiasts around the world, and right here in Australia we’ve decided to showcase just one of the more interesting and insightful proje…