1600HP MK3 Supra – Taking it to the Streets

January 30th, 2017

They call me Ishmael – not really – but this is a whale story. Moby Dick it ain’t but a great white whale of a 1987 Toyota Supra is the star of this story. It’s not perfectly clear but I would guess that the moniker “Smiley’s White Whale” is derived from the pale paint color and the whale tail spoiler on the rear. It is perfectly clear, however, that this is no slow moving fish. It is equipped with what is often called a 1.5JZ engine (a 1JZ cylinder head on a 2JZ bottom end). It is a 3.2-liter, in-line Read More

Mad About Street Racing – Import vs. Domestic

November 29th, 2016

The time tested rivalry between imports and domestics rages violently on the streets of Mexico. This video brings us a bevy of radically modified street cars (and a couple of high-performance street bikes) gathering to compete in a contest of intellect, guts, and speed. You guessed it – it’s roll racing with multiple Go Pro setups providing tons of camera angles to make it feel like you are in the passenger seat. There’s a (1,100hp) Mustang Shelby GT500, with a 4.6-liter Whipple supercharger, that I have been anxiously waiting to see in competition rolling out against Lil’ Red; a DSM Read More

Import vs Domestic World Cup – 2400HP Supra

November 16th, 2016

Greetings race fans and welcome to Maryland for the Haltech Import vs. Domestic World Cup. Today we are in for a treat as domestic and import dragsters battle it out for bragging rights and big bucks in single elimination, head-to-head, drag racing action. The feature car of this video is owned by Accelerated Performance. This is a firm which has chosen to remain loyal to their import creed even while those around them beef up their imports with bigger LS based engines. This methanol fueled 1994 Supra is cutting lights and rolling through the 1320 in lickety-split fashion with an Read More

Street Stampede – Chevy S10 vs Toyota Supra

October 13th, 2016

What do a mid-size Chevy SUV and a compact Toyota sports coupe have in common? Not much unless you’re talking about the massive amount of forced air induction found under the hoods of these two street brawlers. The Supra is a 1995 model with a Real Street built 3.0-liter engine (Manley parts). It has a Hypertune Racing intake manifold with a 90-millimeter throttle body, 2200cc Siemens injectors, and a PHR Triple Walbro fuel pump setup. A Precision GT 42 7675 turbocharger force feeds the engine copious amounts of air and everything is controlled using an AEM V2 controller. A PHR Read More

Import Street Shootout – Roll and Dig

September 14th, 2016

The increasing availability of turbochargers to the sport of street racing has forever changed the face of what is arguably the most popular motorized sport in America. Despite competitors being forced to take their high performance dramas south of the border (for legal reasons), street racers continue to blow their top when it comes to modifying their machines for maximum performance and optimum horsepower. This clip runs the gambit from high-dollar exotic sports cars to good old domestic muscle. It opens up with a majestic Porsche 911 Turbo S, with an upgraded turbocharger, a high performance intake manifold, high performance Read More

Street Racing – Z06 vs. Porsche 911 and More

July 26th, 2016

BK34 has taken it to the streets (down in Mexico, of course) in his modified Corvette Z06. This bodacious bowtie is equipped with a 6.2-liter supercharger engine from the factory. Add some strategically placed bolt-ons, a camshaft upgrade, and some upgraded cylinder heads and you have the advertised 580whp. He should have his hands full tonight with a Porshe 911 and a Toyota Supra. The ‘Yota has a Precision 6765 turbo and is claiming 650hp. The Porsche is running some very pricey aftermarket add-ons and claiming 540hp at the rear wheels. This is highly-competitive, 3-wide roll racing. Let’s take a Read More

Oklahoma Street Racing

May 12th, 2016

This video depicts a night of street racing on a deserted country road and a low-traffic interstate (down in Mexico – of course). The environment is serene but the racing action is red hot. There’s a stout Toyota Supra, a couple of high-powered Evos, a 700hp Subaru Wagon, an 850hp Mustang GT500, and the camera car is an 850hp Trail Blazer SS. This roll racing action is super-intense. The star of this video is an 1150hp Toyota Supra. It is equipped with a 3.4-liter inline 6-cylinder engine with a HeadGames cylinder head, an 88-millimeter turbocharger, Pro EFI fuel injection, and Read More

1300HP Supra Posts 8-Second Quarter-Mile

May 5th, 2016

With some recent performance upgrades this fantastic looking Supra showed up in Orlando, Florida, at Street Car Takeover. You may remember this car from the Discovery Channel’s Street Outlaws television series. It got drug by the Farm Truck – but that was several hundred-horsepower ago. This hot rod is running a 3.4-liter 2JZ motor with a Real Street RSP1600 package installed. It has a fresh Precision 8385 turbocharger, a 100+ shot direct port nitrous injection, and a heavy-duty TH400 automatic transmission. The combination is good for 1300hp and posted a best ET of 8.17-seconds @ 176 mph. Since this was the Read More

Godzilla Takes Two Classes at Dallas Street Car Takeover

February 24th, 2016

Godzilla showed up at the Dallas Street Car Takeover and wreaked havoc in two-classes of racing action. While it wasn’t the giant mechanical monster that wrecked Tokyo, the results were no less catastrophic. Godzilla was manifest in the form of the familiar 1200hp T1 Nissan GT-R. By the time smoke cleared Lamborghinis, Supras, Cadillacs, Mustangs, and all other challengers were strewn about like so much rubbish (not really but you get the jest). With its all-wheel drivetrain, the GT-R demonstrated superior traction in winning the King of the Bakery (roll racing) crown and the 9.50 ET class. The team at Read More

1100HP Supra vs. 1000HP Mustang GT500

January 14th, 2016

This clip features a banging turbo Supra that is capable of hanging with some bodacious street cars and even some modified street bikes. It is equipped with a built 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder engine, a 91-millimeter Garrett GT55 turbocharger, and it is running E85 fuel. The combination is good for a whopping 1,100hp. He goes up against some pretty heavy hitters in the street (roll) racing venue. The first is a Shelby Mustang GT500 (850whp) with a modified supercharger as well as some upgrades to the intake, throttle body, and exhaust. The second competitor is driving a GTR (600whp) with a Read More

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