Colin Wood
Colin Wood Associate Editor
4/23/21 10:38 a.m.

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

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

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 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 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 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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