Corvair with a V8 Stuck in the Middle

Corvair with a V8

The Crown Corv-8 Corvair engine kit was created in the late 60’s by Ted Trevor. This kit allowed second generation (1965-1969) Corvair owners the ability to install different V8 engines in front of the rear axle. This gave the Corvair better weight distribution and performance. You can still buy this kit if you are interested. … Read more

Toyota 86 with an EZ30 Flat-Six

Toyota 86 with a EZ30 Flat-Six

This Toyota 86 rolled out of the factory with a 2.0 L 4U-GSE flat-four. At some point that was replaced with a 3.0 L EZ30 flat-six from a Subaru Legacy 3.0R. The new motor is producing 250 horsepower to the wheels but the owner’s goal is to make 313 horsepower. Source: minkara.carview.co.jp and ichitaka05.wordpress.com via … Read more

Nissan 240SX with a Diesel Inline-Four

front of 1992 Nissan 240SX with Cummins diesel 4BT engine swap

Stuffed between the front wheels of this 1992 Nissan 240SX is a 3.9L Cummins 4BT which was sourced from a bread truck. These videos were posted in 2012 but it is the first time I have seen them. Glenn Irizarry is the builder and says the car gets 40 mpg which is good because it … Read more

The Best Inline-Six Engine Of All Time

What do you think the best inline-six engine is? Below are some of the engines Jalopnik readers suggested. AMC 4.2L Chrysler Slant-Six Detroit Diesel Series 50 BMW M30B34 BMW N54B30 BMW S54B32 Mercedes M198 Nissan S20 Nissan RB26DETT Toyota 2JZ-GTE Toyota 1FZ-FE TVR Speed Six Ford Barra Source: Jalopnik