Category Archive: 1320 Drivetrain Tech, 1320 Tech Story, Apex Driveline Tech, Apex Tech Stories, DRIVETRAIN, TECH, Tech Stories, Videos, XL Drivetrain Tech, XL Tech Stories

Lawrence Tolman Regears The 8.8 In The COYOTE KILLER For Better Acceleration

Ford’s 8.8 inch rear axles have become a very popular performance choice in not only the cars and trucks that came with them, but also a lot of other rides receiving swaps. Sure, the Ford 9...

Great Video: RideTech Tells You How To Avoid The Top Five Problems That Come Into Play When Lowering A Vehicle

Changing the suspension of your car or truck may be physically “easy” and one with bolting on parts but the math and physics involved is tough stuff. The engineering side of things is...

In The Market For A New Rearend For Your Ride? Before You Purchase A Rear End Housing…… WATCH THIS!

No matter where you purchase your rear-end housings from, there are some basic questions, measurements, etc that are required before you make an order. With that said, there are also some decisions...

It’s The Pan, Man: The Technology and Performance Of The Meziere Enterprises Heat Exchanger Transmission Pan Is Awesome

When it comes to innovative parts that not only solve a problem but also improve a racer’s chances of winning, some out of the box thinking is required. Thankfully this is an industry populated...

Murder Nova’s Street Outlaws EndGame Build Part 4: Dyno Testing, Track Testing, And Some Street Hits!

This is Part 4 of the Caprice Convertible build for the new Street Outlaws Endgame and Shawn and the crew have been getting after it. They got it together enough to run it on the dyno and even make...

Murder Nova’s Street Outlaws EndGame Build Part 3: Parts Are Finally Starting To Go Back Together! It’s Pretty, But Will It Be Fast?

This is Part 2 of the Caprice Convertible build for the new Street Outlaws Endgame and Shawn and the crew have been getting after it. Check out all the progress as they take this thing apart some...

Clay Millican Video Greatness: I Broke My Big Ol’ Rear End!

If you don’t know Clay Millican, then you are missing out on one of the nicest, funniest, and most genuine professional race car drivers on the planet. He’s the real deal, is always fun...

Your Shifter Might Not Be Broken! Here’s How To Adjust A Hurst Automatic Shifter The Right Way

I am a creature of habit. Years and years and years ago I replaced my aging B&M Megashifter with a Hurst Quarter Stick, and I’ve never looked back. I love them. They work great, require...

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 Tip Tuesday: Does Brake Caliper Location Matter?

I’ve seen a lot of arguments over the years about placing calipers on a vehicle and have even seen “engineers” trying to explain the dynamic forces at play both to dispel the myth...

Stick Shift Tech: How To Index Your Bellhousing For Perfect Manual Transmission Operation

When you buy a manual transmission, a bell housing, a clutch, and the linkage to make it all work, you quickly realize during the installation that there is a lot going on here. It’s not...

Tech Tip: How Much Fluid Should Your Automatic Transmission Really Have In It?

How much is too much? Or how much is too little? Is one worse than the other? The answers might surprise you and have to do with more than just the marks on your transmission dipstick. Of course,...

Does A Turbo Car Need A Different Gear Ratio Than Any Other Combo? How Do You Determine Which Ratio Is Right For You?

Gears are a magical thing. They can be used to transfer power in all kinds of ways and by combining gears of different sizes, you can make gear ratios that effectively manage, multiply, or divide...

Clutch Performance: Clay Millican Takes You Through A McLeod Clutch Install On The Back Of His Gen III Hemi Project

Outside of being a great top fuel driver and all around good guy, Clay Millican is a gearhead who loves to work on projects in his home shop. His current mission is building a hemi-swapped Dodge...