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Category Archive: BangShift News, ENGINE

BREAKING NEWS: Steve Morris Engines Has Unleashed Their In-House Built V-16 Engine For The Upcoming Devel Sixteen Hypercar: 3000 HP On Pump Gas, 4500 HP On C-16!

Sweet mother of overkill, we have a winner. Steve Morris Engines just dropped a bombshell, unveiling an in-house built V-16 with quad turbochargers that is slated to appear in the much-hyped and...

Howell EFI Install: We Upgrade A Classic C10 With Modern Horsepower Fed By The Easiest EFI Install Ever

(Words and photos by Matt Graves) – LS engines are absolutely the hottest thing going. You cannot deny their presence and effect they have on our hobby. They are currently being dropped into...

Force Fed: The New MSD Atomic AirForce LS7 Intake Makes Big Power Gains On The Dyno!

Top dog in the normally aspirated LS engine family, the 427-inch LS7 is an impressive performer. Forget all the 427 big blocks of yesteryear, the modern small-block version offers both more powerful...

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How Honda Forced General Motors To Eat Their Words, A Story Of Pride Going Before The Fall

General Motors has often found itself suffering from a sharp case of foot-in-mouth disease as the years pass on. From such fun issues as the X-body screwup and badge-engineering a Chevrolet Cavalier...

Transmission Tech: We Take Two Junk T56 Transmissions, Spare Parts, And New Pieces From American Powertrain To Make One!

(Words and photos by Scott Parker) – There’s just something about taking what other people consider junk, and making something beautiful out of it. We shared this sentiment with Greg Lovell...

Can Changing The Oil Be As Easy As Changing A Printer’s Ink Cartridge? With The Castrol Nexcel System, It Could Be! (VIDEO)

The oil change is that first maintenance step that most people deal with as a vehicle owner. Oil is the lifeblood of the engine, and has to be changed, and for decades that job fell to either a...

Follow Along With The Second Half Of Hot Rod Garage’s Cummins Swap

We were surprised to see the response to Hot Rod Garage’s Cummins swap in Tony Angelo’s 1973 Dodge D200, a truck on a new lease on life after being spared the blade of Freiburger’s...

Diesel Swap! Hot Rod Garage Takes A 12V Cummins And Jams It Into A Dodge D200

Making the kind of power with an oil-burner that would have been unbelievable years ago is stupid-easy nowadays, and while the diesel community have the lines drawn in the dirt, for us, our choice...

Want Functional Hood Scoops In Your Late-Model Challenger? It Just Takes Two Parts And About Ten Minutes Of Your Time!

(Photos: Speedy’s Garage) The 2008-up Dodge Challenger has been an awesome ride since it was unleashed. With good looks, great engine options and excellent performance out of the box,...

Mahle Motorsports Takes A Look At Failed Pistons: How Did This Happen And How Can You Stop It?

As we have said many times, pistons get the worst of all worlds in the engine. They are enduring heat, motion, stressed in multiple directions and through it all they are largely responsible for the...

Cooling Tech Video: AFCO Talks About The Pluses And Minuses Of Single And Dual Fan Shrouded Radiators

Well this is some perfect timing! Over the next couple of weeks we’re going to be talking about AFCO radiators and cooling systems a bunch as we finally put Buford T Justice back together in...

KABOOM! This ‘Cuda’s Transmission Explosion Ventilated Just About Everything In The Car

(Photos: Jeff McDowell via Quad City Drag Racers) Yes, that’s a shrapnel hole in the door of this Plymouth ‘Cuda, one of many after the TorqueFlite let go in dramatic fashion. While we...

The Cost Of Not Doing Proper Maintenance: This Is What The Inside Of An Audi TT’s Engine Looks Like When You Don’t Change The Oil

This, folks, is what 83,000-plus miles of driving wear and tear does to the oil of your engine. It cooks it, reduces it, until it’s little more than reconstituted dinosaur paste that...

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BangShift How To: A Step By Step Guide To Assembling A Big Block Chevrolet At Home

(Words and photos by Scott Liggett) – We know many Bang Shifters are not made out of money. We are in that crowd ourselves. Any way we can save money on our project cars allows us to have a...