Built by Rocky Auto, this Fairlady Z is very different then when it first rolled off the assembly line. The engine is made up of a RB26 head on top of a RB30 bottom from Australia. The engine breathes through three 50mm Solex carburetors. This setup allows the engine to produce 300 horsepower at 7K … Read more
David Waterworth is the builder and driver of this drift Silvia. David clearly wanted to stand out from the rest using a Viper sourced V10 along with provide some serious low-end torque. Source: DriftWorks
We knew it was only a matter of time before someone attempted to shove a 2JZ into a Toyota FT-86/Scion FR-S. There could be others but this is the first I have come across. Here is a video claiming URAS’ D1 project will be a Toyota FT-86 with a 2JZ motor swap.
Here we have Brandon Burke’s 1991 Nissan 240SX with a RB25DET swap. The engine features a Infiniti Q45 throttle body and produces around 280 horsepower. The transmission is a five-speed manual with a Spec Stage 3 clutch. This project was completed entirely in his garage. The only thing he did outside of his garage was … Read more
This is not the first engine swap for the Toyota 86/Scion FR-S but it seems to be the first V8 we have come across. Manabu Orido is working on swapping the 2UR-GSE from a Lexus IS-F into a Toyota 86. The 5.0L V8 engine is factory rated at 417 horsepower and 373 ft-lbs of torque. … Read more
Here are some nice pictures of a slant-six powered E30 one team decided to build and race. Source: Car & Driver Blog