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Category Archive: BUICK / OLDS / PONTIAC, FUNNY STUFF, Videos

Christmas Caroling, BangShift-Style: Fun In The Snow With A Big-Block Buick To Bing Crosby’s “Winter Wonderland”!

When we were kids, snow was the best thing ever. It meant that school was possibly delayed or, if the odds favored us, closed. It meant that sledding and snowball fights were options, and it meant...

Epic Crash Test Video: Throwing A Volvo Off A Cliff In The Name Of Safety!

In yesterday’s Volvo SUV ditch test video, I mentioned Volvo’s reputation of safety and how they have been working for decades working on advances in the constant drive of reducing death...

BangShift Holiday Shopping Guide: Power Wheels Sets A Real Ford F-150 Onto Four Of Their F-150s To Demonstrate Their Toughness

The ultimate toy under the tree for the up-and-coming gear head in your life should be a Power Wheels. It’s all the fun of driving with enough safety to keep the parents happy, and for decades,...

That Ain’t Right Video: Ok, Which One Of You Did A Burnout In A Prius?

If there is one car that is universally hated among pretty much all of the automotive world, it’s the Toyota Prius. No other car has stood so against what makes a car enjoyable than that...

Backyard Ingenuity Video: How One Man Turned A Totalled Chevy Corsica Into A Snowplow

“Necessity is the mother of invention” is often flung around, but honestly, when you’re snowed in, what is there to really invent? The shovel? Necessity may not inspire invention...

And Now, A 100HP Tuk-Tuk Equipped With Guns, Rockets, And A Flamethrower. Because Just Being Insane Is Overrated

I’m not much of a video gamer.¬†Sure, I play Grand Theft Auto 5 enough that I could draw you directions complete with street names and addresses, and I played Forza Online enough that I had...

Wash the Turkey: Wakeboarding Behind A Ferrari F50…TaxTheRich Are Back!

It sounds like something out of the South, doesn’t it? Take one wakeboarder, a good measure of rope, and a vehicle to tow said wakeboarder from the roadway at speed. The first image you might...

Russian Dash Cam Video That Brings New Meaning To The Term Dash Cam

We’ve got to thank faithful BangShift tipster Ray Johnson for sending us the link to the USDA prime cut of hilarious Russian dash cam goodness. The whole scene unfolds as they always do with a...

Video Bonanza: Indoor Burnouts!

Blame my eight year old son Tom for this blog item because it was his idea. Being that it was really cold at BangShift eastern world HQ yesterday morning and we were trolling YouTube together he...

AWESOME BANGSHIFT APPROVED VIDEO: THE CHEAP ASS CHALLENGE – ICE BRIDGE EDITION

This video beats the snot out of ANYTHING you’ll see on TV today or tonight. Three guys on horrifyingly awful snow machines traveling nearly 300 miles in the northern Michigan winter, basically...

Roadkill! Freiburger And Finnegan Are Back With An Outtake Show, Plus Two Big Teasers

Normally, an outtake show is essentially where the stars phone in an episode, but the guys at Roadkill had a good reason to: they have amassed tons of great footage over the years that had not been...

SNL’s Series of Lincoln Parody Ads Starring Jim Carey Are Hilarious And True

Saturday Night Live is the latest entity to jump on the horrendously bad advertising campaigns that Lincoln has been embarking on with the parody ads that they made and showed last weekend. Featuring...

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...