1986 BMW 635CSi with a Turbo 2JZ

1986 BMW 635CSi with a turbo 2JZ inline-six

The Skid Factory is back with another vehicle build showcase. This time Al shows off a 1986 BMW 635CSi (E24) built for a customer that has owned it since it was brand new. The customer wanted to replace the factory 3.4 L M30 inline-six and Getrag five-speed manual with a turbocharged 2JZ-GTE VVTi inline-six and … Read more

For Sale: 1970 Lamborghini Espada with a Chevy V8

1970 Lamborghini Espada with a Chevy V8

This 1970 Lamborghini Espada is for sale in Astoria, New York with an asking price of $49,500. Someone replaced the factory 3.9 L V12 with a “Chevy V8” which looks like a big-block. No details on displacement, power output, or specs. We also assume the B&M shifter controls an GM automatic transmission. Unfortunately the seller … Read more

Building a 1997 Saturn SC2 with a Turbo 3800 V6

1997 Saturn SC2 with a Turbo 3800 V6

Jon Thomas purchased his 1997 Saturn SC2 off Craigslist for $500. He quickly upgraded the headlights to LED bulbs and the suspension with Energy Suspension bushings, H&R lowering springs and KYB struts. He also dropped weight by removing the A/C, power steering, airbags, spare tire and jack. However it was the itch for more power … Read more

1969 Mustang with a Shelby GT500 Supercharged V8

1969 Mustang with a supercharged 5.8 L Trinity V8

This 1969 Mustang was built for a lucky customer by Roadster Shop in Mundelein, Illinois. Under the hood sits a supercharged 5.8 L Trinity V8 from a 2013-2014 Shelby GT500 that makes 681 horsepower thanks to a 2.3 L TVS Supercharger and Ford GT camshafts. It rides on a Fast Track IRS chassis with Penske … Read more

Datsun 240Z with a LS7 V8

Datsun 240Z with a LS7 V8

Tyler Powell‘s “Fairlady Z06” gained a lot of attention at its LSFest East 2018 debut. Tyler built the 240Z to compete in autocross and road course racing. Under the hood sits a 7.0 L LS7 V8 estimated to make 550-570 horsepower to the wheels. It features Lingenfelter “goodies”, custom camshaft, Atomic AirForce intake manifold, Holley … Read more