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[10 Mar 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
ROTA wheels South Africa

ROTA Rims have officially landed in South Africa.
With supply non-existent, Dylan Cothill of Kaihatsu Factory has secured distribution for these awesome mags to the South African motor enthusiast.
ROTA Rims has to survive the series of tests. Impact tests, Cornering fatigue tests, Drum tests, Coordinating tests and an acid tests on the track.
In all these, ROTA delivers. These wheels are a product of 25 years of manufacturing experience, experience that is continually boosted and enhanced by our alliances with European and Japanese technological partners.
The ROTA wheels have been designed with lightweight …

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[9 Mar 2011 | 9 Comments | ]
Vw Golf Mk1 styling

What would you say is the most common car seen on our South African roads? I firmly believe that you see more Volkswagen Mk1 Golfs on the roads than any other cars. In saying that, you can only imagine how many of these populate cars are modified and have certain styling parts added. Iv put together a basic Styling check list for a Vw Mk1 golf driver looking to get into the modifying car scene.

Wheels these days are pretty mush the most important part of vehicle styling and can transform …

Events, Modified Cars, Track Stuff »

[8 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]
Mixed Bag Of Motor Racing

Mixed bag of Hotrods Championships with Formula N Circuit Racing and Koepel Club Off Road Racing @ Rock Raceway
The dramatic sounds of engines roaring into life and the rich fuel smells being emitted from the exhaust outlets as the unburned gasses waft into the black of night as the adrenalin filled racing drivers berry their heavy foot on the loud pedals to gain the advantage over their rivals on track at the renowned Rock Raceway circuit, in various categories of oval tar racing on …

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[5 Mar 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Woman in Motorsport – Vicki Kemp

Teenage South African racing driver Vicki Kemp is set to race the Wesbank 2011 series in the Formula VW series starting this Saturday at Kyalami in Johannesburg. After a frustrating year of practical complications and a lack of sponsorship whilst racing in the Wesbank V8 Supercar series, Kemp has decided to focus her attention on a new class of racing.
The Formula VW car is a high performance single seater racing car that provides exciting racing and quick lap times. This series also claims the title as the fastest race …

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[28 Feb 2011 | 8 Comments | ]
Richards Little Red Riding Hood

Well, being a VW fan it took some convincing to go another route, but i eventually ended up getting myself a sexy Peugeot 206 GTI 180. I chose the GTI 180 model because of the excellent performance, great handling and good looks. It’s also so much nicer than just a normal 206 GTI.

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[31 Jan 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Got the Monday Blues?

Its Monday and pay day has just come and gone.. You probably went out over the weekend and spend some of your hard earned cash on some new car bits too.  Great fun while it lasted, but back to the weekly grind stone.
If you like me are having a Blue Monday then here is something to help cheer you up.

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[7 Jan 2011 | No Comment | ]
Welcome back and Happy 2011

Wishing a happy and prosperous year to all our readers, writers, friends and family. We welcome you back to an exciting new chapter of AutoModified.
Last year was AutoModifieds 1st full year back online, we came across a good few challenges but we are happy to still be here. This year we will be concentrating on getting the forum up to full speed, we also mentioned last year that we would be launching the AutoModified online store in January. Well the store is almost done but unfortunately due to a few …

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[6 Jan 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
Automodified “midweek eyecandi” Photo shoot

The boys here in Gauteng decided to host a photo shoot at Investment Cars in Bryanston,  just to raise the bar a little. We invited some guest photographers: Ian Genis from Lensworx, Elize Mare from ECM Photography, Christo Hoffmann from SLG Photography and our very own “Yours Truly” from automodified and “Yours Truly Photography”, who were accompanied by the gorgeous Trudie, Pamela, Anel, Cassandra, Claire and Sarah. Imagine all of this situated in, upon, and around a fantastic stable of supercars! The list include a range of Lamborghinis, Ferraris, Porsches, …