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Lunacy engine swaps

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4key

8,774 posts

53 months

Saturday 6th October 2012
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TheVole said:
This.

The essence of 'because I can'. smile
Linked from that..


gowmonster

2,176 posts

72 months

Saturday 6th October 2012
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I suspect the 50/50 weight distribution may be slightly affected

Hoygo

725 posts

66 months

Saturday 6th October 2012
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Ls1 S2000



V8 Twingo

Breadvan72

24,574 posts

68 months

Saturday 6th October 2012
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Matra Murena V12


AlexiusG55

469 posts

61 months

Saturday 6th October 2012
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedd...

Put a heavily-modified Volvo straight-six developing 788 horsepower into an old Amazon, and then go out and play with Ferraris...
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mike9009

2,407 posts

148 months

Saturday 6th October 2012
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One of my favourites is this engine swap....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SsaBYyjhHuo

Video gets more interesting at about 2 minutes.....

Mike

rehab71

3,038 posts

95 months

Saturday 6th October 2012
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S3_Graham

12,589 posts

104 months

Saturday 6th October 2012
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DeolTheBeast

334 posts

51 months

Saturday 6th October 2012
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M3 with a E60 M5 V10 smile

moreflaps

738 posts

60 months

Saturday 6th October 2012
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SystemParanoia said:


10litre radial engined Gogomobil
Bad idea. Air cooled will overheat quickly with no prop blowing air over it.

Negative Creep

14,726 posts

132 months

Saturday 6th October 2012
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GadgeS3C said:
Cheating a little but this is my favourite.



Because a V8 sometimes ISN'T enough - even on Pistonheads wink
I've seen this in action. It can only be described as fking epic and sounds akin to God clearing his throat

Egg Chaser

4,945 posts

72 months

Saturday 6th October 2012
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Koenigsegg engine in a Ford Granada. wobble Apparently running on low boost and pump fuel at 1260hp!

k22wes

561 posts

82 months

Saturday 6th October 2012
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205 with a Mitsubishi Evo engine

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7172/6702983591_1f9e...

600 hp!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BBykFRAXQPw&fea...

Edited by k22wes on Saturday 6th October 23:16

Swifty Stig

Original Poster:

636 posts

73 months

Saturday 6th October 2012
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Egg Chaser said:




Koenigsegg engine in a Ford Granada. wobble Apparently running on low boost and pump fuel at 1260hp!
Thats it biggrin WANT!! biggrin hehe loving all these nutter engine swaps biggrin

4key

8,774 posts

53 months

Saturday 6th October 2012
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^the build thread for that is on passionford, he has quite a good facebook page too.

In general, most swedes do some strange things. I dont think that there is a standard brick left.


GTO Scott

3,551 posts

129 months

Saturday 6th October 2012
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Fiat 500 with a Rover V8 - nuts

ajprice

12,417 posts

101 months

Saturday 6th October 2012
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MR2 engined Smart ForTwo hillclimb car (so not road legal, but there is another MR2 Smart that is). Has slight issues getting off the line hehe

so they supercharged it. hehehehe

The Spruce goose

8,734 posts

100 months

Saturday 6th October 2012
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moreflaps said:
Bad idea. Air cooled will overheat quickly with no prop blowing air over it.
lack of windows may help.

ferrari engined 2cv

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A 1960 Rambler Station Wagon merged with the DNA of a late model Ferrari 360 Modena.



http://www.speedhunters.com/2010/01/car_feature_ul...

ajprice

12,417 posts

101 months

Saturday 6th October 2012
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One from the decently modified thread, a Ka Cosworth RWD.

Tango13

4,042 posts

81 months

Saturday 6th October 2012
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themanwithnoname said:
Surely PPC Charlie's SD1? Meteor into an SD1

There was also the bike version where the V12 was chopped into a twin and stuffed into a bike...