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[29 Nov 2011 | 4 Comments | ]
Streetmod Motorshow – Event Coverage

I took some time off from my hectic schedule to make a turn at the annual Streetmod Motorshow over the weekend. Thanks to Marlize Hoon for dragging me along. This event took place at the Good Hope Centre and was one promising one not to be missed by all petrolheads. Once again the Mother City’s modfathers and sisters didn’t disappoint the crowd.
The main floor was packed with some awesome metal ranging from some of the hottest hotrods to Cape Town’s finest modified mobiles. The basement was allocated to the …

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[27 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]
KILLARNEY – CAR WARS 6 & ALL TAR RALLY

Sat 29th / Sun 30th October 2011
This coming weekend sees the return of Car Wars to Killarney, this complimented by the Fix-a-smash All Tar Rally taking place on the oval on Saturday with both events running till late into the evening.  The balance of the unique special stage rally event will take place from early on Sunday morning.

Car Wars (Episode 6) has always been well supported and this weekend should be no different.  On track action starts at 9am with the top guns (MSA racing competitors) taking to the strip …

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[18 Oct 2011 | 15 Comments | ]
4 Pot NA Mashup – NA engine wars

Possibly the most used engines when it comes to 2L NA power (majority 16 valve). And we couldn’t give it to you without the ride option. What you think?

We start with Nissan and its SR20VE Neo VVL

It produces 139 kW@7000 rpm and 196 Nm @6000 rpm and later 150 kW@7200 rpm and 206 nm @5200 rpm, add a few bolt-on components, who know where you would end up.

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[27 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
Goodwood Cricket Club fundraiser – Event coverage

Team dB and Team Autopunks have outdone themselves-AGAIN!! They always do something good for the community and this time round it was a fundraising event for the Goodwood Cricket Club. What an awesome event it was with some nice turnout of both cars and spectators! VolkEdition, CTSR, MK1 boys and German Spec are some of the car clubs that came out to show their support with Team SRD and walked away with the “Best Support Club”- award. Also supporting the event was sound clubs like BassMaster Inc., Frequent Deaf, Boyz …

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[10 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
Mind Controled Bicycle – Prius inspired

I wouldn’t normally post about a bicycle, but this bike was inspired by a car so I think we can let this one slide. Toyota teamed up with Saatchi & Saatchi, Parlee Cycles to make the PXP mind control bike. The bike is very sleek but doesn’t look too different from current bikes you can buy these days.

What’s different about this bike is that it comes with a special helmet designed to read your brains signals and knows when you want to change gears. If that doesn’t interest you, you …

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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 …

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[1 Aug 2011 | 22 Comments | ]
Poly bushes now available from AutoModified

After all the response we have received from our blog about the importance of using polyurethane bushes, we found a supplier of Polyurethane bushes in South Africa. Automodified has been appointed one of the local suppliers for their Polyurethane kits. These poly bushes are amazing quality and extremely well priced too.
Benefits of using Poly Bushes
For more precise handling and firmer control on your vehicle, installing polyurethane bushings can make an enormous difference. They help to maintain the right alignment of caster, camber and toe. Polyurethane bushes can be used in …

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[26 Jul 2011 | One Comment | ]
NavCol Super Car Show – Event Coverage

The excitement and hype generated for the SA Naval College Super Car and Bike Show was worth the wait. Once again, Team Venom, in conjunction with Team Autopunks, unleashed some dangerous venom!!!! The wind was hectic in Gordons Bay, but that did not deter the petrol heads to come out and support this event. It was good to see some new “show and shine” contenders and it just shows how the sport is growing. DJ Ready D along with his wife, Anwar Daniels, Marlon, Zabby, Noer Asmodien and the D1S …