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Lunacy engine swaps

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4key

9,302 posts

65 months

Saturday 6th October 2012
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TheVole said:
This.

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


gowmonster

2,297 posts

84 months

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

Hoygo

725 posts

78 months

Saturday 6th October 2012
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Ls1 S2000



V8 Twingo

Breadvan72

25,310 posts

80 months

Saturday 6th October 2012
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Matra Murena V12


AlexiusG55

470 posts

73 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

2,853 posts

160 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

3,157 posts

107 months

Saturday 6th October 2012
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S3_Graham

12,810 posts

116 months

Saturday 6th October 2012
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DeolTheBeast

357 posts

63 months

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

moreflaps

740 posts

72 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

16,661 posts

144 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

4,947 posts

84 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

575 posts

94 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:

639 posts

85 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

9,302 posts

65 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

3,594 posts

141 months

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

ajprice

13,650 posts

113 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

11,348 posts

112 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

13,650 posts

113 months

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

Tango13

4,710 posts

93 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...