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What You Need to Know as a Collector of Exotic Cars

What You Need to Know as a Collector of Exotic Cars

Owning an exotic automobile is something many enthusiasts dream of. However, there is so much to consider before pulling out your checkbook. Ensuring you are ready to take on all the responsibilities of owning an exotic vehicle is essential. Therefore, do you know all you need to know about being a collector of exotic cars?

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cutaway view into wheel well of installed JRZ AT suspension shock on Ford Raptor, installation by Olsen Motorsports

JRZ AT Pro Suspension: DIY Install Guide and More

At Olsen Motorsports, we’re dedicated to bringing you only the best in the installation of JRZ suspension systems. Recently, JRZ released their All Terrain Pro suspension system and we couldn’t be happier with it. From its streamlined look to its incomparable performance, JRZ ticks all the boxes to bring an all terrain suspension onboard that

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Why Your Porsche Deserves a JRZ Suspension

We get it, you’re not a race car driver. It would seem, then, perhaps a bit silly to put a racing suspension in your Porsche. After all, you’re not tearing up the track in your car. You just like to take nice long — and fast — drives in your incredible automobile. A racing suspension

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Soft Does Not Equal Grip Part 3, Anti Roll Bars

Soft Does Not Equal Grip – Part 3 – Anti-Roll Bars (ARBs) Previously we discussed damping and springs, now we move on to the next bit in the suspension; the anti-roll bar (ARB) or sway bar. Much has been written about its functionality so we won’t beleaguer the point here. The goal of this post

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A practical guide to gas pressure

Canister pressure in dampers is often misunderstood in what it does and does not do. Here, we’ll go over some practical points.   Generally, all gas pressure does is add to the amount of force it takes to move the suspension from full extension and/or to hold it at any other position. In the world

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Rebuild intervals – when do you send them in?

We get this question a lot: when should I send my shocks in to get rebuilt? Like most other things we discuss here, the answer is; it depends. An early 911 strut in for rebuild at the right time, before it’s covered in oil! Some roads, tracks, and driving styles are easier on dampers than

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Soft Does Not Equal Grip – Part Two

One of the most open ended questions in motorsports: “What spring rates should I run?” Outside of the highest levels of this sport (and sometimes even there) choosing a spring rate can be equal parts objective and subjective. Opinions and methodologies abound for choosing your springs. Talk to some race engineers, talk to a few

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Soft Does Not Equal Grip – Part One

A pretty common statement at the race track is: “Lets soften it up so it will work better” Sometimes this refers to the front, sometimes to the rear, other times to the whole car. A common strategy to find traction is to reduce stiffness in some way. This can be effective (which is why it

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The JRZ 50 DA

The JRZ 50 DA shaft has been making a big difference on track for many of our racing clients. We love shipping out more grip, and thought that we could help even more by explaining what it is and what it does. The 50 DA shaft is a double adjustable part, which allows us to

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Figuring out 3 ways

In this post we talked about the 50 DA shaft, and what it did. That leads us into a set of questions that has been popping up a lot recently: Should I get 3 ways or 2 ways? Which set of 3 ways should I get? How do I adjust these things? Below are the

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