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Hellcat Swapped Dodge Dakota RT Is a Truck Stellantis Is Too Scared To Build
Hellcat Swapped Dodge Dakota RT Is a Truck Stellantis Is Too Scared To Build

7 Jun 2022, 15:42 UTC / O'Malley estimates that less than 200 Dodge Dakotas were sold in this stunning blue paint color back in 1999, which might anger a handful of purists out there

 
Turbo VR5 Swapped VW Up Eats Mustangs and M3s for Lunch at the Drag Strip
Turbo VR5 Swapped VW Up Eats Mustangs and M3s for Lunch at the Drag Strip

6 Jun 2022, 22:39 UTC / With a choice of anemic but peppy three-cylinder petrol or CNG engines to choose from, there's typically not much to inspire when it comes to the normal VW up!

 
1979 MGB Features Mopar Surprise in the Trunk and No Common Sense, That's Why We Love It
1979 MGB Features Mopar Surprise in the Trunk and No Common Sense, That's Why We Love It

31 May 2022, 18:14 UTC / Those who know the method behind the madness know Devon West for his certifiably bonkers Jeep mail truck he fitted with a seven-liter V12 out of an old Jag.

 
This S85 V10-Swapped E46 by Brintech Customs Is the BMW M Fan’s Dream Come True
This S85 V10-Swapped E46 by Brintech Customs Is the BMW M Fan’s Dream Come True

30 May 2022, 13:33 UTC / The E46-generation BMW M3 with its powerful six-cylinder was a great car, but someone decided that it would be even better with the E60 M5's F1-derived V10

 
Cobra V8-Swapped 1964 Ford Falcon Delivery Sells for Double Reserve Price, Shocks No One
Cobra V8-Swapped 1964 Ford Falcon Delivery Sells for Double Reserve Price, Shocks No One

28 May 2022, 23:24 UTC / For those who might not know, the Ford Falcon wore dozens of different masks on highways across the globe, from the U.S. to Australia.

 
Malaysian Man's Evo-Swapped Kia Forte Looking for BMW M2s to Race
Malaysian Man's Evo-Swapped Kia Forte Looking for BMW M2s to Race

28 May 2022, 06:52 UTC / In North America especially, Fortes equipped with the Theta II GDI engine were known for having coil plugs seemingly made out of cheese.

 
Subaru EJ-Swapped Fiat 126 Comes Straight Out of Poland, Perfect Pierogi Delivery Car
Subaru EJ-Swapped Fiat 126 Comes Straight Out of Poland, Perfect Pierogi Delivery Car

26 May 2022, 04:30 UTC / In a country where learning to make do with less is an art form, this Subaru boxer engine-swapped Polski Fiat 126p has more character per pound than the rest.

 
K24 Swapped Fox Body Mustang Makes Purists Rage and JDM Fans Joyous
K24 Swapped Fox Body Mustang Makes Purists Rage and JDM Fans Joyous

24 May 2022, 18:28 UTC / As for how much it would cost to build something like this yourself, it'd be pretty hard to pin it down to a definitive number.

 
Toyota AE86 Gets Unorthodox Engine Swap, Some JDM Purists Will Not Be Happy
Toyota AE86 Gets Unorthodox Engine Swap, Some JDM Purists Will Not Be Happy

20 May 2022, 11:49 UTC / Installing a motor from another manufacturer in a cult-classic car will offend purists. On the other hand, if it is quicker, and the owner is happy, who cares

 
1966 Mustang Gets Hate From Chevy Owners and Mustang Purists Alike, Has No GM Parts
1966 Mustang Gets Hate From Chevy Owners and Mustang Purists Alike, Has No GM Parts

17 May 2022, 11:07 UTC / We have watched the presentation of this Mustang twice, yet we cannot understand why the Chevy community would hate this build. Mustang purists have a reason

 
Suzuki Hayabusa Turns Into a Great Beginner Bike, Is Only Good for Laughs and Giggles
Suzuki Hayabusa Turns Into a Great Beginner Bike, Is Only Good for Laughs and Giggles

5 May 2022, 10:40 UTC / The year is 2022 and turbocharging your Hayabusa is no longer the coolest upgrade you can opt for. At least not from this guy's point of view

 
Mazda RX-7 With Tuned 2JZ Swap May Be Peak JDM, Purists Will Hate It Anyway
Mazda RX-7 With Tuned 2JZ Swap May Be Peak JDM, Purists Will Hate It Anyway

28 Apr 2022, 12:43 UTC / Fitting a tuned 2JZ motor under the hood of an FD Mazda RX-7 might be seen as a crime in some cricles, especially if it was stock and fully original before

 
Walterrific Sells His Hellcat-Powered Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, What Would He Buy Instead?
Walterrific Sells His Hellcat-Powered Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, What Would He Buy Instead?

8 Apr 2022, 16:03 UTC / If you're serious about off-roading, there's nothing better than a Jeep Wrangler, especially when sporting a 6.2-liter Hellcat V8 engine swap

 
The Collab That You Didn't Know You Wanted Is Here: Sandy Munro Met ICE T
The Collab That You Didn't Know You Wanted Is Here: Sandy Munro Met ICE T

25 Mar 2022, 21:28 UTC / By now, you are all familiar with ICE T. The car, not the rapper. After two years of work, the build is completed, and Sandy Munro went to check it out

 
1967 Ford Mustang Flexes Massive Engine Upgrade, What Soaring Gas Prices
1967 Ford Mustang Flexes Massive Engine Upgrade, What Soaring Gas Prices

15 Mar 2022, 22:40 UTC / This Mustang has been sitting for a long time in storage, so it now requires several fixes, including metalwork to deal with the rust invasion

 
This Snowmobile-Powered Mazda RX-7 Is the Weirdest Yet Coolest Thing You'll See Today
This Snowmobile-Powered Mazda RX-7 Is the Weirdest Yet Coolest Thing You'll See Today

27 Feb 2022, 19:58 UTC / No, this is not an April Fools' Day prank. This RX-7 uses an 800-cc (49-cubic-inch) engine from an Arctic Cat snowmobile to move around

 
Teenager's 1966 Mustang Packs JDM Surprise Under the Hood, Blasphemy on a Whole New Level
Teenager's 1966 Mustang Packs JDM Surprise Under the Hood, Blasphemy on a Whole New Level

1 Feb 2022, 20:18 UTC / In all fairness, the 289 cubic-inch Cleveland V8 under the hood of Jarred Willey's great-grandmother's 1966 Ford Mustang was never much to write home about.

 
With an LS3 Under the Hood and a Proper Rebuild, This Defender Can Make Its Owner Happy
With an LS3 Under the Hood and a Proper Rebuild, This Defender Can Make Its Owner Happy

31 Jan 2022, 23:33 UTC / One of the Defender's problems was its thirsty, underpowered, 3.5-liter V8 engine and crappy interiors. But all these were changed on this example

 
Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow II Gets 1,000 HP Hellcat Engine Swap, Still Craves for More
Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow II Gets 1,000 HP Hellcat Engine Swap, Still Craves for More

6 Jan 2022, 15:11 UTC / Crazy people at Hoonigan have married a classic Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow II to a Dodge Hellcat Crate engine and put a Magnuson supercharger on top of all that

 
2JZ Nissan 240SX Drags A80 Toyota Supra and LS V8 Honda S2000 for 8s Turbo Glory
2JZ Nissan 240SX Drags A80 Toyota Supra and LS V8 Honda S2000 for 8s Turbo Glory

5 Dec 2021, 09:34 UTC / The videographer behind the “Drag Racing and Car Stuff” channel on YouTube has a drag racing JDM treat, but with a turbo twist that's also America-flavored