PRE-REGISTER FOR LS FEST WEST NOW! Vegas Baby, Vegas. Don’t Miss Out, Registration Is Now Open!

Holley’s LS Fest West is fast becoming the outlandish, crazy and fun no so little brother of Holley’s LS Fest in Bowling Green Kentucky. With growth that can only be described as awesome,...

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The 2020 Dakar Rally Is On And Man Is It A Beast! Saudi Arabia, And It’s Crazy Variety Of Terrain And Sand, Is Home To This Historic Spectacle

I first started really watching the Dakar Rally back in the late 1990s and couldn’t believe just how cool this race was to watch on TV. For years I looked forward to it and thought it would be...

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Want To Become A Carburetor Guru? Learn From The Guys That Build Them! Holley Announces New Holley Carburetor 101 Classes

Everyone seems to have EFI the brain in recent years, and we understand and love them for it, but carburetors are still way more plentiful in the hot rod and racing world and we still get asked about...

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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...

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Project Hay Hauler Update: We Raced It, Broke It, Fixed It, Lowered It, And Yet We Still Can’t Leave It Alone!

(Words and Photos by Scott Liggett) It’s been over a year since​ I last updated you on the progress of my ’67 GMC pickup. ​I do have to apologize for my lack of updates. A lot has...

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Do You Want To Know What This Looks Like From In The Car? Formula Off Road Greatness

Formula Off Road is some of the most gnarly racing on the planet. In fact in some ways it’s the grandfather of the new Rockbouncing craze. These guys climb huge pea gravel piles, on courses set...

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McLeod Racing Expands Twin Disc Clutch Line With SFT 2000 – 2,000hp Capable, Street Friendly Performance!

If you have a big horsepower street car that uses a manual transmission, McLeod Racing has great news for you. The company has just released their SFT 2000 clutch and this unit is a 2,000hp capable,...

Don’t Hate The Player: Watch This Dart LSNext Based LS-Motor Make 2,347hp With Twin 88s!

We know. You are just so sick and tired of LS engines everywhere. Why couldn’t we just show a Buick making 500hp or something and be happy with it. Well, because we love those other engines but...

Insane video: Watch The Closest Call In Monster Truck Racing History – How Was This Guy OK?!

It was a night like many others back in the early 1990s on the monster truck racing tour. John Piant in Bigfoot was lined up against Jack Willman Sr. in the venerable Taurus. Two experienced drivers...

Battle! Watch A Log Skidder and A Bulldozer Have A Push-Off In The Wild!

Ever skip through the channels on the TV and stumble across a nature show that is highlighting animals fighting in the wild? Sometimes the fights are crazy violent and someone ends up getting eaten....

Watch The Violent End And Aftermath Of This 8.3L Cummins Powered Minneapolis-Moline Pulling Tractor

Boost. It is that magical thing which turns mundane, run of the mill, engines into heroic piles of iron and aluminum. It can also turn those heroic piles of iron and aluminum into broken and costly...

Watch This Jeep Explode A Clutch In The Mud And See The Wake Of Destruction

One of the most deceptive parts of a car is the transmission bell housing. They have a strong appearance and because of their job in securing the transmission to the back of the engine block, many...

Watch The Money Pit Unlimited Modified Tractor Make Glorious Noises With Three Allison V12 Engines

5,130ci – That’s the displacement of the Money Pit Unlimited Modified Pulling Tractor. This thing has THREE 1,710ci Allison V12 engines bolted to it. The engines have been hot rodded and...

Watching Old Engines Being Brought Back To Life Is Awesome

There’s something about seeing an old engine being brought back to life, right? It is a fun deal and something that is kind of tough to describe about how it makes you feel. I’ve done it...

500 Strong: This Video Shows A 327 With A Mini-Blower Making 500hp and 500 lb-ft On The Dyno – Cool!

There was once an engine that roamed the Earth in such numbers that many thought it would rule forever. It was compact, it was small, it was light, and it was as versatile and powerful as anything...

Eating Dirt: Serious Mud-Romper Mangling Footage From All Over The Place!

“The bigger they are, the harder they fall.” That’s the quote, right? The big dude in the corner who usually gets by on sheer intimidation factor alone can get walloped by the...

Building A Big Horsepower B58 Inline Six For Your Supra Or BMW? MAHLE Motorsport Has A Piston For You!

With a little less weight and little less compression than the factory piston, this new unit from MAHLE Motorsport is designed specifically for those hot rodders out there who are planning to cram...

Victory Lap: This 1960s NASA Video Celebrates the Mercury Program’s Success And Is Awesome

We here at BangShift have never been quiet about our live for the US space program and the incredible magic it produced for decades. The famed Mercury Seven were perhaps the most brave and heroic...

Diesel Power Video: This 1937 Caterpillar Film Shows Proper Maintenance, Injector Testing, and More

This is awesome. The video you are about to see shows us the cutting edge diesel technology of eighty years ago and how famers and operators were supposed to treat it during work. This 1937...

Skycrane And Skyline: Changing Out A Television Transmitting Antenna Over A Quarter-Mile Up!

Okay, let’s make this official: there are parts of my body that were going into full fear mode just by watching this video. The helicopter part of this story doesn’t scare me in the...