Insane Engine Swaps, Fuel Curve

Goodguys-Fueled News Top 10 Stories of 2018 – #6

Editor’s Note: In our annual countdown series we are reviewing our favorite ten stories of the 2018 season, stories you may have missed or enjoyed so much you wouldn’t mind seeing them again. We published nearly 500 stories on Fuel Curve this year! Talk about moving the needle! Our freelancers as well as our own staff were out and about covering the men and machines and the energy associated with a life at speed. We think you will enjoy these as much as we enjoyed producing them! We hope you and your fam have a great holiday season! Our countdown will take us through January 1, 2019.

Insane engine swaps have always offered a refreshing take on hot rods no matter what shape they take – cars, trucks, boats, bikes, planes – whatever it may be there is something about engineering a new drivetrain that lights the wick of performance purists. With the power of the digital landscape we have it easy surfing Instagram, Facebook and Youtube for whatever our guilty pleasure might be.



We found this video one night browsing YouTube. Can’t really remember what we were searching for but this popped up and when we hit the play button all hell broke loose. We couldn’t stop watching. It was the best video we had seen in a while due to the sheer insanity and variety of machines featured.

When it comes to engine swaps, we’re always at full attention. For it is truly one of our favorite aspects of hot rodding and hell raisin’. Enjoy! And don’t try it at home please!

Senior Editor, Digital Media

With three decades of automotive journalism under his belt, John Drummond serves as Senior Editor – Digital Media for Fuel Curve and Goodguys Rod & Custom Association where he has worked since 1990. Drummond got his start in motorsports reporting by making a fake press pass to gain starting line access. The ruse worked and he began covering auto races as far back as 1986 in Northern California, eventually getting his stories published worldwide. He has owned and driven everything from a 1957 Plymouth Belvedere to a ridiculously modded Subaru WRX as well as a string of Mercedes AMG’s, most of which had the warranties voided the day after leaving the dealership.

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