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Category Archive: ENGINES, Videos

Dyno Video: Watch A Brutal 650ci Hemi Pulling Truck Engine Scream To The Moon On The Pump!

Goodwin Competition Race Engines is a big Wisconsin outfit that builds big power for guys in drag racing, off road racing, truck pulling, and virtually anything else that requires blunt force trauma...

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Best of 2014: Watch An Ancient Stationary Diesel Run Away On Fire Up And The Huge Guy Who Wrestles It Back To Idle!

As gearheads we all find ourselves in dangerous situations now and again. Maybe it is driving a race car fast, fixing something on the side of the highway as traffic flies by, or in the case of this...

2014 Saddest News: Pat Garlits, Wife of Big Daddy Don Garlits, Dies

After a long and valiant battle with Alzheimer’s disease, we are sad to report tonight that Pat Garlits, the wife of the greatest drag racer ever, Don Garlits has died. The role of Pat Garlits...

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Best Of 2014: Watch This Guy Fire Up A Screaming Axial Flow Micro Jet Engine On His Balcony – Think The Neighbors Freaked?

There’s a pretty incredible culture of modelers and scale builders out there that we’re blown away by every time we stumble upon it. There are guys flying model airplanes, quarter scale...

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Best Of 2014: This Miniature Chevy 350 Sounds Awesome Barking Through A Set Of Tiny Long Tube Headers!

Miniature engines are absolutely fantastic and we have run lots of them here on BangShift. This small block Chevy isn’t the smallest engine we have ever run and it actually may be the biggest...

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Dyno Video: Hello Boost, Bye Bye Head Gasket – Watch This Evo Turn Into A Lawn Sprinkler

Ah, the chassis dyno. It is a maker of heroes and a destroyer of egos. This footage is claimed to have come from Greece, a place where they apparently like to hot rod Mitsubishi Lancer Evolutions....

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Watch A 519ci Ford SOHC Hemi Roar Past 7500 RPM on the Dyno!

The Ford SOHC Hemi is one of the most vaunted and amazing products of the muscle car era. It is also the ultimate expression of Ford’s FE engine family. The wild cast iron heads were developed...

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Video: Hit And Miss Engines At Work – These Old Mills Revolutionized Life As The World Knew It 100+ Years Ago

(By Greg Rourke) – Hit and miss engines…no, I’m not referring to the engine I attempted to build for the slowest dragster in the Midwest. I’m referring to some of the earliest gasoline...

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Watch This Awesome 428ci Pontiac Rev To 9,500 RPM And Make 1,000 Naturally Aspirated HP!

We use the term Pontiac here with a bit of a wink because the engine you are about to see make some big power on the dyno does not have a single stock Pontiac part in it. What it does have it is a...

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Watch A Twin Engine Triumph Land Speed Bike Make Dyno Pulls – Awesome Noise From Two Triumph Engines!

The bike you’ll see in the video was built by Lowbrow Customs of Ohio, it features not one, but two Triumph engines. The guys at Lowbrow are calling the bike 1955 Triumph, but obviously...

Watch a Blown, Dual Carb’d, Ardun Headed Flattie Grunt Out 450+ Horsepower on the Dyno

We were chatting up a gearhead buddy recently who is into the old stuff…like the real old stuff. This dude has real vintage parts like a Kong ignition,a pile of ancient Thicksun intake...

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Dyno Music: Watch A 378ci Naturally Aspirated Cleveland Ford Crank Out 780+ HP At 8,000+ RPM

Our recent dyno videos have been Chevy-centric. That’s not because we were digging for Chevy videos, but more because those clips had jumped off the page at us. Today we’re going to the...

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This Blown Big Block Chevy Powered Trip Hammer Is Awesome Overkill

Trip hammers are cool machines designed to literally smash and bash whatever is placed in them flat. In the case of this video it appears to be a thick piece of solid steel bar stock that gets...

Watch An Old Minneapolis Moline Pulling Tractor Launch Parts And Completely Puke Its Guts Out During A Pull!

When the announcer has to start asking if anyone in the crowd was hit by “shrapnel” from an exploding engine at a tractor pull you know it is a good one. While this engine failure lacks...