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[8 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
Drifting on the go

I was sent this video clip over the weekend of some buddy in Asia drifting while having a bit of a meal. Come to think of it, this brings a whole new meaning to “Meals on wheels”.
The Car he is drifting is a Toyota AE86 the food he is chowing looks like a Big Mac and Medium Coke, I couldn’t help laughing. You need to watch at least a little bit. What do you reckon could be more entertaining than this?

Events, Modified Cars, Track Stuff, Trackdays »

[5 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
Womans Day Killarney programme

The ladies are in for a big treat this coming Tuesday the 9th (Womans Days) Killarney is hosting its annual Womans Day event. Click the image to enlarge the days programme

Modifications, Modified Cars, Modified News »

[5 Aug 2011 | One Comment | ]
Carbon Fibre Engine blocks

Composite Castings in the US have developed a new lightweight, carbon fiber composite, four cylinder engine block. This engine block design was developed by Matti Holtzberg, president and founder of Composite Castings. The new block makes use of carbon fiber as the reinforcement for the base epoxy resin. The high performance compound is moulded into the finished engine block profile using Composite Castings proprietary moulding process that features low cost tooling and provides for faster cycle times compared to conventional moulding methods. The new engine blocks are apparently up to …

Events, Modified Cars, Track Stuff, Trackdays »

[3 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
WesBank Super Series – 6th August

The BIGGEST National WesBank Super Series,Engen National Race Day & Entertainment event in the Eastern Cape. It offers more than just loads of Premier car and motorcycle racing action. This event offers something for everybody, with a kids play park, stalls, car walk where you will see the various historic and modern cars, not to forget the racing cars and drivers reving it up in the pit lane. There will be loads of interesting and tasty food. Lets not forget the Beer tent.

This year we have a surprise for you …

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[3 Aug 2011 | 10 Comments | ]
Improving your vehicles downforce

Being a bit of the track day enthusiast I am always looking for new ways to improve on my cars handling and performance. I’ve been doing quite a bit of research on down force and aerodynamics.

AutoModified Website, Drag Racing, Drifting, Modified Cars, Sound Systems, Track Stuff »

[2 Aug 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Whats your flavour…

So what is your style of modified car? Are you the drag racing expert or do you prefer to bang your brains out with some of South Africa’s SPL guru’s. Maybe you enjoy a couple of laps around your local racing track or even flicking your car through the corners sideways what ever it maybe, i think we all have some thing in common.. We all like to do it in STYLE!!!!!
Tell us what make gets you all rev’d, it would be great to see what the popular forms of …

Modified Cars, Modified News »

[2 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
Maserati GranTurismo S Superior Black Edition

A car tuner from Germany, has unveiled its upgrade package for the Maserati GranTurismo S. The exterior is coated in silky matt black, tinted front and tail lamps as well as shining black window frames, grill and rear logo.

The Modified Maserati GranTursimo S is also fitted with carbon body kit which consists of sports engine bonnet, exterior mirrors, tailgate, roof ledges and lateral left and right air inlets.
The Modified Maserati GranTursimo S 4.7-liter V8 engine has been tuned to produce 492 hp instead of the stock 440 hp thanks to …

Drifting, Modified Cars »

[1 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
Drift Build – Nissan powered Hilux Drift Pickup

In Australia there is a guy by the man of Nigel that is in the process of building and developing a Toyota Hilux Bakkie powered by a Nissan SR20 motor. Over the last 4-6 months I have been following Nigel’s build on his website engineeredtoslide.com which was originally posted on a .blogspot domain. What makes this build completely different to others that you see posted all over the internet is that Nigel has built the drift machine from literally the ground up. He has built his own space frame to …