Colin Wood
Colin Wood Associate Editor
4/23/21 10:38 a.m.
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Like so many other 24 Hours of Lemons racers, forum user newrider3’s Toyota Starlet was bought for cheap (to the tune of $400) after sitting for a number of years.

In this case, the Starlet had sat for around 20 years, and did so in a field on a farm in Colorado. That led to the car getting trashed …

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Vajingo
Vajingo HalfDork
4/23/21 12:09 p.m.

Yo, that engine bay shot makes the engine took TINY!

GameboyRMH
GameboyRMH GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
4/23/21 12:56 p.m.

It is a pretty small engine, these are popular swaps into Suzuki 4x4s as well, their only weakness is their thirst for gas, not really a problem for a track-only car.

californiamilleghia
californiamilleghia SuperDork
4/23/21 1:51 p.m.

Cool motor , would sound great with a couple 3 barrel Webers from a 911......

or BMW throttle bodies  and an Arduino  control box laugh

GB
GB New Reader
4/24/21 7:27 a.m.

They put that engine in kit airplanes too...

Kreb (Forum Supporter)
Kreb (Forum Supporter) GRM+ Memberand UberDork
4/24/21 10:11 a.m.

From what I read, stock tuning is more towards torque than reving, which bodes well for an endurance event like Lemons.

That motor is direct injected, isn't it? What's the management strategy?

bobzilla
bobzilla MegaDork
4/24/21 10:39 a.m.

In reply to Kreb (Forum Supporter) :

Port injection. Suzuki left the market before DI started to catch on here. I know our H25 redlined at 6800rpm and pulled all the way there

 

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