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[5 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]
VW love and the Passion

For those of you that have built a car, modified a car, or even just tinkered with one, I think you are going to be able to relate to Joel’s passion. He talks about how a community pulls together to provide advice and how they sometimes even might assist with a couple of spares that they have lying about. Joel has really built a one of a kind VW Rabbit.

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[23 Oct 2012 | 5 Comments | ]
Tune your cars fortune – Chip Tuning

I woke up this morning thinking to myself, in South Africa we are sometimes very limited to certain services in the modified car industry. Then I got thinking about the different tuning software applications we have access to in South Africa. We have Robbie Ferroli who was one of the 1st guys to use the Revo Software and everybody went crazy for the Revo. After that we saw a brand called GIAC apear, which catered for most of your European turbo cars. CPI then reared its head and it seems …

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[15 May 2012 | One Comment | ]
Turbosmart Products available from AM

Founded in Sydney, Australia, in 1997, with a range of just two products, Turbosmart and its unique blend of quality and reliability has become a world-wide brand synonymous with automotive performance. Turbosmart products are distributed in over 50 countries around the world.
To place your order for a Turbosmart product please use the order form at the bottom of the page
Turbosmart Dual Stage Boost Controller
The dual stage boost controllers allow the user to set two separate boost levels and toggle between the two, great for switching between ‘street’ and ‘track’ boost …

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[11 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
Tial Wastegates – Turbo parts

TiAL Sport has established its company’s reputation by designing the highest quality engineered products for today’s performance turbo market. TiAL’s wastegates were the start of the company’s ability to design, manufacture and deliver to the market a high performance and high quality product at a market competitive price.
To place your order for a TiAL product please use the order form at the bottom of the page
TiAL MV-R Watercooled Wastegate
The Tial MV-R 44mm wastegate is more compact than any other 44+mm external wastegate on the market. This ultra compact design fits …

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[5 Apr 2012 | 6 Comments | ]
AWD Turbo Opel Corsa – Part 2

So for those that missed the 1st part of the build thread, here it is.. just click the link
http://automodified.net/awd-turbo-opel-corsa-build-thread
Alright hopefully everybody is up to date with whats trying to be achieved here. So we left off with the body work being done.

This is what the cars has been based on, its a rally version of an Opel Corsa B and I wont lie, it looks hot as hell!

With the C20xe in and the turbo manifold all hooked up it seems that the clearance between the turbo manifold and the front …

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[13 Mar 2012 | 9 Comments | ]
Turbocharger conversion – Explained

I take it that you have decided to add some horsepower to your car by installing a turbocharger. While, true a turbo kit can add a lot of horsepower to your car, keep in mind there are several things that go into installing a turbocharger like the size of the turbo, how much boost your engine can handle, how much torque can your axles handle, will you need to modify your fuel intake system etc. The following is a guide on how to install a turbo in a car that …

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[21 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]
Motown Chev Firenza update

Some of you guys might remember not so long ago we did a build post on the Motown Chev Firenza Can Am. Well here is a bit of an update for you all.
For those that missed it, here is the start of the upgrade: motown-american-parts-chev-firenza-build
The last time we checked up on the car, she was pretty much almost complete. the Ecu still need to be wired up and the exhausts needed to have holes cut into the fenders and a couple other jobs.
So this is what has happened since then. …

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[17 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]
Garrett GTX3582R Ball Bearing Turbo

Garrett’s ball bearing cartridge has proven its worth in the highest level of motorsports where it has been the bearing system of choice in CART FEDEX ChampCar Series, 24 Hours of Le Mans, Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, World Rally Championship, and most recently Drag Racing. These premier racing customers demand no less than the best in durability, reliability, and power on demand. One key contributor to this performance lies in the ball bearing cartridge where it is, by design, surrounded by a thin film of oil. The oil film …