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
Here is an engine swap we don’t frequently come across. Someone took a Bluebird bush chassis and swapped the original 410hp C13 Caterpillar engine for a 700 horsepower Cummins ISX. Source: Dodge Forum
Here we have a 1986 Mercedes 560SEC with a 1999 LS1 and 4l60E automatic transmission. To get the engine to fit the car was converted to rack and pinion steering rack from a 1988 Mustang and the crossmember was removed for the GTO oil pan. The transmission tunnel had to widened as well. To get … Read more