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Category Archive: FUNNY STUFF, MISC, Videos

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,...

The Second Video In The Craftsman Made To Race Series Is A Spectacular Look Inside The Hot Rod Chassis And Cycle Shop

BangShift readers are super familiar with the boys at Hot Rod Chassis and Cycle in Illinois. They are the guys who are building the Violent Valiant project we’re following along with the...

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Watch A Master Blacksmith And Woodworker Craft A Carpenter’s Axe From Nothing — Enthralling, Awesome Video

To us, there is nothing like watching a true craftsman work and create. Whether we’re talking about welders and metal fabricators or we’re talking woodworkers and blacksmiths like in this...

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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...

Watch This UGR Tuned Lamborghini Run 219mph In The Standing HALF Mile

Underground Racing has made their name known over the last several years by taking super cars and turning them into hyper cars that make insane horsepower and achieve equally mind boggling speeds. In...

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...

If You’re Into Car-Sharing And Live In Toronto, You Might Get A Lift In Deadmau5’s McLaren

I do find it odd that once again I’m reporting on electronic artist Deadmau5 (aka Joel Zimmerman) and his car for a second time on BangShift, but after seeing this, I couldn’t pass it up....

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Check Out The Trailer For Forza Horizon 2: All In-Game Footage And It Looks Spectacular

Winter is coming, and it’s supposed to be a nasty one this year. Rain, snow, ice and cold temperatures do not make for happy BangShifters (excepting our Nordic friends, who don’t seem to...

Check This Out: Highly Detailed Model Trucks And Scenery At A Show In Germany

Most of us are used to the point-and-squirt style of remote controlled vehicles. But the highly detailed R/C car business is a big deal in other parts of the world. This video was taken this April at...

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Watch A Twin Engine Triumph Land Speed Bike Make Dyno Pulls – Awesome Noise From Two Triumph Engines!

The bike you’ll see in the video was built by Lowbrow Customs of Ohio, it features not one, but two Triumph engines. The guys at Lowbrow are calling the bike 1955 Triumph, but obviously...

This 1973 Pontiac Firebird Promotional Video Features The Legendary Super Duty Engine And A Young Herb Adams!

From a purely personal perspective I think that the 1973 Pontiac Firebird is the best looking one of the entire line’s existence. It was also the first to have the awesome middle finger to the...

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...

Movie Car Chase Video: A Gran Fury vs. A Grand Ville in “Short Time”

Dabney Coleman plays Burt Simpson, a Seattle detective, learns that he has a disease that will kill him within two weeks, and that the only way his family receives any benefits is if he dies within...