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Category Archive: FUNNY STUFF

Epic Save: Watch This Mustang Mechanic Use Jackie Chan Like Skills To Save It From Certain Death

When our buddy Jay sent us the link to this video of a Mustang being saved yesterday, I watched it twice, about fell out of my chair both times, and then forwarded it to Brian immediately. 30 seconds...

Video Bonanza: People Failing At Pulling Engines In Every Way Possible (Ok, Some Succeed)

Pulling an engine is one of those gearhead experiences that may be nearly universal among BangShifters. Sometimes it literally seems to remove itself and other times, these big lumps of iron and...

Question Of The Day: If You Could Name One Product Accurately, What Would It Be?

It cranks and cranks, but just won’t kick over. And you can hear the battery winding down and you curse and pray simultaneously for the damn thing to just start. Soon, you get the clicking of...

Watch As This Jaguar Test Driver Turn His Passenger Into Gumby!

You’ll have to forgive the video quality, but this one is worth it. This footage comes from a Jaguar test drive at the factory about four years ago. The gentleman who is driving is one of the...

V8 Supercar Video: Some Funny And Absolutely Random Moments From Australia

V8 Supercar racing is the whiskey-drinking, cocaine-snorting cousin of NASCAR that our friends Down Under live for. The cars are much closer to the real vehicles for sale, the drivers have similar...

VIDEO: Seven Things You Probably Didn’t Know about Smokey and the Bandit

In the history of film, there are probably five movies we can all agree had more influence on our love of cars, and 1977’s Smokey and the Bandit has to be in the top three. Our buddy Craig...

Watch Robert De Niro In A Cool 1970 AMC Television Commercial – Before He Was Famous!

(By Greg Rourke) – Before he was Vito Corleone, before he was Travis Bickle, and long before he was Jimmy Conway, Robert De Niro made a commercial for American Motors. Back in the 70’s,...

Regular Car Review Takes On A Conquest That’s A Rolling Middle Finger To…Someone

The Chrysler Conquest (and it’s later sibling, the Dodge Stealth) didn’t have a great position in life. They were captive imports, or in other words, they were Mitsubishi throwing...

Video Bonanza: A Ton Of Great Television Ads for 1980s Gearhead Toys

As I speed toward my 35th birthday, I’ve been taking a little stock of my younger days. Growing up in the 1980s was a fun situation because there were so many awesome gearhead toys showing up...

This Lawn Tractor With A Rotary Engine Is The King Of Overpowered Yard Equipment

Troy Pickle sent us a link to the below video yesterday after we ran the footage of the two V8 powered lawn tractors drag racing in Pennsylvania. We think this machine was built in Australia because...

Watch One Of The Most Vicious And Awesome Flaming Aussie Burnout Performances Ever

Admittedly I get fixated on stuff every now and again. This week it has been Aussie burnout contest videos. It started with the big blog truck, continued with the wacky little van from yesterday, and...

The Gixxer Snowmobile Motorcycle Conversion Is As Awesomely Crazy As It Sounds (Video)

Leave it to our man stationed in Norway, Arild to find and forward this insane creation for us to share with BangShifters worldwide. Yes, that is a GSX-R motorcycle with a ski in the front and a long...

Regular Car Review: The 1988 Chrysler New Yorker

Do you remember the first time Dad came home with a brand new car when you were a kid? The paint was perfect, the interior…oh, that smell!…how it all was? For a lot of people, that was...

Fail Video: Watch A Bentley In Russia Get Covered In Wet Concrete.

Russia isn’t exactly known for their safety concerns, so when it comes to construction accidents, “things happen”. And after this particular screw-up, I’m pretty sure...