I need help with my suspension baseline—Tuning Shocks at the Track

Lance writes: Need help with an SCCA EP 240Z with custom Moton 2 way remote shocks on all four corners. McPherson front so motion ratio = 1? 350# front springs 225# rear. Would like the car to turn in better and it is loose on exit. First year with car could not get the shocks [...]

Wheel Rate, Motion Ratio and Frequency

"Why are Ferrari's so "soft"?" is a question I get all the time, given my experience with the beautiful red cars... This term is relative, IMO. Ferrari's are no softer than most other road going cars, even other sporting automobiles. Suspension design is all about compromise with a road car. The environments change, the market [...]

Why Does My Ferrari Ride Rough?

By Rob Schermerhorn Have a few miles on your car? Are you a maintenance fanatic? Here is some more oil that should be changed, though depending on how you drive, perhaps only once every ten years. If you take your car to the track regularly, change the shock oil every couple of years or 2000 [...]

Lowering Ferrari 512TR, 348, F355, 550, Mondial T…

By Rob Schermerhorn Sometimes the least expensive modification is the most rewarding. Certainly, lowering your car not only improves appearance, but also performance, especially at the racetrack. You may not know this: your Ferrari is already built for ease of ride height adjustment, that's where the low cost comes in. The procedure is straightforward. Before [...]