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Know Your Gearbox: This Walk Around Of A Tremec Magnum Six Speed With American Powertrain Is Great

Knowledge is power and when it comes to selecting large components for your project car, that power is important to have. How do you know what the right transmission is for your project? Well, if you...

NASCAR To Transition To Center Lock Wheels For 2021 Season – 18″ Aluminum BBS Wheels

In a move that has been meet with interesting reactions across the internet, NASCAR has announced that for the 2021 season the cars in the series will use a center lock style wheel and that wheel...

Watch Rob Dahm’s Insane Billet 4-Rotor RX-7 Make Repeated 1,000hp AWD Dyno Pulls! This Is Mental

Rob Dahm’s RX-7 build is one of the most wildly awesome things on the internet. Not content to just do it like so many others have, Dahm is building what is basically the fastest, hardest core,...

Best of 2019: Transmission Tech Video: American Powertrain Explains Why A Junkyard 6-Speed May Not Be Your Project’s Best Friend

There’s a lot of stuff in life that seems really, really good on the surface but going a little bit deeper than that reveals that there are hidden costs. Such is the case with scoring a...

Finnegan Shows Just How To Measure And Adjust Your Hydraulic Throwout Bearing

There has to be some clearance! At least for your throwout bearing anyway. While plenty of things in your car should be bolted up tight and have no clearance or play, the throwout bearing is not one...

This Cool Plywood Model Shows You Just How The Clutch In Your Car Works

Sometimes the coolest examples of mechanical things can be made in a way that looks like a kid’s toy, but totally shows you how it actually works. Such is the case with this plywood clutch...

Old School Tech Video: This Breakdown Of A Road Ranger Big Rig Transmission From The 60s Is Brilliant!

There are millions of awesome videos on the automotive end of the internet and we try to find cool ones to show you every day here at BangShift. This particular video is an honest gem of 1960s tech...

Your Shifter Might Not Be Broken! Here’s How To Adjust A Hurst Automatic Shifter The Right Way

I am a creature of habit. Years and years and years ago I replaced my aging B&M Megashifter with a Hurst Quarter Stick, and I’ve never looked back. I love them. They work great, require...

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...