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[2 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
Maserati GranTurismo S Superior Black Edition

A car tuner from Germany, has unveiled its upgrade package for the Maserati GranTurismo S. The exterior is coated in silky matt black, tinted front and tail lamps as well as shining black window frames, grill and rear logo.

The Modified Maserati GranTursimo S is also fitted with carbon body kit which consists of sports engine bonnet, exterior mirrors, tailgate, roof ledges and lateral left and right air inlets.
The Modified Maserati GranTursimo S 4.7-liter V8 engine has been tuned to produce 492 hp instead of the stock 440 hp thanks to …

Drifting, Modified Cars »

[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 …

Drag Racing, Events, Modified Cars, Track Stuff »

[28 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]
KILLARNEY DRAGS : SUNDAY 31st JULY

Be at the Killarney Race Track this coming Sunday the 31st of July 2011 to support the quarter mile professionals and see who will be the quickest over the 400 meter strip.

Various foods and refreshments are available at the facility or spectators are welcome to bring their own, skottel braais are welcome or use one of the various braai stands available on site.

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[28 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]
Random image – Subaru STI Wagon

If you guys aren’t aware yet I’m a HUGE Subaru fan and of late I have become really fond of the STI wagons, I came across this very hot looking lil lady this evening. Have you noticed how a lot of people are leaning towards the military colour schemes these days. Any way I think this green metallic Subaru STI wagon looks super hot, also notice the little touch of red wheel nuts.

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[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.

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[27 Jul 2011 | 6 Comments | ]
Fire Fly – Ford Escort RS

Neville Varney’s orange little Ford Escort needs no introduction to the Cape Town “Car Show” scene. It went under many transformations to what it is today. He recently had some alterations done to his house by adding another room, all this for his “Show and Shine” trophy collection!

Being a panel- beater by trade, he always wanted to build a show car to advertise his business. When he received an invite from Zabby to showcase his work at one of the first “Streetmod Custom” shows, he decided to build what you …

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[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 …

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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: