Category Archive: 1320 Videos, BangShift 1320, ENGINES, Videos

Feel Good Video: Taking A Blind Veteran On A Ride In A 1,000 Horsepower Trans Am

Between my military time and pretty much about the time I started working for BangShift, I had two main jobs. One was my schoolwork…I spent three years at a university in Arizona getting a...

Science Time! What Happens When You Roll Coal Into A Bucket Of Water?

If there is one corner of the automotive kingdom I have utter contempt for, it’s the coal-rolling bro-dozer diesel crowd. I’m not talking diesel performers in general…there is some...

The Test Of An Old Show Car: MCM’s Newest Rescued Mitsubishi Cranks Out 300 Horse At The Wheels

Yes, Mighty Car Mods found another 1990s Mitsubishi Mirage Lancer whatever and adopted it into the fun, dysfunctional family. Our first question: WHY? They already have a mid-1990s Lancer (see also:...

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Grande Revival: Waking Up A 1977 Peterbilt 359 That’s Been Out Of Service For Years

The year of automotive revivals isn’t done yet! It’s been awesome seeing videos of old vehicles that have been sitting forever and a day being brought back to life. It’s a testament...

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Mad Thrash Video: Watch Stevie Fast And Crew Perform A Time Lapse Engine Swap In Three Minutes (70 Real Time)

There’s no messing around at the track when you are a professional level drag racer. The difference between winning races in the NHRA E3 Spark Plugs pro modified category and losing them is...

Gearhead History Video: This Look At The Allison Engine Company Jet Program In 1950 Is Fantastic

There are lots of things that we take for granted in life that have not been around all that long. Turbine engines are one of them. Jet planes changed the world in many ways and their development was...

Morning Symphony: The Aston Martin Valkyrie’s Cosworth V-12 At 11,000 RPM

In the game of high-dollar exotics, hypercars, and the like nothing is off-limits. Work with whoever, build whatever, just make sure it’s gorgeous to a fault, beyond reproach for speed, and...

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Overkill: Twin LS4s Crammed Into An Acura RSX Should Be Fun!

What makes an ordinary, sane individual look at the project car they have going and mutter to themselves, “You know what? I know what this thing needs…another freaking engine. Yeah,...

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Video: 2018 JE Pistons Masters of Motors At SEMA – Picking The Coolest Engines At The Show!

2018 has been a killer year for experiencing and being involved in cool stuff. A personal highpoint was being part of the judging panel for an innovative new awards program that JE Pistons came up...

Hard Worker: This Nitrous Injected Small Block Makes 898hp At Less Tam 7,000 RPM!

No, the small block is not dead. Hell, the small block is barely ill at this point despite the massive onslaught of LS fever that has gripped hot rodding for what, a decade now? At some point the...

Old Thumper: Watch This 1980s Caterpillar 3408 V8 Make Modern, Solid Power on The Chassis Dyno

I know that I am weird but I absolutely love watching big rigs on the chassis dyno. Places like Pittsburgh Power, Antrim Diesel, and others have very active businesses working on, fixing, and tuning...

Morning Symphony: The Highland Park Hummingbird In The Wintertime

FCA has done well in the horsepower war. They have a range that goes from sensible to seriously insane, have a lineup that includes a two-door, four-door, and an SUV wagon with 707 horsepower, trucks...

Safety Third: This Video Showing The Starting Process of A Rumley Oil Pull Tractor Is Insane

There are not that many vehicles left in the world where starting them is a matter of life and death. Fuel dragsters…and that’s about it on that list. Back in the day, though there were...

Diesel Dyno Video: Watch This Military Spec Detroit Diesel 8V92TA Make 440hp and Big Torque On The Pump

Here’s some cool dyno video for you, not because of insane power or any sort of destruction but because it shows a tried and true engine package, one that is military-spec doing work. You are...