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[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 …

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[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 …

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[27 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]
SupaDrift Series 4 – Drifting Teaser

This is a short video clip of what went down at the last SupaDrift series session at Zwartskop raceway. Some skill full driving can be seen by some of the competitors. It seems that SupaDrift is a very competitive drift series in Gauteng. One would hope to see something of the same caliber down here in Cape Town
Watch the video clip:

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[25 Jul 2011 | 5 Comments | ]
Drifting is an art

Drifting has become quite popular in South Africa over the past 3-4 years, a couple of names come to mind. Anton is one of those names that comes to mind, having not personally met Anton but seen in action at a good few open track days and at a couple of the KinG Of The Mountain events the man has helped put drifting on the map in Cape Town. This is Video Clip put together by Oryx Media and the video explains what is needed to set up an drift …

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[19 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]
Proudly South African Drift beast

Otto Graven and Team Monstermob are over in the States taking part in the Formula Drift series and have changed up their car livery to show some South African support. South Africa has the means and skill to take part in such an event as Formula Drift
Best of luck to the Team and Otto, Show the world what we are capable of.

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[6 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]
Sat Drags practice and Street2Strip

Killarney: Club Drags Practice & Street2Strip 9.30am till 8pm with Short Circuit Racing on the oval from 8am till 5pm – Saturday 9th July 2011

Admission: R30pp 12 years and older

This coming Saturday Killarney will be hosting an official practice session for the drag racing competitors from 9.30am till 1pm (entries 9am till 11.30am) allowing these faster competitors an opportunity to test their vehicles,

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[27 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
V8 powered Nissan 180sx – Build Thread

Brentons project started about a year ago when he acquired a rolling chassis from a friend, already had a roll cage built into it, after throwing around a few idea’s for motor he decided on a Lexus V8(1UZ-FE), stock internals are good for 400hp.
I bought the motor and W58 box and sent it for the adaptor plate, was finally able to fit it into the car after 6 months. Does not matter what anyone tells you, time to complete is always 6 months longer than you were told! Next was …

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[15 Jun 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
BMW 328i Turbo – Drift car

Another awesome build thread has popped up on the AutoModified Forum. This time it is a drift spec car in the form of a Bmw E36 with a turbo charged 328i motor. Derick bought the car stock standard and over a period of time has turned it into one of Cape Towns finest drifting Bmw’s. The engine has just been rebuilt and a new turbo has been added. You can follow Dericks drift car build here: http://automodified.net/forum/showthread.php?t=190 (please not you have to register to view the images on the forum)