Category Archive: Apex Video, BangShift APEX, BangShift News, ENGINE, ENGINES, HISTORIC, MISC, Tech Stories, Videos

Rare Air: This Video Featuring The Rebuild Of A 1937 Bugatti Type 57 Compresseur Engine Is Amazing

When does engine building go from scene to art? When does simply “building an engine” not really cover the process of working on a hunk of internal combustion history? We’re going...

730-HP BBC ON 87-OCTANE!! HOW TO: 700-HP BIG-BLOCK CHEVY POWER COMBOS (ALL MOTOR, LOW COMP 540, SC 454 & TURBO 454)

There are so many times that I’m at an event and someone comes up to me to talk engines and wants to know how to make a given power output. Many ask about 600 horsepower combos for their muscle car...

Project Farm Tests Metal Cutting Blades: What’s The Best Metal Cutting Blade? “Dry Cut” vs “Abrasive” vs “Diamond” Blade. Diablo, DeWalt, Makita

Anyone who builds stuff from metal has to question what chop saw to use now that the world of metal cutting has come to know and love the dry saw. When companies like Evolution started selling a...

Happy 4/18! This In-Depth Look At Building A 418ci Dirt Modified Engine Is Awesome

When it comes to circle track racing, horsepower is still the king in so many different parts of the sport. You need to to run competitively on asphalt and on dirt and not only do you need to have a...

600-HP BIG-BLOCK CHEVY POWER COMBOS. FROM CHEAP JUNKYARD TURBO 8.1L TO ALL-MOTOR 496 TO SUPERCHARGED 454

There are so many times that I’m at an event and someone comes up to me to talk engines and wants to know how to make a given power output. Many ask about 600 horsepower combos for their muscle car...

This Single Seat Race Car Build Is Not What We Expected, Because It Is So Much Cooler!

Bennett’s Customs is an Australian is a traditional builder that does some pretty cool car and motorcycle projects, and they have embarked on a new project that must be done by September in...

HOW TO MAKE CHEAP, JUNKYARD BBC 454 POWER. HOW TO MAKE A 500+ HP BIG-BLOCK CHEVY POWER COMBOS WITH PEANUT PORT HEADS.

There are so many times that I’m at an event and someone comes up to me to talk engines and wants to know how to make a given power output. Many ask about 500 horsepower combo for their cruiser...

Matt And Mike From Iron Trap Unveil All The NOS GM Parts They Just Found! Buy This Stuff!

In a recent video from Matt and Mike at Iron Trap you saw them hit up this 100 foot long building in Virginia where a jillion NOS GM parts were stored along with some killer old Fords. The old Fords...

HOW TO BUILD CHEAP, EASY, JUNKYARD 400-HP BIG-BLOCK CHEVY POWER COMBOS! GEN 5 454, GEN 6 454 & GEN 7 8.1L 496 POWER

There are so many times that I’m at an event and someone comes up to me to talk engines and wants to know how to make a given power output. Many ask about 400 or 450 horsepower combo for their...

Iron Trap Visits A Virginia Drag Racer’s Collection – Oldsmobile Rocket Powered 1940 Ford Coupe And More!

When you are driving home from gathering up more vintage car parts, and you have room in the truck, you stop to see if you can collect more parts! When a viewer hit up Matt and the crew at Iron Trap...

The 1954 Chevy That Casey Bought Sight Unseen Runs Mint! This Car Was Not The Junk The Seller Claimed It To Be!

The latest installment in the rebirth of this cool 1954 Chevy does not disappoint. It still amazes me that the seller thought this car was junk and sold it so cheap. This is a great score and I...

Is Synthetic Grease Better Than Lucas Red And Tacky? Red Line CV-2 And Royal Purple Give It Their Best

Project Farm is back at it with another test we car guys and gals care about. I’ve been using Lucas Oil Red and Tacky for years now and have always found it to be a reliable in every...

The Make It Kustom Mini 1956 Buick Project Continues! Modifying The Wheels For Wide Whites

If you missed the first installment of this Mini Buick build, click the link below. In this episode of the build, Karl modifies the wheels so he can get this cool set of wide white walls to fit....

New Product Install: GM LSA Engine Accessory Drive Kit. Replace The Bulky Factory Stuff For Your Next Swap

No matter how good an engine is, swapping it can be a major pain in the butt if the accessories, exhaust, and oil pan won’t fit. This is exactly why companies like Holley make so many swap...