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[19 May 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Knysna Hillclimb

The Renault Knysna Hillclimb is the main event of the Knysna Speed Week and the undoubted highlight of the week. The event attracts cars and stars of both yesteryear and the present.
While it is a new event on the South African motorsport calendar, following our second running the event has created a huge amount excitement in the motorsport fraternity and is being spoken of in terms of the South African equivalent of the renowned Goodwood Festival of Speed held annually in the UK.
Catering to historic, classic and modern road and …

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[17 May 2011 | No Comment | ]
National Drags and Street2Strip

The WPMC is proud to announce that it will once again be hosting another round of the MSA National Drag Championship leg for Streetcars at Killarney on Saturday 21st May. This will attract several top quart…ermile experts from far North to the fair Cape for some serious sprint racing on the Killarney main straight where this event will count towards National Streetcar Status. Last year was the first time this event was held at Killarney and was a huge success with the crowd seeing …

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[16 May 2011 | 17 Comments | ]
FanTAZZtic Conquest – Feature car

Building a “one of a kind” custom car can be time consuming and can also cost you a lot of money, especially when you have to pay someone to do the job. Donovan Le Roux, didn’t have this problem as he is a panel beater by trade and building custom cars in his spare time is just one of his hobbies. He used to work for LUX Bodyworks and was one of the faces behind the build of Henk’s two door Conquest. I saw Donovan’s car for the first time …

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[15 May 2011 | No Comment | ]
AutoModifed Sticker stock

Howzit guys we have another batch of AM stickers to get rid of. Its the same story as last time, send us R10 to cover the postage and you’ll have a pair of automodified.net stickers in your postbox in no time, done deal.
Email automodified(at)live.com to order you stickers.

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[13 May 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Cars sold in the year you were born

Just out of interest today I wanted to find out which cars were sold in the year that i was born, a good few cars came up but non were as tasteful as the 2,5L twin turbo Toyota Supra.
What cars were sold in your birth year?

Modifications, Modified Cars »

[13 May 2011 | No Comment | ]
Show and Shine classes/categories‏

The “Streetmod Custom Show 2006”, was the first show and shine competition that I’ve entered my car. I took honours in the “Street Class”-category that day. What a happy moment it was, not only winning, but also with the birth of my first born that same week. Well, this write up is not about winning trophies or childbirth, it’s about entering your pride and joy in a “Show and Shine” competition. Like any other competition, there are rules and regulations and most important, classes or categories in which your car …

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[11 May 2011 | No Comment | ]
Pro Tour National Motoracing – Killarney

With the Cape’s only round of the national Pro-Tour series due to take at Killarney on May 14, people are asking what it’s all about and what status does it have.
The simplest explanation is that the Pro Tour is a second tier national championship, marginally below the WesBank Super Series, in much the same way as Western Province is part of the Currie Cup competition while the Stormers contest the southern hemispheres Super 15. …The major difference is that while the rugby teams …

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[3 May 2011 | No Comment | ]
Canal Walk Motor Show coverage

Canal Walk’s annual Motor Show took place from 27th April to 2 May. I decided to make a turn and wasn’t disappointed at all. Good Hope FM’s very own DJ Ready D was broadcasting live, from 7 to 10 on Wednesday 27th April, at the “Ridez and Vibez” Display. This took place on the outside of entrance 10 where Drift Squad had some of their rides on display with some mind-blowing supercharged engines and turbos. Also on display were some of Cape Town’s hottest show cars and LDV’s. Even though …