Thursday, October 12, 2017

Thursday Twister: Engine Swap

For this week's Thursday Twister, I'm going to go to one of my favorite subjects -- swaps...no, not wife swaps, that is just plain nasty, ENGINE SWAPS!  Help find the best swapped beasts around.



The swap I found is this 1977 Toyota Celica GT with a Honda F22C1 swap out of an AP2 S2000 offered for $35,000 in San Gabriel, CA.  Yikes...that is pricey.  Find something more affordable. 


Comments below.

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  1. There were a lot of cool swaps that turned up on the Atlanta Craigslist - but I'm going to go with this M42 into a BMW 2002. It's not the fastest or the cleanest or the most original, but I'm posting it anyway. Just because it gives the car a big power bump but the same exact "flavor" as the original.

    [image src="https://images.craigslist.org/00z0z_clgbVIervPg_600x450.jpg" width="400px"/]

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  2. Check out this LS Swapped FR-S for the equivalent of $17253.75 USD

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  3. That Celica carries the Mini-Mustang theme a little too far with the Eleanor paint scheme, but I suspect its a fun driver.

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  4. That's funny because I found this 1973 Celica w/ 350 LT1 last night and was going to send it as a tip. Similar car but built in a different direction.

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    1. I like the price on this one MUCH betta...but the overspray and "2%" unfinishedness is sketchy.

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  5. Check out this 1958 Ford Fairlane that howls....
    http://www.streetmusclemag. com/features/car-features/58- ford-sleeper-surprises-many- with-its-coyote-power/

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  6. My personal favorite, electrical demon and all. Ive been watching the price drop and really hope I'm not tempted.

    http://davesanborn.blogspot.com/2017/05/my-insane-honda-insight-k20-swap-is-for.html

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