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Category Archive: ENGINES, Videos

Watch A 519ci Ford SOHC Hemi Roar Past 7500 RPM on the Dyno!

The Ford SOHC Hemi is one of the most vaunted and amazing products of the muscle car era. It is also the ultimate expression of Ford’s FE engine family. The wild cast iron heads were developed...

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Have Interest In The Slant Six? Here’s Solid, In-Depth Information On The Leaning Tower Of Power!

Until 1987, the Slant Six was Chrysler’s go-to workhorse. The 318 made for a nice V8. The 360 provided grunt. Anything else provided thrills and smiles. But the Slant Six, be it the 170 cubic...

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Quick Tech: Keep Your Older Fuel System Happy With A Tip From Uncle Tony!

We have had a pretty broad selection of cars that have come and gone at BangShift Mid-West ever since we moved into the place a few years ago. We have our late-model machines that are fuel-injected,...

Video: Watch A Twin Turbo 507ci Cadillac Air Boat Engine Get Tuned With Holley EFI – Frankenstein Greatness!

There’s no doubt about the fact that the EFI revolution is on these days. From the drags to the mud bogs and as this video proves, to air boats, everyone is jumping on the wagon of fuel...

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The Walk of Fame: Feats Of Human Strength At The Pick A Part’s $59.99 Carry Out Day

It is one of the enduring promotions that wrecking yards across the country run from time to time. “Everything you can carry out for $59.99.” This video is awesome proof of the lengths...

Trabant Engine Fun: Let’s Watch The Rebuild Of The Pluggy Little Two-Cylinder Trabant Screamer

“I’m holding half the engine with one hand, that’s how light this stupid thing is.” More funny lines from our hero who we showed you tearing down the engine in his classic...

Mini Van: A B18 Swapped Mini…er, Van Is An Awesome Combination!

Minivan: A rolling breadbox best suited to shuffling about seven people around in some kind of comfort until the smell of stale French fries becomes too overwhelming to tolerate, at which point the...

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Awesome Video: Watch This Dude Disassemble A Trabant Engine – Fun Stuff From An Admitted Non-Expert!

“I’m not a mechanic, this video is made for entertainment, not instruction.” That’s one of the best lines from this great video that shows a guy (an American guy)...

Watch A Massive 16-Cylinder Waukesha Engine Get Its Top End Overhauled In Time Lapse!

Internal combustion engines are having it rough right now. They are being attacked on all sides by people who want the world to be dominated by electric shavers on wheels. We get it, we understand,...

Engine Hell Video: This Compilation Of Demo Derby Engines Getting Worked Is Wild

When it comes to motorsports that most people take recreationally and a handful take very seriously, demolition derby may be at the top of the heap. Anyone can buy a crummy car, gut the interior and...

Watch This 535ci Pontiac Engine Crank out Nearly 700hp and 700 lb-ft On The Dyno – Chevy What?

It has become a very common refrain over the years in hot rodding and it started all the way back in the 1930s and 40s with the advent of cheap V8 engines. “Just put a BLANK in...

On It: Ride Along In A Flying BMW M1 As It Absolutely Tears Around Spa In Belgium – Awesome!

The BMW M1 was a radical car when it was introduced and it really continues to be a radical car today in many ways. It was so amazingly forward thinking at the time of its introduction. Built from...

Power And Economy: Check Out This EcoBoost-Swapped Fox Mustang!

Even though there will always be the V8-or-die group in the world of Mustangs, a four-banger with a turbo from Ford isn’t something to sneeze at. Ford seriously gave turbocharged 2.3s a shot...

A 521ci Big Block Ford For 5/21 – Watch This Blue Oval Thumper Hit The Dyno!

You thought we were done with “displacement days”?! You are wrong! There’s still some good stuff to talk about when it comes to engines and dates. As it turns out 5/21 is a great...