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Category Archive: ENGINE, Tech Stories

Driveway Tech: We Install Air Intake Upgrades on Two Trucks For Performance and Economy Gains – Part 1

(Photos by Dave Nutting) – Lots of BangShifters own late model trucks. They daily drive them, tow with them, haul the family around in them, and maybe even beat on them a little from time to...

Tech: How JPC Racing Made 1,032hp From a Ford Coyote 5.0L Engine With a Paxton NOVI 2200 Huffer

(Words and Photos by Mike Galimi) – The shop is silent as the garage door opens and the drafty night air enters into JPC Racing’s chassis dyno room. It was judgment time for the company’s...

BangShift Pro Touring Tech: The Basics of Traction Made Easy!

(By Dave Nutting) – (Editor’s Note: As we get ready to unveil our newest project car later this week, which is going to burn corners and the strip, we are going to be bringing you more...

Driveway Tech: Battling the Oil Burning Monte Carlo – Part 3- Death Match!

(Words, Photos, Bleeding and Struggle by Scott Liggett) – As we continued to fight this darn car’s oil burning 350 we transitioned from frustration to inspiration, back to frustration,...

Wheel Tech: The Science and Specifications Behind a Top Fuel/Funny Car Drive Wheel From The Guys at Weld Racing

Of all the parts that take incredible abuse on a Top Fuel Dragster or Nitro Funny Car, the drive wheels are right there at the top of the list. In the blink of an eye they go from being at rest to...

Tech Gallery: A Detailed Look at How a 25.5 Cage Goes into a 2010 Cobra Jet Mustang

(Photos by Jon Sandahl) – With lots of Ford Mustang Cobra Jet racers pushing their cars to speeds and elapsed times no one would have thought about just a couple years ago, the factory...

BangShift Engine Tech: How a programmable ignition can make anyone look like a pro

BangShift.com is proud to announce that we have partnered with Westech Performance Group to bring you killer engine tech in 2011! From the complicated to the just plain fun, we’ll have it all...

BangShift Tech: We Show You How to Rebuild a GM 12 Bolt Clutch Type Posi Unit

Tech Story by Scott Liggett: We bought a GM 12 bolt posi a while back at Long Beach Swap Meet. It looked OK, but we wanted to check out the the clutches before we stab this posi into our 12 bolt...

BS TECH: PRO TUNING SECRETS PART 1 – FINDING POWER RIGHT IN YOUR DISTRIBUTOR

Those Bangshifters who are old enough to have owned muscle cars when they were new, or nearly new, remember taking their rides to a performance oriented dealership to get a super tune that was good...

Driveway Tech: Patching Your Rotted Floors – A First Hand Account From A Welding Newbie

At some point or another, we all have to take the next step in our skill set while working on our junk heaps. It’s either that, or we continue paying others to do certain repairs and upgrades...

QUICK TECH VIDEO: PROPER FLAT TAPPET CAM BREAK IN PROCEDURE FROM COMP CAMS

While we know that this video is not advanced science, people screw up and wipe out flat tappet cams all the time. Incorrectly, people often cite the cam manufacturer for selling them a defective...

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...