Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, 1320 Videos, BangShift 1320, BangShift News, MISC, Videos

NHRA Insider Podcast: Making A Splash – Talking Four Valve Suzuki Heads With Andrew Hines and The PR Hustle With Elon Werner

Andrew Hines and Elon Werner join host Brian Lohnes on this episode of the NHRA Insider Podcast. Werner, the Vice-President of Sports Publicity for the Tony Fay Agency of Texas has long been a...

This 1960s WABCO Motor Grader Operator Film Is Retro Cool Heavy Equipment History

In today’s world we have YouTube to teach us everything from how to make nitromethane in a laboratory to auto mechanics. You can see people doing just about every task on God’s green...

Dumb Or Fun: This Guy Bought An Old 350 Powered Boss Hoss Motorcycle, Cruised And Reviewed It!

My relationship with motorcycles has been well documented here. It’s weird in the fact that I am fascinated by them but have no desire to actually own or operate one. This is doubly true for...

Chasing Perfection: Movie Car Chases Have Come A Long Way Because Of Creative Gearheads (Video)

There’s nothing like a legit car chase in a movie, right? We can go right down the line of some of the greats and they have all ben talked about, analyzed, broken down, and beat into dust. But...

The Evolution Of Power: This History of F1 Engine Development Is A Really Fun Watch

If there is one thing that really can’t be denied about Formula One it’s the fact that these cars have employed the bleeding edge of engine technology for about 100 years now. The...

The E-Stands For Epic: Watch Five Minutes Of Driving Fury In A Lightweight Jaguar E-Type With Alex Brundle

This should hopefully settle the debate once and for all that racing vintage cars isn’t about going out on to the track, driving around like you are on a Sunday tour, and then returning to the...

Finnegan’s C10 Hits The Dyno And Makes Big Power At The Tires Thanks To The Blown LT4

The boys made the road trip from MRC with only a couple of hiccups, and nothing they couldn’t overcome with some good old fashioned ingenuity and will to survive. Of course a good dose of humor...

Awesome Video: Watch These R/C Trucks And Forklifts Operate A Miniature Warehouse!

(By Greg Rourke) – When I was a kid Tonka and Buddy L trucks and construction equipment were the best toys we could hope for. Well, those and Matchbox cars when they were made in England and...

Fat and Happy: This Video Romp Back Through 1970s Car TV Ads Is Pretty Entertaining In Retrospect

As we are all well-aware, the 1970s were not the high point of automotive success here in the good ol’ USA. The porcine cars that manufacturers were making did not serve the needs of a customer...

Stampeding Elephant: This 5,300lb Aussie Ford Territory Uses A Barra Six To Run Bottom 9s In The Quarter Mile

There’s not a lot required to impress us around here. Have a cool, fast, interesting car and we’re pretty much all-in immediately. That’s the case with the video below. You are...

Watch The 1984 NHRA Springnationals Right Here – Wild Doug Kerhulas Incident, Great Racing, Legends!

National Trail Raceway held the NHRA Springnationals for many, many years and it was one of the biggest, most popular events on the tour. There was on downside to the facility, which was have talked...

Cold Start Education: This Video Tells The Tale Of Why Your Car Sounds and Acts Different On The Cold Start Cycle

The Jason Cammisa hosted series, “Know It All” has been one of the best additions to the Hagerty programming lineup this year. We have showed you previous episodes about stuff like AWD...

Inspecting A Weirdo: This Teardown Of A High Mileage VW W8 Engine Is Revealing and Interesting

Now this is a trip into the unknown, for us anyway. We have long known of the VW W8 engine (and the massive W-16 used in cars like the Bugatti) but we had never seen one taken apart and torn down,...

Dyno Video: Hunting Down Problems At 6,000 RPM In A 3,000hp Diesel Truck – This Is Wild

Lavon Miller, his brothers, and the rest of the crew at Firepunk Diesel are well known and much feared in the diesel competition community nationwide. From his early days at the Diesel Power...