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Category Archive: CRASH & BURN, Videos

Carnage Video: Nastiest Engine Explosion Ever, Part Two

One of the most popular video blogs ever here on BangShift.com is the one with the tractor-pull rig exploding its engine is such spectacular fashion that the tractor drives over the cylinder head....

Video: Killer ‘Vette Autocrosser

C4 Corvettes have been slowly growing on us around here. They are a capable platform to build a hot rod off of and can be made to do lots of stuff well. Braking and handling were good from the...

Site of the Week: WaterCar.com, With Crazy Video and Chicks

When we say amphibious car, you think of the little weenie 1960s Amphicars. They are neat little creatures but are not all that great as cars and frankly worse as boats. The creations by WaterCar,...

MORE: MISC, Videos

Video: Hot Rod Drag Week Coverage from 1320Video.com

I have to tell you, I’m totally wiped out after a full week on the road with Hot Rod Drag Week, sponsored by Gear Vendors. I have more photo coverage to give you from Day 5, but it’s...

Video: Larry Larson’s 204-MPH Pass at Drag Week 2009

Larry Larson’s 1966 Chevy Nova with twin-turbo power from Mike Moran is legendary right now. Not only did the car earn the 2008 title of Fastest Street Car in America from Hot Rod magazine, but...

Mike Crow Wins Small Block Naturally Aspirated Class at Drag Week; See the Video

Would you believe a naturally aspirated small-block car could drive 1,200 miles to five drag strips in five days and run 10.50s and .60s every day? It’s also a stick car. The winner of Small...

Video: Jeff Lutz’s Turbo 1957 Chevy Running 7.81 at 180 mph at Drag Week

As we sadly know, the killer suede-black 1957 of Jeff Lutz fell out of Hot Rod Drag Week 2009 yesterday, Wednesday, September 17. However, it’s not like the Unlimited class racer did not put on...

Thursday at Drag Week 2009 by Jay Brown at FordFE.com, Plus Video of the 9.50 Pass

“If we can make the drive I think we can pull off another 9.50 and put the win away.” That’s a confident Jay Brown as he wraps his Thursday, Day 4 diary of his adventures at Hot Rod...

Video: Fun With Backfires

In case you haven’t noticed, we’re big fans of dumb fun around here. The guys in this video are as well. They have a 1995 Caprice that is backfiring through the exhaust. The guys...

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Video: Jay Brown’s 1964 SOHC Galaxie Running 9.53 at 140 MPH During Drag Week

Jay Brown is the racer who we have been following on Hot Rod Drag Week 2009 through his diaries at FordFE.com. As of Tuesday, he was the leader in the Modified Naturally Aspirated class with a best...

Video: Green Hornet Movie Car Crash On Set

We would have never caught this one if it were not for the guys at CarDomain. It seems they surf TMZ.com more than we do, which is never. That celebrity-stalking site posted this way back on...

Video: 7-Second Pro Street Firebird at Drag Week 2009

Here’s a video of Eric Yost in his Pro Street Power Adder third gen Pontiac Firebird at Martin, Michigan, on the second day of Drag Week 2009. This pass shows an 8.29, but this car ran 8.11 on...

Video: ZZ572 Powered Jeep CJ

This Jeep is in Denmark…we think. Where ever it is, we want it. V8 powered CJ Jeeps have a certain air of coolness about them, but one packing a GM Performance Parts ZZ572 crate motor with...

Video: Monday Racing at Hot Rod Drag Week 2009

Our last installment of coverage for Monday’s first day of competition at Hot Rod Drag Week 2009 comes from BangShift.com forum member seanm, who put together a video of racing that includes...