Day: May 28, 2022

1965 Mercury Comet Muscle Car For Sale

******LOCATED IN MICHIGAN ****** The Best Muscle Cars is proud to offer this 1965 Mercury Comet Caliente Convertible built for cruising the hot rod power tour. Just over 2000 miles on rebuild drivetrain ! Engine 306 SBF 4V roller block
1.6 roller rockers
AFR 165 heads
Edelbrock high rise gap intake
Holley street brawler 650 carburetor
custom grind comp cam to match heads and intake
MSD ready to run distributor
Doug’s tri Y headers, 40 series flowmaster mufflers
Aluminum 3 core radiator 
16 inch 3000 cfm eletric fan
tuff stuff 145 amp alternator
in tank electric fuel pump -6AN feed and return fuel lines
aerotmotive fuel pressure regulator 
8 rib serpentine belt pulley 
9mm ford racing plug wires
Dual Flow Adjustable PCV Valve Transmission 4R70W 
fresh rebuild 
US Shift Quick 4 Trans Controller
Shift kit B&M
2600 converter built by PRNDL
Lokar shift rod
Trans cooler with cooling fan Chassis 4 wheel disk brakes
QA1 front adjustable shocks
Special Order front coil springs
new front suspension
Lares Steering gear box

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IC packaging materials lifted by car, industrial needs

The growths of automotive and industrial applications have boosted demand for IC packaging materials such as leadframes, according to industry sources.

IDMs remain relarively optimisitc about mid- to long-term outlook, the sources added.

In addition to Infineon, STMicroelectronics, Onsemi, and Rohm Semiconductor, more power semiconductor suppliers are leaning toward modular products, spurring demand for customized leadframes used in IC packaging. According to the estimates of Taiwan-based leadframe makers SDI and Jih Lin Technology, more than 40% of their revenues in 2022 would source from car-grade products.

Chang Wah Technology (CWTC) is a major supplier of IC packaging leadframes. It plans to raise quotes in the second quarter of 2022 to reflect rising costs. It estimates the ratio of consumer electronics to its revenue would drop below 40% by the end of this year. Automotive applications and industrial control units contributed 35% and 18% to its first-quarter revenue, the company said.

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Mooneyes Street Car Nationals: The Long-Awaited Return To Tokyo

It’s been pretty crazy how many events we’ve hit up during the course of May, but one that I’d really been looking forward to getting out to was the Mooneyes Street Car Nationals.

Nothing can match the spectacle of seeing thousands of customized vehicles in all flavors descend upon the Odaiba area of central Tokyo, especially after a couple of years without this annual get together.


For this post, I’ve decided to take the same approach I did with my Wekfest Japan 2022 event wrap-up, and that’s letting the images do the talking.


Hopefully it will give you a true feeling of the size and scope of this event, and the qualities of each car hand-picked by Mooneyes Japan to attend.


I love the light-hearted approach so many car builders in Japan take with their creations.


But it’s the sheer variety of vehicles that makes this event so good. It’s

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‘We buried our sportswear’: Afghan women fear fight is over for martial arts | Afghanistan

On the morning of 15 August, when the Taliban were at the gates of Kabul, Soraya, a martial arts trainer in the Afghan capital, woke up with a sense of dread. “It was as though the sun had lost its colour,” she says. That day she taught what would be her last karate class at the gym she had started to teach women self-defence skills. “By 11am we had to say our goodbyes to our students. We didn’t know when we would see each other again,” she says.

Soraya is passionate about martial arts and its potential to transform women’s minds and bodies. “Sport has no gender; it is about good health. I haven’t read anywhere in Qur’an that prevents women from participating in sports to stay healthy,” she says.

Opening a sports club for women was an act of defiance in such a deeply patriarchal society. She and

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