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Category Archive: ENGINES

Video: Water Cooled Engines: “Water Boy” 1936 Chevrolet Greatness

Our second video from the 1936 Chevrolet Auto Mechanics Archives covers cooling systems, and is super cool. The animation and cutaway video are WAAAAYYYYY better than you would expect back them. This...

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Drag Week Prep Is ON! Watch Tom Bailey’s Sick Seconds Camaro Put Down 2,108hp At The Tires With Holley EFI!

Oh yeah, Hot Rod Magazine Drag Week prep is in full swing all over the country. Some guys are still cutting and welding, others are making test hits on the strip, and still others have tweaked combos...

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Video: Bill Elliot’s #94 McDonald’s NASCAR Cup Car On The Chassis Dyno

We never expected to see actual footage of a Cup Car on the chassis dyno, but here it is! This is Bill Eliott’s #94 McDonald’s car that we believe ran in the 2000 season. It makes some...

BangShift Video: A NASCAR RP7 Running On The Dyno At Westech For Lucas Oil Testing

We get to see all kinds of fun stuff run, but sometimes we are not allowed to show it to you. This time we were thanks to Lucas Oil and their strenuous oil testing program. This RP7 has been run a...

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Awesome Video: Watch The Firebreathing Motorcycle Engined Slingshot Dragster From the Postman Pat Guys Fire Up!

Just when you thought it was safe to go outside we have great video showing a glimpse of the newest project from the group of wacky geniuses that brought us the Postman Pat van. Sticking with their...

Cam Video: Watch Hunkins and Dulcich Test Out Three Crane Big Block Bumpsticks On The Westech Dyno!

Recently our buddies John Hunkins and Steve Dulcich hit the world renown dyno at Westech Performance in California for a three way camshaft test that we’re thinking you’ll see in the...

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Eargasm Video: Listen To A 357CI Super Stock Engine Pull From 8000-9400 RPM On The Dyno

It has been a good long while since we supplied you with some serious dyno scream video. Today we’re getting back on the wagon with that by telling you to click on the video below and listen to...

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Dyno Video: Watch An Aussie Mitsubishi Scorpion With A 420ci Ford Cleveland Small Block Make Nearly 600 N/A Horsepower At The Tires!

Big motor plus small car always equals fun but when the small car is a cool little old school Japanese job and the engine is a 420ci Cleveland headed  Ford small block, we’re talking real fun!...

Video Of BangShift Approved Zen: Watch And Listen To A Blown Hemi Powered Volvo Amazon Fire Up!

If you don’t check out Speed Hunters either on their site or their FB page, you are cheating yourself. Those guys do some killer work and profile bad ass cars from all over the world. This...

Video: Is This The Most Powerful Ford Crown Vic In The World? The Rocket Couch Lives Again With Tons More Power!

You may remember our buddy Chris Adams’ 1992 Crown Vic from the pages of Car Craft a couple years ago where it starred in a story called The Rocket Couch. With a supercharged two-valve Ford...

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BangShift Exclusive Video: Accufab Racing 5.4L Cobra Jet Engine Makes 1600 Horsepower!

We happened to stroll into Westech Performance Group the other day, and John Mihovetz and the Accufab crew were there testing a 5.4L Cobra Jet Engine. After exchanging the normal “They’ll...

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Turbo Video: A Cool Explanation Of How Wild Pulling Tractors Run 4-Turbo Compound Setups For Huge Boost And Power

While we all like to marvel at cool twin turbo setups on drag cars and stuff, the guys who run professional level pulling tractors have been doing insane things with turbos for decades before the...

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Dyno Video: A Screaming 10,000-RPM Ripsaw Motor From Hell – Chevy SB2 Goodness!

While the 9,000 rev dyno pull we showed you the other day was really neat, this 10,000 rpm scream to the horsepower heavens is even cooler. The engine on the pump is a 355ci SB2 style Chevy and it...

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Video: Watch A 354ci Hemi With A Crank Mounted Blower Fire Up And Cackle On Nitro!! Historic Rail

Of all the cool old drag cars around the world, there is only one that can be officially pin pointed as being the singular vehicle that launched the sport of drag racing in an entire country. That...

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