Track Home: These items bring the comfort of your crib—and garage—to the circuit
From the October Issue of Car and Driver: Car and Driver Gearbox October 2011
A good track day will take you out of your comfort zone, but that can also mean going without certain conveniences. Spend a little money, and the products featured here can ease track days’ discomforts—if not, alas, their humiliations.
Tru-Line TL-12 Portable Laser-Alignment System
Lasers! The Tru-Line alignment system makes possible those last-minute chassis adjustments. It’s portable and works on uneven surfaces, allowing you to measure and then mess with toe, camber, caster, and steering-axis inclination. The measurements are easy to read, but make sure you have a shop manual on hand in order to properly affect adjustments. Problem: It’s harder to blame the car when you can adjust it on-site. Did we mention the lasers? ($5995) Race & Stock Car Laser Wheel Alignment