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Easter Egg: A 1970 Promotional Film From Great Lakes Dragaway and Bristol By Schlitz Beer!

This video, produced by the Schlitz Beer company is called, “Drag  Race U.S.A” and it examines the sport of drag racing at what was arguably the height of popularity in 1970. In fact,...

Easter Egg: Watch a Formula Car Run Around a Snowy and Icy Nurburgring at a Shockingly Fast Pace

We got a reader tip on a pretty neat video from Germany that shows Andy Gulden, who is the head instructor at the Nurburgring Driving Academy, hauling some pretty serious ass around the ‘Ring...

Easter Egg: Running a Flathead V8 Without a Cylinder Head!

This video cracked us up and had us pressing play multiple times just to gawk. It starts with a closeup shot of a running Ford flathead V8 that sounds as though it has a big time miss. As the camera...

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Easter Egg Video: A MASSIVE RUSSIAN KIROVEC TRACTOR SAVES ITSELF FROM CERTAIN DEATH!

My tractor dorkness is international, so when I ran across this video that shows a massive yellow tractor sticking half way out of a river like a sub breaching the surface, I knew right away that it...

Easter Egg: In Cockpit Video Of A Top Fuel Hydroplane Totally Submerging Itself At Full Throttle!

This is one of the most insane videos we have ever posted. The film was taken at a Lucas Oil Drag Boat event and it featured Top Fuel Hydroplane racer  Jarret Siilvey and his 8,000hp boat becoming a...

Easter Egg: Watch the Guys at Induction Solutions Fly A Manifold Off the Bench With Nitrous Pressure!

Horsing around at the shop has long been a staple of the high performance and hot rodding community. In fact, lots of awesome stuff has come from such sessions of mechanical debauchery. Outside of...

Easter Egg: Watch A Master Metal Worker Literally Hand Form A Rear Quarter Panel From A Flat Piece of Steel

There’s bad ass and then there is BAD ASS. Australian Peter Tommasini is a master level metal worker and gearhead who runs a restoration shop down under and his skills are in full display...

Easter Egg: Watch An 1100hp (at the wheels!) Peterbilt Dump Truck Drift and Rip Donuts! Sideways Action!

This video combines a couple of themes we have had today. One is the big old Dodge dually eBay find from this morning and the other is the guy getting hit square in the junk with the rocks thrown off...

Easter Egg: Watch The Lunchbox Mustang Stand On The Bumper ON THE STREET!

(Credit goes to Chad on this find and post! Whenever you see a car rip a massive wheelie on the street and lay waste to a Porsche at the same time…it is epic greatness. You proved that by...

Easter Egg: Here’s What Happens When A Russian Truck Full Of Loose, High Pressure Gas Cylinders Crashes And Catches Fire – KABOOM

(Editor’s Note: For the rest of today’s content, we’re going to be delivering you some BangShift “Easter Eggs” in the form of popular items from the past. Some from the...

Viva Las Vegas 2014 – Our First Gallery From One Of The Country’s Coolest Shows

If it is newer than 1963, it isn’t getting into the Viva Las Vegas show. That’s the cutoff year and that’s the way it always has been. For those of you who don’t like such...

The Mustang 50th Anniversary Party – Las Vegas Motor Speedway – The King Of The Pony Cars Is Honored!

You had two places to be this week if you are a diehard Mustang fan, owner, or enthusiast. Your options were Charlotte Motor Speedway or Las Vegas Motor Speedway as those were the locations of the...

More Cool Lonestar Round Up Iron: Slammed Wagons, Rusty Gassers, Polished Hot Rods, More

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – Under normal circumstances, I find the expression “doin’ work” pretty flippin’ annoying. You see it alot on various social media outlets...

A Bevy Of Cool Chevys From Goodguys Del Mar – No Fords Need Apply!

Since it has been Mustang birthday week, we wanted to give the Chevy guys some love today with a specialty gallery from our massive pile of photos taken at the 2014 Goodguys Del Mar car show. This is...