Category Archive: 1320 Videos, BangShift 1320, HISTORIC, MISC

Watch A Hypersonic Sled At The Holloman AFB Test Track Pass A Camera A 6,599mph

You’d never even know what hit you. Seriously. Holloman Air Force Base’s test track has been one of the most interesting and wild places for American military development since its...

Shocker: We Have Discvered A Hot Rodded Fiero That Is Actually Really Cool!

When the words “hot-rodded Fiero” are uttered by anyone there’s usually a roll of the eyes, side glances, and snickering, right? There’s usually some unfortunate glue-on...

Drag Strip Time Machine: This Footage From Pomona In 1962 Is Absolutely Amazing

There’s understanding classic drag racing history and then there is SEEING classic drag racing footage. In the terms of this video we get to watch, almost like a fly on the wall, a drag racing...

The Right Line: This 1960s British Motorcycling Film Is Spectacular! Trials, Grand Prix, Moto-Cross, Isle of Man

Motorcycle racing is not exactly a burning passion of mine in the modern world, but I am fascinated by its history. This is especially true of the scene and the sport in Europe where it was and still...

Tibu-Gone: Watch These Guys Blow Up A Hyundai In Spectacular Fashion With Nitrous and The Rev Limiter

Sometimes it is just fun to send a lowly, crummy car down the line in spectacular fashion. Whether something like McTaggart and his King of The Heap adventures or what these guys did, there’s...

BangShift Question Of The Day: If You’re Stuck Owning One, What Noise Would You Want Your Electric Vehicle To Play?

They’re supposed to be better for the environment and they are supposed to be better overall compared to internal combustion engines. Electic vehicles are being pushed hard in the market...

Money No Object: 1976 International Scout Rallye – The Ultimate Shorty Pickup

I’m a longbed dually kind of truck guy. And, according to most people, that’s wrong. I should be looking at shortbed trucks because they “look right” or are more sporting. I...

Lunch Overboard: This Free-Fall Lifeboat Launch Turns Into The Vomit Comet In One Quick Motion!

About this time last year, I rode a full-size ship for the first time when we went on a cruise on Royal Caribbean up the Northeast Atlantic. I wasn’t sure what to expect…the last time I...

Rough Start: 1995 Ford Mustang GTS – All Killer, No Filler

Most Fox-body freaks revere the Mustang LX notchback. It was the bare-bones special that everybody claimed that they wanted: crank windows, basic stereo, 5.0L V8, manual transmission option. All of...

BangShift Power Laggin’ Project Truck Update: Fixing More Hackery And Making Some Improvements!

Welcome back to our coverage of Project Power Laggin’! Follow along as we take a tired 1979 Dodge W150 Power Wagon we found in Central Maine and transform it from a derelict roadside attraction to...

Bang, Boom, Bash: Watch This Radial Engine Tractor Bash The Ground And Nearly Go Turtle

The physics of pulling are fascinating. Getting the weigh balance of your tractor right is one thing but being able to apply the power and properly use your chassis is another. On this hook, we are...

Life At Full Speed, An Exhibit On Jessi Combs, Will Be At The Petersen Museum Next Week!

Losing Jessi Combs was a heartbreaker to the entire automotive community. She brought life and light everywhere she went. She was an inspiration to many, including young women and girls who looked up...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Big Power In Big Bodies – How Would You Do It?

Recently, I got a note from reader Andy30thZ in my inbox, directing my attention to a video that simply said, “1,100 horsepower big block into a ’72 Mercury Marquis”. The only ways...

These Billet Anti-Roll Bar End Links From Chris Alston’s Chassisworks Are Functional Jewelry!

End links are a really important part of the suspension system on your car, especially those of you who are concerned about handling in hard driving situations. Chris Alston’s Chassisworks...