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Category Archive: ENGINES, Videos

Turbo Video: Check Out A Bitchin’ Old Ford Flathead Six With A Homemade Turbo Setup Fire and Run!

I’ve always had a fascination with old “obsolete” engines but my first trip to Bonneville really kicked that deal up about 10 notches. Seeing and hearing old flatheads and other...

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What’s Green, Small, And Can Lay Waste To A Porsche? This All-Electric BMW 3-Series…Meet The Green Monster

You see that green E30 BMW laying waste to the BMW M6? It’s a full-on electric conversion. The M6 that is currently having it’s own backside handed to it on a silver platter came with...

Miniature V4 Engine Has A Scream And Wail All Its Own – Hand Built And Tiny!

Miniature engines are always a trip to see and hear run. We’ve shown you lots of video of tiny V8s making cool noise, but how about a wee, little V4? This is a first for us and we dig the angry...

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It May Have Cost The Owner North Of Forty Grand, But This Bugatti’s New Exhaust Has The “Quiet Hypercar” Growling Like The Devil’s Own Pit Bull

Forty thousand dollars will get you a great selection of new cars, a vast selection of used cars, a ton of modifications for your project, or whatever else your heart desires. That’s for us...

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Watch This Video Of The New Corvette LT4 Getting Built At Chevrolet’s Tonawanda Engine Plant

We dig plant tours around here. I don’t know why, but ever since I was a little kid I’ve loved touring everything from candy factories to tractor plants, and everything in between....

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What Does The EcoBoost Mustang Sound Like With An Exhaust Kit? You Be The Judge…

The EcoBoost Mustang makes the same kind of power that the Mustang GT made ten years ago, weighs less than it’s modern GT relative, and has a reasonable MPG gain to sweeten the deal, yet the...

Rotary-power Fans, Meet Your New Holy Grail: A Functioning 12-rotor Wankel Engine

Radical overkill…the point where you seriously consider that there is such a thing as too much. A case in point is this Wankel engine. It’s got twelve rotors. That’s eight more that...

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Video: We Talk Rings And Bearings With MAHLE’s Bill McKnight

Bill McKnight is the man. No really, the ACTUAL man! When you go to www.AskMAHLEClevite.com, and ask a technical question, the guy on the other end of the internet answering it is Bill McKnight....

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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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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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