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

MAHLE Tech Video: How-To Properly Measure Piston To Bore Clearance

This is a great how-to video and it is an illustration of the steps that dedicated engine builders take when assembling engines. It is not just about bolting stuff together and praying that it works,...

Tech Video: Watch As Moroso’s Scott Hall Demonstrates How An Oil Accumulator Works By Using A Clear Oil Accumulator – Fascinating!

If you have been around any form of racing for any length of time you have surely seen Moroso oil accumulators bolted to cars and trucks of all shapes and sizes. Those silver looking aluminum tubes...

Ignition Tech With Moroso: Learn About Crank Triggers and How To Set Them Up

If you are building a serious engine for the street, the drags, or many other applications a crank trigger ignition system is pretty much required equipment. They went from pro level exotica to...

Piston Ring Tech Video: Oil Ring Frequently Asked Questions With MAHLE Motorsports

The men and women at MAHLE get lots of questions from their customers about pistons, rings, how to install them, and what the best practices of doing just that are. In this video we get some great...

Aeromotive Takes You Through The Hows, Whys Of Vacuum And Boost Referenced Fuel Pressure Regulators For Carb’d Engines

Never in the history of hot rodding has more horsepower and more technology been available to regular guys. This is a great thing but it can also be confusing and tough to figure out what components...

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...

Tips And Tricks From Miller On MIG Welding Roll Cage Joints Properly

MIG welding isn’t hard. Not really. Especially with all the new automatic welders that allow you to set your material thickness and forget it. Like anything it is all about practice. And...

The Cage Gage Could Be One Of The Coolest Tubing Fabrication Tools We’ve Seen

We’ve been showing you welding, notching, and bending videos recently to inspire you to build your own roll bar or roll cage for your project. We’ll be bringing you more tech on doing...

The Ultimate Bolt On Strut Front Subframe For Camaro And Nova Drag Racers

I’m pretty lucky because I hear about and see, and sometimes even test, new products well before the normal public gets to hear about them or see the at an event. And since I’m a geek...

Tube Bending Basics For Bumpers, Roll Cages, Roll Bars, And More

Tube bending is an artform, or it can be anyways. But it is also a skill that you can learn, and master, if you spend the right time and energy doing so. This skill can come in very handy depending...

Welding Tech Video: TIG Welding Aluminum For Beginners.

TIG welding is awesome. Super sexy bad ass tig welds make your ride look like a million bucks. But it’s also one of the more challenging, and often intimidating, types of welding. And since the...

Piston Tech: Know What Ring Micro-Welding Is? Know What Causes It? Here’s All The Info You Need

On the best day of its life, a piston’s job sucks pretty hard. There is extreme heat, fire, all kinds of directional changes and generally speaking, the things just get tormented. Believe it or...

The Tech Behind MAHLE’s Gold Series Piston Coating – Here’s How It Works, How It Helps

One of the things that hot rodders of generations past could likely never conceive of is the amount of technology involved in the creation of modern pistons. With the ever advancing science and...

To The Maxx: Our 572 Big Block Chevrolet Makes 850 On The Motor With ProMaxx 340 Heads

(Words and Photos by Richard Holdener)  What does it take to make big power these days? Well, the easiest route is obviously using some type of power adder like a turbo, supercharger or even the...