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Category Archive: ENGINE, Tech Stories

Driveway Tech: Battling the Stuck Rings on the Monte Carlo – Round 2

In our continuing attempts to be cheapskates and fix our oil burning ’73 Monte Carlo’s 350 spending as little as possible; we decided to try a tried and true solution to our...

Driveway Tech: Attempt One at Freeing Stuck Piston Rings – Did We Succceed?

Everyone says that buying a ganny fresh old car is the best. They are one owner, low mileage gems that granny ony drove to bingo and her Wednesday hair appointment. There can be a problem with...

BangShift Quick Tech: How to install window seals in your muscle car

Sometimes it’s the little things can be intimidating when building your hot rod, and window seals and weather stripping seem to be one of those projects that people dread. The truth is they are...

Video: Blows Cold, Goes Fast, Makes an LS Swap a Breeze… Vintage Air

Vintage Air has long been known for cold air and big speed thanks to SCTA Speed Records at Bonneville at well over 200mph with the air blowing cold. Vintage Air is also installed on the highest...

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: Forgeline Wheels shows us how to fit massive meats on any car.

In the world of Pro Touring and Racing Wheels, Forgeline is synonomous with light weight, incredibly strength, and good looks. We have often drooled over Forgeline wheels on other people’s...

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....

BangShift Tech Video: Size Matters…Exhaust Collector Length Testing Part 1

If you hang out at any racetrack, car show, or dyno shop for long enough, you’ll hear all kinds of stories. Old wives tales about this thing or that thing making big power, cars that guys used...

BangShift Tech: How much horsepower does a mechanical water pump really take to spin?

BangShift.com is proud to be working at Westech Performance Group on a variety of Engine Tech stories in 2011, and some are going to be in depth and others will be interesting facts or fun tests to...

BangShift Tech and Video: Does staggered jetting a Holley Carb really work?

We learned several things during our staggered jetting test, and some might surprise you. We also came to a couple of conclusions. 4-Corner Jetting is not for everyone, and ignorance is bliss. And...

Great Tech Thread: How to Remove the Motor of Your 4th Gen Camaro/Firebird From The Bottom

BangShift member Buddy blew the LT1 engine in his Camaro up about a year ago while ripping through the gears. This was not going to be a quick fix, the plant had to be pulled out of the car. At that...

Engine Project Update: Tearing Down the 1960s Pontiac OHC Six

When we heard that our OG BangShift pal Randal was looking for an old Pontiac overhead cam six engine we got excited because we knew he’d find one and start a neat project. Our instincts were...

The Tiger Cage gets Certified!!!

We’re proud to announce that Ridetech’s Tiger Cage has just received its first Sanctioning Body Certification! The boys at Ridetech have been working diligently to certify their...