Category Archive: 1320 Videos, BangShift 1320, RACING & ACTION, Videos

This Quick 8 Video From Shuffletown Dragway 1989 Is Spectacular – The Way It Was

This weekend the NHRA tour will be in Concord, North Carolina racing at the palatial zMax Dragway that Bruton Smith built. It is one of the most opulent strips in the world and it always packs the...

Morning Symphony: 20,000 RPM From A Cosworth-Built F1 V8

Somewhere north of about 4,500 the 368ci mill in the Cadillac limo floats the valves. Most small-block Chryslers hate life above 6,000 RPM without serious work, and the most rev-happy V8 I’ve...

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Classic YouTube: “Fiero: A Car Is Born”…See How The Pontiac P-Car Became The Affordable Mid-Engine Machine!

You can knock the Pontiac Fiero for many things: the suspension that was ganked from the Citation and Chevette ¬†that didn’t live up to it’s promises, that small issue of engine fires, or...

Four Wide Chaos From The First NHRA Four-Wide Nationals In 2010 – Double Boomer

We’re coming up on what used to be the most polarizing race of the NHRA season this weekend. It’s the NGK Spark Plugs Four Wide Nationals at the massive zMax Dragway in Concord, North...

Watch This Massive 1947 Cadillac Sleeper Run 11s At Atco – She’s Ugly But Boy Does She Move!

There was a song in the 1960s that implored listeners, “If you want to be happy for the rest of your life, never make a pretty woman your wife…” and we hear it every time we look at...

Painting On A Massive Scale: Watch This Timelapse Of An Emirates Boeing 777-200 As It Gets A New Coat!

A typical fully painted Boeing 777 similar to this Emirates 777-200 wears almost a quarter-ton of paint on it’s skin, with a maximum thickness of about 0.005″ across the board....

Saves, Wrecks, Near-Misses, and Spins – This Is Five Minutes of Action That’ll Have You All Wound Up

Last week we showed you kind of a crazy “highlight” reel type of video that was focused on the world of nostalgia drag racing and this week we’re back with another one. Yes, more...

Bad Shift: Listen To This Student Truck Driver Grind A Transmission Into Submission

As much as people do not want to admit it, operating a vehicle is a skill. It is a skill that you learn and refine over time. This is doubly true if you are a commercial driver who makes their living...

Video: Watch A 1924 Doble E Steam Car Tear Down The Road And Hit The Trails

Before the Doble Steam Car company closed their doors in 1931 they had established themselves as the premier makers of steam cars in the world. Unfortunately it was a world that did not want to buy...

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...

Awesome Engine Video: Watch This Vintage Packard V12 Get An Incredible Rebuild – First Class All The Way!

We often talk about a situation where a car is restored and in the end the thing is actually better and nicer than it would have been brand new. It is not often that we talk in such a way about...

Watch A Dude In A Screaming Lotus Cortina Go From First To Last To Fourth In Less Than Five Minutes

There’s something about the intensity of in-car road racing videos that I love. While you cannot see driver Steve Soper’s face in this film because of his helmet, you can pretty well bet...

MAHLE Piston Tech Video: Checking Out Skirt Wear and What It Can Tell You About Your Engine

Engines tell stories. They tell stories by how they run and what type of wear that they have. That being said, you need to be able to read the story to understand what the engine is telling you and...

9.90s And Plated: SRTMush’s Challenger Demon Was Whipping Up At ChallengerFest 9!

With ChallengerFest in the books until next Spring, we have time to reflect a bit on what we saw. We didn’t see too many Jeeps out playing this time…we can only assume that some WKs were...