1996 Supra With A 1JZ-GTE

A lot of Mark IV Supra owners either have a turbocharged 2JZ or want one. For example this 1996 Supra came from Toyota with a naturally aspirated 2JZ-GE but the new owner never intended on keeping it. Instead he wanted to swap it for a 2JZ-GTE. But after doing research he found the 2JZ-GTE was … Read more

1951 Ford Tractor with a Flathead V8

1951 Ford Tractor With A 8BA Flathead V8

This 1951 Ford 8N tractor is powered by a Ford Flathead V8 that makes 100 horsepower. It was built with a Awesome Henry kit, which are used to swap early 1950’s Ford Flathead V8s into any Ford N-series tractor. The tractor looks so good, it would be hard to use it. Source: Alex R via … Read more

Tata Nano with a Motorcycle Engine

Tata Nano with a 1.3 L motorcycle inline-four

The Tata Nano ships from the factory with a 624 cc two-cylinder engine making around 37 horsepower. To make the Super Nano, JA Motorsport removed that engine and replaced it with a 1.3 L four-cylinder that makes 230 horsepower. The quoted power-to-weight ratio is 2.6 kg/hp (5.7 lb/hp), which means the car weighs close to … Read more

Lexus LS430 Upgraded To LS620

When you venture down the engine swap road less traveled, you should probably have a professional drive you. For example no one makes a swap kit to install a LS3 V8 into a 2006 Lexus LS430. So when the owner of this LS430 decided to go that route he took it to Daft Innovations who … Read more

V12 From Two Toyota I6 Engines Update

V12 engine being made from two Toyota 1JZ inline-six engines

It has been a while since we last wrote about the V12 engine build using two Toyota inline-six engines. Recently a relative of the builder posted new pictures and information. To start the V12 is being built from two 1JZ engines. The engine uses a custom crank from Scat Crankshafts with SBC main bearings, Honda … Read more

1968 Cortina With A Modern Ford V6

If you have been looking for something to stand out on track day this might be the car for you. For sale is a 1968 Ford Cortina that has been restored to look like a 1970’s British saloon race car. The engine is a 205 horsepower Ford V6 out of a 1990’s German Ford. Not … Read more