Mazda RX-8 with a LS1 V8

Mazda RX-8 with a LS1 V8

This Mazda RX-8 from Iceland is powered by a 5.7 L LS1 V8 from a 2004 GTO. The project began after the RX-8 had a blown engine and took about 3 weeks in the owner’s spare time. The engine mounts are custom and they could only use the header from the right side of a … Read more

Supercharged Hemi Powered Mini

This Mini was spotted in Bennington Vermont at Hemmings Cruise In. Larry Audette was able to take this Mini and shoehorn a 392 Hemi V8 into the engine bay. A supercharger was added because well… why not. Although not mentioned in the article I would have to assume he converted it to a RWD since … Read more

1996 BMW Z3 with a LS1 V8

1996 BMW Z3 with a LS1 V8

Hasan Motorsports has always enjoyed the great feel and handling of a BMW Z3. But soon a condition known as torque fever started to develop. The first attempt at treating this alignment was by installing a supercharger kit. This only provided slight relief but didn’t give any long-term cure. Hasan finally realized the only acceptable … Read more

Supercharged LSX 1988 Mustang

Sacrifices have to be made when doing an extreme swap. In the case of this 1988 Mustang it was the hood who had to suffer. A little hole was needed to make room for the supercharged LSX V8. The supercharger is a Magnacharger MP122. The Mustang also has a 4L80E transmission, Dynatech headers, and a … Read more

1965 Mustang with Turbo V8

This 1965 Fastback Mustang has been in the same family for 44 years. Currently the Fastback is powered by a turbocharged 1992 5.0 stroked to 349 cubes. Due to clutch issues the boost has been left at a conservative level producing an estimated 490 horsepower at the flywheel. The owner hopes to reach 560-580 horsepower … Read more