Category Archive: 1320 Cars With Doors Feature, 1320 Drag Racing Feature, 1320 Event Coverage, BangShift 1320

LS Fest Quick Take: The Little Red Jeep Liberty

I was up in the tower with Lohnes, getting a break from the heat when we both saw it. Among the hot rods, budget swaps and other assorted race machines was a red Jeep Liberty that looked...

Pro Stock Time Machine – Check Out This IHRA Moutain Motor Action From St Louis, Circa 1985

With all the talk about today’s modern NHRA pro stock category and how mountain motors may be a part of it heading into the future, we thought we would look into the past. See, the NHRA tour...

Coolness! Check Out This Episode Of The Long Forgotten “Pro Drag Superstars” TV Show From 1985

I love finding stuff like this. Ever heard of the TV show “Pro Drag Superstars”? I sure had not before stumbling onto this video that was hiding a dark, recessed corner of YouTube. The...

Amazing Historical Video: Listen To Amazing Audio From Breedlove and Arfons During Their 1960s Land Speed Duel – Incredible Peek Into History

We show lots of old videos here on BangShift and some of them are silent. I normally am not too busted about that because the moving pictures are so compelling to look at you can get around the lack...

The Starting Shift: A Gear Banging Pass in A Clutchless Five Speed Nova!

We’re freaking BangShift so we need to start our week with manual transmission violence, damn it! We’re getting back on the horse with a good one here. This is a Chevy Nova driven by a...

Episode 1 Of $10K Drag Shootout 2: Can We Win It Again? $10k In Cash And The Moonshine Missile Are At Stake

Last year’s $10k Drag Shootout was an absolute riot, and at the same time an absolute ass whip. But man was it rewarding and cool. We won the car, our Mustang named Beer Money, and $10k in cash...

FREE LIVE STREAMING VIDEO: Pro Mods In Memphis! Mid-West Pro Mod Series LIVE Friday And Saturday!

 Update: 10:00 A.M. is go-time for Saturday’s live stream! Memphis, plug your ears this weekend. It’s going to be nice and loud. The Mid-West Pro Mod Series is at Memphis International...

This Tilting And Extending Welding Table Is A Pretty Cool Home Built Project That We’d Love To Have In The Shop

If you are regular here on BANGshift then you know that welding is one of the things I like most. And that means that welding projects and helping you guys learn how to weld is something I love being...

Video: Nine Minutes Of 1950s, 1960, and 1970s, Gasser Footage From Tracks All Over The Country – Absolutely Awesome!

As much as nostalgia funny cars totally exploded on the drag racing scene over the last 10 years or so, gassers have been proliferating at a pretty impressive rate that only seems to be picking up...

Broken Front Sheetmetal, Broken K-Frame, Broken Head…Nothing Stopped This Mustang At LS Fest X!

Perseverance. The ability to push through just about anything that comes your way with a positive, through hell and brimstone attitude, is the difference between the normal person and the winner....

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...

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...

The American Powertrain Parting Shift: Cranking Four Gears In A Really Hot VW Bug!

The subject of this week’s American Powertrain Parting Shift is a hot rodded VW Bug that runs in the high 10s in the quarter and sub seven seconds in the eighth mile. In this video we’ll...

Watch This Twin Engine Opel Calibra From Poland Rip Off 8-second Quarter Mile Times

There’s nothing like the spirit and creativity of hot rodding, especially when that spirit an creativity is to only applied to make a car look good but it is also applied to make a car run...