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Category Archive: FUNNY STUFF, RACING & ACTION, Videos

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”...

Watch This Large Barge Of A 1973 Olds Rip Sweet Donuts On A Country Road – Sleeper City

Here’s a perfect video for a Saturday because it’ll make you smile and make you want to go out there and drive your hot rod. Why? Because this is pure fun in a big, cool car and because...

Video Bonanza: A Collection of Hilarious Car Wash Failures Featuring Complete Morons and Lunatics

Next to screwing up a free lunch, wrecking your car and/or causing serious damage to it while inside a car wash seems a tough thing to do. At some places you literally drive in, pull up until a...

Proof You Might Be Fast Enough: This GSX-R 1000 Can, Will, And Did Snap It’s Tach Needle

A Suzuki GSX-R 1000 is a literbike that is best left to professionals and people who physically resemble the typical horse jockey. When it comes to the title of “King of the...

Watch A Huge 48-Foot Power Boat Take Flight While Speeding Over The Wake Of A Yacht – This Is An E-Ticket Ride!

(Judging by the depth of the water on the salt this year, we think that the guy driving this boat would have been able to catch some air out there!) If there’s a group of motorsports...

Watch This Car With Four Wheel Steering Strut Its Stuff On A Michigan Bridge In 1931 – Freak!

Yes, that old car is driving completely sideways. This film taken in 1931 shows a guy in Pontiac, Michigan driving a car that he specially modified to have four wheel steering. Think monster truck...

Bonneville Speed Week 2014: Carpool DeVille, The World’s Fastest Hot Tub Will Be On The Salt!

(Editor’s note: Craig wrote this story and we ran it some weeks back to let people know about the fund raising effort that the builders of the Carpool Deville were putting on in an attempt to...