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If you’ve got a selection of swaybars and can’t easily identify which ones are sti;er or “softer,”
color-code them with heat-shrink material. It’s easiest to remember what the colors mean if
you choose green for “soft,” blue for “medium,” and red for the sti;est swaybar.
POOL-NOODLE WHEEL CHOCKS
To prevent your car or truck from rolling around in your trunk, split a section of
pool noodle lengthwise to create wheel chocks. ;e cut foam has a rough edge
that grips the trunk liner, and the lightweight foam won’t clunk around in your
trunk when the chocks aren’t in use. Sprung-Spring Hack
DEAN EVANS ›› AUKLAND, NZ
If you’ve ever tried to drive with a broken steering-wheel
spring, you know how di;cult it can be to control your
car without the wheel centering itself. If you pop a spring
at the track, use rubber bands to restore centering action
until you can replace the spring.
Solder Storage Solution
A full roll of solder is heavy, takes up valuable pit-box space, and is way more solder than you need for
a day at the track. Save space and lighten your load
by coiling a foot or so of solder around a dowel or
pen body, then stow the coil of solder in one of your