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Engine Tech: Daddy Dave Tears Down Proline Hemi Engine From Goliath

If you don’t know who Daddy Dave is, and who Goliath is, then you must live under a rock. Goliath, his Nova, is a bad beast and can really haul the mail as we’ve all seen. It’s got...

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...

Dare To Be Different Video: Watch This Blown 4.3L V6 Make More Than 450hp and 400 lb-ft On The Engine Dyno!

Today I am definitely feeling the alternative engine family flow. From the little sleeper Pinto earlier to this killer V6, there are so many fun ways to make horsepower it’s almost...

Dyno Video: TURBO 4200 ATLAS-ELECTRONIC BOOST CONTROLLERS-DO THEY WORK? DO THEY ADD BOOST? DO THEY ADD POWER?

Technology has come a long way with just about everything in our lives, and boost is no different. While you can control boost mechanically, with a simple to turn boost control knob, there are much...

Old School Repair: This Dude Welds A Crankshaft Back Together Like A Boss! It Was Broken In Two!

If you watch videos from other countries, where guys are doing repairs that would seem nearly impossible without modern tools, you start to appreciate and understand what our grandparents and great...

Dyno Proven 500 Horsepower Combos: Three Stock Bottom End 5.3 LS Combos That Will Make You 500 Horsepower Or More.

I get asked about LS engine combos all the time, and the overwhelming majority of them are from people who think that they need to build an engine with all aftermarket parts. When I ask them how much...

Dyno Video: Nitrous AND Boost! Don’t Be Afraid, It’s What Turbos Want And Here’s Proof.

I’ve been running nitrous on turbo and centrifugal supercharger combos for years and years. and you should too. They love each other and it would be rude and completely unromantic not to let...

JUNKYARD 6.0L LS CAM TEST-STOCK VS BTR TRUCK (STG 1-3) VS LS3 VS SLOPPY STAGE 2 VS (BIG) COMP 469

It’s cam testing time! I’ve been in the dyno cell with Richard on several occasions where all we were doing was testing camshafts, and I can tell you that when you get in the groove...

HOW TO BUILD CHEAP 5.0L FORD POWER! WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO ADD POWER TO YOUR DAILY DRIVEN SB FORD?

Here at BANGshift.com we love all engines because we are just fans of horsepower and torque. I happen to be a die hard Chevrolet guy, but I respect all the powerplants regardless of what the trend...

Diesel Tech Video: How Much Power Is There In A Cylinder Head and Camshaft Swap On A Classic 12-Valve?

More fuel! More boost! More power! That’s the typical stuff we always hear about when diesel engines are discussed. Hardcore enthusiasts know that internal combustion engines, be they of spark...

Learn Something: This Profile On Motorcycle Drag Racing Engines In Engine Builder Magazine Is Great

I have to admit to being woefully under appreciative of the hard work, the tech, and the downright nasty performance of motorcycle drag racing for far too long into my career in the sport. Weirdly,...

Big Wind: This 427 LSX Build Is Topped With A 10-71 Blower! Full Build, Dyno Testing, and Bizarre Application Here

We’re not sure how quickly Jeff Huneycutt ran out of his house when the guys at Prestige Motorsports in Concord, North Carolina told him about this engine build, but we’re guessing there...

Water Meth VS Windshield Washer Fluid: Which One Works Better, And Makes More Power, In Your Water Meth Kit?

Yep, windshield washer fluid can be used in place of water and methanol in your water meth injection system. Sure, companies like Snow sell specific fluid that is designed for use with their systems,...

A Mighty Wind: This 454ci LS Engine Build Is Force Fed By A Fresh 3.0L Whipple Blower

This is nasty. 93 octane pump gas, 931 lb-ft, and 1,035hp all happening at less than 7,000 RPM. It’s a 454ci LS engine with a 3.0L Whipple blower cinched down on the top of it and my goodness...