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Sleeper Video: An Aussie Wagon That Runs 10s And Looks Like It Belongs At A Nursing Home Parking Lot

This could be the quietest 10-second car in the world and that’s the way we like them, especially when they look like something an elderly woman would be driving. This old 1990s era Nissan...

BangShift Question of the Day: What Job Do You Hate Doing on Your Car But Yields Satisfying Results?

This may be an odd question, but I was thinking about it while forming new brake lines for Brutus the tow truck recently. I despise forming and flaring brake lines and I always manage to choose...

Video: Watch A Pissed Off Blown 540ci Chevy Make A Pull On The Scariest Looking “Dyno” Ever

We’ve been around a few engine dynos in our life and frankly NONE of them have looked or acted like the “dyno” in this video. Frankly, we’re thinking that this is more along...

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Unhinged: Do You Want Lincoln To Die? Because This Is How Lincoln Will Die.

Lincoln has been on the verge of death for years, it’s no secret. The Navigator and fleet sales of the Town Car kept things afloat, but when the Town Car got axed a couple of years back,...

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Awesome Historic Drag Footage: Home Videos From The 1972 NHRA Winternationals – Wild Willie, Don Garlits, All The Great Heroes Of Yesteryear!

Wow, is this awesome stuff! I happened to stumble upon this 15-minute home video made at the 1972 NHRA Winternationals by a pair of Australian brothers who traveled over to take in the race. Their...

Glorious Noise: This Demon Screams Like One

The Dodge Demon…for something that in reality was nothing more than a Dart coupe, this car pissed off a lot of people. A Duster wearing a Dart nose, these cars were immediately targeted by...

Watch As A Driver Spins The Only Remaining Car From The First Ever Grand Prix

When you get the privilege of taking out the only remaining car from the world’s first Gran Prix, what would you do? Not drive it at all for fear of wrecking the temperamental beast? Putt...

Historical Feature: Art Arfons’ Cyclops Jet Dragster – Up Close And Personal

Art Arfons’s famed Cyclops jet dragster was a prolific machine in its time. The giant jet engine on wheels held Bonneville records (one of which still stands), was converted into a boat for a...

Question Of The Day: Is This G-body Monte Carlo SS Worth Nearly $13K?

Nutting isn’t the only G-body freak here at BangShift…the first car I got to drive around in public…legally, anyways…that was my own was a T-top equipped 1987 Monte Carlo SS....

Classic Rally Greatness: Watch A Mini And A Classic Escort Get Put Through The Paces

This is sweet footage from the Ford Archives. Called the Gems Rally Legends, this is a clip from a DVD made from three different films from the 1960′s-early 1970′s that shows the cars in...

Dyno Video: Watch A 428ci, NASCAR Race Block Based Chrysler Wedge Engine Scream Out 712 HP Naturally Aspirated!

It has been way too long since we featued a hot Chrysler wedge engine making a dyno pull on the blog. To right this wrong, we bring you the footage below which is of a nasty little bastard of an...

No, That’s Not Suspicious: Bad Thief Drags Safe Behind Town Car In Front Of Cops

This week’s “Dumbest Criminals” award goes to 22-year-old Ryan Mullins. Mullins, from Swansboro, North Carolina, was spotted August 14, 2014 by police as he was using a Lincoln Town...

New York’s Lancaster Dragway/Speedway Is For Sale – 77 Acres Outside Of Buffalo, NY

Now’s your chance if you have always wanted to get into the racing business. Not only is it a chance to go into the drag racing business but it is also a chance to go into the circle track...

You Know You Want This: 1/2 Scale Plymouth Superbird

How cool is this? This 1/2 scale Plymouth Superbird is something Brian, Chad and I Lohnes’ kids would love. The body is a fiberglass piece and it’s powered by a 8hp Briggs and Stratton...