A Japanese tuning home has already taken the engine from a GR Yaris and dropped it into an AE86, creating an epic drift machine with insane consideration to element.

Daddy Motor Works opened in 2013 and has since been a hub for the customization of hard-to-find autos. Owned by Kunihiro Oto, the newest venture is a drift machine powered by the engine from the brand new GR Yaris.

The recipient of the motor is a Nineteen Eighties AE86 Levin hatchback, a detailed sibling to the AE86 “Trueno” that each Preliminary D fan goes loopy over. The Yaris’ G19 engine produces 257 hp from its 1.6-liter turbocharged 3-cylinder, however you’ll be able to guess that Oto has upped that quantity by including extra enhance.

Energy is distributed to the rear wheels by way of a 6-speed handbook transmission sourced from a Toyota GT86. Oto constructed a customized adapter plate to make the G19 engine match a Nissan L-series bell housing, which was then tailored to the transmission.

To make the engine match, the steering rack needed to be moved ahead, which required a customized set of spindles to be made. The engine appears to be like tiny within the engine bay of the AE86, regardless that the automobile itself isn’t very massive. In lieu of a full exhaust system, a pipe goes straight via the hood

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The inside can also be absolutely caged for security and added stiffness. It’s completed in an unique matte grey shade from the Toyota Supra, and the sticker scheme is a reference to the GR Supra race car, with black and chrome stripes extending backward from the headlights.

Though the car appears to be like very professionally completed, a number of the items are low cost components that have been made to suit with the physique of the AE86, such because the aspect mirrors, fender flares, and even the rear axle – which comes from a Toyota Crown.

The entrance brakes are sourced from an R32 Skyline GT-R and have 300mm rotors for good stopping energy. Customized brackets needed to be made for the brakes to be put in on the AE86 physique. A set of “Chevlon” 6 spoke wheels full the look, in staggered sizes of 16×9 within the entrance and 16×10 within the rear.

Daddy Motor Works is constructing two AE86 drift automobiles at present, and proprietor Oto says that one shall be used for follow, whereas the G19-powered mannequin shall be used for competitors. Oto additionally explains that he wish to attempt drag racing the grey AE86, and has particularly put in a launch management function.

Images Courtesy Daddy Motor Works YouTube Channel

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