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Real World Video: This Look Behind The Scenes of The Hagerty Redline Rebuild Is Loaded With Regular Guy Truth

It ain’t that easy, right? When we watch videos and projects on the internet that just glide along seamlessly and without trouble, we all cringe. That’s not how real life works and that...

Freaky Fun Video: This Guy Turbocharged An Olds 350 Diesel And We Love It

There are right ways to do things and wrong ways to do things. We get stuff drilled into our head every day about the easy ways to make horsepower, the right ways to choose an engine for your...

Wind Machine: Watch This 14-Cylinder Hercules Radial Engine Fire Up And Sandblast Its Operator

This big fellah is really something. The Bristol Hercules engines were used to power a myriad of airplanes over the span of their life and these are not the typical radial engine as they are a slide...

Video: Watch 4 Piston Racing Build A 1,000hp Honda K24 Street Engine – This Rules

The famed “Honda K-motor” has been around since 2001 and it versatility as a platform for hot rodding has been constantly evolved. Like LS engines, the K series Honda engine has had the...

Radial Heat: Watch This Radial Engine Run On A Trailer And Nearly Melt Its Own Exhaust Off!

This is an awesome video for a couple of reasons and the first one is the setting. It looks like this guy has started a radial engine mounted on a trailer in the middle of a residential neighborhood....

Watch This 100ci, Turbocharged, Bonneville Four Banger Make 400+ Horsepower on The Dyno

There have been many great engines made over the years. Whether we are talking about cars, trucks, boats, motorcycles, or even stationary applications, the right tools have been developed for those...

Exotic Dyno Video: Watch A Twin Turbo 12-Cylinder Ferrari Testarossa Engine Scream Its Guts Out On The Dyno

Continuing our daily dyno video display this week, here’s one that deserves every inch of volume you can muster. While we wouldn’t call ourselves Italian super car fans here at BangShift,...

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20 Years Gone: Watch Eddie Hill’s Last Top Fuel Pass Ever From NHRA Houston 1999

The end of Eddie Hill’s career came at the same drag strip that the NHRA will be racing on this weekend in Baytown, Texas. It came on a top fuel pass that was not supposed to be his last ever,...

To The Rescue: A Traveling Vintage Bus Mechanic’s Rebuild Of A Dead Coach

Something that doesn’t get a lot of thought but should: all of those semi-tractors and buses that ply the roads for years, delivering faithful service…ever give a second thought to what...

Tech Video: What’s A COMP Camshaft Swap Worth In A Legit Boss 302? Find Out Here!

You CAN teach old engines new tricks, even the iconic ones. In this video, our pal Richard Holdener talks about waking up a Boss 302 engine, not a modern overhead camshaft version but the classic...

Gearhead Zen Video: Getting This 1960s Vintage Homelite Gas powered Circular Saw Running Is Awesome

My kids were mystified. A GASOLINE POWERED CIRCULAR SAW?! What kind of freakish, medieval, bizarre implement of doom is this?! Obviously humans did not live in the realm of 18 and 20 volt battery...

Heavy Duty Teardown: Go Behind The Scenes With Hagerty As They Blast Apart The World’s Nastiest 401 Buick

Well, this is handy! We found a cool series on the Hagerty YouTube Channel that documents the behind the scenes process for the next “Redline Rebuild” video that the company will release....

Video: Here’s How A Morris Car Engine Was Built From Scratch In 1930s England!

There are certain things that will fascinate us until can’t be fascinated with things any more and the mass production of piston engines is one of those things. The historic mass production of...

Watch This Modified Vintage McCulloch MC49 Kart Engine Make Dyno Pulls!

Small engines are awesome. From chainsaws to go karts the little mills keep the world moving and keep work getting done. Few outfits in history have had the influence and evolutionary umph of the...