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Author Archive: Brian Lohnes

Classic Rally Video: Watch Petter Solberg Rip His Subaru Through The Fench Alps – Insanity

(By Eric Rood) – The 2016 World Rally Championship kicks off this weekend as it usually does with the monumental Rallye Monte Carlo and what better way is there to prepare than to watch this...

Speed Records: Listen To The Amazing Sounds Of Sebring Record Circa 1956 – Crank It Up!

(By Eric Rood) – Here’s a great time capsule from 60 years ago: Riverside Records’ Sounds of Sebring LP, uploaded to YouTube interestingly enough by high-end restoration shop Scott...

No Margin For Error: This 1968 Film From Autolite Follows Road Racing, NASCAR, Desert Racing, and More

There’s nothing like a good old-fashioned promotional film from the late 1960s to brighten our day around here and this is one of the best. The opening sequence alone is freaking awesome with...

RideTech Introduces TruLink Adjustable Rear Suspension For 1964-1972 GM A-body or 1978-1988 G-Body

RideTech has really been amazing in its ability to crank out new products over the years and the trend continues today with the introduction of the RideTech TruLink adjustable rear suspension...

Why Does This Awesome Not Happen More Often: 1955 Ford Steel Body On Stock Car Chassis

Doesn’t it seem like, especially with the popularity of nostalgia drag racing that there would be nostalgia stock car racing going crazy all over the country? For as many disaffected NASCAR fas...

The Earthmovers: This 1944 Film Celebrating The Seabees In WWII Is Absolutely Awesome

“Some guys want a Jeep after the war…brother, give me a bulldozer!” This is one of about 100 great lines in this 1944 war department film called “The Earthmovers” which...

This Hand Made Steam Engine Took 30 Years To Build And Now It Can Be Yours

Hot rodding is really a singular activity. We all enjoy hanging out with other hot rodders but the things that we do individually, we do for ourselves. Maybe other people like them, maybe they become...

Live Out Your Altered Wheelbase Fantasies With This 1965 Plymouth Belvedere!

This is so freaking awesome we can hardly stand it. You are looking at an altered wheelbase 1965 Plymouth Belvedere that is street legal and packing a cross-ram equipped hemi for power. The inside of...

Blitzkrieg: Watch A Series Of Porsche Engines Make Dyno Pulls – 200hp Through 900hp!

When it comes to cool engines, one cannot deny that the Porsche legacy of flat power plants is among the top. These varied nature of their size, their power output, their displacement, and even the...

Incredible: Jack Bally Built A Flying 1/3 Scale B-17 Bomber From Scratch – Video and Info Here!

(By Scott Liggett) –We at Bangshift.com have such respect for the generation of WWII. Part of that respect includes the machines the men and women used to fight a world war against enemies...

Holley Releases 500 CFM Marine 2-Barrel Avenger Carb – Tuned and Tested For Salt and Freshwater Environments

We know that there are loads of BangShifters out there who like to have fun on the water when they are no in their land locked hot rods. Holley knows that feeding your boat fuel is as (actually more)...

Nicest One On Earth: This 1966 Ford F-260 (yes, 260) Truck Is Incredible

Sometimes you have to hate your friends. I have been searching for a project/old hunk of something for a little while now. I’ve been in this mindset of finding a cool, old four wheel drive...

The Twin Turbocharged Good Luck Charm: This Video Profile Of A Ferrari F40 and Its Owner Rules

I guess this is the day where we share you all the truly beautiful automotive video that we can find, eh? In this video we meet a 1991 Ferrari F40 and its owner, a guy who loves the car, loves...

This Gears and Gasoline Video About NHRA Drag Racing Is Ridiculously Well Made – Good Watch

Now THIS is a cool video. Made by the Gasoline and Gears YouTube channel it features the top fuel dragster and nitro funny car of the Force sisters. We’re guessing this thing was bankrolled by...