Category Archive: Apex Video, BangShift APEX, ENGINE, ENGINES, MISC, Tech Stories, Videos

No Small Task: Machining Tiny Connecting Rods For A Miniature LS Engine Is Quite The Process

The world of miniature engine building, like the world of full-size engine building has been forever morphed and changed by the introduction and proliferation of advanced machine tools. What was once...

Watch Zora Arkus-Duntov Rip A Disguised 1956 Chevy Up Pikes Peak – Bill France Timed The Run Himself!

There are certain things that we really, really love around here and this video captures just about all of them. For starters we have great footage with classic narration. Then we have history being...

WHAM! Watch A Racer Suffer A Titanic Shot During A Figure Eight Race

Figure eight racing has been drawing spectators to local circle tracks for decades. Part stock car race and part thrill show act, the races are high drama from start to finish. The perfect driver in...

Muscle Bike Video: Check Out A Restored, Turbocharged 1974 Kawasaki Z1 Motorcycle!

It is not an uncommon thing to see old cars and motorcycle restored, right? Happens every day. Even the rare machines that history seems to have lost can be brought back to their gleaming, original...

Love It Or Hate It? This Ford 289 Has 180-Degree Headers and Sounds…Different

When we saw the video below of a little 289 Ford V8 built to FIA vintage racing specs, we figured hearing the Ford small block sing to 7,500 RPM would be a fun exercise in mechanical music. We got a...

Ride In A 700+ Horsepower BMW M1 As It Blows The Doors Off The Competition At Hockenheim

The BMW M1 was an awesome supercar when it was sold from the late 1970s into the early 1980s and they are very valuable finds today. People that own them love them and they love the fact that their...

Living That K-Car Life In A Ford Taurus World – This 1986 Review Of The Chrysler LeBaron Is A Neat Look Back

Like the bad tasting medicine a patient has to take to get better and overcome a medical malady, such was the position of the famed Chrysler K-Car in the 1980s. The company was staggering away from a...

Battered Barracuda: Check Out This Tribute To The Bashed Barracuda In The Awful Movie Highwaymen

So this car is the 1968 Barracuda that played a starring role in 2004’s forgettable movie Highwaymen. This was the story about a lunatic guy that went around in a 1972 Cadillac killing people on...

Watch A 1970s Vintage Turbo Offy Turn 9,000 On The Dyno Multiple Times And Make 600hp

The turbocharged Offenhauser engine was one of the most hellacious and long running combos at the Indianapolis 500 and in other open wheel forms of racing for decades around the USA. The tough as...

Watch This Big Block Powered 1968 Camaro Hang With Can Am Cars And Sports Cars and More

This is a video that shouldn’t happen on paper. A big block 1968 Camaro road racing car should not be hanging with GT40s, Lolas, and other Can Am cars, right? Well that’s exactly what hot...

Weird Wankel – The Hercules W2000 Was The World’s First Wankel Powered Motorcycle See and Hear It Run In These Videos

We know that a bunch of you out there love motorcycles and while we’re interested by freaky stuff like the story of the Hercules W2000 rotary powered bikes, we don’t live and breathe the...

The Alfarrari Project Continues: More Fabrication, More Metal Replacement, And Prepping For Power!

Here are the next 5 videos in the series on this one and it just keeps getting better. I’m feeding you multiple videos at a time so you can make some real headway, and get hooked really easily,...

Meet The Alfarrari: I Just Found Out About This Project, But Man This Thing Is Cool! Try To Keep Up

I’m about to ruin a couple of hours of your holiday, and by ruin I mean you should get a drink and a snack and sit down because for the next hour you are going to be glued to the screen...

CRUDE is an Understatement – This 1955 Chevy Dirt Track Car Was Last Raced In 1971

Tommy Lee Byrd, The Hot Rod Hoarder, is back at it folks! This time he’s got a great video about an old dirt track racecar and I’m telling you it is worth watching. This car is a time...