Triumph Spitfire with a Supercharged Snowmobile Engine

1962 Triumph Spitfire with a supercharged Yamaha RX-1 inline-four

Grind Hard Plumbing Co are probably best known for their turbocharged Power Wheels Mustang. The team recently embarked on a new project which involves installing a 998 cc inline-four and CVT transmission from a 2003 Yamaha RX-1 snowmobile into a 1962 Triumph Spitfire. They estimate the engine will make at least 200 horsepower (probably 220-250) … Read more

Triumph TR6 with a Turbo Pontiac V8

Triumph TR6 with a Turbo Pontiac V8

Ed “Fast Eddy” Olson has owned his 1969 Triumph TR6 for 40 years. Over that time the little British car changed a lot and became a really fast. He increased the wheelbase by 14 inches thanks to a custom tube chassis. To compensate for the extra length, he stretched the doors eight inches and moved … Read more

1969 Triumph TR6 with a RB25

1969 Triumph TR6 with a RB25

A client approached Schraders Speed & Style in Azusa, California to swap a LS1 into their 1969 Triumph TR6. After measuring the engine bay Schraders recommended the client go in a different direction and use a RB25DET from a Nissan Skyline R33. Besides the RB25 being a better fit, the engine choice kept more in … Read more