Category Archive: 1320 Videos, BangShift 1320, RACING & ACTION, Videos

Classic YouTube: A Pontiac-Powerd AMC Pacer That Moves Out!

Harrel Lamkin might be the only person we can think of who would be proud to be the owner of an AMC Pacer. You know one of the weird little fishbowl AMCs that he’s connected to: his daughter...

Cool Video: Watch The Army Try Our Experimental Steel Airless Tires On A Jeep – They Worked Pretty Well

This interesting video shows the US Army trying out experimental steel airless tires on a Jeep in a bunch of different conditions. While we do not have the specific makeup of the “tires”...

Classic YouTube: All You Need For A Ken Block Parody Is A Ford Painted Right!

Make no mistake, Ken Block’s Gymkhana series of videos set a pretty high bar when they first came out. That was back when Block was still beating the living hell out of prepared Subarus and not...

Question Of The Day: What Car Would You Swap A Sport Bike Engine Into?

Jamming the engine from a crotch-rocket into a car the size of a postage stamp would almost be a no-brainer, wouldn’t it? If for no other reason than having a redline that would make a rotary...

Too Loud? Not Unless You Blow The Airbags In Your Camaro ZL1!

You ever make a tweak or a modificaton, and later wonder if you’ve done something that will invariably cause the car to fall apart all around you like the Bluesmobile? You know how it goes:...

Earn That Tip, Pizza Boy! These Guys Got The Delivery Driver To Do A Burnout In A Crapcan!

Fun story: In 2000, I was making pizzas at a Domino’s in Colorado. After some sketchier places of employment, I didn’t mind driving the seven miles to work at a shop that I could have fun...

Rubbin’ Is Racin’ Ain’t Just For The Circle Track! Watch As This S-10 And Dart Tangle!

You know that form you have to sign when you enter a track? The one that basically makes you admit that you understand you’re going to play a dangerous game that might end up with damage?...

Which Cooling Fan Kills Off Power? Engine Masters Tests Four Fans Out To Learn The Truth!

At one point early on in my wrenching days, I was taking care of a late 1970s Dodge D-200 that had a 360 in it. It was a gorgeous, well-kept truck that had the misfortune of having a large branch...

MORE: TECH, Videos

BangShift Tune-Up: A Metal Lesson In How To Drive A Stick!

The best theft deterrent system for cars in the United States: A manual transmission! HAHAHA…oh, wait. Nevermind, that’s true. And sad. The days of rowing your own are fading out, with...

Watch One Of The Most Vicious And Awesome Flaming Aussie Burnout Performances Ever

The Holden you’ll see in the video is called UNLOAD as Aussies have this cool habit of naming their cars on license plates. Now, if there were truth in advertising and enough spots on the...

The Smart Build: This Guy Did Everything To His Camaro RS Before Going For The Engine!

The first thing I always hear from people who ask me for advice on their cars: “I want it to go faster.” They don’t care about handling or aero so much as they do the horsepower...

MORE: CHEVY, Videos

What Rotary? Check Out This Cummins-Swapped Mazda RX-8!

Sometimes, we wonder about fans of the Wankel engine. We get why cars like the Mazda RX-series has it’s fans, and we love the noise a radically built rotary makes, especially when it’s...

MORE: ENGINES, Videos

Random Car Review: The Ford Cortina Savage – When The V6 Is A Step Forward!

Ford special models always have an interesting name, if nothing else. Mach 1, King Cobra, Lightning. Even if the car is a pooch, the name will conjure up the image of badass, nasty power. Well, add...

Classic YouTube: Did You Think A 440 Could Fit In A Dodge Neon?

Bless the Internet…a late-night search can turn up the most unexpected things possible. I don’t mean it like that, you freaks…I mean that with a little know-how and some time,...