Category Archive: 1320 Engine Tech, 1320 Tech Story, 1320 Videos, Apex Engine Tech, Apex Tech Stories, ENGINE, ENGINES, TECH, Tech Stories, Videos, XL Engine Tech, XL Tech Stories

HOW TO: PICK THE RIGHT TURBO 4.8L LS CAM. WHICH CAM WORKS BEST UNDER BOOST? DIY, JUNKYARD TURBO CAMS

Every cam is a turbo cam, or at least that’s what Richard Holdener always says, but what camshaft is “best” under boost? Sure, any engine, with whatever camshaft is in it, will make...

Wild Video: Watch Spencer Massey Suffer The Worst Top Fuel Engine Failure Of The 2021 Season

The even blow up when you CLOSE the throttle. When Spencer Massey was cruising to a first round victory last weekend in Bristol at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals, we’re guessing everything...

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...

HOW TO MAKE BIG LS3/L92 BOLT-ON POWER. WHAT LS3 OR L92 CAM WORKS BEST? DO CNC-PORTED HEADS ADD HP?

When you want to make more power with your LS engine, there are not shortage of bolt on parts that will help you reach your power goals. Camshafts, heads, intakes, all the normal performance parts...

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...

Edd China’s Workshop Diaries: Why The Hell Is Edd Putting A Diesel Engine In His Electric Ice Cream Truck?

Well… that didn’t take long. Apparently someone else wants the Mercedes Sprinter Van ice cream truck, but without the electric motor and drivetrain. We’re not exactly sure why, but...

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....

Rebeldryver’s Garage: 400 Cubic Inches, A T-56 Magnum, And More To Get This Hot Rod Running Again

I know the curse of having cars sitting and not running for years all too well. A couple years ago we spent 12 days thrashing on my 1969 Camaro in order to get it back together after 15 years of...

Engine Building Brilliance: A Twin-Turbo, Fuel Injected, 500+ Horsepower Stovebolt Six Chevy Build For The Ages

This could be the coolest engine we have ever seen built. You are looking at a study in skill, in experience, and in mastery of the art of engine building. Keith Dorton created this most...

Watch A Series Of Porsche Engines Make Dyno Pulls – 200hp Through 900hp!

When it comes to cool engines, one cannot deny that the Porsche legacy of flat power plants is among the top. These varied nature of their size, their power output, their displacement, and even the...

Fuel System Tech: Fuel Tank Upgrade Swap On An S10 Chassis Swapped 1950 Chevrolet Truck

S10 chassis are incredibly versatile. Sharing all the front suspension with a GM G-Body, or Metric, Chassis means that there are a lot of easy-to-get parts from the aftermarket, the auto parts store,...

Do Tunnel Rams Really Make More Power? Carb vs EFI Intake Testing On A 468 Cubic Inch Stroker LS

Everyone in the hot rodding world seems to have a favorite intake manifold design, and there has never been a better time to be a hot rodder or racer because there has never been a time in our lives...

Watch A Legendary Vincent Black Shadow Engine Dissection

There are engines that seem to transcend time and space. Engines that are larger than the sum of their parts and hold an aura over gearheads for seemingly unending numbers of decades. One of those...

HOW TO MAKE CHEAP BBC POWER. JUNKYARD 454 VS NITROUS AND TURBO. DIY POWER, BOOST, BIG BLOCK.

Just because the LS engine has been so popular the past several years, doesn’t mean that other engines are irrelevant, and I often refer to a Big Block Chevrolet as a “man motor”...