Competition Engineering Media / Tech Articles

Wired Up: Building Spark Plug Wires

The connection between your ignition system and the spark plugs is the job of the spark plug wires.

Understanding the Basics of Chassis, Suspension & Traction Equipment

Getting more power from an engine is something all racers are familiar with. Getting that power to the ground, however, is a science that few racers really understand. For those of you just starting out in drag racing, we’ve put together a basic overview of how chassis and suspension systems are affected by sudden acceleration. The Chassis People™ at Competition Engineering want you to understand the relationship between engine power and the chassis, suspension and driveline systems of your car. By doing so, you will be in a better position to select equipment that allows you to hook up and lower ET’s!

Blueprint for Performance

Selecting chassis components is something that should NOT be taken lightly. It’s just as important as choosing the right camshaft or gear ratio. Making the right chassis setup decision wins races. Making the wrong one leaves you with a car that doesn’t perform as expected and usually ends up wasting a lot of your hard earned money.

Dropping 60 Foots: S197 Mustang Suspension With Comp Engineering

The 2013 Mustang’s suspension benefits from nearly a decade of performance development, as the chassis first debuted in 2004 as a 2005 model. Whether it be dragstrip performance or road racing, the aftermarket has figured out the nuances of what it takes to hustle a Mustang from point A to point B with a minimum of drama and a maximum level of performance.