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Redline Rebuild: Here Is The Long Awaited Cadillac V8 Time Lapse Video!

We have been giving you the blow by blow video series installments of the latest Redline Rebuild from Hagerty. The engine is a vintage 365ci Cadillac V8 and it has been a fun thing to watch it get...

Engine Video: A Look At The 1992 Chevy LT5 Small Block Assembly Line And Machining Process

There was nothing as exotic as the 1992 Chevy LT5 small block coming from a domestic manufacturer during that time period. The Lotus designed heads, the Mercury Marine connection for building them,...

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...

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...

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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Hagerty Cadillac 365 Build: It Is Time For Final Assembly – Watch This Classic 365ci Cadillac V8 Get Screwed Together

It has been a fun process to see this really cool classic Cadillac engine get torn down, machined, and now put back into its beautiful final form. This has been a cool process because the engine is...

Engine Autopsy: This Detailed Disassembly And Analysis Of A Blown UP Twin Turbo LS Engine Is Awesome

We have seen many engines broken and torn down here at Banghift but this video from Australia is pretty great. Why? Not only do we see the engine pulled down but we also see the data acquisition...

Repairing a 10,000hp Top Fuel Billet Engine Block – Not Horribly Hard, But Easy To Do Wrong

Aluminum top fuel blocks from Alan Johnson Performance Engineering, Brad Anderson Enterprises, and the like are all machined with “windows” that are thinner areas of the block that are...

Richard Is On The Hunt For More Wrecking Yard Engines. Will He Find The Elusive Ameri-Barra?

Nobody does a better job of finding engines in the wrecking yard than Richard Holdener. He’s got a nose for it. Of course our very favorite late model wrecking yard helps because they have a...

Happy 3/20! Let’s Take A Look At The 320ci Buick Straight Eight – Fireball Power!

From 1931 through 1953 the Buick straight eight really made its mark in the American automotive landscape. They were made in varying displacements and even varying block sizes but the one most people...

The Ultimate Hot Rod Engine: This 1960s Rocketdyne Film Shows Off The Incredible Saturn V F-1 Engine

This is an amazing piece of history caught on film and an awesome look at the engines which powered mankind’s ultimate hot rod, the Saturn V rocket. If you can imagine it, the Saturn V used...

Building Blocks: Watch The Hagerty Cadillac 365 Short Block Come Together Nicely In This Video

This build is going as smooth as the Cadillac it will power is going to ride down the boulevard. Yesterday we showed you the block being painted and the crank being installed among a few other...

6.7L Of LS To Go! Watch This Katech Built Endurance Racing Engine Get Tortured On The Dyno

As we all know, the LS engine has permeated itself into virtually every type of motorsport imaginable. They are also being built at every level of hot rodding, from junkyard rattle car rebuilds all...

Dirt Cheap Boost! GT3582 TURBOS FOR ONLY $125!

Cheap turbos have been around for a long time, but never this cheap and never with this many options! It’s amazing how many cheap turbos there are out there right now on eBay, Amazon, through...