Category Archive: 1320 Engine Tech, 1320 Tech Story, 1320 Videos, BangShift 1320, BangShift News, ENGINE, ENGINES, Tech Stories, Videos

Jumpin’ Through Hoops: Watch This Vortec Blown 427ci Windsor Small Block Get Perfected On The Dyno

Engine building is about problem solving, right? You want to make more power so you solve that problem with better heads, a better camshaft, a better block, maybe you add some boost. What happens...

Gasser Build Starts Now: Pulling An Old 1951 Studebaker Out Of Storage And Transforming It Into Gasser Greatness

It’s as if Brent at Halfass Kustoms never sleeps. But we know he does, and we know he goes in for supper with his wife every night. We know this because it is always on his videos as he goes...

There’s Only 5 Days Until Rocky Mountain Race Week 2021! Will Alex Taylor’s 6-Second ’55 Chevy Get Done In Time?

We certainly hope so! We know the videos aren’t in real-time, but we also know that they are coming down to the wire and that means this car will likely show up completely untested. We do know...

LS Turbo Tech: Stock Manifolds, Shorty Headers, Or Dedicated Turbo Headers – What’s The Real Difference?

Here’s the truth. If you connect the exhaust housing of a turbocharger to the exhaust on an LS engine, and the compressor side to the intake manifold, it will make boost and more power than it...

Finnegan’s Twin Turbo Jet Boat Finally Hauls Some Ass! Watch Out World, Mike Is Going 130 MPH Now!

If you’ve been following along as Finnegan and Newbern thrash on projects, you know that the giant Hemi headed big-block twin-turbo jet boat has been fun but also a bit frustrating. The thing...

Watch Team Jegs Change The Ratios In A Pro Stock Transmission In Minutes

We don’t call ourselves BANGshift for nothing. We’re all about clutch pedal racing whenever possible, and that means NHRA Pro Stock is our jam. Now whether you like them or not you have...

Street Stomper: This NASCAR R07 Based Engine Makes 900+ Hp Naturally Aspirated With Less Than 400ci – Build Video

The Chevrolet R07 small block has been a NASCAR staple for years now. The engine is the winningest combo in the modern era of NASCAR racing and with the constant evolution of the sport, it’s on...

Ford Godzilla 7.3 Supercharger Testing: This Thing Is A Beast!

These Ford Godzilla engines make big power stock, and we’ve heard of lots of dyno shops making 550 horsepower on the engine dyno in stock form other than headers and a tune. That’s stout...

Timers: Here’s How A Top Fuel Clutch Knows When To Do What It Does

Top Fuel Dragsters and Funny Cars have just one “speed”, or gear. There is no transmission, just a clutch in front of the driveshaft that drives the rear wheels. It is direct drive....

Tech Tip Tuesday: Parachute Cable Fix That Can Save Your Car For Less Than $10 and 2 Minutes Of Your Time

It will take longer to watch this 4 minute video than it will to perform this fix on your race car or hot street car. If you are familiar with parachutes on cars, then you know that the cable used is...

Car Hauler Rebuild And Remodel: Windows, Kitchen Design, And More! This Thing Is Going To Be Rad!

Everyone wants one of those big giant toterhomes with the huge stacker trailer and all the fancy stuff that goes along with it, but most of us have zero shot of actually being able to afford...

Alex Taylor’s 1955 Chevrolet Project: Rear Suspension And Wheelie Bars For The 6 Second Ride

The project is still moving right along, but there isn’t much time before it is supposed to hit the road! Last episode the rear housing was cut, welded, and worked into one big stout beast and...

DANGER: Stop Installing Harmonic Balancers The Wrong Way! Doug And Chad Both Tell You The Why’s And How’s!

Harmonic balancer, damper, whatever you call it, the job of installing them is often a confusing and intimidating one. If this describes your first time installing one, count yourself as one of the...

Building A Fabricated 9 inch Housing For A 6 Second 200 mph Hot Rod. Alex Taylor’s ’55 Chevy Chassis Is Almost Done!

When you build a car that is capable of making thousands of horsepower, and then utilizing it to run the quarter mile in 6 seconds at over 200 mph, there are a lot of components and parts and pieces...