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Category Archive: CRASH & BURN, ENGINES, Videos

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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Big Bore Dyno Music – Small Block V8s, Ferrari V12, and A Maserati Inline Six A Savannah Race Engineering

Yesterday we brought you the screams of small inch, four cylinder engines cranking away on the dyno at Savannah Race Engineering so today we’re bringing you some deeper tones and larger...

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Video: The 1960s Indy Car Engine From Steve Strope’s Martini T5-R Mustang Wails On The Dyno!

One of the most loved on, looked at, and drooled upon cars at the 2012 SEMA show was the Pure Vision built 1966 Martini T5-R Mustang. This creation from the mind of Steve Strope was a “what...

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Big Finish! Watch The Amazing Briggs And Stratton Inline Four Come To Life – Last Set Of Videos

I almost feel bad doing this, you know? I mean Chad was the one bringing you all of these cool videos featuring a family build that saw four separate Briggs and Stratton one lunger engines mated...

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Watch A 1970s Vintage Turbo Offy Turn 9,000 On The Dyno Multiple Times And Make 600hp

The turbocharged Offenhauser engine was one of the most hellacious and long running combos at the Indianapolis 500 and in other open wheel forms of racing for decades around the USA. The tough as...

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Watch This 434ci LS7 Engine Topped With Stack Injection Make 750hp On The Dyno At Biggish RPMs

We know. You hate LS engines and they suck, and they are around too much, and everyone has them, and they suck, and….wait we said they suck twice, right? Just wanted to make sure we...

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Watch An 828ci Ford Mountain Motor Pro Stock Engine Turn 9,000 RPM And Make Almost 2,000 NA Horsepower On The Dyno!

Lost in the complete disaster that was the 2013 door slammer season meltdown was the fact that mountain motor pro stock racers were essentially homeless after the XDRL evaporated and the ADRL ran...

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We’re Hot In The Midst Of Muscle Car Engine Month So Let’s Celebrate The 429 Ford on 4/29!

It sure has been a busy week of “displacement days” here at BangShift. We screwed the pooch on 426 but we’ve made a valiant attempt to recover with stuff on 4/27, multiple posts on...

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The Ford 428 Needs To Be Recognized On 4/28 – It’s The Right Thing To Do

So yes, I botched 4/26 hard. With zero Hemi content on the site that day, I can understand the raised eyebrows at my seeming overcompensation on 4/28 making sure I got some love for the Pontiac crew...

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Celebrating The “Other” 428 On 4/28 – A Video Bonanza Of Pontiac 428 Power Shredding Tires And Spinning Dynos

Since today is 4/28 you probably saw this coming, well maybe not THIS coming, but at least some kind of tribute to the 428ci engine, right? Because everyone and their brother will be talking Ford...

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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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