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    Thread: Post Insane or Unique Engine Swaps

    1. 01-15-2009 02:28 AM #176
      Quote, originally posted by nairmac »

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      that is amazing!!


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      01-15-2009 02:35 AM #177
      friend posted this on my fbook wall earlier today. redic...
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Au4XDDTzijo&NR=1
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      Nah, understeering into a tree in a Honda like a teenage girl ruins your street cred. I'd leave the door to show how hard you are.

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      01-15-2009 02:51 AM #178
      yeah that was me haha.
      Lovin' the 190E's showing up in this thread

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      01-15-2009 04:24 AM #179
      i had a friend with a miata with a rotary from an rx7 in it.

      that had the supercharger off a ford lightning sticking out of the hood...


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      01-15-2009 06:07 AM #180

      A fellow vortexer.


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      01-15-2009 07:15 AM #181


      Twin turbo E30 M3


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      01-15-2009 07:02 PM #182
      Keep the craziness coming guys!

      V twin in a Festiva


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      01-15-2009 07:09 PM #183
      Quote, originally posted by JigenVW »

      V twin in a Festiva


      I hope that engine is heavily modded... Most stock Harley V-Twins put out less HP than a stock Festiva.


    9. 01-15-2009 08:14 PM #184
      Quote, originally posted by Surfing On A Rocket »

      I hope that engine is heavily modded... Most stock Harley V-Twins put out less HP than a stock Festiva.

      well probably around about the same hp but with more than likely more torque. its an odd choice though for that car but its definitely unique


    10. 01-15-2009 08:27 PM #185
      I want a Swiftabusa; Swift body, Hayabusa engine

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      01-15-2009 08:36 PM #186
      Quote, originally posted by Surfing On A Rocket »

      I hope that engine is heavily modded... Most stock Harley V-Twins put out less HP than a stock Festiva.


      Yes, but if you make it fit one Harley engine, it fits most of them, meaning you can put one of those big inch motors that they use in all the custom stuff in there that make respectable power. The rest of a Festiva drivetrain can only take so much too.
      It may be slow, but at least it's ugly!

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      01-15-2009 08:44 PM #187
      Quote, originally posted by patrickvr6 »

      You would replace a Porsche flat-6 with a Subie flat-4?

      Porsche 914s are slow flat 4s. the 914-6 had a 6-cylinder and is rarer. So if anyone would do that, a basic 914 would probably be sacrificed.


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      01-15-2009 08:50 PM #188
      Quote, originally posted by cougar »

      Ok, I'm not normally one to call blasphemy... but... 2000gt's are so rarely seen, I'm hoping this one was in pretty bad shape before this happened.

      Holy crap, yeah...

      Only 337 cars made....

      Its not like the stock Yamaha inline 6 is a bad engine either...


    14. 01-15-2009 11:33 PM #189
      What we know as the Lexus IS300 with an RB26DETT engine inside!

      an 86 Corolla with an RB26DETT engine in it!




      Modified by NationYell at 10:53 PM 1-15-2009


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      01-15-2009 11:43 PM #190
      they didn't make a S800, Honda made the S800

      the car with the swap is a 2000gt

      Possibly the greatest of all time
      I present Franken M3
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      Oh mellberg is cool, but his car certainly isn't helping that happen.

    16. 01-16-2009 12:06 AM #191
      Sorry, in some internet circles they were calling the Toyota Sports 800, the Toyota S800. My mistake.

    17. 01-16-2009 01:21 AM #192
      http://forums.vwvortex.com/zer...age=1

      the pics are back... the pics are back


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      01-16-2009 04:02 AM #193
      Jaguar V12 in a Corvair


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      01-16-2009 05:53 AM #194

      This was for sale recently, in order to make room for another project. I can't think of a better way to do a few laps of the Ring!
      New Posts, finally!
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      Where can I get these nipples?

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      01-16-2009 09:23 AM #195
      ill add some more stuff:
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      01-16-2009 09:30 AM #196
      Quote, originally posted by Phunkshon »
      Jaguar V12 in a Corvair

      That is in my top 5 of odd swaps...I can't tell whether I'm looking at the front "trunk" or the back engine bay?!?


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      01-16-2009 09:53 AM #197
      Jay Leno's 1000+hp RWD Toronado:


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      01-16-2009 10:27 AM #198
      Quote, originally posted by RaminGTI20 »
      350z with LS2...

      Ive seen this car in person and by far the engine is not the only thing that is nice. The brakes and interior make make melt.

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      01-16-2009 10:36 AM #199
      most of you guys have outdone me on the outrageous tip... however this was my daily driver for 4 years, 2.5 of which were in colorado above 7000'. tough as nails, reliable, and not as hard to handle in the snow & ice as i would have thought.
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      01-16-2009 10:45 AM #200
      Mustang 5.0:

      V8:


      I belive this one has a modern Viggen engine:




    26. 01-16-2009 11:37 AM #201




      Modified by HomeStar at 9:39 AM 1-16-2009


    27. 01-16-2009 01:20 PM #202

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      01-16-2009 02:32 PM #203
      Quote, originally posted by .:FrankRizzo:. »

      Porsche 914s are slow flat 4s. the 914-6 had a 6-cylinder and is rarer. So if anyone would do that, a basic 914 would probably be sacrificed.


      was wonderin if anyone caught that. dont bastardize a 914/6. do it to a regular 914.
      914-no flares. 4 lug. 1.7,1.8 or 2.0 flat 4
      914/6-flared. 5 lug and porsche flat 6. very rare

    29. 01-16-2009 03:46 PM #204
      sooo much sickness in this thread

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      01-16-2009 06:33 PM #205
      Toyota MR2 with a 2.0 supercharged Ford Mondeo engine:


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      01-16-2009 07:19 PM #206
      There are so many sick mods in this thread

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      01-16-2009 07:44 PM #207
      Looking at those Swaps in the Saabs makes me wonder what the front engine, front wheel drive Saab 99 with the Stag V-8 would have been like. They only made 48 of them, and I have never even seen a picture...
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    33. 01-16-2009 08:04 PM #208



      Modified by g60-inside at 8:06 PM 1-16-2009

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      01-16-2009 09:39 PM #209


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      01-16-2009 10:17 PM #210
      Quote, originally posted by BattleRabbit »
      Looking at those Swaps in the Saabs makes me wonder what the front engine, front wheel drive Saab 99 with the Stag V-8 would have been like. They only made 48 of them, and I have never even seen a picture...

      Probably a deathly amount of torque steer. The Viggen was too much power for the 9-3 to handle.

      If you have more information about aforementioned Saab 99, I would love to hear it. I never heard of this beast of a Saab, and I do love Saabs.


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