Truckin’ Magazine has a how-to article on swapping a 6.0L LQ9 into a 1982 Chevy Blazer. This swap how-to would also be helpful if you were swapping a LSx motor into any 1973-1987 GM truck or 1973-1991 GM SUV. Source: Truckin’
Update: Someone pointed out in the comments of another video listing it as an LS1 motor. When I first started watching this video I wondered if they were ever going to get to proving this had a V8 in it.
Looks like Kia is working on a new turbocharged V6 platform for the GT concept. Rumor has it the GT concept uses a turbocharged V6 putting out 400 horsepower and 400 lb-ft of torque. Can’t wait to is see this platform in a Genesis Coupe. Source: Carscoop
The video below shows what happens when a 3,050 pound Rolls Royce gets a twin-turbocharged 588 cubic inch big block Chevy V8 shoved under the hood. Currently the Rolls gets down the quarter-mile track in 8.093 seconds at 168 mph but with more tuning it should reach the seven second mark. It was build by … Read more
Here is an article listing BMW engines swaps for a BMW E30. The writer gives engine power stats, advantages and disadvantages for choosing each engine. Engines listed in the article: 1.8 L I4 M42B18 2.3 L I4 S14B23 2.5 L I6 M20B25 2.5 L I6 M50B25 2.7 L I6 M20B27 3.0 L I6 S50B30 3.2 … Read more
Here is a video of a LS3 powered Cadillac XLR on the dyno. The computer screen shows the LS3 putting out about 486 horsepower and 456 lb-ft of torque. I wish there was more info on this project. Source: XLR-Net