Speedhunters has a great post showing off a bunch of engine swaps at the NA Nationals, such as a twin turbo Lexus powered Mercedes and a 2JZ powered RX7.
Here we have a chap with a TVR Cerbera with a LS 416 stroked motor putting out 513 horsepower and 510 ft.-lbs. torque. Source: LS1tech
Chevrolet decided the Matiz should be a gas efficient, small, light, grass growing accelerating automobile. To reach those goals Chevy stuck a 1.0L in-line 3 cylinder producing around 65 horsepower. But in July of 2007 Fourdin Auto Sport did what any respectable auto enthusiast would have done to boost the power, shoehorn a 550 horsepower … Read more
In the small town of Buford, Georgia lies a performance shop called Drift Emporium who is responsible for the Titan V8 G35. Because Drift Emporium figured the factory installed 3.5L V6 didn’t have enough machismo, they decided to shoehorn a 2005 Titan 5.6L V8 into the engine bay. But why stop there? To boost the … Read more
This 2003 Toyota Tacoma S-Runner has a little suprise under the hood. Instead of the factory installed V6 5VZ-FE it has a 2JZ-GTE from a 1994 Supra. The turbo setup has been switched from twin to a single Sound Performance 67mm turbo. The Toyota Tacoma S-Runner was the sports version of the Tacoma coming with … Read more
A member off LS1Tech forums created a VW Beetle which is powered by a turbocharged 5.3 L V8 engine. Boost is provided by a Master Power T70 turbocharger. The engine runs off a Megasquirt ECU and a MSD 6010. The Bug sits on a custom boxed frame that was made previously for a smaller engine. … Read more