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Category Archive: ENGINES, Videos

Easter Egg: Running a Flathead V8 Without a Cylinder Head!

This video cracked us up and had us pressing play multiple times just to gawk. It starts with a closeup shot of a running Ford flathead V8 that sounds as though it has a big time miss. As the camera...

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Easter Egg: Watch the Guys at Induction Solutions Fly A Manifold Off the Bench With Nitrous Pressure!

Horsing around at the shop has long been a staple of the high performance and hot rodding community. In fact, lots of awesome stuff has come from such sessions of mechanical debauchery. Outside of...

Watch This 557ci Kaase Ford Hemi Belt Out 844 Naturally Aspirated Horsepower On The Dyno

As we’re still in “Mustang week” around the world, here’s another Ford-style dyno video for you. In this clip you’ll see a 557ci Jon Kaase Ford Hemi make 844 naturally...

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Dyno Video: Just How Good Were Those 428 Super Cobra Jet Engines From The Factory, Anyway?

We tend to believe that the Ford 428 was probably the most under-appreciated engine of the muscle car era. We were thinking about the 428 powered Cobra Jet Mustangs that showed up and cleaned house...

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This Video That Shows How To Start A 1912 Cadillac Will Make You Appreciate Modern Stuff

It is always annoying when you hit the key in your car and it doesn’t start but the reality is that (at least with our junk) slapping some jumpers on it or jiggling some wires usually gets the...

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A 210ci V8 Sounds Pretty Nasty At Almost 10,000 RPM – Indy V8 On The Pump

Here’s a mill we have never seen on the dyno before. The engine is a 3.5L GM Indy V8 that was used in the series about 10 years ago. The engine was being tuned by Shane Tecklenburg in this...

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Dyno Video: 9,500 RPM Of Absolutely Wailing Big Block Ford!

Like drag race engines, truck pulling mills are designed to make maximum output for relatively short bursts. Sure, the intention is to have them hold together for as long as possible, but unlike say...

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Video: Four Single Cylinder Briggs And Stratton Engines Turned Into One Engine

There are lots of projects we don’t entirely understand the motivation behind but we revel in their greatness anyway and this is one of those. The engine in the video began life as four...

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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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Screaming Dyno Video: Lingenfelter Spins Their Flat Plane Crank LSX Race Engine to Nine Grand

The men and women at Lingenfelter certainly know how to build horsepower. They’ve got everything from bolt on parts to full boogie racing engines available for sale. If you are going to be in...

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Dyno Video: An Early Hemi Makes Test Pulls for the 2011 Engine Masters Challenge

BangShifters Scott Clark and Bob Holmes were part of an Engine Masters Challenge team along with guys like Gene Adams and the late Danny Miller. With Gene Adams aboard it is no surprise that the boys...

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Watch An 815ci Ford Hemi Get Wrung Out On The Dyno – Mountain Motor Fun!

Mountain motor cars are some of the neatest to watch and talk about. Of course, it all centers around the goodness of the engine that is living in the car and the fact that with no help other than a...

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Video: Watch A Twin Turbo, 427ci Windsor Ford Engine Crank Out 1600hp On An Aussie Dyno!

This awesome blue oval mill had us yelling, “LS What?!” after we saw video of it wrenching out 1600hp on an Australian dyno. With CHI heads, Precision turbos, and 20lbs of boost heading...

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Awesome Video: Watch A Guy Fire Up And Rev A Quarter Scale Ford Hot Rod Coupe With A Running Mini-Gas V8!

We’ve showed you lots of running miniature V8 engines over the years here on BangShift but none of them have ever been attached to an actual car, well that changes right now. Craftsman Tom...

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