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Camshaft Fun Video: What’s The Value Of A Cam Swap With and Without Boost On A 2V Ford Mod Engine?

The 4.6L Ford 2V engine is one of the most overlooked and nearly forgotten V8 engines of the last 50 years when it comes to performance potential. No, it may not have the deep breathing potential of...

Best of 2019: If You Have Ever Wondered How A Roots Blower Works, This Animation Is Just The Ticket

They were a novel pump. The Roots brothers invented the design in Civil War America and Roots pumps were used for moving air into mines, moving water where it needed to go, and even used to feed...

Best of 2019: What’s It Weigh? Check Out The RideTech Vehicle Weight Database To See More Than 1,800 Different Vehicle Weights!

Knowledge is power and knowledge is based in data. Data collection is an interesting thing because sometimes the information comes to you and sometimes you need to find the information. When RideTech...

Best of 2019: Transmission Tech Video: American Powertrain Explains Why A Junkyard 6-Speed May Not Be Your Project’s Best Friend

There’s a lot of stuff in life that seems really, really good on the surface but going a little bit deeper than that reveals that there are hidden costs. Such is the case with scoring a...

Tim McAmis Is Back With New Videos! This One Talks All About Wheelbase, The Good, The Bad, The Misunderstood

When Tim McAmis talks, people listen. This dude is smart, funny, and a riot to watch on video as he’s always throwing out some comment or one liner that will make some people squirm and most of...

Tech Video: How To Swap An LS Engine Cam – Every Step From Start To Finish – Big Power For Not A Ton Of Work

The reason that the LS engine is so dominant in the world of hot rodding today is the same reason that the flathead V8 was dominant in its day, and the traditional small block was dominant in its...

Check Out Our Photos From The Street Machine Inventory Intervention Show!

(Words and Photos by Mike Brooks) We all see the signs of this time of year, brisk mornings, crisp air, football season in full swing, we can no longer wear white since it’s after labor day, etc...

This Tilting And Extending Welding Table Is A Pretty Cool Home Built Project That We’d Love To Have In The Shop

If you are regular here on BANGshift then you know that welding is one of the things I like most. And that means that welding projects and helping you guys learn how to weld is something I love being...

Dead Engines Tell No Lies: This MAHLE Motorsport Video Analyzes A Circlip Failure In Great Depth

Blowing up an engine is never good. There are literally hundreds of possible failure points in an engine that range from component failures to operator error, or in the case of the pistons shown in...

Finnegan Shows Just How To Measure And Adjust Your Hydraulic Throwout Bearing

There has to be some clearance! At least for your throwout bearing anyway. While plenty of things in your car should be bolted up tight and have no clearance or play, the throwout bearing is not one...

Piston Tech: Here’s An In-Depth Video Look At Mahle Power Pak Pistons

Mahle is the world’s largest manufacturer of pistons. That’s a fact that cannot be refuted. Because they make so many pistons and they make them for such an incredible variety of...

Take A Look At The Basics Of Pushrod Length Importance When Building An LS Engine

Our pal Richard Holderner is the star of this video for COMP Cams which takes you through a quick two minute tutorial on the critical nature of selecting the proper length pushrods for your engine....

WILL IT FIT? Can You Fit A 275 Drag Radial On A 14 inch Wide Rim? Watch This!

As Drag Radial Racing has evolved, and 275 tire technology has improved, the size of wheel that everyone is running has continued to grow. On paper an 8 inch rim is wide enough for a normal 275...

Here’s How To Pack Your Parachute So You Aren’t The Idiot At The Track Who Won’t Use It Cause You Don’t Know How To Pack It

I can’t even estimate the number of times I have heard someone say they didn’t use their chute because they either don’t know how to pack it or because they think it is so much work...