Chassis, Suspension, and Brake System Videos

Pro-Touring 1971 Pontiac Firebird BMR Torque Arm & Baer Brakes Install Video V8TV
Pro-Touring 1971 Pontiac Firebird BMR Torque Arm & Baer Brakes Install Video V8TV
Installation Available: http://v8speedshop.com/contact www.v8tvshow.com - 314-783-8325 - In this installment, the V8 Speed & Resto Crew is installing a BMR Suspension Torque Arm rear suspension kit into our 1971 Pontiac Firebird for increased traction and handling abilities. The leaf springs were comfortable, but when you are pushing over 600 HP, you need control and traction. Then, they in...
Custom Autosound Slidebar Radios & The System Hidden Subwoofer Video
Custom Autosound Slidebar Radios & The System Hidden Subwoofer Video
http://www.customautosound.com - Custom Autosound is your source for high-quality audio systems that match your classic car's design. Their new feature packed Slidebar radios feature digital device connectivity, high power, and quality sound from a unit that looks like it belongs in your dash. Their hidden speaker systems deliver big sound from powered subwoofer units and unique midrange and...
LSA Powered 1969 Camaro
LSA Powered 1969 Camaro "Lou's Change" Detroit Speed QUADRALink Rear Suspension Install Video V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com/louschange - 314.783.8325 - The "Lou's Change" 1969 Camaro is going to be pushing 700 horsepower, so a stock leaf spring suspension just won't do the job. We chose a Currie 9+ housing and center section and a Detroit Speed & Engineering '67-'69 F-Body QUADRALink kit to put the power to the pavement. DSE's 4-link geometry is designed to achieve the best possible handling wh...
2012 SEMA V8TV VIDEO COVERAGE - MARK STIELOW
2012 SEMA V8TV VIDEO COVERAGE - MARK STIELOW "MAYHEM" 1967 CAMARO
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314-783-8325 - Mark Stielow has been building some of the baddest first-generation Camaros for years, and the latest (called "Mayhem") is another excellent example. This time, he used a 1967 Camaro, and added a wide assortment of cutting-edge tech to make it perform. Goodies include a Brian Thompson built LS7 V8 topped with an LS9 supercharger, Detroit Speed suspension...
1969 Mustang BOSS 302.0 Detroit Speed Deep Tub and QUADRALink Install Video Pt.1 V8TV
1969 Mustang BOSS 302.0 Detroit Speed Deep Tub and QUADRALink Install Video Pt.1 V8TV
Installation Available: http://v8speedshop.com/contact http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314.783.8325 - Now that the Detroit Speed Aluma Frame front suspension had been installed on our 1969 Mustang BOSS 302.0, it was time to start the DSE Deep Tub tub and QUADRALink installation. First, V8TV Fabricator John Moss started out by removing the old section of frame rail so he could weld in the new piece, ...
1969 Mustang BOSS 302.0 Detroit Speed Aluma-Frame Install Video V8TV
1969 Mustang BOSS 302.0 Detroit Speed Aluma-Frame Install Video V8TV
Installation Available: http://v8speedshop.com/contact http://www.v8tvshow.com/boss - 314-783-8325 - It's important to determine the intended usage of a car before you choose the parts. In the case of the 1969 Ford Mustang called the BOSS 302.0, the owner wanted a comfortable driving car on the street, but also a competent performer on a road course or autocross track. To accomplish this, we ...
Detroit Speed Subframe Assembly 1969 Camaro Lou's Change V8TV Video
Detroit Speed Subframe Assembly 1969 Camaro Lou's Change V8TV Video
http://www.v8tvshow.com/louschange - 314-783-8325 In this chapter of the Lou's Change 1969 Camaro evolution, we're tearing into the front suspension of the car by removing the front clip and the original engine and subframe. We're replacing the or original subframe and suspension with a Detroit Speed hydroformed subframe and suspension system. http://www.DetroitSpeed.com
1968 Camaro
1968 Camaro "Reloaded" Detroit Speed Subframe Connector Install Video V8TV
Installation Available: http://v8speedshop.com/contact http://www.v8tvshow.com - Building a well handling car is all about the chassis. We've already put a Detroit Speed Coil Over conversion on our Camaro's front subframe and installed one of their Quadralink systems on the rear end. Now its time to connect the subframe and rear frame rails with a set of Detroit Speed Subframe Connectors that f...
1968 Camaro
1968 Camaro "Reloaded" Detroit Speed QUADRALink Install Video Pt. 2
Installation Available: http://v8speedshop.com/contact (314) 783-8325 - This 1968 Camaro is being built to drive, both on city streets and the in occasional track-day event. To accomplish this, we decided to install a Detroit Speed QUADRALink rear suspension system on the Currie 9+ rear axle assembly. The QUADRALink is a highly adjustable 4-link system utilizing a panhard bar and adjusta...
1968 Camaro
1968 Camaro "Reloaded" Detroit Speed QUADRALink Install Video Pt. 1
(314) 783-8325 - This 1968 Camaro is being built to drive, both on city streets and the in occasional track-day event. To accomplish this, we decided to install a Detroit Speed QUADRALink rear suspension system on the Currie 9+ rear axle assembly. The QUADRALink is a highly adjustable 4-link system utilizing a panhard bar and adjustable coil-over shocks. This design eliminates the stock s...
1968 Camaro Countdown to SEMA Show 2011 V8TV Video:  DSE Quadralink Exhaust Path
1968 Camaro Countdown to SEMA Show 2011 V8TV Video: DSE Quadralink Exhaust Path
Our Camaro is fitted with a Detroit Speed & Engineering Quadralink rear suspension system, which can create some challenges regarding our upcoming MagnaFlow exhaust placement. In this update, we show you the beginnings of our solution by modifying our fuel tank.
1968 Camaro Detroit Speed Front Suspension Install Video V8TV
1968 Camaro Detroit Speed Front Suspension Install Video V8TV
Installation Available: http://v8speedshop.com/contact http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314-783-8325 -We wanted our 1968 Camaro to retain its classic appearance, but handle and drive like today's best sports cars. To accomplish this, we relied on a Speed 3 front suspension kit from Detroit Speed and Engineering that we obtained through Classic Industries. This kit consists of tubular upper and lower c...
Speed Tech 1970 Chevy Nova
Speed Tech 1970 Chevy Nova "ResurreXion" Video Feature V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - This high-tech 1970 Chevy Nova not only sports the Pro-Touring look, but it has the parts to match. Starting with a full Speed Tech suspension system, the car also features aluminum 6.0 LS engine, T56 Magnum transmission, 9" rear end, Forgeline wheels, Baer brakes, and more. Shot at the 2010 Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitational event.
2010 SEMA V8TV Video Coverage: Detroit Speed & Engineering Chevy II Suspension System
2010 SEMA V8TV Video Coverage: Detroit Speed & Engineering Chevy II Suspension System
Detroit Speed & Engineering took on the task of completely redesigning the Chevy II front suspension system and now offers an improved subframe, control arms, spindles, a custom rack & pinion steering system, sway bar, and more.
2010 SEMA V8TV Video Coverage: RideTech Coil Over Shock Systems, New Catalog
2010 SEMA V8TV Video Coverage: RideTech Coil Over Shock Systems, New Catalog
http://www.v8tvshow.com - Ridetech brought out some brand new coil-over shock systems featuring mono tube designs with tons of manufacturing innovations and cool features.
1969 Pontiac Firebird Front Suspension Install Video V8TV
1969 Pontiac Firebird Front Suspension Install Video V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314-783-8325 - We reassembled our restored front suspension with some new tricks to make our 1969 Pontiac Firebird "Routy" drive and handle better. First we replaced all the stock worn-out control arm bushings with some new Global West Del-A-Lum bushings for minimal deflection and smooth articulation. Then we replaced all the loose steering components with new parts f...
SEMA 2009 Video Coverage: RideTech - V8TV
SEMA 2009 Video Coverage: RideTech - V8TV
Air Ride Technologies recently changed thier name to Ridetech, as the name better illustrates the fact that the company does more than just air suspension systems. Here, we learn all about their new electronically controllable shocks and new Ridepro e3 controller.
1966 GTO: Final Air Ride Install Notes - V8TV-Video
1966 GTO: Final Air Ride Install Notes - V8TV-Video
http://www.v8tvshow.com - The last step in our GTO's Air Ride Technologies Street Challenge suspension system was to install the ride height sensors and Air Pod unit, and connect the wiring to the LevelPRO control unit in the dash. The system takes ride height inputs from the 4 sensors mounted around the car, then the Air Pod combination compressor / solenoid / tank / power unit sends the correc...
Pro Touring 1966 El Camino Autocross Suspension Cam V8TV-Video
Pro Touring 1966 El Camino Autocross Suspension Cam V8TV-Video
http://www.v8tvshow.com - Herbert Lumpp's clean 1966 Chevrolet El Camino is set up with a well thought-out selection of suspension pieces and drivetrain parts to make it a competent road-course and street machine. Powered by a big block Chevy engine, it's backed by a 5-speed manual TKO 600 trans spinning a Currie rear axle and rides on a complete Global West suspension system. We shot the car ...
1000 HP FOX Mustang TRZ Suspension Upgrades V8TV-Video
1000 HP FOX Mustang TRZ Suspension Upgrades V8TV-Video
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314-783-8325 - Upgrading rear control arms and a sway bar on a 1000 horsepower 1993 Mustang from TRZ Motorsports. This 1993 Mustang started life as a 5.0 ragtop, a respectable street cruiser at the time, but the owner wanted to take things up a notch or two. So now, its hiding a 1000 horsepower supercharged monster under the hood. The problem is that when you light this...
Detroit Speed Interview SEMA 2008 V8TV-Video
Detroit Speed Interview SEMA 2008 V8TV-Video
http://www.v8tvshow.com - Kyle Tucker and the Detroit Speed and Engineering crew released their latest suspension system upgrades for GM A-bodies including Chevelles, GTOs, Cutlasses, Skylarks, and more. We asked Kyle about the parts, as well as how they built 2 of the hottest Camaros out there in just 12 steps each!
1965 Chevelle Chassis Build V8TV-Video
1965 Chevelle Chassis Build V8TV-Video
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314-783-8325 - We've turned the corner on our 1965 Chevelle build, and we're finally starting to put the car back together. This time, we're re-assembling the newly painted chassis with a complete Hotchkis Total Vehicle System suspension package, along with some newly restored brake hardware and new brake and fuel lines.
Dodge DEMON autocross video V8TV
Dodge DEMON autocross video V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com/forum - The crew at G-Force Design Concepts just finished DEMON - a pro-touring style 1971 Dodge Demon built to thrive on the roads. Featuring a complete Air Ride suspension and a crate Mopar Hemi engine, the DEMON makes tons of power and is able to keep it under control. This video was shot at the recent Pro\-Touring.com / MuscleRides.com Run Through The Hills IV even...
Quick Tech:  Box Your Arms V8TV-Video
Quick Tech: Box Your Arms V8TV-Video
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314-783-8325 - So you want the strength of boxed and reinforced suspension parts but don't have the reinforced wallet to make it happen with trick new parts? Or maybe your particular ride does not have an aftermarket beefed-up control arm available. Here's the solution: Box up your stock control arms! Here, we sourced a pair of original GM lower control arms fro...
1966 GTO: Air Ride Rear Suspension V8TV-Video
1966 GTO: Air Ride Rear Suspension V8TV-Video
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314-783-8325 - Installing the rear Air Ride Technologies Street Challenge rear suspension system and Currie 9+ rear axle housing on the 1966 GTO.

 

 

 

This one comes from the V8 Archives.     Veteran drag racer Nick Scavo takes a moment to share how to pack your parachute in a safe manner so that it opens when you pull the cable!