First Drive in MX-5 with a LFX V6

1991 Mazda MX-5 with a LFX V6

We have been following Konstantinos Sidiras’ 1991 Mazda MX-5 project from One Lap Heroes. He wanted to replace the factory powertrain with a 3.6 L LFX V6 and manual transmission from a 2012 Camaro. Konstantinos traveled to Athens, Greece upon hearing the project is finished to drive it for the first time. While out on … Read more

Plymouth Prowler with a Hellcat V8

Plymouth Prowler with a Hellcat V8

The Plymouth/Chrysler sold the Prowler in 1997 with a 3.5 L EGE V6 that made 214 hp and 221 lb-ft of torque and in 1999-2002 with an all-aluminum 3.5 L EGG V6 that made 247–253 hp and 250 lb-ft of torque. Those numbers may be enough for some but not for one owner who sent … Read more

1990 Nissan 300ZX with a Twin-Turbo VG30DETT V6

1990 Nissan 300ZX with a twin-turbo VG30DETT V6

This 1990 Nissan 300ZX was built by Fever Racing in Tampa, Florida. The company removed the factory naturally-aspirated 3.0 L VG30DE V6 and installed a 3.0 L VG30DETT V6 from Japan. They upgraded the engine with was 550 cc injectors and two Garrett GT2560R turbochargers. The combination produced 420 horsepower to the wheels on 18 … Read more

Mustang with a Turbo 5.3 L LSx V8

2006 Mustang with a Turbo 5.3 L LSx V8

Formula Drift ProAm driver Josh Mason stopped by The Hoonigans’ Donut Garage to showcase his fifth generation Mustang. The project started when Josh found a great deal on a wrecked S197 Mustang and installed a turbocharged LSx V8 he originally planned on putting in a Nissan S13. The engine is a 5.3 L LM7 iron-block … Read more