1973 Datsun 240Z with a BMW V10 Update 4

1973 Datsun 240Z with a BMW V10

B is for Build continues working on the 1973 Datsun 240Z project. The goal of the project is to restore the 240Z and install a 5.0 L S85 V10 and SMG transmission from a 2007 BMW M5. In these videos Chris builds the custom frame and jigs for the front and rear subframes. Source: B … Read more

Building a 3.8 L Essex V6 That Makes 557 WHP

2002 Mustang with a supercharged 3.8 L V6

Drake Dabney’s 2002 Ford Mustang came from the factory with a 3.8 L Essex V6 that made 193 horsepower and 225 lb-ft of torque. Drake and his friends set out to make more power in the Mustang which they named Thunderstang. They started by rebuilding the V6 with Wiseco forged pistons, K1 Technologies forged crank, … Read more

AWD Suzuki Swift with a Turbo VR6 Update

AWD Suzuki Swift with a Turbo VR6

A couple of weeks ago we shared this special Suzuki Swift from Poland. The car is powered by turbocharged 3.0 L VR6 built by MK2 VRT connected to an AWD drivetrain capable of 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) in 3.29 seconds. The team just finished their first competition and the Swift went 10.427 sec at 210.03 … Read more

Nissan Bluebird with a Turbo 1UZ V8

Nissan Bluebird with a Turbo 1UZ V8

When this 1982 Nissan Bluebird 910 rolled out of the factory it had either a 1.6 L, 1.8 L, or 2.0 L inline-four. However Jonathan Fulton’s Bluebird is powered by a turbocharged 4.0 L 1UZ-FE V8. The engine features stock internals and 360 horsepower to the wheels on E85 fuel and 10 psi of boost … Read more

Ford Model A with a Turbo Zetec Inline-Four

Ford Model A with a Turbo Zetec Inline-Four

Scott Collin took his unique Ford Model A truck to the Santa Pod Raceway for some quarter-mile passes. The truck is powered by a turbocharged Zetec inline-four running on a MegaSquirt system. Unfortunately Scott burnt the clutch on the first run and had to go easy on it the rest of the day. His best … Read more