The Türbö Schnitzel XR4Ti has competed in several LeMons events here in South Carolina, with predictable results each time: KABOOM! Obviously, an XR4Ti must have a turbocharged Ford engine, but there's no law that says it can't be a V8!
If you were into hot-rodded Beetles during the Late Malaise Era, as I most certainly was, you probably remember the small-print ads for the "Pinto Beans" adapter kit from the back pages of your favorite VW magazines.
Is it fun? Is the Earth a flattened sphere? Of course it’s fun when you combine a featherweight Neue Klasse with 200 HP of screaming Bavarian power.
When you're a 5-time DOTS honoree with no space for the '69 El Camino you just picked up, what's the next step? We say it's the addition of a parked-for-25-years S10 drag-racer project!
There's much more to an engine swap than making the new engine fit under the hood. Say you're trying to drop a Ford 302 into an '82 Corolla, and the Toyota center link won't clear the new engine's oil pan…
When we last saw the Snoopy's Quest For The Holy Nickelbag race van, it wasn't quite running. Did you think this fine racin' machine would launch all its rods into the next county the first time it fired up? Wrong!
You know what's wrong with most engines? The transmission is forced to take the power from the end of the crankshaft. But, hey, what if you were to take the power out of the middle of the crank? Transverse-mounted I8!
In all the excitement of the Scuderia Flatpack V8olvo getting on its roof at Thunderhill we forgot all about their incredible new team logo!
Well, you need a few things in addition to that Honda F20C to get that Cortina set up properly. A full roll cage helps, as does a completely hot-rodded suspension. Welcome to Jeff's Garage!
Do you want to vault into the ranks of the most insane Project Car Hell Poster Children, while spending only 500 bucks? We've got just the car for you!
All right, maybe you couldn't build a fine race car like the Son Of A Blitzen '86 300E LeMons car, but even the LeMons Supreme Court believes the legitimacy of the team's budget claims.
When you're stranded in the Moroccan desert with ten days of rations and a basket-case 2CV, do you give up? Hell no! You do what Emile Leray did!