ZIL-130 Truck with a BMW X5 M Powertrain

ZIL-130 Truck with a BMW X5 M powertrain

The ZIL-130 truck was built by ZiL in Moscow, Russia from 1964-1994. They came from the factory with a 6.0 L ZIL-130 V8 and five-speed manual transmission. However the creative mechanics on AcademeG YT channel modified this particular model with a BMW X5 M powertrain and suspension. That means this truck now features a twin-turbo … Read more


Land Rover Defender with a Twin-Turbo Diesel Inline-Four

Land Rover Defender with a twin-turbo 200 Tdi diesel inline-four

This Land Rover Defender is being transformed by @eddie_beest into the ultimate British SUV. The project starts with a 1992 Defender that received a new galvanized Defender chassis from Richards Chassis in Swinton, England. The engine is a 2.5 L 200 Tdi diesel inline-four upgraded with a compound twin-turbo system using a Garrett .46 turbo … Read more

Bedford Van with a Turbo Barra Inline-Six – Part 17

Bedford Van with a Turbo Barra Inline-Six

The Skid Factory recently finished work on the Bedford Van project. The team spent many months installing a turbocharged Barra inline-six, drivetrain, and fuel, cooling, and turbo system, and many custom parts into a slightly used Bedford van. In this episode the team takes a much deserved break to answer fan’s questions. Source: MCMTV2

Building a Celica Supra with a Turbo 1JZ Inline-Six

Toyota Supra JZA61 with a turbo 1JZ inline-six

A talented owner in Norway is building this Toyota Celica Supra (JZA61) in his garage. The project features a tubular front and rear chassis with a Nissan S14 suspension and covered in a fiberglass widebody. Under the hood sits a 2.5 L 1JZ inline-six with ARP head and rod bolts, HKS 264 camshafts, twin-scroll manifold, … Read more