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Small Block Ford Intake Testing – Single vs Dual Plane On Both 351 Cleveland And Windsor

The world of intake manifolds is a diverse one, where dual plane, single plane, tunnel ram, IR, cross ram, long runner and short are available for just about every popular engine combo. And because...

Rust Repair How To: Fixing Trunk Flange Gutters The Right Way With Fitzee

Rust repair definitely ranks in the top 10 things most hot rodders and racers dread or fear, and I have to admit that I was one of those folks for a very long time. Now I’m no body work guy, so...

Important Tips For Keeping Your MIG Welder Running Smooth, Especially When You Don’t Use Them Every Day

Welders are some super robust machines, designed to do lots of work for a very long time, but that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t heed these tips and tricks from Matt at Urchfab on how...

Dulcich Does YouTube: This Oil Pan Baffling Video Shows You How To Improve A Stock Pan At Home!

Steve Dulcich is a great guy who’s magazine stories have enthralled us for years. In more recent times it has been his video work on shows like Hot Rod Garage, Engine Masters, and others that...

Quick Tech Tip: Here’s The Most Accurate Way To Measure Battery Voltage From Our Pals At Optima

We know that for the majority of you out there in BangShift reader-land, something like checking the voltage output of your battery is old hat. You have done it a million times, you know the right...

Dyno Shootout Fun: Watch The Most Popular LSx Intake Manifolds On The Market Battle Head To Head!

The battle for the hearts and minds of aftermarket shoppers is raging, especially in the LSx world. Over the course of a year that saw so many facets of the world really suffer, the high performance...

Build Your Turbo Kit Like A Pro: Turbo Piping Fit Up Tips!

Prior to YouTube, learning to fabricate parts and pieces for your hot rod usually required you to learn from your dad, a friend, your grandpa, or in some cases a trade school. But fabrication for...

Cheap Turbo Combos! Is This Ebay GT45 Clone The Best Turbo Ever?

If a $163 turbocharger sounds awesome to some of you, and scary as hell to others, that’s okay. You are our people. On the one hand getting something like this that cheap just makes you giggle...

Watch How Boninfante Tests Their SFI Bellhousings By Exploding Flywheels Inside Them!

Having and SFI rated bellhousing, or scattershield, is a really really smart idea for anyone running big power with a clutch. It’s also a requirement for certain classes, and the only way to...

How Do I Know How Big My Fuel Injectors Need To Be? Richard Holdener Gives You The Simple Math Lesson So You Can Figure It Out Yourself!

Sizing injectors for your engine is NOT rocket science, but it is crazy how many people question and argue and worry about injector sizing for their combinations. The math is pretty simple actually....

Get It Right: Here’s The Proper Way To Measure For Custom Shocks From The Crew At Ridetech

You want to install custom shocks on your car. Maybe you just want to make a simple change with a single adjustable tube shock or maybe you are going bigger with air suspension or perhaps multi-way...

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...

Alloy, Ahoy! Let MAHLE Motorsport Educate You On The Difference Between 2618 and 4032 Alloy!

Forged pistons are forged pistons, right? Smack them out, machine them to round, and ship them to the customer. That’s the long and short of it, right? What’s so hard about this!? As it...

Watch Noonan Race Engineering’s Screw Blown Billet LS Engine Make More Than 2,100hp On A Safe Dyno Tune

We remember when the crew at Noonan Race Engineering came to PRI a few years ago and displayed this incredible all-billet LS engine that was wearing a massive screw supercharger. It was a show...