One of our readers gave us a heads up on the most recent Cars and Coffee meetup which was posted in the NAGTROC forum. A large diversity of great cars showed up ranging from Porsches to muscle cars to a new GT-R. This purple Datsun 510 stood out in particular because you don’t see too … Read more
This is a 2003 Pontiac IMSA Fiero that was built off a prototype IMSA body. The owner was able to find this treasure off eBay of all places. Talk about a find. The owner has since has dropped in a 427 c.i. small block which at 13.9:1 compression is putting down around 645 HP and … Read more
Originally swapped with some bowtie power this 240Z already had some serious pull. But Robbie Ward’s 240Z was going to have the engine switched from a Chevy engine to a Nissan engine. Robbie got himself a RB30 block and mated it to a RB26 head. That added to a couple of HKS turbos and this … Read more
Britishv8.org has published an article about a 1954 Austin-Healey owned by Martin Jansen with a Jaguar V8 swap. The car has a 5.3L Jaguar V12 engine which is balanced and blueprinted. No reason to keep it naturally aspirated so a Vortec V2 supercharger was added. The power is handled by a Tremec 3550 TKO 5 … Read more
HST International teamed up with Tjaarda Design to produce a Mustang that runs on pure electricity. The cars use a custom built DC Electric Motor System producing roughly 300 HP and 1000 ft/lbs of torque. One of the great benefits of electric motors is their torque which usually is ready at 0 rpm. The massive … Read more
I came across a decent article from Torque Cars dealing with some of the issues and concerns someone might have when considering their first swap. This article includes tips on budgeting, breaking in the new engine, and good general tips that is worth reading. Be sure to check out some of Torque Cars other articles.