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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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[6 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]
Sat Drags practice and Street2Strip

Killarney: Club Drags Practice & Street2Strip 9.30am till 8pm with Short Circuit Racing on the oval from 8am till 5pm – Saturday 9th July 2011

Admission: R30pp 12 years and older

This coming Saturday Killarney will be hosting an official practice session for the drag racing competitors from 9.30am till 1pm (entries 9am till 11.30am) allowing these faster competitors an opportunity to test their vehicles,

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[19 May 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Knysna Hillclimb

The Renault Knysna Hillclimb is the main event of the Knysna Speed Week and the undoubted highlight of the week. The event attracts cars and stars of both yesteryear and the present.
While it is a new event on the South African motorsport calendar, following our second running the event has created a huge amount excitement in the motorsport fraternity and is being spoken of in terms of the South African equivalent of the renowned Goodwood Festival of Speed held annually in the UK.
Catering to historic, classic and modern road and …

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[9 Mar 2011 | 18 Comments | ]
Affordable Drift Cars found in SA

Potential drift cars you can find for sale in SA. To start drifting you need a rear wheel drive (RWD) car, what type of RWD car all depends on your budget of course. Drifting isn’t a cheap form of Motorsport you wont ever find a cheap form of Motorsport unfortunately.  But there are however ways of bring the costs down. The initial start up is going to be an expensive exercize, especially in South Africa, drifting is still very much a unknown phenomenon in South Africa, but that will …

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[12 Feb 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Mazda Rx7 vs Kawasaki ZX10 Tandem Drift

To date this is one of the sickest drift tandems I have seen. This has definitely set the bar for most drifters. Let me explain what is going happen quickly. You are about to see two loony’s that will be doing a tandem drift on your screens. The one is piloting a Mazda Rx7 Series 3 and the other gentlemen is riding (yes, riding) a Kawasaki ZX 10. Lets just say you are about to be WOW’d
Let the video clip load fully before watching. While you are waiting for that …

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[10 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]
Honda CRX Build thread

Of late I have taken a liking to Honda’s, more specifically the CRX and Civic VTec. I’ve been following a CRX on the HondaTech forum recently, he’s busy developing a RWD Honda CRX. Grant has taken his 2nd Gen CRX and opted to play with the Honda S2000 VTec motor, but it doesn’t stop there. Grant is planning on hanging a very juicy Turbo off the side of the F20C engine.
Check the Full Build thread here.
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[28 Jan 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Underground Racing – Fast Super Cars

So you’ve just bought a Super car, you drive it around for a week or too and realise your friend with the Lamborghini Gallardo is doing the same speed as your Lamborghini Murcielago. What do you do?
Well if you have a little bit of pocket money laying under your mattress you can ship your car to the States and make sure the guys from Underground Racing sort out your “little” problem.
Underground Racing is responsible for producing a 1500HP Lamborghini Gallardo. Can you imagine that.. A Lambo stock standard is already …

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[13 Dec 2010 | 3 Comments | ]
Meth/water injection explained

I was at Street 2 Strip on Friday evening and while walking around the pit area I noticed a 200sx with a fat set of D2 brakes resting nicely under the arches, while inspection the Nissan a little bit closer I noticed a Methanol/Water injection system in the boot. So I decided to do an introduction blog on Meth/Water injection.
Methanol/Water Injection remains a popular upgrade within the high performance cars these days. It’s rather hard these days to believe that injecting water into an engine in can increase power figures, …