Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, 1320 NHRA News, BangShift 1320, BangShift News

Drag Racers Stepping Up: DSR/DSM Partner with Stratasys to Aid in the Fight of COVID-19 Pandemic

The saying “we’re all in this together” hits home when the people we know who aren’t in the medical industry are stepping up to aid the fight against the dreaded COVID-19...

No, Canada: This 1982 S10 Has Been Stretched, Mid-Engined, Blown, and Given Dually Fenders

There’s that major underlying question that always comes up with any purchase. We’re talking anything from a new hat to a new hot rod. “It is worth it?” That’s a loaded...

Quick Junk: This Look At The 1986 Maserati Bi-Turbo Highlights A Car With Horsepower And Even More Headaches

Man, the Italians have had some really interesting bad cars over the years. The 1980s Maserati Bi-Turbo examples usually make every list of “worst cars of the 1980s” because of the fact...

Look Gang, A Mystery To Solve: Do You Know Anything About This Mid-Engined Ford Mustang Prototype?

One would think that a major car company would have an in-depth catalog of vehicles that explain everything, from the first sketches to the details of those who made it to production, but in reality...

Cabin Fever Cure: Paramotoring To McDonald’s For A Bite To Eat!

I don’t know about you, folks, but even with being lucky enough to live away from major populations way out in the corn fields, and being able to get outside of my house fairly often, the cabin...

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Want To Avoid Splashing Into A Frozen Lake? Use Firestone Winter Tires Like Those In This 1970 Ad!

We have seen some awesome television ads for tires over the years. This is doubly true for winter tires. Cars accelerating and braking on ice rinks, cars clawing their way up snow covered mountain...

Cylinder Head Tech Video: Watch Five Different Heads Get Dyno Tested On A Stroker Jeep Inline Six!

A couple of weeks ago we showed you a great video that explored the question of roller rockers making horsepower on a modified engine. This time we’re back with the same Jeep stroker inline six...

Mazada Turns 100 Years Old: We Look Back At Three Of Their Most Important Cars

(Words by Tom Lohnes) – Mazda, the famed Japanese Automaker, is now 100 years old. Mazda has made some of the most iconic cars of all time, and they have all left their mark on the world both...

Random Car Review: The 1962-64 Facel Vega Facel II – An American In Paris

There is an image that certain late 1950s-mid 1960s expensive grand tourer coupes present, and in short, that image looks a lot like James Bond, Mad Men and, to an extent, the namesake of the...

A Mighty Unicorn: This 1957 Dodge Town Wagon Power Wagon Is Incredible! 315ci Hemi, Factory Power Steering

One of one. One of bloody one ever made! That’s what this 1957 Dodge Town Wagon Power Wagon is. The only truck ever known to have been built with power steering, it has a 315ci Power Giant...

The WideLux At Holley Intergalactic Ford Fest: Dyno, Burnout, And More!

It’s been a few months since the first Holley Intergalactic Ford Fest, but the memories of Fat Erik’s Powerstroke-powered Toyota “WideLux” on the autocross course is...

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Piston Tech Video: Learn All You Ever Wanted To Know About Piston Coatings With MAHLE Motorsport

When it comes to piston coatings, there’s lots of stuff that people think they know and lots of stuff that’s just flat out wrong. In this video you are going to learn all you ever wanted...

Classic YouTube: Piston King Motor Oil’s “Trailer Towing Test”

In these times of not wanting to go run errands out of fear of someone coughing (or worse, you coughing because of springtime allergies and winding up getting bug-bombed with disinfectant while...

Stupid Gearhead Storytime: Doing The Most With The Least At The Junkyard!

With all the “social distancing” and “stay-at-homing” going on right now, some of us have been fortunate enough to have been given a time out from the typical daily rat race....