Category Archive: 1320 Spotlight, 1320 Tech Story, 1320 Videos

Finnegan’s Twin Turbo Jet Boat Finally Hauls Some Ass! Watch Out World, Mike Is Going 130 MPH Now!

If you’ve been following along as Finnegan and Newbern thrash on projects, you know that the giant Hemi headed big-block twin-turbo jet boat has been fun but also a bit frustrating. The thing...

Watch Team Jegs Change The Ratios In A Pro Stock Transmission In Minutes

We don’t call ourselves BANGshift for nothing. We’re all about clutch pedal racing whenever possible, and that means NHRA Pro Stock is our jam. Now whether you like them or not you have...

Street Stomper: This NASCAR R07 Based Engine Makes 900+ Hp Naturally Aspirated With Less Than 400ci – Build Video

The Chevrolet R07 small block has been a NASCAR staple for years now. The engine is the winningest combo in the modern era of NASCAR racing and with the constant evolution of the sport, it’s on...

Ford Godzilla 7.3 Supercharger Testing: This Thing Is A Beast!

These Ford Godzilla engines make big power stock, and we’ve heard of lots of dyno shops making 550 horsepower on the engine dyno in stock form other than headers and a tune. That’s stout...

Timers: Here’s How A Top Fuel Clutch Knows When To Do What It Does

Top Fuel Dragsters and Funny Cars have just one “speed”, or gear. There is no transmission, just a clutch in front of the driveshaft that drives the rear wheels. It is direct drive....

Tech Tip Tuesday: Parachute Cable Fix That Can Save Your Car For Less Than $10 and 2 Minutes Of Your Time

It will take longer to watch this 4 minute video than it will to perform this fix on your race car or hot street car. If you are familiar with parachutes on cars, then you know that the cable used is...

Car Hauler Rebuild And Remodel: Windows, Kitchen Design, And More! This Thing Is Going To Be Rad!

Everyone wants one of those big giant toterhomes with the huge stacker trailer and all the fancy stuff that goes along with it, but most of us have zero shot of actually being able to afford...

Alex Taylor’s 1955 Chevrolet Project: Rear Suspension And Wheelie Bars For The 6 Second Ride

The project is still moving right along, but there isn’t much time before it is supposed to hit the road! Last episode the rear housing was cut, welded, and worked into one big stout beast and...

DANGER: Stop Installing Harmonic Balancers The Wrong Way! Doug And Chad Both Tell You The Why’s And How’s!

Harmonic balancer, damper, whatever you call it, the job of installing them is often a confusing and intimidating one. If this describes your first time installing one, count yourself as one of the...

Building A Fabricated 9 inch Housing For A 6 Second 200 mph Hot Rod. Alex Taylor’s ’55 Chevy Chassis Is Almost Done!

When you build a car that is capable of making thousands of horsepower, and then utilizing it to run the quarter mile in 6 seconds at over 200 mph, there are a lot of components and parts and pieces...

Boost Makes Better: This Build and Dyno Test Of An 8-71 Blown 427ci LS3 Is Awesome – Airboat Engine!

If you are going to build a kick ass airboat engine, you need a few things. The first is obviously some horsepower, the second is  a deep reservoir of torque, and the third is reliability so you are...

Wheelie Bars: There Is Far More To These Suckers Than Just Keeping You From Flipping Over Backwards

Tim McAmis has built some wheelie bars in his day and has decided to share some of his knowledge with us. In this video he talks the ins and outs of wheelie bars, what they do, how they do it, and...

Welding Sheet Metal Or Plate To Tubing Takes Some Work. Here’s How To Do It Right.

The devil is in the details, and sometimes there is no place this is more apparent on a project than in the fabrication of the chassis or roll cage. The Fabrication Series has been showing you ways...

How Light Is It? Building The Lightest Nitrous Pro Mod Ever, Episode 1

Cameron Johnson Race Cars and Jamie Hancock have joined forces to try and build the lightest Pro Mod ever. Why? Because they want to run it in Radial Vs The World where the minimum weight with driver...