Toyota 86 with a 1UZ-FE V8

Toyota 86 with a 1UZ-FE V8

When the owner of this 2013 Toyota 86 wanted more power he took a very practical approach to solving his issue. The owner knew there were several ways to reach his goal of 300-350 horsepower to the rear wheels. He could rebuild the factory 4U-GSE to handle a lot of boost or he could go … Read more


Scion FRS with a Ford Coyote V8

RS-R Scion FRS with Ford Coyote 5.0 L Boss 302 V8

We wrote about Papadakis Racing’s FRS project last year and we just came across a video showing it finished. The car was built for the President of suspension company RS-R. The car is powered by a Ford Coyote 5.0 L Aluminator XS crate motor and six-speed manual transmission. The car was setup to be a … Read more

Scion FR-S with a 2JZ

Pure Automotive Scion FR-S With A 2JZ

Although Pure Automotive in Millersville, Maryland services anything with four wheels their specialty is working on FR-S/BRZs. They have built over 40 forced induction FRS/BRZ projects. They also perform engine swaps on them as well. Their own shop car, a Scion FR-S has had a built FA20 motor with 477 horsepower, a LS2 V8 with … Read more

Scion FR-S with a Turbo 3S-GE

This 2013 Scion FR-S is owned and built by an employee from Dynosty in Louisville, Kentucky. The car had its original boxer engine replaced by a Toyota BEAMS 3G-SE inline-four. The engine features a custom intake manifold, larger throttle body, Precision 5866 turbocharger, and is controlled with a Haltech Elite 2500 ECU. Running on 8 … Read more

Papadakis Racing Is Building A Boss FRS

There are many Scion FRS with LSx engines out there but now the Ford guys are getting some love. Papadakis Racing is building a Scion FRS with a Boss 302 V8. This is not a race car so it will be keeping all the extras including A/C for street use. Source: Papadakis Racing’s Facebook page … Read more

Toyota GT86 With A Twin-Turbo 3GR-FSE

Someone at Ray Hall Turbocharging in Queensland, Australia really wanted a Toyota GT86 when it debuted but did not like the “Subaru” engine inside. Of course something as silly as an undesirable engine wasn’t going to get in the way of enjoying the coupe, so they decided to do something about it. Out went the … Read more