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[9 Mar 2011 | 18 Comments | ]
Affordable Drift Cars found in SA

Potential drift cars you can find for sale in SA. To start drifting you need a rear wheel drive (RWD) car, what type of RWD car all depends on your budget of course. Drifting isn’t a cheap form of Motorsport you wont ever find a cheap form of Motorsport unfortunately.  But there are however ways of bring the costs down. The initial start up is going to be an expensive exercize, especially in South Africa, drifting is still very much a unknown phenomenon in South Africa, but that will …

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[8 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]
World Challenge R35 Build – Speedhunters

Iv got something that will make any grown man weak in the knees, this is a Nissan GTR that is about to become a sushi chef on steroids…
This is what the Nissan GTR R35 looked like when it pulled up at AMS in Chicago.

No time was wasted. The interior was thoroughly stripped in order to begin the cage and chassis fabrication process. The car has now been stripped in its chops and about to be prepped for one of the AMS’s renowned safety cages.
next the engine was removed for a …

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[8 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]
Mixed Bag Of Motor Racing

Mixed bag of Hotrods Championships with Formula N Circuit Racing and Koepel Club Off Road Racing @ Rock Raceway
The dramatic sounds of engines roaring into life and the rich fuel smells being emitted from the exhaust outlets as the unburned gasses waft into the black of night as the adrenalin filled racing drivers berry their heavy foot on the loud pedals to gain the advantage over their rivals on track at the renowned Rock Raceway circuit, in various categories of oval tar racing on …

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[5 Mar 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Woman in Motorsport – Vicki Kemp

Teenage South African racing driver Vicki Kemp is set to race the Wesbank 2011 series in the Formula VW series starting this Saturday at Kyalami in Johannesburg. After a frustrating year of practical complications and a lack of sponsorship whilst racing in the Wesbank V8 Supercar series, Kemp has decided to focus her attention on a new class of racing.
The Formula VW car is a high performance single seater racing car that provides exciting racing and quick lap times. This series also claims the title as the fastest race …

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[28 Feb 2011 | 8 Comments | ]
Richards Little Red Riding Hood

Well, being a VW fan it took some convincing to go another route, but i eventually ended up getting myself a sexy Peugeot 206 GTI 180. I chose the GTI 180 model because of the excellent performance, great handling and good looks. It’s also so much nicer than just a normal 206 GTI.

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[27 Feb 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
How to Apply Car Window Decals‏

Get the best results when applying decals on your car’s windows by following tips from the expert-ME (just joking). Whether you are applying a small decal or a large window graphic, choose the right tools and the best weather conditions. Also take your time as it will assure effective decal application.
Difficulty: Moderately Easy
You will need the following:
* Decal(of course)
* A microfiber cloth
* Squeegee or credit card
* Knife
* Masking tape(if necessary)
1.      Apply the decal on a warm, dry day or in the garage.
2.      Clean the glass with mild soap and water. …

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[20 Feb 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
SA Mod scene Vs the world

Just before we get into this I want to state that I am not putting our modification community down, I am purely asking a question.
As routine, I was browsing around the web looking at the type of calibre cars that we have in South Africa. This got me thinking, we have pretty much the exact same model cars and manufactures that of the USA and Europe, but yet we seldom see the type of modifying that they have in either the US or around Europe. I asked myself …

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[14 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]
Team DB breakfast “Toy” Run‏

Saturday morning, 5th February, saw a bunch of petrol heads gathering at McDonalds, N1 City. No, they were not on their way to a drag or sound event. They were on their way to Red Cross Hospital to put a smile on a child’s face in the form of a “Breakfast Toy Run”. The “Run” was organized by Daniel and his mates of Team dB, with the main focus of collecting toys and handing them over to the kids of Red Cross Hospital. What great …