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[9 Mar 2011 | 7 Comments | ]
Question Section – Corsa Accessories

Message: Hi guys i have a corsa light and would love to know what accessories i can get many thanks Jono
AutoModified Reply:
Howzit Jon0, all depends what you would like to do to your Opel Corsa, there are honestly a lot of Opel Corsa accessories out there these days.
You could start with the Corsa Angel eyes or even the tinted lights.

Jono this question isn’t as straight forward as I expected, we are not sure 100% if you mean styling accessories like lights and mirrors or if you are talking about complete …

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[9 Mar 2011 | 9 Comments | ]
Vw Golf Mk1 styling

What would you say is the most common car seen on our South African roads? I firmly believe that you see more Volkswagen Mk1 Golfs on the roads than any other cars. In saying that, you can only imagine how many of these populate cars are modified and have certain styling parts added. Iv put together a basic Styling check list for a Vw Mk1 golf driver looking to get into the modifying car scene.

Wheels these days are pretty mush the most important part of vehicle styling and can transform …

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[12 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]
Wheel Spraying Tutorial

This tutorial is a “basic how to” for spraying your rims. We all assume you know how to remove your wheels.
Decide which colour you are going to treat your ride too.
You will need :
- 2x Dupli Colour wheel spray
- 1x Primer in Spray
- 1x Waterproof Mask Tape
- 1 A4 Paper of Sandpaper 500
- 1 A4 Paper of Sandpaper 350
STEP 1
First step is clean the wheels once you have them off the car.
Simply wash with water or car shampoo. I used engine cleaner, but make 100% sure to remove all the …

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[10 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]
Honda CRX Build thread

Of late I have taken a liking to Honda’s, more specifically the CRX and Civic VTec. I’ve been following a CRX on the HondaTech forum recently, he’s busy developing a RWD Honda CRX. Grant has taken his 2nd Gen CRX and opted to play with the Honda S2000 VTec motor, but it doesn’t stop there. Grant is planning on hanging a very juicy Turbo off the side of the F20C engine.
Check the Full Build thread here.
got a Build thread you want to share? Log onto our forum and post it …

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[26 Jan 2011 | 8 Comments | ]
Timour Hall Classic Carshow

Greetings, greetings, greetings! I’m wishing all AM readers, supporters and writers a blessed and prosperous 2011 and by the look of things it’s going to be a good one! It’s been a while since my last write-up,but I’m back to give you more exclusive coverage, updates of events happening in and around Cape Town, and some useful tips-car related of course! If things are going to plan, Cape Town should be having their first EMMA event in April, so stay glued to AM-a BIG thanks to “Yours Truly”, Barend. I …

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[13 Dec 2010 | 11 Comments | ]
A reason to use Polyurethane bushes

We all know what it’s like to suffer from sore joints (some more than others). Even if you are the fittest of bunch, you are bound to feel your joint pain once in a while. Your vehicle joints work the same. The bushings found on the control arms and various mounts are like the cartilage between your joints. The manufacturer normally equips a vehicle with rubber bushes, which provide a soft ride. Over time the rubbers begins to wear from oil with the help of other elements. That’s when the …

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[9 Dec 2010 | One Comment | ]
How to Display My Car for Car Shows

Make your car display stand out at the car show.
This is what attracts people to your car-your car display! People come from all around the city, or out of town, to see impressive restored cars, usually based on a particular theme. In a car show, you have the perfect opportunity to show off your hard work and, hopefully, win a prize. I think that is what everyone wants-a trophy or some cash! If you want to make your car really stand out at the next car show, you can create …

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[6 Dec 2010 | 5 Comments | ]
And the winner is

So its time to announce our Winner for the monthly Upload ride competition we were running for the month of November.
We would quickly just like to thank all that were involved in this month’s competition proudly brought to you by Team Thunder GP.
Can we get a bit of a drum roll……. The winner of the Month Upload is Jaco from Badass customs
With a total of 292 likes, Jaco has been declared the winner! Well done guy

Due to the amount of correctly entered cars we will however not be continuing the …