Twin Turbo 7-Second Camaro ZL1

September 23rd, 2015

You have likely heard of Larry Larson. Larry is the guy who campaigned the S-10 Pickup, during the Super Car Nationals 2014, dipping down into the 5s in the process. Well, he has turned his attention to a 2015 Camaro ZL1. Now, this bad Bowtie is winning classes and whipping as*es all over the mid-west. Under the hood, Larry has implanted a 540-cubic-inch billet aluminum big block CFE Racing engine with a Callie’s Magnum crankshaft, Oliver billet connecting rods, and Diamond 9:1 flat-top pistons. The cylinder heads are BMF with 405cc intake ports, 2.325 intake valves and 1.880 exhaust valves. Read More

1300HP Diamond in the Rough

September 1st, 2015

This clip introduces us to an all-wheel drive 1300hp Diamond Star Motors car prepared by Holland Performance out of Spokane, Washington. The event is the 1/8th-mile Outlaw Armageddon No-Prep Invitational weekend and there are some major competitors in attendance. This little Mitsubishi will have to be “on like hotcakes” to put forth a decent showing in this elite crowd. Under the hood, you will find a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with aluminum connecting rods and a stock cylinder head. It also has a massive Precision 8685 turbocharger (running somewhere between 60 and 70-pounds of boost) and a skillfully crafted custom-fabricated intercooler setup. Custom made Read More

700HP Honda Prelude Runs Rampant on the Streets of Texas

May 21st, 2015

Take one look at this Honda, with its extra-large front drive tire and deep throaty rumble, and you realize that this is not your little sister’s Prelude. Dubbed the “V8 Killer”, this four-cylinder powered import is living up to its moniker. The owner/operator lists a 427 equipped Corvette with nitrous as his most memorable V8 conquest. This clip from the BOOSTED NIGHTS – Texas Streets DVD (from 1320 videos) shows the souped-up Prelude,  with a H22 2.0-liter engine and Precision 6266 turbocharger, taking on a 700HP 2JZ Honda S2000, a 730HP Pontiac Trans Am, and a 850HP Corvette SC. The Read More

Honda Powered Lotus Runs Sub-10-Second 1/4-Mile

May 15th, 2015

Watch as the crew from King’s Performance, of Orlando, Florida, campaign their unique creation during the 2015 Streetcar Takeover Event. It is a Lotus Elise with a turbocharged Honda engine under the bonnet. The video shows the Lotus posting a 9.55-second pass @ 156.25 mph. King’s Performance opted out of the stock Lotus running gear and replaced it with a mid-mounted four-cylinder Honda K20A1 engine being force fed by a Precision 6266 turbocharger. This combination is responsible for producing approximately 750-horsepower (the car and driver only weigh 2,200-pounds). A Quaife sequential gearbox handles the shifting duties. The Lotus boasts a Read More

2006 Z06 Vette Makes 7-Second 1/4-Mile Pass

May 12th, 2015

Redline Motorsports, Pompano Beach, Florida, is turning out some pretty incredible hot rods. One of the best is this 2006 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 owned by Howard Tanner. Although track conditions were not ideal on this particular evening, Tanner managed to lay down a 7.98-second 1/4-mile pass at 179.35 mph on only 10-pounds of boost. This ‘Vette is packing a 432-cubic inch iron block Redline Motorsports race engine with a forged steel crankshaft, connecting rods, and forged aluminum pistons. A pair of Precision 62/66 billet wheel ball bearing turbochargers provide the forced air induction and help the engine to produce in Read More

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