- Ken Gushi wrote:
- Here are some sneak peak shots of the tC as it gets ready for Round 1 of Formula Drift Long Beach. If you guys are in the area, definitely come check out how we drift the streets of LBC.
The biggest change we made this year was the engine. Since the Beams 3SGE did not hold up to our expectations, we have decided to utilize the factory Scion tC engine, the 2AZ. The 2AZ has been proven to be able to withstand high horsepower numbers while maintaining reliability. Chris Rado, my Scion Team mate who runs his famous record tearing Scion tC uses the same base motor (of course for a different application) has proven this motor to withstand numbers up to 900hp, possibly even more.
Also, along with the motor change, we modified the roll cage a little bit to make the chassis stiffer. A stiffer chassis + awesome as hell Toyo R1-R is a deadly combination. It will be full of traction which in turn will give us more smoke thanks to more torque from the 2AZ.
Look out for us touring with Formula Drift for the 2010 Series!