STOMPed and Lovin’ It!

Image sourced from Stomponline Mom, what’s ‘STOMP’? If it makes you think of screaming, running kids making lots of incoherent noise, you are half right. Well, not quite. It is far from incoherent, and far from being just ‘noise’. So what exactly is STOMP? I’d call it a buffet of music, rhythm and dance, theatre […]...More

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The iPod. Nano-fied. I want.

I have to hand it to Apple Computer. They have this gift. The gift that makes you want things. This uncanny ability to spur interest. Desire. From the very depths of your inner soul, your gut, your emotions. If you think Apple does just computers, hah!, think again. They are way beyond that. How about […]...More

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Supercharged Kleemann-Proton 1.8 class engine in the works?

According to Utusan Malaysia Online, this seems to be the case, as far-fetched and unverified as it is. Kleemann, much like Brabus and AMG, is an exclusive aftermarket tuner specialising in the design and manufacture of exclusive tuning and styling solutions for Mercedes-Benz automobiles. Industry sources envisaged that the Satria Replacement Model (SRM) will house […]...More

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Proton R3 Amprex Wins MME2005!

The jubilant Proton R3 Amprex Racing Team. Pic courtesy of Autoworld After taking pole position at the 2005 Merdeka Millenium Race, the Proton R3 Amprex Racing Team took the chequered flag convincingly. Malaysia’s top driver Tengku Djan ended a long personal five-year wait to claim the Merdeka Millennium Endurance (MME) crown; which he described as […]...More

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Proton R3 Amprex Takes Pole Position

Proton R3 Amprex Racing made amends of their disastrous debut in the recent Malaysian round of the Super GT series by taking control of qualifying for the 2005 Merdeka Millennium Endurance (MME) race at Sepang Circuit today The partnership of Tony Riccirdello, Tengku Djan Ley and Japan’s Genji Hashimoto all tops their respective qualifying sessions […]...More

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Was scrummaging the net looking for info on MIVEC gearboxes and stumbled on a wealth of information, thanks to the NZ-based MIVEC site, one with quite a bit of Malaysian presence. I found info on the MIVEC RS and some detailed specs. Impressive to say the least. Power rating is 175bhp at the flywheel....More

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Me. Designer, prostitute.

My endeavours into motorsports and being an absolute car freak has left me broke. Before I sell my youthful body to the horny, desperate public, I am generously offering graphic design/web/multimedia and coffee-making services in exchange for a much-needed MIVEC LSD gearbox. Currently running a Powerzone LSD kit with the standard F5M22 1.8 gearbox, but […]...More

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Satria R3 Stage 2 review

From the start, the performance-bred, track day special Satria R3 developed exclusively by Proton Motorsports a.k.a Race Rally Research or R3 for short, had always promised and delivered an engaging ride – a no-frills, no nonsense driving experience. With its reinforced, rally-style spot-welded chassis and finely tuned suspension, the SR3 oozed confidence in and out […]...More

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R3 SSO 3dot 5 Batu Kawan, Penang : Post Mortem

Over. My Street ShootOut campaign at Batu Kawan, Penang over the weekend came to an end early Sunday afternoon. With much fanfare, tire-screeching and sideways action, the 3dot5 campaign mimicked the previous one – i.e. fun, challenging but no podium finish, no Top 5 position, not even points (nope, not even one Minardi-esque one!). Grrr....More

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Down, but not out!

It was no consolation, I tell you, even after Powerzone managed to clock some impressive times for the century sprint with my SR3 on Saturday. Sirazul of Powerzone was rather delighted with the numbers – quickest being 7.25s, from the previous 8.56s some months back. Way back when it was still virginal, stock with cat […]...More

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