Tour of Engine Swaps in the Pits at Gatebil 2018

engine swaps found in Gatebil pits 2018

Every year people from all over Europe gather at Norway’s oldest asphalt race circuit Rudskogen Motorsenter for Gatebil to show of their vehicles either on the show floor or at the track. Many of the vehicles that make their way through Gatebil have engine swaps. Peter Björck from BJP Race has visited the event every … Read more

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Mazda RX7 with a Twin-Turbo VG30DETT V6

Mazda RX7 with a twin-turbo VG30 V6

The owner of this Mazda RX-7 daily drove the rotary powered coupe until the engine suffered damage. He decided to replace the rotary with a different engine after seeing the cost to rebuild it. When it came to engine choices, he considered several options until settling on a 3.0 L VG30DETT from a Nissan 300ZX. … Read more

Rod Millen’s 4WD RX-7 with a Turbo 20B Triple-Rotor

Rod Millen 4WD RX-7 with a Turbo 20B Triple-Rotor

Grant Munro spent four years restoring Rod Millen’s 4WD Mazda RX-7 at his company Rotorsport Racing & Engine Balancing in Auckland, New Zealand. The car was originally built with a turbocharged 13B two-rotor and custom Weismann five-speed 4wd transmission. In 1991 they replaced the two-rotor with a 20B three-rotor. Read more about how Rod built … Read more

Mazda RX-7 with a 20B Three-Rotor

Silver Bullet Mazda RX-7 with a 20B Three-Rotor

Chris Muscat calls his Mazda RX-7 FC race car the Silver Bullet. He built it at his company Centreline Suspension in Melbourne, Australia. The car is powered by a naturally aspirated 20B three-rotor built by Centreline Suspension, Xtreme Rotaries, and Selectmaz. The engine features 13B peripheral ported rotors, custom variable intake runner manifold, MoTeC fuel … Read more

Mazda RX-7 with a Triple-Turbo 20B

Mazda RX-7 FD with a triple-turbo 20B triple-rotor

Angel Motorsports in Chesapeake, Virginia is building this Mazda RX-7 FD for a lucky customer. In the engine bay sits a peripheral ported 20B three-rotor with three BorgWarner SXE turbochargers. The company will use an Adaptronic M6000 ECU to control the engine. Power will transfer to the ground through a set of Hoosier 345 wide … Read more

Mazda RX-7 with a Turbo 20B Triple-Rotor

1993 Mazda RX-7 with a Turbo 20B Triple-Rotor

Wouter Bouman has been racing his 1993 Mazda RX-7 since 1996. The RX-7 is powered by a turbocharged 20B triple-rotor that makes 916 horsepower and 672 lb-ft of torque to the wheels on 24 psi of boost from a single turbocharger. Behind the engine sits a Tilton triple-disc clutch, Jerico five-speed dog box, carbon fiber … Read more