Daily Driver

UPDATE 8/12/13 Head gasket was replaced, cylinders and head are in great shape. Wheels are here, just waiting for the spacers and longer wheel bolts for the front. Windows are tinted. Material for the front turn signal mod has been purchased. 8/01/13  I have had the desire to build a low budget daily driver with […]

E46 M3 2JZ Swap update 3/1/13

Making some headway on the Swap. Turns out the E46 chassis is about 1″ shorter between the rear of the suspension crossmember and the firewall than the E36. You wouldn’t think 1″ would be an issue but considering the 2JZ installed in the E36 had at most 1.5″ of clearance in every direction having an […]

E46 M3 2JZ Swap

Time to start another project. The base of this project is a 2001 BMW E46 M3, a fantastic car in it’s own right but with the addition of the best inline 6 cylinder ever produced it will have the get up and go that BMW should have offered. Updates will come A washes. This. Day […]

FJ80 Atlas 4.2 6 cylinder swap

Just getting started on my next project. I have done one of these swaps using the 5 cylinder version of the Atlas family of motors, it is a fantastic combination. Atlas motors are light weight and pack an extremely flat torque curve thanks to the variable cam system. This swap is a little different, I am starting with a […]

Backyard Hot Rod Shop

When you think you don’t have enough space or money to build a rad car, I will refer you to Kiwi Kev’s backyard shop. Sure, he’s got a two car garage and a carport and the weather is always perfect in southern California, but this is pretty rad; and I don’t even like hot rods […]