Project Binky Episode 10

Project Binky - Mini with a Celica AWD swap

It has been almost four months since the guys at Bad Obsession Motorsport released their last episode of Project Binky. In case you haven’t been following Project Binky involves installing a Toyota Celica GT-Four drivetrain into a modified Mini chassis. In this episode they work on the controls, pedals, and steering.

Source: Bad Obsession Motorsport

Nissan 180SX with a Turbo Infiniti VH45DE

Nissan 180SX with a Turbo Infiniti VH45DE

The TNT Drift Team from Canada really wants to stand out from other drift team cars. Their “Nisbaru” race car comprises of a Nissan 180SX with a Subaru WRX STI front. For the previous two seasons the car ran a SR20DET. The team decided for the 2015 season to go with an 4.5 L VH45DE V8 and Garrett GT40 turbocharger.

Nissan 180SX with a Turbo Infiniti VH45DE

Nissan 180SX with a Turbo Infiniti VH45DE

Nissan 180SX with a Turbo Infiniti VH45DE

Nissan 180SX with a Turbo Infiniti VH45DE

Nissan 180SX with a Turbo Infiniti VH45DE

Nissan 180SX with a Turbo Infiniti VH45DE

Source: TNT Drift Team Facebeook page via Crossbred Nation Facebook post

Audi 80 B2 with a VW VR6

Audi 80 B2 with a VW VR6

Every upgrade on this 1985 Audi 80 B2 Quattro has been taken from the Audi/VW parts bin to make it a worthy time attack race car. The engine is a 3.2 L Volkswagen VR6 from a R32 with a Holset HX35 turbocharger. The transmission is an Audi OB4 from an Audi S4 4.2 L V8 which allows 40/60 front-rear power split and is connected to the engine via custom adapter plate. The dual clutch is sourced from an Audi A5 3.0 TDI, the front brakes have are from a Touareg while the rear from a Audi S8 D2 and the steering rack is from a Audi RS2.

Audi 80 B2 with a VW VR6

Audi 80 B2 with a VW VR6

Audi 80 B2 with a VW VR6

Audi 80 B2 with a VW VR6

Audi 80 B2 with a VW VR6

Audi 80 B2 with a VW VR6

Audi 80 B2 with a VW VR6

Source: AudiB2Quattro Facebook page, S2Forum (build thread in English) and RacingForum.pl (build thread in Polish) via ESD reader Peeter

Opel Calibra with Twin 700 HP VR6 Engines

Opel Calibra Tsunami with 1400 HP Twin VR6 engines

This Opel Calibra is called the Tsunami and was built by Mickey Garage in Poland. The car is powered by two Volkswagen VR6 engines. The engines are comprised of a factory block and head but with a GT45 turbocharger, ECUMaster ECU, and custom exhaust and intake, the engines are capable of producing 700 horsepower and 700 Nm (514 ft-lb) of torque each. On a dyno the setup made 1,231 horsepower to the wheels. With that level of power you can expect some really nice stats. The Calibra can reach 0-100 kph (0-62 mph) in 1.7 seconds, 0-200 kph (0-124 mph) in 5.5 seconds, and a best quarter-mile in 8.685 seconds at 259 kph (160 mph).

Opel Calibra Tsunami with 1400 HP Twin VR6 engines

Opel Calibra Tsunami with 1400 HP Twin VR6 engines

Opel Calibra Tsunami with 1400 HP Twin VR6 engines

Opel Calibra Tsunami with 1400 HP Twin VR6 engines

Opel Calibra Tsunami with 1400 HP Twin VR6 engines

Opel Calibra Tsunami with 1400 HP Twin VR6 engines

Opel Calibra Tsunami with 1400 HP Twin VR6 engines

Opel Calibra Tsunami with 1400 HP Twin VR6 engines

Opel Calibra Tsunami with 1400 HP Twin VR6 engines

Source: Tsunami Calibra Facebook page and RacingForum.pl (build thread) via ESD reader Peeter

For Sale: 1952 Chevy Truck with a Vortec 350

Hale's Speed Shop 1952 Chevy Truck with a Vortec 350

This 1952 Chevrolet 3100 truck is for sale on eBay out of Lewisville, Texas. The truck was built by Hale’s Speed Shop and features a clean Chevy 350 Vortec with a 700R4 automatic transmission and 12 bolt rear. The suspension has been upgraded to Scotts IFS with coilovers and a two-link rear with a Panhard rod and coilovers. This is just a great looking truck with daily driver dependability.

Hale's Speed Shop 1952 Chevy Truck with a Vortec 350

Hale's Speed Shop 1952 Chevy Truck with a Vortec 350

Hale's Speed Shop 1952 Chevy Truck with a Vortec 350

Hale's Speed Shop 1952 Chevy Truck with a Vortec 350

Hale's Speed Shop 1952 Chevy Truck with a Vortec 350

Hale's Speed Shop 1952 Chevy Truck with a Vortec 350

Hale's Speed Shop 1952 Chevy Truck with a Vortec 350

Source: ebay and Hale’s Speed Shop