Vanaru is a shop which specializes only in Subaru engine swaps in VW Vanagons. The engines they offer are the EJ22, (2.2 liter 135 hp 4-cylinder), the EJ25 (2.5 liter 165 hp 4-cylinder), and the EG33 (3.3 liter 230 hp 6-cylinder). You are able to get these swaps in two ways, you can drive your … Read more
I am sure many will have issues with this swap but how fun would life be without something to argue over. Driftworks was having overheating issues with the original 2.5 L RB25 inline-six so they decided to switch to the 3.0 L 1JZ-GTE inline-six. The engine is able to produce 547 hp and 555 lb-ft … Read more
This VW Beetle with a Mazda 13B NA rotary swap was seen at the Bug-In event at the Autoclub Speedway and did a mid 12’s run at the drag strip. Speedhunters pointed out how sleeper this thing is and I would have to agree. Source: SpeedHunters
Fesler-Moss will be releasing 2010 Camaros with your choice of engines. I am sure most will be going for the package with GM’s superengine the LS9 from the Corvette ZR1. I sure hope someone is willing to totally burn a heap of cash and get the LS9 upgrade so we have something to write about. … Read more
We are looking at Rolls-Royce probably a Phantom and apparently the client wants the V12 factory engine to be replaced by a 5.6L Nissan V8 engine. They would also like the engine to be twin turbocharged around 800 horsepower. If you know more let me know.
Can’t wait until GM Performance releases the LS9 crate engine later this year? Well there is a very lightly wrecked Corvette ZR1 for sale on Ebay with a starting price at $75,000 and a buy-it-now price of $97,500. That’s probably out of the range of most swappers but you would be getting a LSx engine … Read more