Category Archive: Apex Video, BangShift APEX, BangShift News, FUNNY STUFF, HISTORIC, MISC, RACING & ACTION, Videos

A Legend In His Own Words: This Feature On Smokey Yunick Is So Awesome As He’s The One Telling The Stories

There’s few things more awesome than seeing old video of a legend telling their own stories. Yes, this is a relatively short clip, lasting a total of about five minutes but it’s fantastic...

Twin Blown: This 1,100hp LS Engine Does Not Use Turbos But Rather Two TorqStorm Centrifugal Blowers

This is a really neat engine build video and the best part is that you can win the engine! Seriously Holley is giving this actual engine away and we have been telling you how to enter. If you are...

Fun History: This Short Motor Trend Documentary Tells The Tale Of Mickey Thompson Running 400 MPH!

Now this is some fun watching. Freiburger told me a while back that he was working on a short documentary about Mickey Thompson’s quest to become the first American to run over 400mph and how...

Hold The Slush: You Can Now Get Focus and Fiesta ST Models In Europe With A 10-Speed Automatic

(By Tom Lohnes) – Since the Ford Focus and Fiesta ST’s departure from America, a lot has changed. Both of the models have downsized from 4 cylinders to 3, and basically everything has...

Holley Releases New Gen III Hemi Swap Systems for Mopar 1966-1972 B-Body!

Great news for Mopar fans continues to pour out of Holley as the company continues to roll out more and more awesome products for those lovers of classic Chrysler products. Holley Releases New Gen...

Henry’s Big Screw Job: Here’s How Henry Ford and the Dodge Brothers Made Untold Millions While Hating Each Other’s Guts

The story of how John and Horace Dodge helped get Henry Ford into business, made millions off of him, and then used his own profits to fund a competing car company is one of the most awesome in the...

NHRA Insider Podcast: A Conversation With Dr. Jamie Meyer the New President of PRI (Performance Racing Industry) – Listen Up!

In this episode of the NHRA Insider podcast, Dr. Jamie Meyer is the guest. After a successful career at General Motors and serving on the SEMA Board, Meyer is the new president of PRI, the...

Here It Comes Again: Toyota and Porsche Are Teaming Up To Revive The MR2!

(By Tom Lohnes) – Toyota has done it again. They’re working on a new sports car with Porsche, and guess what it’s called. The MR2. Porsche makes their mid-engine sports cars, the 718...

Autocrossing A Barge: This Lincoln Town Car Owns An Autocross Course!

Normally when we show you a vehicle on an autocross that you normally wouldn’t expect to be there, you get wild, sideways fun but a lap time that isn’t what you would call...

The Wagon Master Returns: Mercedes’ Mighty AMG E63S Wagon Is Back To Burn Up The Highway

Wagon fans rejoice: The Mercedes-AMG E63S Wagon is back in business. So this new E63 wagon isn’t exactly new. It has the same 4.0-liter Twin-Turbo V8 with 603 horsepower, AWD, and a 9-speed...

Next Level: MAHLE Motorsport Promotes Custom Piston Program for Gasoline and Diesel Engine Applications

There’s just something about getting custom made parts that’s really cool, right? There’s also just something about getting the perfect pistons for your engine build that’s...

Great Video: This Profile Of The Legendary Gray Baskerville of Hot Rod Magazine Is Really Cool!

It wasn’t simply the words he used, it was how he used them. Gray Baskerville had a monumental influence on me and so many people over the course of his life and career at Hot Rod Magazine. He...

The New Bird: This 1982 Review Shows Us Just How Far A Leap Forward The 3rd Gen Pontiac Firebird Was

When Ford rolled out their all-new 1979 Mustang, GM was kind of caught flat-footed. Their second-generation F-bodies had been soldiering on for the better part of a decade at that point and in public...

Build Your Own Adjustable Swaybar For Your Next Project!

I’ve built a few adjustable sway, or anti-roll bars in my time, but never has one of my modifications been nearly as trick looking as the one Matt from Urchfab has whipped up for the Mongrel...