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Turbo The World: This Yamaha TZR125 Is Straight Up Hateful With A Turbocharger!

Turbocharged two stroke engines, especially of the gasoline burning variety are not things that we see with regularity. Of course forced induction works on a two stroke, just ask Detroit Diesel, but...

Morning Symphony: V8 Diesels…From Screaming Detroits To The Big Mack, Which One Sounds Best To You?

For nearly a decade, two engines that you will hear in this compilation pretty much ruled my world: the GM/Detroit 6.2-6.5L series that every single HMMWV used, and the two-stroke Detroit Diesels...

Screamin’ Mimi: Watch This Formula 1000 Engine Make 185hp At 10,000+ RPM

Back in my road race announcing days I used to really like watching the SCCA amateur classes that featured open wheel cars. From Formula Vee right on up, those cars put on a heck of a show and really...

This Short Video Showing The Maintenance On A 5,000hp Locomotive Engine Is AWESOME

Now this is the kind of thing that BangShift readers LOVE. You are about to see a short video showing the maintenance on a 5,000hp locomotive engine and it’s not some long drawn out affair....

Best of 2019: Move Over BMW and Jag Inline Six Engines, Here’s a 370hp Naturally Aspirated OHC Pontiac Six!

Pontiac’s OHC six cylinder was a pet project of John DeLorean in the 1960s when he wanted to introduce a more European driving experience to customers who preferred sprightly handling to brutal...

Best of 2019: This Video Is Both Educational And Proof That Briggs & Stratton Engines Are Tough Stuff

Engines are interesting things, right? They are what power our cars and trucks down the road and they’re also handy for millions of other uses. In this video you’ll see a Briggs &...

B58 Bomber: Step Papadakis Completes His Supra B58 Engine Build And Dynos It For Four Digit Power!

We have shown you some lead up videos on this project to the dyne video that is below. Long story short, Steph Papadakis wanted to be the first guy to have a B58 Supra engine that makes 1,000hp on...

Late Night In The Shop: Working On A King Of The Street Build At Firepunk Diesel

You know how it goes: you got off of work, went home, grabbed a bite to eat and spent a few minutes with the family, then headed into the shop and proceeded to work with your buddies until it was...

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What Rotary? Check Out This Cummins-Swapped Mazda RX-8!

Sometimes, we wonder about fans of the Wankel engine. We get why cars like the Mazda RX-series has it’s fans, and we love the noise a radically built rotary makes, especially when it’s...

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Weird Project: Turning A Refrigerator Compressor Into A Running Gas Engine!

Yet another example of what makes human beings great. This guy saw the compressor from a fridge and decided that he could make a running, gasoline burning engine out of it. And he did! This is one of...

Morning Symphony: Staring Down The Throats Of A Wicked Mini Cooper!

Individual throttle bodies…very few things look better and work better than a tube with an injector for each and every cylinder. Seeing four trumpet tubes with a butterfly valve at the bottom...

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Open Up: Uncle Tony Explains How To Hog Out A Slant Six Head!

So, among the other projects that are ongoing in his work space, Uncle Tony is busy building up a new Slant Six for his super-lightweight Dodge Dart. He’s intent on making a buzzin’...

Push-Button Power: Cleetus Tests Out An On-Demand Electric Turbocharger!

Here’s a fun trivia question: what do the V8 Interceptor from “Mad Max” and Dom Toretto’s Charger from the Fast and Furious franchise have in common? Fake-ass boost! Both of...

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Video: Do Not Mourn The Death Of This Lawnmower Engine, Celebrate It

These dumb kids, blowing up this lawnmower engine for their own entertainment with nitrous and squirt bottles of fuel! They could have been hurt! They could have set the lawn on fire! They could have...