Category Archive: BangShift News, BangShift XL, ENGINES, MISC, Videos, XL Videos

BangShifty Video: Watch A Guy Build A Mini-Nitro Motor Powered Generator From Scratch!

Ok, now this is awesome. Yes, many of our readers are going to be asking stuff like, “Why?!” and “What’s the point of this?!” The reality is that the point is trying to...

Cool Video: Travel The Same Path Air Does Through A Rolls Royce Locomotive Diesel Engine

It is pretty incredible what people can do with animations these days. In this video we get to travel as air through a Rolls Royce locomotive diesel engine and it’s pretty great. While there is...

Nitro, Turbo, Or Gasoline? All Three Are Tried On This Briggs and Stratton With Fun Results

Here’s one of the weirdest and coolest engine power adder comparisons we have er seen. The guy with the famed Briggs and Stratton that runs a clear head decided to really put his little engine...

Dyno Music: Watch A 378ci Naturally Aspirated Cleveland Ford Crank Out 780+ HP At 8,000+ RPM

Our recent dyno videos have been Chevy-centric. That’s not because we were digging for Chevy videos, but more because those clips had jumped off the page at us. Today we’re going to the...

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Watch This MMR Built Coyote Engine Make 2,000hp With A Single Turbo!

Earlier today we asked you about the most “wow” factor engine. That’s a question we should probably revise and include modern power plants because the things that can be done with...

Dyno Video: Watch An Old School Caddy 331ci V8 Topped With a 4-71 Blower Churn Out Noise and Horsepower!

Cadillac’s 331 ci overhead valve V8 was introduced in 1949 and it was a fantastic engine for the time. Along with the 303ci Oldsmobile engine released the same year, they really paved the way...

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Rumble Guts: This Naturally Aspirated Ford 632 Cranks Out 1,100hp And Big League Torque

There’s just something about a finely tuned, properly built, natural aspirated big block engine making four digit power on the dyno. This particular monster is a 632ci Ford big block that runs...

Another One Coming Back To Life: McCool’s Charger Gets It’s New Big-Block Mopar!

Ever since we first saw it on a trailer headed back to his home in Tennessee, Dylan McCool’s 1969 Dodge Charger has been under our watchful eye. McCool’s a Mopar fan who had scored one of...

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LS Fest 2018: Get An Earful Of The V12 LS! Could We Talk The Ferrari Guys Into Trying This Out?

After we posted up the piece on MCR Tuning’s twin-turbo LSX-swapped Ferrari 550 Maranello, several of you readers voiced up a question: why didn’t they go with one of the LS-based V-12...

Video: Steve Morris Built This Blown Dart LS Engine For An Airboat – Watch To See What Makes It Different!

Engine builders are interesting guys. They all have their own approach to things and many of them have their specialties that people know them for. Steve Morris is known as a guy who builds...

The Big Little: This Compilation Of Miniature V-Twin Engines Of Different Shape and Size Running Is Awesome

We have long loved miniature engines here at BangShift. These creations are the result of talented minds who can also translate their engineering ideas into tangible objects and most of these things...

Whipple + LS Engine = Big Numbers – This 1,082hp Screamer Makes Incredible Torque As Well

The US Nationals provided an interesting look at the role of the LS in traditional drag racing and perhaps not in the way that you think. Yes, the SAM Tech factory stock showdown was populated with...

Dyno Video: Watch a Seriously Pissed Aussie Nissan Straight Six Make 1250hp on 50lbs of Boost!

To answer your first question, no, that header is not painted orange. To answer your second question about how a 180ci straight six makes 1250hp, well that one is easy. Lots and lots of glorious...

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Nasty To Nice: This Is How You Do An Engine Makeover In Your Driveway

There is nothing finer than a freshly painted and installed engine. Especially when it has new valve covers, intake, air cleaner, etc. But what if you have a driver that doesn’t need a new...