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Category Archive: OTHER TECH, RACING & ACTION, Videos

Watch an Incredible Video From Under a Funny Car That Illustrates the Brutal Forces on a Drag Slick

Tires are pretty amazing things. From the insane lateral grip road cars and formula cars depend on to the clawing and biting prowess of off road rubber, there’s an application for everyone....

Neat Video: Watch Steel And Carbon Fiber Driveshafts Get Tested To Their Failure Points

We got tipped off to this video by BangShift reader John Dozeman and we thought it was pretty neat. The footage is a clip from a BBC show about the technology involved with Formula One cars. In this...

Jim Murphy’s Simple And Ingenious Cure For Nostalgia Top Fuel Oil Downs

In this video by our dude Les Mayhew, Nostalgia Top Fuel Veteran and Champion Jim Murphy shows the world his ingenious and simple cure for Nostalgia Top Fuel oil downs. He explains that as a...

Nitrous 101 Videos: How It Works Both Wet And Dry. The Basics From NOS.

If you want the crash course on nitrous, in an easy to understand format that doesn’t treat you like an idiot, you need to check out these videos from NOS. Be warned that if you let your 12...

Video: Freiburger Shows You What It Takes To Bolt An FAST EZ-EFI 2.0 System On Your Hot Rod (His Hemi Gets EFI’d!)

One of the most fuel injection phobic dudes we know has finally taken the plunge (we’re getting ready to do it ourselves!) and added electronic fuel injection to his most trusty and long owned...

The Parting Shift: Chad Molests Another Transmission At The 2013 SEMA Show

If watching a man play with his stick is offensive to you, then you should probably not watch this video. If it doesn’t bother you however, watch! Instead of the normal gear grabbing action...

SEMA 2013: Aeromotive Enters The Diesel Fuel System World With An Innovative And Awesome New Lift Pump!

You’ve long know Aeromotive as a leader in high performance gasoline fuel systems but the company has taken a major leap and at SEMA 2013 they proudly unveiled their new diesel truck lift pump!...

SEMA SHOW 2013 Product Spotlight: We Talk Switch Panels With Painless Performance

Wiring up your car or truck sucks. Okay, sometimes it doesn’t suck, but only if you have the right parts, tools, and materials. Thanks to the guys at Painless Performance, all your switch panel...

Tech Video: How to Degree a Camshaft

As we all know, one of the biggest pieces in being successful with building your own high performance engine is attention to detail. The details of keeping your work space clean and organized, the...

Stopping Power Video: How Boeing Tests the Brakes on a Giant 747-8 Passenger Plane – This Will Ease Your Fear Of Flying…We Promise!

Boeing’s747-8 is the latest evolutionary step in the long standing 747 line. It is a huge by large flying machine that represents the best the company has to offer. The interesting thing about...

Awesome Video: Watch The Incredible Forging Process For Wheels Expected To Go 1,000 MPH On The Bloodhound SSC Car

Richard Noble, Andy Green, and a literal army of engineers, scientists, and other brainiacs have been working ’round the clock for years on the design and construction of the Bloodhound SSC....

Machine Porn: Watch A Massive Crankshaft Get Finish Machined On A Bost Machine Tools Crankshaft Grinder

The Bost Machine Tool Company of Spain makes specialized equipment to service the needs of heavy industry. In this video, you’ll see a crankshaft so large that it gets moved into and out of the...

Video: A New And Bombproof Version Of The Old “Lightning Rods” Shifter! This Thing Is Bad To The Bone – DO WANT!

We’ve run a bunch of stuff on the old 1980s era Hurst Lightning Rods shifter that was available in the Hurst Olds production car and over the counter from your local speed shop. It gave the...

Video: Chevrolet Presents “Get Going”, A 1936 Explanation Of Acceleration

It’s physics ladies and gentleman, regardless of the year. More power makes acceleration better. This is hot rodding 101. This cool video from Chevrolet talks all about the battle between...