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Category Archive: ENGINES, Videos

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

(This is an oldie but a goodie. As we’re talking about “working things” here on Labor Day, this video of a runaway stationary diesel engine makes sense. Why? It was designed to...

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...

Video: Watch A Pissed Off Blown 540ci Chevy Make A Pull On The Scariest Looking “Dyno” Ever

We’ve been around a few engine dynos in our life and frankly NONE of them have looked or acted like the “dyno” in this video. Frankly, we’re thinking that this is more along...

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Thundering History: Listen To The Sound That The First Bonneville Racers Heard in 1914 – The Fury Of The Blitzen Benz Four Cylinder

This is an important year at Bonneville as they all are, but this one has a little something more in the tank and that’s history. 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of racing on the Bonneville...

A BangShifty Hero With A Lathe, A Mill, and A Welder Built A Radial Engine Out Of VW Stuff Just For Fun

Sometimes stuff just “bubbles up” on the internet. This awesome video is proof of that. Original posted in the late winter/early spring of this year we got a couple of notes via email...

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