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Cars > Challenges > “The Red Line” Vs “Paperweight/Land Whale”

 

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Aeain

M–26
Dayton, Ohio
United States

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Mob

M–27
Centerville, Ohio
United States

 

2004 Saturn ION Red Line

“The Red Line”

1988 Toyota Supra Turbo

“Paperweight/Land Whale”

 
Photo of: 2004 Saturn ION
Photo of: 1988 Toyota Supra
 

Head to Head

 

About “The Red Line”

Saturns First venture in to the Sport Compact Market. The ION Red Lines suspension was tuned at the Prestigious Nurburgring in Germany. Forged Internals capable of handling 800+ horsepower (Minus the Pistons)out of the GMs Global Ecotec Parts bin were selected for the 2.0L I4, an Eaton M62 5th Generation Helical-Roots Style Supercharger was selected to boost the performance of the engine. The ION Red Line wasn't designed for the quarter-mile but for the Road Courses and back roads of America.

About “Paperweight/Land Whale”

Toyota's test bed for a car that would eventually dominate the import scene of the late 90's, driven by a turbocharged 3.0liter inline 6 composed of an iron block and aluminum head, capable of holding over 500 horsepower reliably on stock cast pistons and rods. Competed in Group A rally events, various racing series across the globe and was even the quickest production car in Japan before the debut of Nissan's Skyline R32.

 

Specs for “The Red Line”

2.0L LSJ Superchargerd I4
Front Wheel Drive
205hp/205lb-ft
.87g Skid Pad
2,950lbs

Specs for “Paperweight/Land Whale”

Rebuilt 7mgte: Stock rods, pistons, 6m crank, Cometic MHG, ARP Head Bolts. HP/TQ unknown, car has never been dynoed before so benching at its best would put it a little above 200hp.

 

Factory Options for “The Red Line”

Saturn Advanced Audio System
Floor Mats

Factory Options for “Paperweight/Land Whale”

Targa, TEMS, Turbo, Grey cloth interior,Turbo Wing.

 

Mods for “The Red Line”

Engine:
Boost Bypass Modification
K&N Typhoon Intake

Suspension:
Torque Forward Inc. Rear Tie Bar

Cosmetic:
Custom Car Grills Diamond Mesh Grill
Sylvania Silverstar Turn Signals
ION Red Line Embriodered Floor Mats

Monitoring:
KPTechnologies Stealth Shift Light

Mods for “Paperweight/Land Whale”

Engine: Rebuilt 7m with less than 20 miles on it. Cometic MHG, ARP Headbolts, K/N Intake, 3 inch elbow/downpipe.

Fuel: Walbro 255 Pump, MAF-translator.

Drivetrain: Swapped from auto to Manual (R154), using Redline MT90 and Marlin Crawler nylon bushings to smoothen and stiffen shifts.

 

Photo Albums 1 – 2 of 4

Cover photo of Engine Pictures album
Engine Pictures
Photos: 1
Cover photo of Exterior Pictures album
Exterior Pictures
Photos: 33
 

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Photo Albums 1 – 2 of 2

Cover photo of Boom album
Boom
Photos: 16
Cover photo of Before album
Before
Photos: 7
 

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Points for The Red Line Total Votes Points for Paperweight/Land Whale
78 26 52

 

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