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This LS4-Swapped Saturn Is the Very Definition of ‘Sleeper’

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This little¬†commuter is really a monster sleeper hiding in plain sight. Few people will ever remember Saturn S-Series as anything but plastic-bodied appliances that General Motors built in the 1990s and early 2000s. The cars never had anything resembling a tuning culture and few people ever raced them. They earned their reputation as basic and […] More »

  Comments | By - April 11, 2017

Total Sleeper! Junkyard LS-swapped Chevy Colorado Meets 22 PSI of Boost

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This Colorado is the epitome of an unsuspecting, sleeper truck. Talk about a sleeper: no one would suspect what is under the hood of this Chevy Colorado. This particular truck is a “fleet-spec” model: white with unpainted bumpers and trim, and steel wheels. It couldn’t look any more pedestrian in appearance. Pop the hood, and […] More »

  Comments | By - March 21, 2017

LS-swapped Mazda FC RX-7 Looks Like a Laugh and a Half

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An LS-swapped RX-7 is about as much as you can have without taking your clothes¬†off. The Mazda RX-7 is a great handling little sports car. However, for this “FC” generation RX-7, it was in desperate need of more grunt. With it’s naturally-aspirated rotary engine, it produced 160 horsepower. That isn’t awful for a 2,600 pound […] More »

  Comments | By - March 20, 2017

Sitting Pretty: Female-driven LS1-swapped 240sx

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Be still our beating hearts, we have just met YouTube personality Emelia Hartford, the LS1-swapped 240sx-driving bad ass. Hartford is more than a pretty face, she’s an enthusiast through and through. In this introductory video, she explains how she got to the point of wanting and then owning an LS-swapped Nissan 240sx. From there, she […] More »

  Comments | By - February 16, 2017

This is What Happens When You Don’t LS-swap an RX7

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Depending on who you ask, the Mazda RX7 is either blessed or cursed. The rotary engine that powers these cars are mechanically simple, with few moving parts. However, they are equally temperamental, and reliability is not a strong suite. By eschewing pistons for the magical triangle, rotary engines can rev and rev and rev, spinning […] More »

  Comments | By - January 13, 2017

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