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AutoModifed Team interview – JK

27 October 2009 6 Comments

AM: What is your name?
JK: Joe Klein

AM: Food topics are bland, but they are always popping up in bloody interviews so let’s get this one done with. What’s your favourite food?
JK: Anything cooked and prepared by my wife-this woman can cook!!!Take aways, must be McD’s!

AM: What is your occupation apart from being part of the AutoModified team?
JK: I’m a primary school teacher,teaches Grade 5 at Hillwood P. S. in Lavender Hill, Cape Town.

AM: This question probably sounds like something you would be asked at a dating show but I’m sure some ladies out there would like to know, lol.. Married/Single/Attached?
JK: Married for 5 years now!!!

AM: Where about did you grow up in South Africa and where are you based at the moment?
JK: Born, bred and hustled the streets of Parkwood, Cape Town!

AM: Have you ever been out of South Africa, if so where too?
JK: No, I’m a teacher(government, give us that increases!!,lol)

AM: So what was the first car you drove and then what was the first car you owned?
JK: My first car I drove was a Nissan Skyline 2lSGLi-I was only 13. My first car I owned and still have is a Mercedes Benz 230E, 124 series.

AM: Muscle car or Tuner or Classic?
JK: More into show cars, but classics will do.

AM: Turbo or N/A?
JK: A bit of both,speed kills that’s why my show stopper is a sleepy 1300-lol

AM:We realize this is pretty much a typical car talk question so let’s tick this box while we are talking about it. What is your ultimate car and what helped you decide on that specific car?
JK: I got my show stopper as bargain from my sister but my dad has always been a Ford man

AM: Racing, dragging or drifting?
JK: Lol, show and go for me but drags is ok.

AM: Which better fits your style of car, Performance or Sound?
JK: Styling and sound. I used to have a full 144.4 db Lightning Audio system in my car.

AM: Bass or Clarity?
JK: Sound qaulity-it must feel like you are at a live concert.

AM: What CD are you listening to at the moment?
JK: 1990′s Billboard 100!Paperboy and the Ditty!

AM: Any future plans running through your mind for your car?
JK: Take it as it comes.Money don’t have value anymore.

AM: What’s going to be the next car you buy?
JK: Mazda Sting 160i sadan-I love those cars!

AM: Keeping on topic here, what’s your favorite brand of vehicle?
JK: Doesn’t matter, as long as I can turn it into a stunner.

AM: Like any car enthusiast one would assume you have done some sort of modification to your vehicle, what is it and why?
JK: Wow,the motor is the only thing standard. I done the body, wheels(a few times, sound(a few times) man, I spnet alot of teacher wages on my ride.

AM: While we are on the topic of the website, how did you get involved with AutoModified?
JK: Johann aka Jomacher an Willie aka Thor!

AM: Lets step away from cars for a little bit and step into the entertainment arena. What’s the worst joke you have heard recently and what was it?
JK: Jou pa dra ‘n bra

AM: If you could have one super power what would it be and why?
JK: To give a good education to all our kids out there!!!

AM: Favorite movie of all time?
JK: Anything produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, damn he’s good

AM: Name three things not many people know about you?
JK: 1. I’m a shy fella
2. I’m an addicted to my rides
3. I’m a happy guy-ALWAYS

AM: What do you do most weekends?
JK: Being Major Dad to my two Soldiers,Jaydan and Jermaine under strict supervision of the Ministress of Finances,my wife,Faranaaz…”

AM: We all speed once in a while :D
So how many speeding fines have you clocked up and what’s the highest speed through a camera that you’ve been caught at?
JK: One weekend(Easter) I accumulated a R2000 of fines:Thursday-R350 for speeding,Friday-R500 for the colour of my headlights,Saturday-R150 fail to wear seatbelt and Sunday-R1000 for jumping a red light. I will never forget that weekend.

That brings us to the end of the AutoModified Team interview, but by all means if you have any questions that you would like to ask us, please leave a comment and the team member will hopefully answer it.

m interview, but by all means if you have any questions that you would like to ask us, please leave a comment and the team member will hopefully answer it.


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  • jomacher said:

    Welcome to Automodified, Joe. Can you teach us something, we don’t know, that you teach primary kids ?


  • Joe '4U2NV' Klein said:

    Lol,Thanx guys!

    Jo-To work Smart,not hard!


  • jomacher said:

    That’s really good advise buddy. We sometimes forget that hey. Once again welcome to Automodified and I can’t wait to see your first write-up.


  • Joe '4U2NV' Klein said:

    Don’t worry Jo,before the start of the wknd!


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