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W Is For Win: Watch This Classic Chevy 409 Receive A Modernization Program From Keith Dorton

When it comes to building awesome engines that are not cookie cutter, production line pieces, Keith Dorton and Automotive Specialists are the place to go. Why? Dorton and his son have accumulated...

Half Ass Kustoms 1951 Ford Pickup Project: The Fuel System Goes In, Plus Some Bonus Model T Action

Here is Part 7 of the 1951 Ford Project. In this episode of the build, it’s time for the fuel system and a few other tidbits, along with some bonus footage of Brent working on replacing a...

Iron Trap Model A Shop Truck: How To Install a 1933/34 Ford Steering Box In A Model A Hot Rod!

The Iron Trap Model A shop truck project is turning out to be a pretty cool and fun one. With more and more of the truck going together, it is time to see what it’s going to take to make it...

Peak 80s Goodness: This United States Hot Rod Association Promotional Video Is A Gearhead Highlight Reel That We Love

The United States Hot Rod Association was at its peak in the 1980s. Putting on the indoor monster truck shows, pulling events, mud bogs, and more they were drawing massive crowds in cities big and...

Boss Level: Watch This Forklift Operator Perform An Awesome Trick In A Behemoth Machine

One of the first motorized vehicles I can ever remember steering and then driving is a forklift. My dad has been in the pallet and box business for about 40 years and it was always a highlight as a...

DIY EX-ARMY UNIMOG WALKAROUND – Self-built 4×4 EXPEDITION TRUCK

I’ve been watching the build of this cool Unimog from the beginning, and have shared some of the videos here on BANGshift, but here is a complete walk-around of it in its current state. This...

Half Ass Kustoms 1951 Ford Pickup Project: Mounting The Bed, The Tailgate And The Lights To Get This Thing Looking Like A Truck

Here is Part 6 of the 1951 Ford Project. In this episode of the build you’ll get to see Brent throwing the bed on, and then figuring out all the mounts, making the wheel tubs, then making...

Amazing Video: This 1960 United States Air Force Review Has Footage Of The X-15, Kittinger’s Jump, and So Much More

  This 1960 film made by the US Air Force is a review of all the stuff that they had going on that year. It is astonishing and incredible to see everything that was happening. From the X-15...

Expensive Dyno Video: Watch This Hot Farm Pulling Tractor Engine Fire A Rod Through The Block During A Pull

This is one of those situations that can be viewed a couple of different ways. Listen, none of those ways is that great but you can take this situation, you know, the one where your big pulling...

Watching a Locomotive Turbocharger Get Serviced Is Just As Awesome As You Think It Is

This is one of those times when we really don’t have much to tell you about the context of the video below other than to say, THIS TURBO IS FLIPPING HUGE AND WATCHING IT GET REBUILT IT IS...

The Roar Of Power: This 1970s Allis-Chalmers Dealer Film Is All In On Killer Tractor Pulling Footage

This is some gold right here. Between the cool tractors, the basic and awesome old sleds, and the footage of them both working together, this is about 10-minutes of gearhead heaven. The name of this...

Chugga Chugga Tug Of Wars: These Videos Of Steam Tractors Applying Their Grunt Are Awesome

What’s heavy, slow, and makes a chuffing noise when worked hard? No, not me you jerks! I am talking about steam tractors. I went around and assembled a bunch of videos of these machines hooking...

Massive In Miniature: This 1988 USHRA Broadcast From The Pontiac Silverdome Is Bonkers!

Well, this is peak 1980s right here. You are going to see an awesome and totally bananas UHRA broadcast from the Pontiac Silverdome made in 1988. What’s crazy about this is not any one specific...

Goofy Fun: Check Out The Destruction Of The Easy Evans Used Car Lot At The Houston Astrodome

Sometimes it’s about having fun, right? When you flip on the tube or click on a YouTube link, you want to be entertained. This is one of the best examples of the magic of Brock Yates and Steve...