Engine Swaps

Engine and transmission swaps

Engine Swap: LS1 into Lincoln LS

It's been a while since we posted anything about our favorite Lincoln: the Lincoln LS. Since Ford cancelled their most advanced rear wheel drive...

S2000 engine swap into AE86

Reading the new issue of Road & Track today, with a very speculative article (as is usual with Sam Mitani, the "news" is all dated and...

Taurus SHO engine swap into 1956 Austin Healey

The next SHO engine swap this week is into this beautil 1956 Austin Healey. It's a natural fit, located well behind the front suspension centerline, and...

V-8 Miatas at Cars and Coffee Austin

The original "Monster Miata", detailed in this post: http://www.drivingenthusiast.net/sec-blog/?p=2089, was one of the most significant aftermarket creations for Miata enthusiasts in the 1990s. With a transplanted Ford 302 V-8...

When a simple swap isn’t enough: Brad Bedell’s IS300 supercharged 4.3...

We first reported on an IS300 with a 4.3 liter V-8 back in 2006 when the swap was first accomplished. It was an exceptionally clean swap expertly done...

F20C swaps into 318i: the ultimate 4 for the ultimate driving...

In the past week, we've learned about swapping a Supra 2JZ into an S2000. But what do you do with the F20C engine from the...

Polito Ford Lincoln dealer: Ford Focus with rear-engine SHO V-6 engine...

What do you do with a spare SHO engine that is just sitting around? Put it in a Focus. But that's been done before......

SHO V-6 engine swap into early Datsun Z

Another great find today: a SHO V-6 swap into an early Z. As our readers know, we are a big fan of the early Zs because of...