Category Archive: BangShift XL, ENGINES, MISC, RACING & ACTION, Videos, XL Videos

Homebuilt Boost: This Ratty Looking Dodge Dakota Has A Home Turbocharged 3.9L V6 And It Makes Some Power!

This is what hot rodding looks like right here. True knees and elbows, make it weird and fast hot rodding. You are looking at a weird little beast of truck that no one will ever really see coming at...

Great Save: Watch This Dragster Driver Bail Himself Out At Hal Far Raceway On The Island Of Malta

It all goes awry so fast on the strip, right? That’s what this driver experienced at Malta’s Hal Far Raceway during a run in a wildly quick 4G63 Mitsu powered dragster. What’s cool...

Mooneyes New Year’s Party Photos: The Mooneyes X-Mas Party And Drags Is Now The Mooneyes New Year’s Party And Drags!

(Photos by Wes Allison) Up through 2018, every Southern California hot rodder could be found at Irwindale Speedway in early December for the Mooneyes X-Mas Party and Drags. It was one of the staple...

Holley Classic Trucks Lamps And Lighting For GM Squarebody And GMT400 OBS Trucks

Restoring the lighting on your classic GM truck is for more than just appearance’s sake…it’s a safety issue, too. Holley Classic Trucks has you covered with new lamp housings and...

Watch The Mighty March 717 Roar Up The Hill At Goodwood – 537ci Of Injected Big Block Powered Slipper!

Watching classic Can-Am cars running at full throttle in modern times is probably one of our favorite things in the racing world. This video comes from Goodwood and we get to see the one and only...

Metal Shaping Tech: How To Build Your Own Shrinking Stump For Making Flat Metal Not!

Shaping metal can be ultra simple or very complex, depending on what you are trying to do. Having the right tools, and knowing how to use them, is key. Thankfully Karl at Make It Kustom is great at...

BangShift Tune-Up: “Paradise By The Dashboard Light” by Meat Loaf (1977)

One of Michael Aday’s most notable traits was not his singing range, nor his acting range. No, it would be his social anxiety. He had no idea what to do with himself in a social setting, felt...

Classic Mini Cooper Race Car Build: Bars Bars Everywhere, The Cage Is Done!

There are a lot more tubes in place in the Mini Cooper Race Car that Matt has been throwing together, and in this video, he throws the final few in and welds it all together. This is one trick little...

Like A Boss: Watch Jimmy McRae, Father Of The Late Colin McRae Wheel A Vauxhall Chevette Rally Car Like A Boss

It seems ridiculous to suggest that genetics can make you a good rally racing driver but the McRae family of Scotland seems to indicate that it’s a factual statement. Jimmy was a destroyer in...

Iron Trap’s 1939 Mercury Gets A Hopped Up Flathead To Make It Whole Again

This ’39 Mercury has fought Matt and the gang every step of the way, but it is finally getting a new to it engine. After saving it from an old garage, where it has been all but forgotten for...

Can They Bring Back The Shine? Paint Restoration On This Neglected Old Chevy LUV

There is something super satisfying about polishing something dull into something shiny. Whether it is wheels, paint, chrome, or aluminum, if you take product and a rag or buffer and make something...

Cheap Z28 Project: Can One Man’s Cheap Score Become Something Cool And Fun? The Cheapest Camaro On Facebook Marketplace.

In the world of automotive fun, there is nothing better than scoring a car for cheap when you know that it has life left in it. Sometimes that’s a shell you can build into a race car, sometimes...

Sheet Metal Fab How To: Simple Tools And Techniques Can Help You Recreate Some Pretty Complicated Body Panels

Replacing a piece of a rocker, lower fender, cab corner, or floor pan is pretty standard when you are talking about building old cars, but what about the other stuff that’s more complicated?...

1936 Ford Custom Project: Bello’s Kustoms Buttons Up The Suspension On This T-5 Swapped Old School Hot Rod

In this installment on the 1936 Ford project, Bello and the gang get their suspension on, but in a different way than you might expect. To recap, this is a traditional hot rod that was mostly stock...