Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, 1320 Videos, BangShift 1320, BangShift News, MISC, RACING & ACTION, Videos

The American Powertrain Parting Shift: Ripping A Doug Nash 5-Speed Behind A 408ci Ford In A Fox!

We admire brute simplicity around here. Why? Because we live in a world that currently thrives on complication. Amazingly advanced systems that have taken performance on the street, the road course,...

The Electrifying Truth Behind Mopar Ignition Ballast Resistors As Told By Uncle Tony

There are certain parts that just get maligned over the years. People blame them for everything, even stuff they had nothing to do with, and they just kind of become the brunt of jokes that that they...

Want To Know It All About Horsepower? Watch This – Interesting History And A Look Ahead

Horsepower is our measuring stick for so much around here at BangShift. Whether an engine is performing up to snuff, how sad the cars were in the 1970s, the entertainment value of different vehicles,...

Check Out Tim Allen’s Entire Car Collection Right Here. Wow This Dude Has Some Cool Stuff.

I’ve been fortunate enough to see some amazing car collections in person, including some that we aren’t even allowed to talk about, but whenever you get the chance to see a collection...

Drag Racing Valhalla Video: Mind-Blowing 1960s Footage From Maple Grove, Cecil County, Atco, and York, Featuring Every Hero!

This is one of the most amazing compilations of 1960s drag racing footage we have ever seen…and we have seen a little bit. There is no sound as it is all 8mm stuff but the visuals are...

Aussie Sleeper: Watch This Holden Commodore With A Turbocharged Stock Bottom End LS Rip Low 9s At 150+

This video makes us happy in all the ways. Why? Firstly it shows that drag racing is not just roaring back to life here in the USA in 2021, but it is doing the same in Australia. Secondly it shows...

Wonderfully Cheesy: Tournament Of Thrills Is A 50 Year Old Video Featuring Awesome Traveling Stunt Drivers

It’s pretty crazy how “entertainment” changes, right? Back about 50 years ago, ABC’s Wide World of Sports would show up at a dusty circle track on a fairgrounds somewhere and...

Incredible Video: The Most Awesome Raw Pontiac Trans-Am Racing Footage You Have Ever Seen Or Heard!

This is absolutely incredible video that shows Trans-Am racing in its raw, loud, and bad ass form from 1970. Even more awesome than that, it shows a team, a driver, and a moment in time that is...

Hooker’s New Cast Iron Exhaust Manifolds For Small Block Chevrolet Look Good, Flow Good, And Fit Great.

Factory cast iron exhaust manifolds were never worth a damn at doing much on any performance small block. They look ugly, don’t fit with aftermarket heads, and they have such small ports that...

All The Torque: Watch This Electrified 1967 Mustang Make More Than 2,300 lb-ft On A Hub Dyno

We’ve all had it beaten into our skulls that the advantage of an electric motor over an internal combustion engine is instant torque. The real question then becomes in a performance application...

NHRA Nitro Time Machine LIVE: Watch RIGHT HERE At 3PM Eastern TODAY – 1989 Southern Nats with Antron Brown and Clay Millican

We’re going to be having some big fun here this afternoon at 3pm eastern time when we relive the 1989 NHRA Southern Nationals with Antron Brown and Clay Millican. We’ll be watching the...

Good Watch: This Video Shows Two Cars That Are California Legally Engine Swapped – Interesting Stuff

In so many ways, California is the place that birthed hot rodding, right? In so many ways, California seems to be on the bleeding edge of places trying to choke it out, right? Yeah we feel the same...

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...