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07/02/09 BIG THANK YOU to all our customers, suppliers and supporters. Now starting our 4th year of trading and have just completed buying our 1,350sq ft unit in Atherstone. This is a mjaor milestone which could not be achieved without our loyal customers. Thank you. Watch out for vast improvements to come in order of priority; 1) Heat 2)Customer suite 3)Office, 4) New flooring 5)New infloor vehicle lifts 6) decoration

Warmest regards, Chris Franklin

 

 

Center gravity's suspension and chassis tuning services make sports, high performance, club and track cars go faster, safer and more predictably around corners! 

We are a specialist in Porsche and Honda chassis and suspensions but work with most other prestige and performance cars including Audi, BMW, Jaguar Lotus, TVR and others.

Porsche suspension specialist for models:-

  • Early 911 (1964-1989) 
  • Porsche 964
  • Porsche 993
  • Porsche 996 including GT2 and GT3 and Turbo
  • Porsche 997 GT3 and Turbo

Honda suspension specialist for models:-

  • Honda S2000
  • Honda Civic Type R EP3
  • Honda Integra Type R DC2
  • Honda Integra Type R DC5

Center gravity caters for enthusiasts, clubman and professionals. We can provide factory and tailored chassis setups from ride height setting, damper force setting, 4 wheel alignment and corner weighting.

We offer a one-stop shop service from recommending suspension upgrade paths, supply of dampers and springs, strut braces, polyurethane bushes and anti-roll bars. We are able to supply:-

Services

center gravity services from our Atherstone workshop:-

  • 4 wheel laser alignment (using Beissbarth Microline kit)
  • Ride height setting
  • bump steer measuring and adjustment
  • Corner weight balacing
  • Torsion bar re-indexing for early Porsche 911, 356, 924, 944 and 968
  • Porsche 993 Kinematic toe adjustment
  • Data-logging using 2D equipment
  • Suspension renewal and rebuilds
  • Supply and fit of Bilstein HD PSS9 and PSS10, Nitron Racing, Eibach, H&R, Cusco suspension upgrades
  • Steering gear accident damage evaluation and recitification
  • damper dynometer testing

Some or all of these services can also be provided in the field using our race flat and tent with quick and accurate results.

Key benefits of center gravity chassis tuning:-

  • Increased cornering grip
  • Increased driver confidence
  • Predicable handling
  • Improved tyre wear
  • Improved fuel consumption
  • Better lap times!

Chassis tuning techniques:-

  • minimising weight transfer
  • minimising bump-steer
  • minimising roll-steer
  • centre of gravity re-location
  • corner weight distribution (cross weight ratios)
  • roll-centre adjustment
  • ride height adjustment
  • 4 wheel alignment geometry adjustment (camber, castor and toe)
  • tyre pyrometry and tyre pressure monitoring

Where are we?

We are situated in the Midlands on the A5 between Tamworth and Hinckley, here 

Visiting us

Clients can choose to drop off their cars for works at our workshop. If they choose to stay we have quiet work areas and Broadband Internet access, local cafe and access to Atherstone within 8minutes walk.

A courtesy car may also be available and we can transport to and from local Tamworth and Nuneaton mainline stations.

How to book and more information

Please complete and submit our enquiry form or contact us

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