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Author Archive: Brian Lohnes

Tech Video: Check Out The Complete Install of A RideTech 1973-1987 C10 Coil Over Kit

We have been telling you about RideTech’s killer StreetGRIP system for 1973-1987 C10 Chevy trucks but the company has raised the game. If you are someone who wants to really make your truck a...

Seriously?! NASCAR Apparently Set To Mandate Standard Air Gun For All Teams In 2018

According to well known NASCAR news website Jayski.com, the racing body is expected the mandate a spec air gun for all teams to use in the pits for changing tires. We totally understand why. This is...

This 1958 Chevy Half-Ton Truck Has NAPCO Four Wheel Drive and a 283!

Alrighty then! We have showed you like a million NAPCO equipped 1950s Chevy and GMC trucks over the years but this one may be our all time favorite. Why? It is not over restored, it is not over...

Diesel Power Challenge 2017: Here’s The Quarter Mile Drag Racing Portion Of The Event

After the trucks hammered the eighth mile at Bandimere Speedway in Morrison, Colorado the trailer was removed and the boys were turned loose on the full length of the track to run their stuff to the...

Heading To SEMA? Aeromotive and Waterman Racing To Share Exhibit Space At 2017 SEMA Show

We know that many of you out there in readerland are planning on attending SEMA this year. Many others of you will be following along with our coverage of the massive event that takes over the city...

BangShift Question of the Day: Ever Blown an Engine Up?

  After seeing the destruction of some nitro engines at the NHRA Fall Nationals we want to turn the spotlight on YOU fair reader and get some information on what hell you’ve managed...

Watch Tim Cameron And His Rock Racer Dominate The Southern Rock Racing Series

Tim Cameron has been one of the big players in the world of rock bouncing and its evolution into rock racing through the entire history of the genre. The guy shows no signs of slowing down, either....

Incredible Video: The Day A Wrongly Drilled Oil Well Drained A 2.5 Billion Gallon Lake – The Story of Lake Peigneur!

(By Greg Rourke) – So the other day I was drilling a broken bolt to extract it. I didn’t center punch it correctly, so when I drilled it I drilled partially into the part I was trying to...

Diesel Power Challenge 2017: The Brutal Eighth-Mile Loaded Trailer Tow Competition

Well the NHRA Fall Nationals got all up in my business last weekend and I fell off the pace with sharing these cool videos from the 2017 Diesel Power Challenge. Today we’re back with the brutal...

Weird Parts: There’s a 1958 Pontiac Fuel Injection System For Sale On eBay Right Now

While the 1957 “fuelie” Chevrolets get lots of attention, there were other manufacturers dabbling in the fuel injection situation at that point as well. Chrysler actually had the balls to...

Watch Steve Torrance Wak Away Unscathed From A Horrendous NHRA Top Fuel Wreck In Dallas

Texan Steve Torrance walked away from a horrendous NHRA top fuel wreck in Dallas on Sunday when his car cut down a rear tire and smashed into the wall going more then 300mph. The current NHRA top...

Cool video: How to Pilot a Steam Locomotive

Our “list of stuff we want to drive” is pretty danged long. It reads like a hit parade of awesome iron. From a blown alky altered to a monster truck and multi-engine pulling tractor, the...

This 5-Liter V-Twin Engine Was Created From Two Radial Aircraft Engine Clyinders And Lots Of Skill – It Roars

Life is all about perspective, right? When we talk about a 300ci V8 engine we’re talking about a little small block but when you apply that size to something with only two cylinders you are...

Watch This Small Two Stroke Engine With A Glass Cylinder Run – VISIBLE COMBUSTION!

It would be cool enough to see this little two stroke engine run on a table top or something but it is 100% more interesting when you can literally watch the piston zip up and down in the cylinder...

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