2005 Lotus Elise VW 4.0 W8 Twin Turbo Swap — Engine Swap

01) Lotus Elise W8 Swap Introduction

It all started years ago with the love of the Lotus Elise series 2, a dream or a fantasy of a car to own when I could afford it. But the crazy thing is, by the time I could afford it, owning it wasn't enough.

I managed to find my Elise with a stroke of luck in Weston, Missouri about 45 minutes north of me. It was a car that had been on the market for a number of month based out of Texas and then Nebraska but luckily, just as I was about to fly to Arizona to buy...