Listen to a Synergy V8 in a Toyota 86

Toyota 86 with a Synergy V8

A Toyota 86 with a very special engine stopped by High Performance Academy for a tune and some dyno time. Under the hood sits a Synergy V8 which produced 500 horsepower at 10,600 rpm. The engine is built in New Zealand and features a custom CNC block, custom flat plane crank, and a pair of … Read more

Scion FRS with a Supercharged K24 – Part 3

Scion FRS with a Honda K24

CZero Media continues its coverage of installing a 2.4 L Honda K24 inline-four into a Scion FRS. The owner’s original plan was to supercharge the factory motor but decided to use a K-series because it would provide more power and dependability. In this episode the guys go over the prototype mounts, transmission adapter, engine installation, … Read more

Scion FRS with a Supercharged K24 – Part 2

Toyota 86 with a Honda K24

CZero Media continues its coverage of installing a 2.4 L Honda K24 inline-four into a Scion FRS. The owner’s original plan was to supercharge the factory motor but decided to use a K-series because it would provide more power and dependability. In this episode the guys discuss the differences between the FRS and S2000 transmissions, … Read more

Toyota 86 with a Quad-Turbo V12

Toyota 86 with a Quad-turbo 1GZ-FE V12

We have covered many Toyota 86 projects before but this one is officially the craziest. This Toyota 86 was built by K.K Performance in the UAE and made its debut at the Emirates Custom Show. There visitors were shocked to see the factory 2.0 L boxer replaced by a 5.0 L 1GZ-FE V12 with four … Read more

Toyota 86 2JZ Wiring Harness Kit

Scion FR-S with a 2JZ inline-six

Pure Automotive and Obsidian Motorsport Group recently debuted their complete wiring harness kit for installing a 3.0 L 2JZ inline-six into 2013-2017 Toyota 86, Scion FR-S, and Subaru BRZ. Since the car relies heavily on CAN BUS systems it makes it very hard to make everything talk to each other the way it should from … Read more