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  • Making the Car More Consistent (#013)

    A written training dedicated to the pursuit of making your combination more consistent and predictable. In this blog entry, Luke explains how to pinpoint specific mechanical changes based on discrepancies in E.T. at various increments on the race track.

  • Giving the Car a Fighting Chance (#014)

    Written training dedicated to trusting your car, however inconsistent/unpredictable it may be, with the following goal: get enough data to make it better!

  • Dialing for the Conditions (#044)

    This is one of our most popular lessons. Within it, Luke shares his common formulas for weather prediction (specific to gas powered machines)

  • Making Your Car Better

    Inconsistent race car? In this popular video lesson, Luke discusses how to identify the culprit of the problem and next steps to improve.

  • Accountability & Responsibility

    Ultimately, who is responsible for making sure that your car is prepared, safe, competitive and consistent? Yea, it's you. Take a deeper dive into this mindset with this video lesson.

  • About Torque Converters

    What is the right converter for your application? How does the power of your engine impact the converter? How does heat alter converter characteristics? We address these questions and more in this popular video lesson.

  • Door Car - Front Shocks and Struts

    Justin Lamb on the importance of front suspesnion on your door car; along with some tips and tricks to make your car better.

  • Carburetor - Bigger Isn't Always Better

    What carburetor is right for your combination? Multi-time NHRA World Champion Justin Lamb tackles that question in this technical lesson.

  • Data - Gmeter

    Justin Lamb teaches how to analyze G-meter data.

  • Data - O2 Sensors

    Justin Lamb shares insights on 02 data and how to gain the most applicable knowledge possible from that data.

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Additional Related Training

  • Nitrous Oxide Tricks & Techniques (#015)

    An expansion on the "Giving yourself options" series, here Luke discusses strategies specific to nitrous override applications.

  • The Perfect Weapon (#035)

    What is the ultimate bracket car? Written lesson from Luke.

  • Testing and Tuning to Our Perfect Combination (#045)

    What keys should you look for when testing your combination? Luke explains in this written lesson.

  • Throttle Stop Tuning Basics (#063)

    Written lesson on core throttle stop tuning principles.

  • Of Mice and Men...And Ignition Boxes (#070)

    An opinion column from Luke regarding the advancement of technology and the suspicions of wrongdoing associated with those advancements.

  • MSD Grid Basics

    A tech training courtesy of Kevin Brannon: in this video KB discusses the basic setup and operation of the MSD Grid ignition

  • Organization & Preparation

    ELITE-wide, we've found tremendous confidence in preparation. In this video, Luke details some of the hacks he uses to make sure that his trailer is stocked and ready for at-track fixes.

  • 2018 Review - Vehicle Performance

    Our annual year-end review turns the focus on your previous season's performance in 5 critical areas. In this lesson, we talk about accurately evaluating the performance of your race car. In it, Luke walks through examples from his own racing.

  • Routine Maintenance Walk Thru (Checklist)

    Several ELITE members inquired for more specifics about the regular maintenance program that Luke discusses regularly. In this video, he walked through the basics, step by step.

  • Gas vs Alcohol

    Is your combination better served for gas or alcohol? Luke covers the pros and cons of both in this technical lesson.

  • The Launch

    In .90 competition specifically, there are a ton of variables to sift through in trying to perfect your combination. None is more important than the initial launch and the beginning of the throttle stop sequence. This video has application to 8.90, 9.90 and 10.90 combinations.

  • Door Car - Front Shocks and Struts

    Justin Lamb on the importance of front suspesnion on your door car; along with some tips and tricks to make your car better.

  • Validation When Testing

    How do you prove (or disprove) your ideas in a test environment? Few modern day racers have more experience in this regard than Justin Lamb. Get your hands dirty with him in this advanced video lesson.

  • Dead Stall from Track to Track

    When competing in the .90 classes, should you adjust your "dead" stall from track to track? From run to run? Justin Lamb weighs in within this lesson.

  • Front Suspension

    When we have traction issues, we tend to focus on rear suspension (or tires). On the typical door car, as Luke contends in this video, the front suspension is equally - if not more - critical.

  • Being Comfortable in the Car

    Justin Lamb on the importance (and how-to's) of in car comfort and adaptability.

  • The Wiring Process - Planning

    Ready to wire (or re-wire) your race car? Start here!

  • General Cheat Sheet

    General starting points for common tech questions: Torque converter selection, gear ratio, and tire pressure.

  • You Are only As Good As The Tools you Have

    Justin Lamb on the value of perpetually improving your equipment.

  • MSD Grid Timing

    Justin's in-depth look at how to interpret and understand MSD Grid timing.

  • Data Acquisition

    Luke shares a specific example of how he saved months of trial and error because he used his data. He shares how he found it and what you can gain from using data acquisition.

  • Radial vs Bias Tires

    There's always been a debate on tire choice. That'll never go away. But Justin Lamb describes how to go about the choice and why you should pick one or the other.

  • Oil and Fluid

    Justin's insight to how he approaches engine oil and fluids in his cars.

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