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...

Buick Nailhead Redline Rebuild Update: New Donor Engine, Same Piston Hammering Results – Video

We LOVE the Hagerty Redline Rebuild videos and we especially love the fact that they do not shy away form showing all the details that surround the seemingly magical engine teardown and reassembly...

A Tucker On The Dyno?! Watch Tucker 1044 Make A Pull With Its Franklin Helicopter Engine!

Not that we’re breaking any news here but Bob and Rob Ida are two of the most amazing automotive craftsmen in the world today, certainly among the top one tenth of one percent in the USA. These...

Bagger Wars: Indian’s New Liquid Cooled V-Twin Engine Raises The Horsepower And Stakes

If there has been one cool thing about the latest rendition of the Indian vs Harley motorcycle rivalry it is that Indian (which is a brand owned by Polaris) has enough financial horsepower to stick...

Awesome Video: Watch A 3,000+ Horsepower Nitrous Pro Mod Make A Hub Dyno Pull

Things in hot rodding and racing sometimes comes in bounds and waves, right? It’s kind of like the aftermarket EFI world. There were a couple of companies offering products, and then a couple...

Two Wheels And One Cylinder: Time Lapse Rebuild Of A Kawasaki KE100 Engine Is Awesome To Watch

The ring-a-ting-ting of a two stroke engine is really something that fires the synapses of any gearhead’s brain. It is the sound of fun, really. Go karts, dirt bikes, and weird homebuilt...

Real World Video: This Look Behind The Scenes of The Hagerty Redline Rebuild Is Loaded With Regular Guy Truth

It ain’t that easy, right? When we watch videos and projects on the internet that just glide along seamlessly and without trouble, we all cringe. That’s not how real life works and that...

Video: Ancient Engines Live Again – Watch These Internal Combustion Relics Huff and Puff, and Chuff

We live in a very standardized world today. Lots of our technology that exists in 2019 is simply a refinement of stuff that existed 100 years ago. Engines, cars, machines, these are all things that...

Hey There 3/26! Let’s Take A Look At The Little Pontiac 326 Engine – A Small Bore Worker

Well we’re continuing to hit as many engine high points as we can over the course of the “muscle car” months this year. Today, being 3/26, we’re going to pay some homage to...

Holley’s New Terminator Max LS Fuel Injection System Is Awesome And Affordable. Watch This To Learn All About It!

When the folks at Holley EFI announced the new Terminator this week, a stand alone EFI system for LS engines that is amazingly feature packed, the LS swap world collectively gasped in awe. This...

Cooling Tech Video: AFCO Talks About The Pluses And Minuses Of Single And Dual Fan Shrouded Radiators

Well this is some perfect timing! Over the next couple of weeks we’re going to be talking about AFCO radiators and cooling systems a bunch as we finally put Buford T Justice back together in...

The Other 3/08: Here’s A Look At The Hudson 308ci Inline Six!

Today’s date is one of the fun one when we play the displacement calendar game. Why? Well because we have two great engines. We already told you about the Holden 308ci V8 but what about the...

Happy 3/05! Let’s Talk Small Bore Small Blocks (and V6s)

305ci is not exactly a magical number when it comes to high performance engines in most people’s minds but the reality is that if you are a stock car racer or someone who has followed the...

BangShift Tech: Engine Oil and Low Speed Pre-Ignition In Direct Injection Engines – The Link And What You Need To Know

(By Lake Speed Jr.) – What is LSPI? Low Speed Pre-Ignition (LSPI) is an abnormal combustion event that can lead to catastrophic engine damage, and LSPI is common to Turbocharged Direct...