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[17 May 2012 | 2 Comments | ]
BoostSA Phat Friday-Volume III

What an epic night out! Had one awesome time with some of the hottest Cape Town car crews, modfathers and sisters at BoostSA’s Phat Friday “Volume III” event. One thing about Cape Town petrol heads, we roll hard when it comes to show support. This event took place on Friday 11 May at Club Fever out in Lansdowne and as always it was one event not to be missed. I am honored to say that I’ve been part of their “Phat Fridays” since they dropped the first one at Mag …

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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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[4 May 2012 | 3 Comments | ]
The Ultimate Ridez car show

What a crazy start to the weekend?! On Friday, 27 April 2012, J.S. Klopper Primary in association with SSJ Concepts hosted one awesome event, “The Ultimate Ridez” car show out in Elsies River. The venue was packed with some awesome rides and peeps. There were some Car Club displays but it was the show cars that attracted the masses. Also paying R100 for unlimited dB runs surely created some headaches in the Autopunks camp. There was also some great Live Entertainment and super DJ’s wrecking the decks. ProTouch Ottery, Arrow …

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[11 Apr 2012 | One Comment | ]
Wheel PCD and Offset Explained

We have been getting quite the number of inquiry over the past year about rim fitment, so we thought we could help you guys better understand wheel PCD’s and Offset.
Offset:
This is very important to know if you are planning on purchasing aftermarket rims. The offset is the distance in mm between the centre line of the wheel rim, and the line through the fixing (hub) face. You can have positive, negative or neutral offset. The first important reason offset is so important is that it is responsible for the position …

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[4 Apr 2012 | 4 Comments | ]
Rygate FMC Fiesta Show and Shine

The Rygate Soccer Club in conjunction Extreme Concept SA hosted “The Rygate FMC Fiesta Carnival” over the past weekend. Like any other carnival there was entertainment for both young and old-ranging from carnival rides to live bands and a Beauty Pageants, even Pieter and Elmerie of 7De Laan made a turn. The carnival took place over 4 days but Saturday, 31st March, was the day set aside for some more entertainment in form of a car show.

Paul Pakoe and yours truly were responsible for the Show and Shine while Paul, …

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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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[12 Mar 2012 | 7 Comments | ]
JOM Coilover and Suspension kits sold here

Automodified has recently started to add a new brand of coilover to our brand. We are now authorised sellers for JOM South Africa. JOM manufactures and supplies various products for the automotive industry and specifically focuses on styling products. JOM Coilovers are made to a very high quality standard, they are only height adjustable for now, but plans are to develop a damping kit for their range of coilovers. The JOM suspension range is made of galvanised steel and are serviceable. It is the perfect addition to the street tuner …

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[28 Feb 2012 | 5 Comments | ]
Scarlet Lounge Bikini Car Wash-Wicked Promotions

Enjoying the last days of summer we were spoiled with some nice eye candy. I think Gasant of the BM Squad can back me up on this one. Wicked Promotions & Venom Designz hosted on Saturday a Bikini Carwash at Scarlet Lounge in Ottery. The event kicked off at 2 and by the time I got there the parking lot was filled with metal ready to be splashed. Never in my life have I seen so many cars queuing at a car wash and some of the rides didn’t even …