Category Archive: 1320 Videos, BangShift 1320, FORD

Epic Fail: This Capri’s Hood Calls It A Day In The Middle Of A Run!

The ultimate bad day scenario for anyone, anywhere, is when the hood flies up at speed, completely blocking the forward view. Been there, done that, and I hope I never see that scene again so shall I...

2017 Meltdown Drags Coverage: We’re Still Serving Up Great Photos!

(Photos by Greg Rourke and Bob Chiluk) – If you think we are starting to run low of photos from the 2017 Meltdown Drags, you’re not thinking correctly. In fact, we have so many that...

Think Donks Have No Business On The Track? Check Out What Happens When The Big Wheels Come Off!

Seeing a donk on a dragstrip is one of those deals where opinions are gonna fly, and the discussion is probably going to get pretty ugly pretty fast. We saw that first-hand when the footage of the...

JDM For The Muscle Car Freak: This Toyota Celica Packs Lexus V8 Power And Can Move!

The Toyota Celica existed because the Ford Mustang existed. When Toyota saw how successful the Mustang had been, they pulled the same trick: using the Carina sedan (a Japanese model a size up from...

Break the Record: The Story of The Blue Flame LSR Car – Absolutely Awesome Historic LSR Video!

Before the British Thrust SSC took the World Land Speed Record in 1997, it was held by an Earth-bound rocket known as, “The Blue Flame”. The car was built by Reaction Dynamics, the...

Vintage Drag Video: The 1972 Australian Drag Racing Nationals – Check Out The Awesome Cars

Boy is this an awesome snapshot or what?! This professionally made film from 1972 features some action at the long defunct Surfer’s Paradise International Raceway. The drag strip that the...

Video: Nothing But Awesome Photos And Footage Of 1960s and 1970s Drag Race Haulers – Trailers, Ramp Trucks, More!

(By Greg Rourke) – There was once a time when even the touring drag racing professionals moved around the country with a station wagon and a single axle open trailer. Yes BangShifters under...

Thunder Bucket: Watch This Nasty Slick-Equipped, Blown SBC T-Bucket Pull Wheelies On The Street

Chad hates anything to do with the style of car known as a t-bucket. I do not hate them as hard as Chad does but few of them actually do anything for me because while they have the cartoon looks we...

Crash, Bang, BOOM Video: These 1990s Era Nostalgia Drag Racing Wrecks Are Nasty

Nostalgia Drag Racing today in the year 2016 is a far different animal than the activity that began back in the 1970s and then really caught fire in the 1990s. If you had told someone in the middle...

Watch This Twin Turbo, Small-Block Opala Haul Tail And Nearly Jump All Four Off The Ground In Brazil

If your local drag strip has a bump in it, you’re best not to mention that fact to drag racers from South America, Brazil specifically. Why? Watch this video and see a car, a beautiful car, put...

Dead Engines Tell No Lies: This MAHLE Motorsport Video Analyzes A Circlip Failure In Great Depth

Blowing up an engine is never good. There are literally hundreds of possible failure points in an engine that range from component failures to operator error, or in the case of the pistons shown in...

This Is The Best Funny Car Pedalfest In Modern Drag Racing History – Awesome Stuff

When Phil Burkhart and Cruz Pedregon lined up next to each other at Bristol in 2004 neither of them knew that the next nine seconds of their lives would be some of the most intense in drag racing...

Wild Video: Helmet-Cam Ride on a Nitro Harley – Stopping is Scary!

Tommy Grimes is a legend amongst the small fraternity of nitro Harley racers. He’s been there and done it about 50 times during this career. He’s raced for some of the greatest names in...

The Farmer’s Hobby: Watch This Ford Truck Get Down On The Strip In Georgia!

The old truck…the stories it could tell. From the day it was brought home, to all of the work that it put in to earn it’s keep, to the day when the wear and tear got to be too much to...