Category Archive: 1320 Videos, BangShift 1320, FORD

Morning Symphony: A 1993 Ford Falcon ED Without E.D. – Import-Legal Next Year!

The 25-year vehicle import rule bites. But until the law changes, you have to play by the rules, and for 2018 (when, if you start now, you’ll probably end up actually shipping your car of...

Cool Old Video: This 1950s Dodge Promotional Video Is All About The Red Ram Hemi

The Chrysler hemi in all of its glorious forms is one of the great engines in hot rodding history. From the little hemi engines of the 1950s to the mighty second generation engines of the 1960s and...

Super Freak: Check Out This Mopar-Powered Buick Regal – Hey, It Isn’t LS Powered!

Admittedly, a G-body Buick Regal isn’t the first version you would expect to see on the track. A Grand National, maybe. Only the Pontiac Grand Prix is seen less, it seems, but why that is, we...

Carl Scott Flips His Car, Minor Insanity, At Kansas No Prep Race And Walks Away

Carl Scott has had a few close calls lately, but we’re glad to announce that after losing it behind the wheel of his little beast Minor Insanity, and sliding it into the wall, it flipped over a...

Watch Gary Gerould In Action Covering The 1988 NHRA Summernationals From A Boiling E-Town

In my Forest Gump-esque time in the world of drag racing, I have been fortunate to meet and interact with a great number of my heroes. I have been fortunate enough to work with some of the most noted...

Watch Sonny Leonard Himself Rip A Naturally Aspirated 1,000ci Engine To 8,000 RPM On His Dyno – 2,000hp!

Sonny Leonard is now and will forever be considered one of the best big cubic inch engine builders ever. The words “mountain motor” have been defined by a handful of men over the years...

Looking To The Sky: The “Blackhawk” Pontiac Firehawk Can Grip Any Surface!

“Blackhawk”, the 2000 Pontiac Firebird you see here, is known for it’s party trick: it’ll hang the front wheels high anytime, any place. With enough nitrous to run several...

This Dual Compound Buick V6 Is A Study In Daring To Be Different

Now this is some hot rodding right here, kids! How about a Series 1 Buick V6 with four, count them, FOUR turbochargers on it plumbed in a dual compound style setup. The vehicle this is all loaded...

Wild Ride: Watch This Driver Keep His Twin Turbo 292 Y-Block Powered Altered Off The Wall

If there is one thing that drag racers know how to do it is stressing their engine combinations to the breaking point in the search for maximum performance. This is not a trait limited to North...

The Parachute Isn’t Optional! Watch What Happens When This Corvette Loses The Chute!

Over 150 miles an hour in the quarter requires a parachute, according to the NHRA. And for good reason…no shutdown area is long enough for brakes only when you are coming in hot. I don’t...

14 Years Ago, Brandon Bernstein Suffered One Of The Wildest And Most Bone Jarring Top Fuel Crashes Ever At Englishtown

This weekend, yours truly and the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series heads to historic Raceway Park in Englishtown, New Jersey for one of the longest running and most well known races on the entire...

Video: Thirty One Years Ago This Weekend, Don Garlits Invented the Top Fuel Blow-Over

  This was new. This was weird. This was SCARY. We’re of course talking about the phenomenon that came to be known as a top fuel “blow over” in the 1980s and 1990s. ¬†There...

Take A Ride In The Winged Express At Maple Grove – Coolest AA/FA Of All Time!

  Take A Ride In The Winged Express at Maple Grove! Ride on the shoulder of Mike Boyd as he makes a wild, lane changing run at the historic facility. This is a cool video made by our pal Dawn...

Battle Of The Big Boys: Two Impalas Face Off – Twin Turbocharged Or Blown?

Two 1960s Chevrolet Impalas, facing off against each other at San Antonio Raceway. In one lane, painted bright red, with two sewer-pipe sized turbochargers feeding a 515ci Brodix mill a potential 45...