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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 …

AutoModified Website, Modifications »

[28 Jul 2011 | 5 Comments | ]
Remapping your ECU

Most makes and models of cars these days can be remapped, with Diesel and Turbo Diesel models giving the best performance increases, both in the Torque and KW. This gives the car much better response than the usual factory settings. Basically this mean that after the remap your car will perform much better than it originally did. This includes having more power and an increase in fuel efficiency.

Modified Cars, Modified Video, Track Stuff »

[27 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]
Uncle Ken’s new Rally toy

Ken Block revealed his newest weapon of rally destruction last week at the Gymkhana world tour in Los Angeles. The Hybrid Function Hoon Vehicle (H.F.H.V.), yes thats what its being called, gets its name not from its method of drive, but instead from its ability to transform and race at the highest level for each of these motorsport events it faces,  this makes it one of the most unique and versatile competition vehicles ever built by Ford. Uncle Ken is going to not just dominate, he is going to wipe …

Drifting, Modified Cars, Modified Video, Track Stuff »

[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 …

AutoModified Website, Drag Racing, Modified Cars »

[14 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]
Random Image – Highly Modified Engine

WOW check this out, this motor looks like something out of a scary movie. If I’m not correct this is a V8 of the Chevrolet type, you can also see the huge chromed up turbos on each side of the heads. I would really have liked to give you guys the power figures but I wasn’t able to find such info on this little monster.

Drag Racing, Drifting, Events, Modified Cars, Track Stuff »

[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,

Events, Modified Cars, Sound Systems »

[7 Jun 2011 | 9 Comments | ]
Kraaifontein Motor Show

Team Autopunks and Team dB hooked up a “Show and Shine” and “Sound-Off”- event at the Kraaifontein Sports field. This Event was in aid of a young rugby team of the Hands and Heart rugby club that will represent South Africa in Portugal in October this year, World Sports Barbarian Team Rugby Tour. One good thing about the event was the fact that it started at 2 and it finished at 6. This gave the guys ample time to clean their rides for the event.

The show was attended by a …

AutoModified Website, Modified Cars »

[10 Mar 2011 | 10 Comments | ]
Forum Member shows toys

The other day we had a new forum member join up with the AutoModified Forum, Turbobudz decided to show us a few of the toys he has had the opportunity to own over the years. Check out some of the stuff Buddy has owned on the AutoModified Forum.
Budz from Europe (click to see buddy’s post)

Join our forum and show off some of the cars you have owned in the past.