Engine Swaps

Engine and transmission swaps

1983 Lotus Esprit S3 with SHO engine swap

This 1983 Lotus Esprit Turbo is packing something different in the engine compartment: a 1989-vintage Yamaha SHO 3 liter DOHC V-6 engine, courtesy of a Ford...

V8 Roadsters LLC: Chevy V-8 swap into Miata

We've covered many different types of engines swaps into Miatas in the past - V-6 engines (SHO, Mazda), V-8 engines (Ford 4.9 small block),...

SHO/Ranger engine swap – will this one get completed?

It's a sad fact of engine swap projects that many of them never actually get completed... owners start projects with the best intentions but get...

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...

Finally, a Miata with enough horsepower!

We've seen many V-8 Miata engine swaps, as well as I-4 and V-6 swaps. But this one one is the king of them all: 2 (two!)...

Taurus SHO engine swap into Cobra kit car

But wait - there's more. This time the Taurus SHO engine is put into a Cobra kit car. It's not a real Cobra, so...

Jay Leno’s SHOGUN

And, speaking of the SHO, here's a link to a classic SHO video: Jay Leno's SHOGUN. Sorry for the poor quality, this is the...

Engine Swap: Acura V-6 into 5th gen Honda Civic Hatch

What to do with your lowly 92 horsepower Civic hatch? The usual and most popular swap route is a 1.8- or 2-liter VTEC DOHC 4, and...