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Boosted Insanity: Watch The Most Powerful 4.0L Jeep Engine Ever Built Make 860+ HP and 880+ Lb-Ft On The Dyno!

It has been awesome to watch Newcomer Racing’s builds on the Horsepower Monster YouTube Channel. This company that is so well known for its Jeep inline six stuff is just killing it. The...

Transmission Tech Video: Reassembling A Chrysler A-833 Four Speed – Grabbing Gears The Old School Way

The four-speed manual transmission transformed the mighty cars go the early 1960s from slip sliding automatic equipped beasts to the straight line missiles that we all still admire and love. They...

Day 5: El Toro Update. Build An 8-second Car In 8 Days! They Are Jamming Now

Can they pull it off? An 8-second quarter mile capable car in just 8 days? I think they can and with 5 days down, the boys are making headway. With the talent and resources these guys have they...

Small Block Chevy Power Combos: 400-1000 Horsepower, We Got You Covered Right Here With 7 Different Combos.

I get asked all the time about combinations that will make certain horsepower levels. Whether it’s a small block, an LS, a big block, or whatever, everyone has some magic power number...

Plan Your Build: This Video Goes Through the Best G-Body Suspension Upgrades

The GM G-body platform is one of the most popular and most easily modified in all of the enthusiast world. But because of those two things, there’s lots of questions that need to be answered...

Why Do You Need To Use ARP Ultra-Torque Fastener Assembly Lubricant? This Video Tells The Story

We’re really proud to have ARP as member of the BangShift family of sponsors. Why? These guys are the industry standard not only fasteners but also fastener technology and that’s what the...

Teardown Video: Watch A Chrysler A-833 Four-Speed Come To Pieces (On Purpose)

The Chrysler A-833 four speed transmission is one of the great singular components in the modern history of the American automobile. They were made by the millions, they were used not only by...

We’re Cooler Than Ever! Installing a Flex-A-Lite Radiator in a ’64 Chevelle

(Words and Photos by Todd Ryden) It’s summertime, it’s a hot one and there’s a severe shortage of events, however that doesn’t mean that you can’t hit the road and cruise! When it comes to...

Big Caddy Power Upgrades Continue: Dominator? Big Valve Aluminum Heads? What Kind Of Power Can We Make?

Our friend Richard Holdener has been hanging out in New Mexico with Courtney and the guys at Cad Company, doing some killer dyno testing on a 500 cubic inch Cadillac recently. They put together a...

It’s All About The Flow: This Short And Sweet Lesson On Priority Main Oiling From Dart Is Great

When we hear certain terms in the gearhead world we generally understand them but maybe a bit more clarity and education is always welcome, right? One of the big ones that gets thrown around a lot is...

Fantastic FE Video: Watch A 482ci All-Aluminum Ford FE Big Block Get Built From Beginning To End

There’s nothing like a good engine assembly video to make us happy and this is a GOOD engine assembly video. Our pal Jeff was at Prestige Motorsports when the shop was building a 482ci...

The Conclusion: See The End Result Of The Exhaustive Study Gale Banks Put Into Rear Differential Covers

We like so many others spent a bunch of time watching and learning the videos that Gale Banks made over the last year regarding rear differential covers. He took on a level of analysis and study that...

Tech Talk: Borgeson Has A Tech Page That Will Knock Your Socks Off – FAQs, Tips, and More Here

We know that you love car stuff because you are reading BangShift right now. You likely love the car stuff more than you love the stuff you are supposed to be doing at the moment, which is a-ok with...

Tech Talk: Talking Aluminum Connecting Rod Pros and Cons With GRP Connecting Rods

Bet you didn’t think you were going learn anything today, did you? Well we’re going to prove that idea wrong here with this awesome video discussion with the guys at GRP Connecting Rods...