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[12 Jul 2012 | One Comment | ]
STREETRACING WEEKEND AT KILLARNEY: Sat 14th and Sun 15th July 2012

This coming weekend Killarney will once again be hosting a marathon of events starting early on Saturday and ending late Sunday afternoon. Saturday’s action kicks off with MSA Drag racing on the main straight from 9am while the oval side of the circuit will have Short Circuit Racing from early morning till late into the afternoon. The day’s event will be followed by Street2Strip from 6pm till 10.30pm and on Sunday there will be a Streetcar Track Day from 11am till 3.30pm.

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[9 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
MSD Ignition systems available from AM

The MSD Ignitions systems can now be acquired from Automodified. MSD Ignition products are the finest ignition components you can install on your car whether it’s a daily driver, Streetcar, purpose built Drag car, Track Car, Drift Car or Stock Cars. The MSD team designs, develops, tests and manufactures the entire line of MSD products including Ignition Controls, Coils, Timing Accessories and Spark Plug Wires and Accessories.

To place your order for a MSD Ignition product please use the order form at the bottom of the page

MSD Twin Coil
The Twin Coil …

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[21 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]
Motown Chev Firenza update

Some of you guys might remember not so long ago we did a build post on the Motown Chev Firenza Can Am. Well here is a bit of an update for you all.
For those that missed it, here is the start of the upgrade: motown-american-parts-chev-firenza-build
The last time we checked up on the car, she was pretty much almost complete. the Ecu still need to be wired up and the exhausts needed to have holes cut into the fenders and a couple other jobs.
So this is what has happened since then. …

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[17 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]
Garrett GTX3582R Ball Bearing Turbo

Garrett’s ball bearing cartridge has proven its worth in the highest level of motorsports where it has been the bearing system of choice in CART FEDEX ChampCar Series, 24 Hours of Le Mans, Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, World Rally Championship, and most recently Drag Racing. These premier racing customers demand no less than the best in durability, reliability, and power on demand. One key contributor to this performance lies in the ball bearing cartridge where it is, by design, surrounded by a thin film of oil. The oil film …

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[16 Feb 2012 | 3 Comments | ]
Single Fogger NOS Kit – Available from AutoModified

This is a Universal Nitros oxide single fogger kit and it can be applied to 4Cyl, 6Cyl and 8 Cylinder engines. These EFI Nitrous Systems are the best way to get a major power increase from your street or drag car. These systems work with your stock ECU for a quick and simple installation.

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[3 Feb 2012 | 3 Comments | ]
Ms Hoons Rebuild progress – Mk2 GTI Turbo

So I’m not sure if most of you know, but our lady in red(ok yes the car is white, but red sounds good), Marlize had a bit of a accident a while back. Long story short some old lady was obvious jealous of how quick Marlize’s car was and decided to get T-boned by the nippy lil Mk2 GTI.

The official statement:

On Monday, the 14th of November I was innocently driving to work when a 70 year old lady decided to make a turn at the robot intersection right in front …

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[2 Feb 2012 | 3 Comments | ]
11th Feb National Drags Killarney

The WPMC is proud to announce that it will once again be hosting a round of the MSA National Drag Championship leg for Streetcars and Motorcycles at Killarney on Saturday 11th February. With Killarney playing host to the first round of the 2012 F1X National MSA Drag racing championship, exciting entries have already been received from some top car and motorcycle competitors. This is the third year that Killarney will be hosting this National road show. In previous years the WPMC managed to bring down several 8 second demonstration cars …

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[24 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]
Intercoolers explained – Modification Tips

We all know that cold Air carries more oxygen that warmer air. You may have noticed that when air is compressed it gets warmer. With forced air induction engines which us a turbo or a supercharger the air is much warmer than in an engine that doesn’t have forced induction.

Intercoolers work much like the radiator of a car. The cold air from outside is forced through the fins of the intercooler to where the warm charge air is contained. This has the effect of reducing the warm air stored in …