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[6 Oct 2011 | 5 Comments | ]
Drifters Delight – Cape Town Drifting

This weekend hosted a few events across the Cape and we selected to go drift at the Saldanha West Coast Festival of speed with the Dr1ft Squad.
The week and day leading up to the event was challenging to say the least with having to install the roll cage, change all fluids in the car for Liqui-Moly products, source a tow car and trailer (all trailers were hired out for the weekend), body kit not being finished in time by the body shop and a flat on the tow car which …

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[14 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
My Gotech Loom Arrived..

So my new loom arrived yesterday for my Gotech ECU, but with great excitement comes a fair amount of disappointment for me.
it turns out that my last time out on the track caused a bit of engine problems for my beloved ADY motor. It seems that the engine has suffered some what of a boo boo.
So as you can imagine I was not so much of a happy camper

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[6 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
Random Image – Suzuki Hill Climb Beast

This car is a new version of the 2005 machine, which was the “new generation” Hill Climb racing car designed with a concept similar to that of a formula car. Suzuki highly considered aerodynamic influence on the car activity and completed a very effective wing. The wing is combined with its long-wheel-base chassis and enables an “on-the-rail” feeling of driving.

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[16 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]

Sat August 20, 2011 from 9am to 5pm
The Saloon Car Track Day 2011 at Killarney this Saturday promises to be an action packed meeting with cars of all makes – road and racecars alike – taking to the circuit for fun sessions and demonstration runs. Admission to the facility is absolutely free, provided you come with a positive attitude and maybe even obey the urge to put your own road car on the circuit.

The show kicks off at 9 am with a saloon car practice session scheduled for an hour, …

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[5 Aug 2011 | One Comment | ]
Carbon Fibre Engine blocks

Composite Castings in the US have developed a new lightweight, carbon fiber composite, four cylinder engine block. This engine block design was developed by Matti Holtzberg, president and founder of Composite Castings. The new block makes use of carbon fiber as the reinforcement for the base epoxy resin. The high performance compound is moulded into the finished engine block profile using Composite Castings proprietary moulding process that features low cost tooling and provides for faster cycle times compared to conventional moulding methods. The new engine blocks are apparently up to …

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[3 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
WesBank Super Series – 6th August

The BIGGEST National WesBank Super Series,Engen National Race Day & Entertainment event in the Eastern Cape. It offers more than just loads of Premier car and motorcycle racing action. This event offers something for everybody, with a kids play park, stalls, car walk where you will see the various historic and modern cars, not to forget the racing cars and drivers reving it up in the pit lane. There will be loads of interesting and tasty food. Lets not forget the Beer tent.

This year we have a surprise for you …

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[3 Aug 2011 | 10 Comments | ]
Improving your vehicles downforce

Being a bit of the track day enthusiast I am always looking for new ways to improve on my cars handling and performance. I’ve been doing quite a bit of research on down force and aerodynamics.

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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 …