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Episode #14: Suspension

April 20, 2009

VelocityTech Episode #14 In this episode we talk Suspension! We take an in depth look at your cars suspension. Springs, coil overs, camber, toe, caster and much more! Horsepower is great but without a good suspension all that power is wasted if not transferred to the road. Defining the purpose of your build is paramount […]

Episode #13: Brakes

April 12, 2009

VelocityTech Episode #13 In this episode we talk Brakes! We take an in depth look at braking. Slotted vs drilled rotors, big brake kits, pad compounds, braided brake lines, 2 piston vs 4 piston vs 6 or 8 piston calipers and much more! Once you have your cars horsepower dialed in and the correct suspension […]

Episode #12: Turbos!

April 7, 2009

VelocityTech Episode #12 In this episode we talk Turbos! We take an in depth look at the turbocharger. We’ll take a look at the origins of the turbo and explore how turbos really work. Is a bigger turbo always better? You may be surprised at the answer! This is a must listen to episode for […]

Episode #11: Mitsubishi Evolution

March 31, 2009

VelocityTech Episode #11 In this episode we talk Evo! We take an in depth look at the Mitsubishi Evolution. The pros and cons, how to tune them and what to watch out for! Our racecar is an Evo IX, naturally there is a some bias there, after all we have won the NASA National Championship […]

Episode #10: Wheels

March 23, 2009

VelocityTech Episode #10 In this episode we discuss wheels! We take an in depth look at wheels and go over offset, benefits of forged wheels, 3 piece wheels, materials, bolt patterns and more! Everything located outside the suspension is considered un-sprung weight, this includes the wheels. The correct selection of wheels is extremely important as […]

Episode #9: Car Setup

March 16, 2009

VelocityTech Episode #9 In this episode we discuss how to setup your car for the track! From basic things you can do when you first start off at the track to what you should upgrade as you progress through the ranks! In racing planning is everything, you must know what you need to prepare your […]

Episode#8: Autocross

March 9, 2009

VelocityTech Episode #8 In this episode we discuss autocross! We go in depth on what autocross is, how to get started in autocross, how to prep for autocross events and much more! For you car enthusiasts it’s a great way to compete and see what your car and you can do against similar completion. Autocross […]

Episode #7: Audi/VW 2.0T

March 2, 2009

VelocityTech Episode #7 In this episode we discuss the Audi/VW 2.0T engine! The pros and cons of the 2.0T engine, how to tune them and what to watch out for! VW’s and Audis have come on strong in the performance car market, this is partly due to the success of their 2 liter power plants. […]

Episode #6: Subaru’s

February 22, 2009

VelocityTech Episode #6 In this episode we talk Subaru! We take an in depth look at Subaru’s. The pros and cons of the boxer engine, how to tune them and what to watch out for! This is the car that started all, Subaru was the first to bring their FIA WRC based model to the […]

Episode #5: Tires

February 15, 2009

VelocityTech Episode #5 In this episode we talk tires! We take a more in depth look at tires with a veteran tire technician. From what the sizing numbers really mean to nitrogen filled tires. The contact patch is the only link between your car and the road. There is an overwhelming selection of tires from […]