Category Archive: 1320 Spotlight, 1320 Videos, OTHER, TECH, Tech Stories, Videos

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Dzus Fasteners, How To Choose Them, How To Install Them, And More.

I’ll never forget meeting Ted Dzus on Hot Rod’s Power Tour many years ago. Ted was driving one of his always awesome hot rods and when I met him I was blown away that he was THE Dzus in...

Best Of BS 2017: The Story Of An Audi Quattro’s Destruction At The 2017 Prescott Rally

(Since this story was written, Riley and Moose have been piecing together what they need to get back into racing and have, for the most part, healed up from the big off that they had at the Prescott...

Here’s How To TIG Weld Aluminum Tanks – Make Your Own At Home

TIG welding is as much an art as it is science. Putting two pieces of metal together via TIG or MIG welding is not that difficult with some practice, but welding with precision and consideration for...

Love To Weld And Have Some Time To Kill? Check Out This Collection Of Weld Porn!

(Images: imgur/Weld Porn) Craftsmanship isn’t dead, and neither is taking pride in your work. And if you want proof of that, or you’re just a fan of a weld that didn’t require time...

We Give The Dash In Our 1986 C10 Project An AutoMeter Makeover – Check Out The Difference!

(Words and photos by Mike Brooks) –  The previous two articles in this series (fuel system, efi swap) featured upgrades that improve performance and drivability of my C10 pickup. It was...

We Fabricate Some Cool Casters For Our 9 Inch Housing To Help Move A Project Around The Shop

Sometimes just moving a project around the shop can be a giant pain in the ass, especially with limited space like I have. Like most of you at home, I have to move one project around to get the other...

BangShift Driveway Tech: Upgrading A Cadillac 500 Powered 1986 C10 With An Aeromotive Phantom In-Tank Pump

(Words and photos by Mike Brooks) – For those of us who live in the snowbelt and also have a hot rod or project vehicle, old man winter is a blessing and a curse. Having to put your ride into...

Give The Gift Of Knowledge For Christmas! Kevin Tetz Paintucation DVD’s Help You Do Body And Paint Right

There isn’t much that I won’t tackle on a car project. Even the stuff that scares people a lot, like wiring for example. I’ll do some sheetmetal replacement, although I’ve...

Want To Build A Cool Bar Stool For Your Shop, Bar, Or House? Check This One Out

Making furniture can be fun, and it’s a good way to get your metal working and welding skills up to par for your car projects. It’s also a way to do something with your car building...

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Check Out The Dusold Designs Guys Flaming A Chevy Pickup! Tons Of Work But Bitchin!

On Facebook the other day Mike Dusold said he was going to be painting flames on a customer’s Chevy pickup and that he was going to do things up a little different. When he started posting...

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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...

We Test The NVX JAD900.5 Amp And NSW102 Subwoofers: Serious Bang For Your Buck!

Do you like your music clean and loud? We do too, and thats why we tested out the NVX JAD900.5 5-channel amp and NSW102 Subwoofers to see if they could give us good clean sound that even our old tow...

Bottom Dollar Blazer – Episode 7: It’s Time To Start Thinking Paint, BangShift Style.

Well, it’s been a while since I posted my last update to the Blazer project. Class is wrapped up at Assabet Valley Tech, and I got a ton of the grunt work done. Now it’s time to think...

Bottom Dollar Blazer Project – Episode 7: We’re back

It’s been a couple of weeks since I posted an update on the Blazer. It’s not because I haven’t been working on it, but Lohnes convinced me to go on that trip to Detroit and I got...