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[5 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]
VW love and the Passion

For those of you that have built a car, modified a car, or even just tinkered with one, I think you are going to be able to relate to Joel’s passion. He talks about how a community pulls together to provide advice and how they sometimes even might assist with a couple of spares that they have lying about. Joel has really built a one of a kind VW Rabbit.

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[23 Oct 2012 | 5 Comments | ]
Tune your cars fortune – Chip Tuning

I woke up this morning thinking to myself, in South Africa we are sometimes very limited to certain services in the modified car industry. Then I got thinking about the different tuning software applications we have access to in South Africa. We have Robbie Ferroli who was one of the 1st guys to use the Revo Software and everybody went crazy for the Revo. After that we saw a brand called GIAC apear, which catered for most of your European turbo cars. CPI then reared its head and it seems …

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[17 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]
Saldanha Drags 2012

Its that time of year again boys and girls… This time around it seems that the “dop en chop” is going to be the theme of the weekend.. What’s better than watching some of South Africa’s fastest cars go up and down the 800m strip with your china’s and their china’s! Put this date down in your Diaries if its not already down. You don’t want to miss this guy! All the details you need are on the flyer so there is no excuse to not know what’s going down

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[19 Jun 2012 | 3 Comments | ]
Dyno tuning FAQ

We have put together a bit of a dyno frequently ask questions blog for those of you that aren’t too sure how a Dyno works.

Q: What should I do to prepare for a dyno test?
A: Make sure the tire pressure on the drive wheels is where you want it.
Make sure you have enough oil.
If there is a cover over the spark plug or coil wires, remove it.
Make sure you have good spark plugs and that are gapped correctly. Dont trust pre gapped spark plugs.

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[15 May 2012 | One Comment | ]
Turbosmart Products available from AM

Founded in Sydney, Australia, in 1997, with a range of just two products, Turbosmart and its unique blend of quality and reliability has become a world-wide brand synonymous with automotive performance. Turbosmart products are distributed in over 50 countries around the world.
To place your order for a Turbosmart product please use the order form at the bottom of the page
Turbosmart Dual Stage Boost Controller
The dual stage boost controllers allow the user to set two separate boost levels and toggle between the two, great for switching between ‘street’ and ‘track’ boost …

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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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[5 Apr 2012 | 6 Comments | ]
AWD Turbo Opel Corsa – Part 2

So for those that missed the 1st part of the build thread, here it is.. just click the link
http://automodified.net/awd-turbo-opel-corsa-build-thread
Alright hopefully everybody is up to date with whats trying to be achieved here. So we left off with the body work being done.

This is what the cars has been based on, its a rally version of an Opel Corsa B and I wont lie, it looks hot as hell!

With the C20xe in and the turbo manifold all hooked up it seems that the clearance between the turbo manifold and the front …

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[23 Mar 2012 | 6 Comments | ]
Kaihatsu Update with Dylan Cothill

After the unfortunate failure of my Silvia’s SR20 and it needing a R16K rebuild, I came across an amazing deal.
Brenton’s V8 S13 has received a lot of bad reviews in the past and sat on Gumtree for sale for a long time as there were rumours going around about the chassis being skew, everyone warned me about this car. I personally knew this car and the driver and knew there was a lot of money spent on this car.

The deal of my Caddy and a set of Grids was agreed …