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Top Fuel Harley Davidson Action Photos: The Most Insane Bikes In Drag Racing Attack Gainesville Raceway!

(Photos by David Whealon) – If there is one class that represents the blatant insanity of drag racing, it is the Mickey Thompson Top Fuel Harley-Davidson division. These are V-twin bikes that...

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This 1968 C10 Crew Cab Pickup Is Like A Wet Dream Come True! If Only Chevrolet Had Built Them This Way

There are a few companies around the country that build crew cab trucks from older GM and Fords that never actually came that way from the factory, and every time I see one I just drool. Even if the...

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The 10th St. Patrick’s Classic Bracket Race Is LIVE Right Here!!!

Bracket racing season is in full swing and big money has already been paid out at events all across the country in the past couple of weeks. This weekend the 10th Annual St. Patrick’s Classic...

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CLICK HERE To Watch The Mid-West Pro Mod Association Pro Mod Madness Event From Texas!

It is GO TIME for the 2019 Summit Racing Equipment Mid-West Pro Mod Series and they are kicking it off in fine fashion at the Texas Motorplex outside of Dallas. The name of the first event is Pro Mod...

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CLICK HERE To Watch The K&N Southwest Showdown From Tucson – Big Money Bracket Racing

One half of our BangShift LIVE double header this weekend is streaming coverage from the 3rd annual K&N Southwest Showdown at Tucson Dragway. This event brings out the best bracket racers on the...

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Those Vintage Training Films? They All Came From One Guy, and His Story is Awesome

  If you’ve been following BangShift for a while, you know we love to find those great promotional films from the 1930s through the 1950s. Sharp-eyed readers will notice that at the...

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This Tongue In Cheek Video About Triumph Motorcycle Manufacturing Is Absolutely Hilarious

BangShifter Tim Booher gets the credit for tipping us off to this truly awesome video that was actually made by Triumph and takes a tongue in cheek look at building their Rocket III motorcycle. While...

The American Powertrain Parting Shift: A Big Rig Trans In A Pickup – This One Is A Total Freak And Sounds GREAT!

A week or two ago we showed you video of a guy in an older Dodge truck jamming gears with a stick attached to a Fuller 10-speed box. This week we’re back with another swapped rig but this one...

This Ford Commercial Truck Promo Video From 1968 Shows Loaded Trucks Being Jumped And Mercilessly Beat Up On

Nothing beats manufacturer produced promotional videos like this one for the Ford commercial truck line in Great Britain for 1968. They show the trucks working hard and doing the kinds of truck like...

Spinning An Eaton M112 Supercharger With A Shop Vac Is Kind Of Awesome

This is a good video for a holiday. It is largely pointless, doesn’t rally prove anything, but at the same time it is entertaining in the gearhead fashion that we love. What is it? Basically it...

Need A Lesson On The History Of Holden? Learn More About GM’s Aussie Arm Here!

It is hard to not be impressed with the vehicles that the Australians cranked out on their own terms in their own country. From an American viewpoint, there was a lot that they got right: a love...

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Bringing the Boom: This 1987 Promotional Film For the Rockwell B1-B Is Flipping Awesome

The Rockwell B1-B is one bad Jose of an airplane and it he delivered more than its fair share of bad news to the bad guys over the years since first coming into service in the mid-1980s. We have a...

What Does It Take To Restore A Tractor? Follow Along As This Big Bud 525/50 Gets A Freshening!

Tractors do not have an easy life. They are the purest workhorses when it comes to an engine-powered vehicle. They go out and work and when they wear out, they…well, normally that’s that,...

Cooling Tech Video: AFCO Talks About The Pluses And Minuses Of Single And Dual Fan Shrouded Radiators

Well this is some perfect timing! Over the next couple of weeks we’re going to be talking about AFCO radiators and cooling systems a bunch as we finally put Buford T Justice back together in...

Rough Start: Find The Cleanest Car For Your Project…Like this 1979 Olds Cutlass!

I’m a beater addict. It’s true…I’ve got a perfectly normal, relatively late-model daily driver that has plenty of grunt and yet, I love the idea of daily-driving dirt-cheap...

This 1973 Jeep J2000 Truck Sales Promotional Film Has Us Looking For A Dealer – 70s Greatness

It is pretty hard to argue against the overt coolness of the Wagoneers and J-trucks of the early 1970s. They were really well built, intentioned to get out there into the wild, and they look great as...

Money No Object: One Bad 1987 Chrysler LeBaron – 224 MPH At The Silver State Classic!

If you were a Mopar fan in the 1980s, bless you…while Ford and GM were having a ball reawakening the horsepower challenges with Firebirds, Mustangs, Grand Nationals and the like, you had to...

Lunatic Video: Watch The Driver Of This Altered Get It Totally Vertical ON PURPOSE!

It takes a special kind of maniac to enter his altered into a wheelstand contest in the first place but said maniac kicks it up like 50 notches when he pulls the wheelie bars off the car and gets all...

The 4.2L Vortec Checker Build: Shift Linkage, Fuel In, And Maybe A Start?

Making sure that a engine is bolted into a car and won’t go anywhere anytime soon is actually the easy part of a swap. You can bolt something together, right? Of course, that’s easy...

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Watch The Most Impressive Flaming Front Wheel Drive Engine/Transaxle Failure We Have Ever Seen

Formula One fans will likely recognize the name of the Interlagos course as that is where those open wheeled wonders compete in Brazil but what they may not know is that the place doubles as a drag...