The easy way to add power and performance to an old Jaguar XJS is to remove the mechanically complex V12 and shove an American V8 under the hood…or shove it through the hood. Today’s pushrod V8 powered XJS has a gigantic vision obscuring blower sticking up through the hood and a nitrous bottle sitting in the back seat. Find this 1986 Jaguar XJS V8 Swap offered for $9,700 in Brooklawn, NJ via craigslist.
The Mazda Miata has a reputation as a hairdresser’s car, mainly among those who have either never driven one or have some sort of image projection issues. This unfair characterization has lead to some interesting compensation techniques. Here’s one that probably has some tie-back to an early 80’s Mel Gibson film about a dystopian future. […]
Back when the Vega came out, everyone knew it already needed more of just about everything. The Monza, an evolution thereof, kinda-sorta satisfied that but Chevy really phoned it in. Now with 50% more ‘Merica, the Monza Mirage was an IMSA inspired and dealer affixed package that usually came with a V8 but never failed […]