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#21 (permalink) Old 01-07-2013, 09:17 AM
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Ahh, that 190E 5.0 is awesome!

Probably is one hell of a sleeper.
I think the most common engine conversion, amongst the tuner community
is the Supra engine.
Typically I see them cranking out (a claimed) 400-500 HP, if not more.



If it cost less, parts are easy to come by, and can crank out more HP,
I wouldn't care what engine went into my vehicle.

I always like car shows where they open up the hood and there is some monster of a twin turbo engine
cranking something outrageous in HP. No mater where it originated from.

My favorite video

BMW M 536 Turbo. 700+hp! VIDEO

When I lived in California I used delivery oil to a popular BMW mechanic/racer, Bill Arnold.
He built a nice sleeper for a customer. It was a 1990-ish 318i but with a 95 M3 engine in it.
Looked totally stock until you challenged him on the freeway and GOOD BYE !!!.

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I'd like to see one of these in a W201.


Mitsu built enigne in a Dodge.

Or a turbo quad4. GM had one that had something like 800HP.
It probably would fit pretty easily too.



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I'd like to see one of these in a W201.


Mitsu built enigne in a Dodge.

Or a turbo quad4. GM had one that had something like 800HP.
It probably would fit pretty easily too.

Aren't these transverse mounted engines?

I had a nice Alfa Romeo with a 3.0 V6, though unfortunately transverse mounted (FWD)
I like RWD better. No torque steer.


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Aren't these transverse mounted engines?

I had a nice Alfa Romeo with a 3.0 V6, though unfortunately transverse mounted (FWD)
I like RWD better. No torque steer.
The solution is obvious! Rear engine, rear wheel drive.

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The solution is obvious! Rear engine, rear wheel drive.
What!!! Don't you like seeing cars at the drag strip with the bigger wheels in the front???


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What!!! Don't you like seeing cars at the drag strip with the bigger wheels in the front???

That is pretty cool. I just like the idea of doing something that is rarely done these days. I remember seeing a FF/RR car, AWD with two engines and transmissions... Super cool stuff.

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Aren't these transverse mounted engines?

I had a nice Alfa Romeo with a 3.0 V6, though unfortunately transverse mounted (FWD)
I like RWD better. No torque steer.

94 Alfa Romeo 164LS walk around 2.MOV - YouTube
Yeah, they are transverse mounted. Although I'm sure that they(at least the quad4) can be set up to be RWD.

The Stealth R/T TT is 4 wheel drive. I'd like to see a 4wd 190!


This would be the untimate engine.

Wonder if this would beat an evoII..?



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Because there is nothing but dirt roads for miles where I live,
I want to get one of these small 150cc trail buggies
and put a 'Busa engine in it

Had something like this before but just an older GS750 Suzuki engine



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To me, M103> 1jz Toyota engine and the M104>2jz Toyota engine. I wouldn't put a 2jz in when I could have an M104 in and yield same power outputs. The 2jz isn't all that.
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