Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, BangShift 1320, BangShift News, ENGINE, Tech Stories

King Rat: Chevrolet Performance Debuts The 1,000hp Naturally Aspirated ZZ632

This is nasty! Chevrolet Performance debuts the 1,000hp naturally aspirated ZZ632 ahead of the 2021 SEMA show! When the world went gaga over the 1,000hp blown Hellepahnt engine Mopar dropped a couple...

HOW TO: PICK THE RIGHT TURBO 4.8L LS CAM. WHICH CAM WORKS BEST UNDER BOOST? DIY, JUNKYARD TURBO CAMS

Every cam is a turbo cam, or at least that’s what Richard Holdener always says, but what camshaft is “best” under boost? Sure, any engine, with whatever camshaft is in it, will make...

Move Over BMW and Jag Inline Six Engines, Here’s a 370hp Naturally Aspirated OHC Pontiac Six!

Pontiac’s OHC six cylinder was a pet project of John DeLorean in the 1960s when he wanted to introduce a more European driving experience to customers who preferred sprightly handling to brutal...

HOW TO MAKE BIG LS3/L92 BOLT-ON POWER. WHAT LS3 OR L92 CAM WORKS BEST? DO CNC-PORTED HEADS ADD HP?

When you want to make more power with your LS engine, there are not shortage of bolt on parts that will help you reach your power goals. Camshafts, heads, intakes, all the normal performance parts...

Edd China’s Workshop Diaries: Why The Hell Is Edd Putting A Diesel Engine In His Electric Ice Cream Truck?

Well… that didn’t take long. Apparently someone else wants the Mercedes Sprinter Van ice cream truck, but without the electric motor and drivetrain. We’re not exactly sure why, but...

Rebeldryver’s Garage: 400 Cubic Inches, A T-56 Magnum, And More To Get This Hot Rod Running Again

I know the curse of having cars sitting and not running for years all too well. A couple years ago we spent 12 days thrashing on my 1969 Camaro in order to get it back together after 15 years of...

Fuel System Tech: Fuel Tank Upgrade Swap On An S10 Chassis Swapped 1950 Chevrolet Truck

S10 chassis are incredibly versatile. Sharing all the front suspension with a GM G-Body, or Metric, Chassis means that there are a lot of easy-to-get parts from the aftermarket, the auto parts store,...

Do Tunnel Rams Really Make More Power? Carb vs EFI Intake Testing On A 468 Cubic Inch Stroker LS

Everyone in the hot rodding world seems to have a favorite intake manifold design, and there has never been a better time to be a hot rodder or racer because there has never been a time in our lives...

HOW TO MAKE CHEAP BBC POWER. JUNKYARD 454 VS NITROUS AND TURBO. DIY POWER, BOOST, BIG BLOCK.

Just because the LS engine has been so popular the past several years, doesn’t mean that other engines are irrelevant, and I often refer to a Big Block Chevrolet as a “man motor”...

What Happens When You Max Out A Turbo? Will More Boost Make More Power?

When you talk turbos, and boost, everyone knows that more is better right? I mean the fact that a turbo is rated at a specific power level doesn’t matter if you can get it to give more boost...

Junkyard LS Cam Test: Will The Same Camshaft Work With A Carb, EFI, Nitrous, Or Boost?

When it comes to camshafts there is never a shortage of opinions or available grinds. And one thing that I always find amusing is the “ideal conditions” world that so many hot rodders,...

Saved From The Crusher: This 1958 Pontiac Pathfinder Needs A New Lease On Life. Will It Run And Drive As Is Though?

Sometimes all the “It’s been abandoned for 15 years! Will it ever run again?!?!” videos drive me nuts because many of them will clearly run again with little work. It’s not...

Which Cam Is Best For Your LS? Stock? Trucks? Or Performance? Here’s The Answer

Camshaft selection has always been a tough one for people, regardless of the engine platform. It all depends on how much power you want, how you are going to use the vehicle, and what other...

Powerboater Motor: Watch This Interesting 540ci Blown Big Block Get Built To Ocean Going Specs

As we always talk about around here, engines are built not just for raw power but they are built to suit their specific applications. This video serves as a perfect example of that as we’re...