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Category Archive: DRIVETRAIN, TECH, Tech Stories, Videos

Stick Shift Tech: We Finish Up The Hydraulic Clutch Installation

Yesterday we shared the first two videos from our chance to hang out with Robert and Matt and the rest of the gang at American Powertrain a few weeks ago. We got to check out Robert’s collection of...

5 and 6 Speed Tech: We Hang Out With American Powertrain And Install A Hydraulic Clutch

A few weeks ago I got the chance to go hang out with Robert and Matt and the rest of the gang at American Powertrain for some fun videos. We got to check out Robert’s collection of bitchin...

Check Out This Home Built Two-Speed Go Kart Transmission. You Can Make This!

Mini bikes and go-karts are a dream of many children. Some are lucky enough to get one, and some of us kids never grown up and want one regardless of age. With the abundance of cheap overhead valve...

Tech Video: Here’s How To Properly Dial Indicate Your Bell Housing – Do It Once, Do It Right, Keep Your Manual Trans Happy!

If you are getting ready to install a manual transmission in your car or truck, you need to watch this video and follow the procedure outlined in it which will keep your trans happy and operating...

How Driveshaft’s Are Built At Mark Williams Enterprises. Way Cool Stuff

Driveshafts can cause A LOT of problems if they are not properly spec’d and not built correctly. Brian has seen first hand what a stock shaft will do if you just spin it too fast, even with...

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Transmission Tech: We Take Two Junk T56 Transmissions, Spare Parts, And New Pieces From American Powertrain To Make One!

(Words and photos by Scott Parker) – There’s just something about taking what other people consider junk, and making something beautiful out of it. We shared this sentiment with Greg Lovell...

Diesel Swap! Hot Rod Garage Takes A 12V Cummins And Jams It Into A Dodge D200

Making the kind of power with an oil-burner that would have been unbelievable years ago is stupid-easy nowadays, and while the diesel community have the lines drawn in the dirt, for us, our choice...

KABOOM! This ‘Cuda’s Transmission Explosion Ventilated Just About Everything In The Car

(Photos: Jeff McDowell via Quad City Drag Racers) Yes, that’s a shrapnel hole in the door of this Plymouth ‘Cuda, one of many after the TorqueFlite let go in dramatic fashion. While we...

How To Disassemble, Clean, and Rebuild A Muncie 4-Speed Transmission

The name BangShift.com didn’t come by accident. When trying to figure out a name for the site, I had a giant list of possibilities, but it was not by accident that BangShift was one of them. I...

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Buford T Justice Update: It Lives Again Thanks to a Down and Dirty Driveway Thrash and Junkyard Parts

Back in May, as I am sure you remember, Buford T Justice spit the bit during dyno session hi-jinx. The car spit the drive shaft out violently, busted the hell out of the 700R4 transmission, and was...

BangShift Tech: We Show You How to Rebuild a GM 12 Bolt Clutch Type Posi Unit

Tech Story by Scott Liggett: We bought a GM 12 bolt posi a while back at Long Beach Swap Meet. It looked OK, but we wanted to check out the the clutches before we stab this posi into our 12 bolt...

Video: Muncie and Gearvendors…. A match made in heaven.

Gearvendors has been building the strongest overdrive units on the planet for more than 30 years now and they have been proven in everything from 6 second drag cars to trophy trucks and big...

Video: Moser 12 Bolts…For GM guys that want to keep it all GM

2011 marks Moser Engineering’s 25th anniversary, and we’re proud to say they are still made the right way, here in the U.S.A. And for purists like us, who think  a Camaro should have...

Video Brake Tech from Baer

Thousands of you watched as we built a 1967 Camaro in 48 Hours LIVE last month. We were able to build this car thanks to killer sponsors like Baer Brakes, Holley, Comp Cams and Lingenfelter....