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Category Archive: FUNNY STUFF, Videos

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...

When One Guy Has An Engine, And One Guy Has A Nostalgia Dragster, It’s Amazing What Two Minutes Can Do. Watch This!

Brad Shaw sent us this cool video from one hell of a fun thrash to put an engine into a Nostalgia Dragster. The front engine dragster belongs to Tony Lee, who had the dragster sitting around with no...

Danger Video: Watch An Ancient Stationary Diesel Run Away On Fire Up And The Huge Guy Who Wrestles It Back To Idle!

(This is an oldie but a goodie. As we’re talking about “working things” here on Labor Day, this video of a runaway stationary diesel engine makes sense. Why? It was designed to...

I Sense Some Hostility: Lohnes Tries To Get Under My Skin With The Regular Car Review Of The Dodge Aspen

When you like off-beat things, you immediately set yourself up as a target. It’s just a given in human culture. Are you A Flock of Seagulls fan? Get ready for “ran so far away”...