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Saab 95 wagon with a big block V8

A late sixties Saab 95 wagon seems like a fairly unlikely candidate for a big block V8 swap but here it is on eBay. It is also sitting on a Chevrolet S10 frame which gives it a higher ride height. … Continue reading

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V8 powered Mercedes Benz W123 wagon

I enjoy interesting engine swaps and while this one uses the ubiquitous Chevrolet small block V8 it is interesting because the engine has gone into a 1982 Mercedes Benz 300TD station wagon.

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Mazda 2 with MazdaSpeed engine swap

Looks like someone took a MazdaSpeed 3 drivetrain and stuffed it into the lighter Mazda 2. The looks to be converted to a race car as well but retains most of the interior. I’m told it raced in the One … Continue reading

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Crazy Triumph Spitfire Engine Swap

Most people who swap a different engine into a Triumph Spitfire will do so to gain more horse power and reliability. This builder certainly has the more horsepower covered but reliability … I don’t know. He has chosen the Maserati … Continue reading

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V8 powered Toyota Corona Coupe

Check out this V8 powered Toyota Corona Coupe. Not merely any V8 either but an all aluminum Lexus 1UZ V8 hooked to a manual gearbox.

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Corolla with a supercharged Lexus V8

Hooniverse is highlighting this amazing 70s Corolla with a V8 swap. Not content with a more mundane Chevrolet V8 swap this one has a supercharged Lexus V8 backed by a T56 manual gearbox. Looking very well fabricated but almost like … Continue reading

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Turbine powered Datsun 280ZX

It has been a little while since we’ve had something a bit wacky but how about this turbine powered Datsun 280ZX?

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