Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, 1320 Videos, BangShift 1320, HISTORIC, MISC, RACING & ACTION, Videos

Drag Strip Time Machine: Watch The 1989 NHRA Fall Nationals From Dallas Right Here

This weekend the NHRA Mello Yello drag racing series tour lands in Ennis, Texas at the fabled Texas Motorplex. This event has been part of the NHRA landscape for many years and the 1989 race was one...

Watching The Restoration Of This 1940s Era Craftsmen Bench Top Metal Lathe Is Awesome!

There are few things more satisfying to us than seeing cool restoration videos. We have showed you various tools, cars, components, and other stuff being remediated over the last few years but this...

C4 All-Star Video: When Motor Week Tested A 1990 Corvette ZR-1 and Callaway Twin Turbo We Got A Look At The Future

Right now, the C4 Corvette kind of owns the “bargain basement price” Corvette category. As these things go, every generation of car has its ups and downs in desirability, in value, and in...

Video: Stevie Fast Jackson Wins NHRA E3 Spark Plugs Pro Mod Title – Takes Aim With Champagne

What is greatness? This is an age-old question that comes up in every sporting endeavor. Is it just winning? Is it winning with a panache that others do not have? Is it winning with the expectation...

Flyin’ Film: This 1960s Promotional Piece For The Piper Cherokee Is Awesome – Personal Aviation Was Booming!

As the US economy boomed in the 1960s, loads of new markets and opportunities opened up for people and companies. The personal aviation industry, like other places in the transportation segment of...

New Engine Break-In: The Lazarus Mustang Gets A New Heart Before Power Tour!

One of the highlights from 2019 for me was meeting the YouTubers that we highlight here in person when Power Tour 2019 swung through Sparta, Kentucky. Kevin, Luke, Derek, Stefan and Rich, and Mike...

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Ready For Summernats? Cleetus’s Big-Boy Camaro Gets Final Dyno Runs, Including Methanol!

While chatting with the dude at Holley’s Intergalactic Ford Fest, you could tell that Cleetus McFarland’s head was elsewhere quite often. Mainly, it was rooted directly to a black Chevy...

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Unhinged: More Mopar Musings And A Monaco With A Three On The Tree

I’ve absolutely relished my weird side here ever since Brian and Chad decided that I would make a great addition to BangShift. Pushing six years in, that hasn’t changed too much. What has...

Nine Years And Counting: The Mud Pit In Moses Lake That Won’t Be Defeated

Let’s say, just for a moment, that you were in charge of a bounty hole mud pit that, if successfully navigated, would earn the driver coin. Would you put any rules down? Maybe one that says you...

The Cracker Box: Enjoying A Bone-Stock Six-Cylinder Ford Fairmont

We had one just like this. Those same finned hubcaps that were on my mother’s 1982 Ford Mustang GL. Same ruler-friendly lines, same basic-AF interior layout with the same basic interior...

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Historical Footage: Plymouth Television Ads From 1967-1971 – GTX, Road Runners And More!

In the later 1960s and early 1970s, Plymouth’s place in the Mopar hierarchy as the hand-me-down cheap brand was being quickly overshadowed by their position as the cheap performance brand. No...

Viking Funeral: Sending A Detroit 8V71 Off In One Last Fiery Farewell

Nobody wants to see the end to anything they cherish and hold dear. We mourn and feel anguish when a loved one dies. We shed tears and console ourselves as best as we can when a beloved pet makes the...

The Big Little: This Compilation Of Miniature V-Twin Engines Of Different Shape and Size Running Is Awesome

We have long loved miniature engines here at BangShift. These creations are the result of talented minds who can also translate their engineering ideas into tangible objects and most of these things...

The Fiero Revival: A Once-Over Of The Entire Rear Subframe, Engine And Transmission!

We’re following the revival of Ronnie Finger’s 1985 Pontiac Fiero 2M4 not because it’s an exciting or rare car, but because this is proof that even a straight-up novice can get the...

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