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Category Archive: OTHER, Tech Stories

Hacks of the Week from Reddit’s JustRolledIntoTheShop

Sometimes it’s DIY gone wrong, sometimes its a catastrophic failure at a shop full of trained mechanics. Either way, they’re hilariously awful, and that’s why we call them the Hacks...

Epic Hacks: Reddit’s “Just Rolled in the Shop” Subreddit Will Give you Nightmares

  Reddit has a million “subreddits” on everything from trees to male fashion advice. Our favorite is “Just Rolled in the Shop,” a collection of photos from mechanics all over...

Video: We Test Snow Tires At Miller Motorsports Park With NITTO! Pants Mandatory.

Last week when I left town for Salt Lake City to attend the Nitto Winter Ride N Drive media event, I was wearing my typical Dickies shorts, flip flops and a BangShift.com shirt. I had an extra change...

Best of BangShift: Blizzard Preparedness- Screw Canned Goods and Batteries, Fix the Antique John Deere Snowmobile!

While weiner, clean-handed automotive bloggers were preparing breathless items about the new Kia Rio, sipping a Mochachino and working up a semi to Ken Block videos, we were laying in the snow,...

BangShift Quick Tech Tip: Chassis and Body Grounds. They Are Your Electrical Friends.

Our pal Todd Ryden, sent us this quick tech tip last week, along with a great new kit from Painless Performance that gives you all the grounds and fasteners you need to make sure your car or truck...

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Quick Tech: How To Use Steel Braided Hose As A Tool To Remove Burrs From Cut Pipe

(Words and Photos by Scott Liggett) – Those who work on cars for a living often find time saving ways of getting the job faster and easier. Our friend, Yannick Sire of Sire Custom Performance,...

Tech Video: MSD’s Flying Magnet Crank Trigger System. How To Install One And Why

We did this video 30 lbs and two years ago for MSD, but thought you guys might want to check it out. It’s one of many videos that MSD has that are aimed at giving you technical support and...

Brake Tech From Baer: How To Properly Season Your Rotors and Bed Your Brake Pads

High performance brakes are a great upgrade to your street machine, pro touring style car, autocross warrior, or even your daily driver. Most of us start building horsepower before setting the proper...

MSD ATOMIC LS Sneak Peek – MSD Unveils Revolutionary Plug and Play EFI Solution For LS Engines At SEMA 2012 – Plus Dual Quad Atomic!

Chevrolet wasn’t the only one who threw BangShift an invite last night. Our pals at MSD dropped us a line and told us to show up for the unveiling of their new Atomic LS EFI as well as the dual...

Driveway Tech: How To Swap A Jeep Steering Shaft Into Your GM B-Body or G-Body Car With A Trashed Rag Joint

We’ve been piling up the miles on Buford T Justice, our 1987 Chevy Caprice project recently. Having completed the suspension upgrade and installed the new wheels and tires, the thing is a riot...

Forum Tech Section How To: Holley Float Bowl Screw Thread Repair… So Easy A Ford Guy Did It!

I know, I know, Ford guys are smart too. I’m only busting Big Block Ranger’s stones because I can, and because he will expect it. Especially since he even has a hammer, aka Ford Tool, in...

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Kaase Boss 9 Hemi Ford Build: You Can Build A Boss Engine That Isn’t A Complete Bitch To Drive!

When Ro McGonegal sent us a story about John Kaase Racing Engines building their new Boss 9 engines for hot rods, muscle cars, and street rods, we were intrigued. Having driven a real life Boss 429...

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Driveway Tech: Engine Compartment Detailing, BangShift Style

(Words and Photos by Scott Liggett) – There are three things gearheads and even people with a mild interest in cars look at. The paint, the interior, and under the hood. The paint is obvious....

$200 Hauler Project Update: Oh What A Difference Some LMC Truck Billet, Grille, and Lower Valance Make!

When we first started the $200 Hauler Project, we knew right away that the mildly bashed grille and completely tweaked rear bumper were going to have to go. We also knew that LMC Truck was the place...

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