Tech Info


Posted April 29, 2020

Have you ever wondered why most double A-arm front-ends angle the top control arms downward to the rear of the car? This is part of the process of engineering anti-dive characteristics into the front suspension.

POINT AND SHOOT: camber, caster and toe!

Posted April 15, 2020

Camber, caster and toe are generally the three theories everyone learns in suspension geometry #101, but few people understand how all three concepts work together to make your car nicer to drive. 

WEAVIN’ WHEELS - just what is Bump Steer?

Posted April 01, 2020

Have you ever driven a modified car down a road and had it seemingly follow random bumps in the road, pulling left or right as it strikes them? That, kids, is bump steer.

Tech Talk: fuel-Injection made easy thanks to Aeromotive

Posted September 26, 2015

Fitting fuel-injection to your old school ride isn’t as simple as merely bolting it in, joining some wiring and twisting the key. Thankfully, Aeromotive has just released a solution to these problems in the form of the Phantom In-Tank EFI Fuel System

Paint like a pro: getting your surface sorted

Posted September 05, 2015

If you don't want headaches with your paint and primer, you need to ensure you have your metal properly clean and free of contaminants. Here's how we have our 100% success rate.

How to paint your floors. Properly.

Posted August 22, 2015

At United Speed Shop we build drivers that see plenty of road miles, so we need an undercarriage, floor and chassis paint that won't chip, scratch or flake. It also needs to be cheap and easy to apply, so we use, sell and recommend the all-Australian Rust Seal by KBS Coatings. Read on to get the skinny on how to get flawless finish on your undercarriage.