Category Archive: Apex Video, BangShift APEX, HISTORIC, RACING & ACTION, Videos

North American Touring Car Championship Racing From Lime Rock In 1996! Wheel-To-Missing-Wheel Action!

The North American Touring Car Championship series was a guilty pleasure of mine growing up. Family sedans I saw by the hundreds, slammed to the ground, looking like remote-control racers and howling...

We Went On The Internet, And Found A 604ci Rear-Engined Third-Gen Firebird That Is Mimicking A Ferrari!

In the world of internet meme jokes, “That’s enough Internet for one day” means that you’ve finally come across something so surprising and shocking that you feel the need to...

Watch a Blown, Dual Carb’d, Ardun Headed Flattie Grunt Out 450+ Horsepower on the Dyno

We were chatting up a gearhead buddy recently who is into the old stuff…like the real old stuff. This dude has real vintage parts like a Kong ignition,a pile of ancient Thicksun intake...

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Awesome Historic Drag Video: Tommy Ivo Squares Off Against the Green Mamba Jet Car at Houston International Speedway

Boy, this is a killer video! Shot in 1968 at Houston International Speedway, it shows Tommy Ivo in his fuel dragster taking on Doug Rose and the Green Mamba jet dragster. The coolest part is that...

This YouTuber Had “The Cheapest AMG Mercedes” Stolen And Recovered In A Week – Check Out His Story!

Thieves suck. Period. Doesn’t matter what they took, doesn’t matter why they took it. Though, it must be said: stealing an Internet famous Mercedes in a rare color from a guy who knows...

Morning Symphony: Musclecars In Vantaa – The Finnish Know How To Treat American Iron!

We have a bucket list of shows from all over the world that we would love to check out if we ever managed to cough up enough coin to travel. Drag races in Brazil and Central America, the wild burnout...

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This Collection Of Australian Burnout Carnage Has It All: Fire, Wrecked Metal, And Dead Engines!

You know what’s safe? Sitting still holding a stuffed animal for comfort. You know what isn’t safe? Australian burnout contests. Nothing says “injury waiver” quite like...

Vintage Drag Videos: Topeka’s Kaw Valley Dragway Circa The Early 1960s

Today the Topeka, Kansas area has the sprawling Heartland Park racing facility to take care of its need for speed, but that hasn’t always been the case. Before that huge complex became a...

Morning Symphony: Banging Gears In A V8 Mack R-Series In New Zealand!

There isn’t much more that we can think of that would torment a driver quite like having to row through an Eaton Roadranger gearbox while trying to hustle the rig it’s working in around...

Super Cool Footage of the Dragmaster B/FX Dodge Sweptline Drag Truck and Killer Tape of the Little Red Wagon

One of the neatest and least well known B/FX racers in drag racing history belonged to a California DJ named Dick Boynton. His drag strip weapon of choice was a 1963 Dodge Sweptline truck that went...

Classic YouTube: Can A Fox-Body Mustang Survive A Tough-Truck Course?

Where do you draw the line between rally racing and just simply beating the hell out of a car in the dirt for the hell of it? Tough Truck racing. That’s right, Tough Truck ain’t just for...

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Our Mother’s Day Gift To You: Watch The Full Length Version Of And They Walked Away 1

You may think your mom wants flowers, wine, some dinner, or other stuff today but the reality is that we here at BangShift have a far better idea in mind. We have a way for you to spend some quality...

MAHLE Tech Video: How-To Properly Measure Piston To Bore Clearance

This is a great how-to video and it is an illustration of the steps that dedicated engine builders take when assembling engines. It is not just about bolting stuff together and praying that it works,...

The Ultimate Family Wagon? This 757 Horsepower Tahoe Sounds Mean!

The Dyno Day at Sloppy Mechanics usually brings out some interesting creations, but none quite like this Tahoe. Earlier this week, I was sorting out whether or not a brand new Ram pickup could be a...