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Category Archive: ENGINES, Videos

Ready For Summernats? Cleetus’s Big-Boy Camaro Gets Final Dyno Runs, Including Methanol!

While chatting with the dude at Holley’s Intergalactic Ford Fest, you could tell that Cleetus McFarland’s head was elsewhere quite often. Mainly, it was rooted directly to a black Chevy...

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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...

Engine Building Video: How Babbit Bearings Are Poured And Some Legit Tricks In How To Build A Model A Four Banger

A short while back we showed you the Hagerty Redline Rebuild video that was focused around the reconstruction of a Model A Ford four cylinder. This was initially an engine that was built literally at...

Engine Building: Assembling A 1,000hp 2020 Toyota Supra Inline Six – This Is Awesome

We think that the 2020 Toyota Supra is pretty awesome. Lots of people are crying about BMW being highly involved in the execution of the car (the chassis is basically a Z4 in many…ok all(?)...

4-Stroke, 4-cylinder, 3.2 Hp And It All Fits In The Palm Of Your Hand – Check Out The Toyan FS-V400

The Toyan Engine company is a name that we had never heard before until, well, today. That’s when we stumbled upon a large group of videos showing off various miniature engines. We did some...

Redline Rebuild: Watch A Model A Ford Four Banger Get The Full Rebuild Treatment!

We have loved every single iteration of the Hagerty Redline Rebuild series of engine restorations that the guys have done so far and this one is no exception. The most recent engine in the series is...

Morning Symphony: The Corvette C8.R’s Lightning-Quick Revving…What The Hell Is In That Thing?

Remember back a few years ago, when the Lexus LF-A first appeared? One of the big talking points about that car was the digital tachometer…the 4.8L V-10 revved so fast (reportedly, idle to...

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Episode 4 Of The Horsepower Wars $10k Drag Shootout Is On! Builds Are In Full Swing And Burritos SUCK!!!

The $10k Drag Shootout is one of the coolest things I’ve ever done, and I’ve been lucky enough to do some pretty rad stuff. With a team of great dudes and the drive to win, building a car...

Straight-Eight Showdown: The Engines Run…Now, Will The Old Tanks Actually Move?

We’ve been digging this “straight-eight showdown” build-off going on at Cold War Motors. If you haven’t seen the last few episodes, the premise is simple: these guys have two...

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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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Head Games: When You Are Making 2,000hp Out Of A Mechanically Injected Cummins Diesel, You Break All The Stuff

The guys at Power Driven Diesel have a cool YouTube channel and they have been documenting the build of their radical, mechanically injected Cummins drag truck and all of the associated problems...

Hemi History: This Debut Video Featuring The Red Ram Hemi Is Awesome

It was an engine that would change the face of American hot rodding, but like all new engines debuted by a manufacturer, it was at first a mechanical ox, yoked to factory metal. Like all new stuff...

Big Evil: Watch This Twin Turbocharged, Big Block Powered 1970 Ford Ranchero Make 1,500hp To The Tires

There’s big, there’s bad, and then there’s this. Honestly I have never been a fan of the styling around the 1970 Ranchero or Torino. I think they are just too big and there’s...

Hoonigan’s Drag Car Build-Off Is Almost Done! Who Will Take It: V8 S-10 Or Hyper Rotary RX-7?

The throwdown battle between a pair of rotary fiends and an avowed V8-or-die type with a talented assistant is about to wrap up. The second round of Hoonigan’s Build & Battle series has...