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[25 Jul 2011 | 5 Comments | ]
Drifting is an art

Drifting has become quite popular in South Africa over the past 3-4 years, a couple of names come to mind. Anton is one of those names that comes to mind, having not personally met Anton but seen in action at a good few open track days and at a couple of the KinG Of The Mountain events the man has helped put drifting on the map in Cape Town. This is Video Clip put together by Oryx Media and the video explains what is needed to set up an drift …

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[19 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]
Proudly South African Drift beast

Otto Graven and Team Monstermob are over in the States taking part in the Formula Drift series and have changed up their car livery to show some South African support. South Africa has the means and skill to take part in such an event as Formula Drift
Best of luck to the Team and Otto, Show the world what we are capable of.

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[6 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]
Sat Drags practice and Street2Strip

Killarney: Club Drags Practice & Street2Strip 9.30am till 8pm with Short Circuit Racing on the oval from 8am till 5pm – Saturday 9th July 2011

Admission: R30pp 12 years and older

This coming Saturday Killarney will be hosting an official practice session for the drag racing competitors from 9.30am till 1pm (entries 9am till 11.30am) allowing these faster competitors an opportunity to test their vehicles,

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[27 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
V8 powered Nissan 180sx – Build Thread

Brentons project started about a year ago when he acquired a rolling chassis from a friend, already had a roll cage built into it, after throwing around a few idea’s for motor he decided on a Lexus V8(1UZ-FE), stock internals are good for 400hp.
I bought the motor and W58 box and sent it for the adaptor plate, was finally able to fit it into the car after 6 months. Does not matter what anyone tells you, time to complete is always 6 months longer than you were told! Next was …

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[15 Jun 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
BMW 328i Turbo – Drift car

Another awesome build thread has popped up on the AutoModified Forum. This time it is a drift spec car in the form of a Bmw E36 with a turbo charged 328i motor. Derick bought the car stock standard and over a period of time has turned it into one of Cape Towns finest drifting Bmw’s. The engine has just been rebuilt and a new turbo has been added. You can follow Dericks drift car build here: http://automodified.net/forum/showthread.php?t=190 (please not you have to register to view the images on the forum)

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[2 Jun 2011 | One Comment | ]
Rocking the Rock Raceway this weekend

Round 2 Carnival City WOMZA Drift Championships 4 June 2011 @ Rock Raceway.

Religious supporters of drifting can make their way to the renowned Rock Raceway Circuit in Brakpan on the 4th June 2011 with your favourite drift banner in hand.
Thrills and spills are guaranteed as the sideways brigade will delve into the art of tyre slip, no grip, out of but in control, tyre screaming, smoke filling, adrenalin surging Drifting mayhem.
For the first timers to the Rock be warned, pack your vocal cords in and leave your shyness …

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[2 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
Drift Project – Wesbank V8 Mustang

Here is something you don’t see too often, a Wesbank Super Series Ford Mustang converted into a fire spitting drift machine. This car is one of 2 Ford Mustangs that are being converted into drift machines by the Monstermob Team, and you can bet that these cars will be going sideways in anyway possible around MMR. Stay tuned for more pictures and the progress of this amazing drift beast.

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[30 May 2011 | No Comment | ]
TwoTone Drift short film

This is a short film about a guy that is having problems with his wife and turns to his Nissan S13 Silvia for a bit of alone time. For a short film this one is definitely worth watching, the background music is way cool as well. If I had to rate this little drift clip out of 10 it would get a rating of 7smoked tyres.

{Via Driftworks}