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Discussion in 'Prius, Hybrid, EV and Alt-Fuel News' started by Chazz8, Jul 14, 2017.

  1. Chazz8

    Chazz8 Gadget Lover

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    Check out this extreme rebuild of a Gen II Prius so it can cointain and use a 1000 HP hellcat engine without self-destructing; These Guys Are Swapping a 1,000-HP Hellcat Engine Into a Prius Because Why Not - The Drive

    "The team at American Racing Headers has decided to undertake this swap, dubbing it the "PriuSRT8". And while it may look like a gas-sipping hybrid on the outside, it's a fully built, NHRA-approved tube chassis underneath. It would have to be to hold up to the power they're aiming for, and with a 6.2L V-8 paired to a 4.5L Whipple blower, there's no way standard Prius underpinnings could hope to keep up."

    Lot more details and pics in the link. Enjoy.
     
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    they make it look so easy. (n)
     
  3. Trollbait

    Trollbait It's a D&D thing

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    I just want a modern, efficient drive train in a classic Mustang or Land Rover.
     
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    Here in California in the San Jose area there is a company that specializes in custom Porsche 914's. They put in either a V6 or small V8's with a custom drive train. Back in the 1980's, there was a company that did this closer to me in the city of Costa Mesa. I actually visited the place and saw a 914 with a buick V6 in it. Talk about smooth power! If you google your concept/idea, you may find someone in your area that may have built a custom drive train for your needs, or, built the completed car with the type of drive train you want.
     
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    My dream car is either a 1965-69 California bug or a 1980-1999 XJ Series Jaguar with engine converted to Chevy 350.
     
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    I've no idea where or when now, but some bored mechanics in UK put a big Jaguar engine in a Ford Anglia like Harry Potter's and called it a Janglia!

    Not sure this is the one I'm thinking about as it seems more recent:
     
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