Keeping your wheels attached to your car is critically important. The most obvious opening statement for a blog post ever, I know. However, I do believe that familiarity breeds contempt and the little studs (or bolts) that hold your wheels to your ride do not get enough respect.
Brake pads selection is often a tricky affair. A pad that works well for one person may not be good for another. It is good to understand the different types of brake pads along with bedding in procedures. This blog attempts to shed light on these areas to better allow the reader to make the best choice.
We know many of you are happy with the stock shock valving that came on your Lotus. But all dampers need to be refreshed at some point. Typically mileage is what most use to gauge when to replace them but age also plays a big role. Since shocks degrade slowly and drivers unconsciously compensate, most don't realize that the suspension is not working as well as Lotus intended them to.
We are not big proponents of permanently modifying street legal cars. Race cars are different animals so anything goes with them. We serviced a car recently that had a competitive rear toe link installed. What we found was troubling.