Category Archive: 1320 Videos, BangShift 1320, BangShift News, ENGINE, ENGINES, RACING & ACTION, Tech Stories, Videos

Billet Bad Ass: Watching This 1,500hp 20B 3-Rotor Race Engine Get Assembled Is Really Cool

We’ve never built a rotary engine around here. Not Chad, not me, not McTag. They are insanely popular in certain sectors of the drag racing world and the fact that these things have progressed...

Beast On A Budget: Watch This 1,000hp Naturally Aspirated Big Block Get Built, Dynoed, and Bogged

Before you freak out and question our use of the word “budget” in the title, understand that in every case “budget” means something different. At 18 years old you were on a...

Tech Talk: Borgeson Has A Tech Page That Will Knock Your Socks Off – FAQs, Tips, and More Here

We know that you love car stuff because you are reading BangShift right now. You likely love the car stuff more than you love the stuff you are supposed to be doing at the moment, which is a-ok with...

Tech Talk: Talking Aluminum Connecting Rod Pros and Cons With GRP Connecting Rods

Bet you didn’t think you were going learn anything today, did you? Well we’re going to prove that idea wrong here with this awesome video discussion with the guys at GRP Connecting Rods...

What Is A Rear Driveshaft Enclosure, And Why Do I Need One? Tim McAmis Explains How It Works, Why, And How They Build Their’s.

We love Tim McAmis. Not just because he and his company build bad ass chassis for Pro Mod cars, but also because of the videos that he puts up explaining all kinds of great technical aspects of race...

Here’s A High Power 408 Stroker Ford You Can Build And Install Before Intergalactic Ford Fest! Hurry Up, You Have No Excuses!

Want a recipe for verifiable horsepower? Want to know what your combo will make on a real engine dyno? Well if you are a Ford dude, or dudette, then this 408 Stroker Ford Small Block should...

It’s Twin Turbo GTO Fab Day! Watch All The Fab Work Go Down To Build Bad Ass Boost And Power On This Sucker!

Hook turbo to exhaust, connect other side of turbo to intake, and repeat. Right? Isn’t that all there is to putting twin turbos on something? Yep, sure. Git R Dun… But for the rest of the...

Tunnel Ram VS The World! Dual Plane, Single Plane, Or Tunnel Ram? Which One Is Right For A Big Block?

Which intake rules them all? Well to make that determination Richard Holdener put together a hot “little” 496 Stroker Big Block Chevrolet to strap to the dyno at Westech Performance Group...

Engine Porn: Watch The 454ci LS7 Make Over 950 Horsepower Naturally Aspirated On The Dyno!

There’s something about a killer naturally aspirated engine that just gets us excited. Take this video for example. Would we be all that worked up to see a 600hp naturally aspirated LS7?...

How Much Power Can You Make With A Crate 514 Big Block Ford? A LOT!

GM always owned the factory crate engine world. No matter what make or model, you could go to any car show or race and find dozens of GM Crate engines in everything under the sun. But Ford and Mopar...

Better Engine Building Video: Eliminate Common Lifter Failures – Roller and Flat Tappet!

If there is one thing that can hurt your heart, wallet, and will to live, it is a lifter failure in your high performance engine. Whether we are talking rollers or flat tappers, when a lifter goes,...

Install Video: Using The Ridetech StreetGrip System To Upgrade The Handling Of Your C2 or C3 Corvette Is Easy! Watch!

Ridetech contines to expand the line of StreetGrip applications and that is now great news for classic Corvette owners. If you have an original C2 or C3 Corvette that is finally ready to have the...

Using The Wrong Lube Hurts! Here Is The Straight Truth On What To Use To Properly Torque Your Fasteners

Everyone thinks about the expensive parts of their engines that are sexy, like pistons, rods, crankshafts, cylinder heads, intakes, etc. But what holds all that stuff where it is supposed to be?...

Hunt For Grunt! LS Torque Cams: Do You Know What Really Works?

In this video from Richard Holdener, he lets you in on yet another round of dyno testing Speed Secrets in the never ending Hunt for Grunt. LS Engines aren’t particularly known for being torque...