Category Archive: BangShift XL, HISTORIC, RACING & ACTION, Videos, XL Videos

Vintage Ad Watch: This Compilation Of Five 1985 Ford Truck Ads Rules But Bronco IIs Stil Suck

If there were certain constants in the 1980s, one of them was the fact that when an advertisement for pickup trucks came on TV, you were going to see some thrashing, some abuse, and some fun being...

Historical Video: This Documentary Shows The Debut Of The Porsche 917 In Can-Am At Mosport In 1972

This is the best thing you will watch today. This documentary shows the debut of the Porsche 917 at Mosport in 1972. The car was far afield of what most fans were used to seeing in the series and it...

The Leader Of The New World: Brian Wolfe’s 1986 Ford Mustang GT

This red 1986 Ford Mustang GT isn’t Genesis, but it is an instrumental car that led the charge into the 5.0L Fox Mustang performance era. While many were focused on 1987-and-newer machines,...

This 630hp Pontiac 428 Is A Rip Roaring Example Of Tin Indian Horsepower!

In the 1960s car companies had “big car engines”. Chrysler was jamming 413s in stuff, Chevy had their mid-horspower 396 engines moving most of their stuff along, and Pontiac had the 428....

Having A Bad Day? This Compilation Of 1980s Drag Racing Wreckage And Calamity Will Set You Right

Now here’s the cure for the common bad day. Every moment of this video below is filled with someone who was having a worse day than you about 30 years ago. From Mike Dunn wrecking the Hawaiian...

Under The Radar: Mitsubishi’s Forgotten AWD Turbo Terror, The Galant VR-4!

There is no doubt that the 1990s was Mitsubishi’s time to shine. After coming off of the 1980s, the Starion, and the successes of the Pajero in racing, they had the DSM cars that were co-built...

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Motocross For Four Wheels: The Nitro World Games Rallycross Course!

Travis Pastrana has made a name for himself over the years. If it’s beyond mental and borderline deadly, he’s probably tried it. Motocross? He was on that before he was out of high school...

Classic YouTube: The Burndown Battle Of The Rotaries!

Some guys play checkers, others play chess. For some, the moves are simple: burnout, stage one, stage two, and go when your right foot and brain are in sync with the bulbs on the Christmas tree. Nail...

Grape Warhead: Mazda MX-3 With Dual Engines Because…Eh, Why The Hell Not!

Front-wheel-drive is wrong-wheel-drive. We know this. We have them, and outside of daily-driver status, we aren’t on board. And I speak about that from a performance perspective…you can...

Unleashing The Beast: Watch A Steve Morris SMX Engine Make Four Digit Power On Low Boost

Hey everyone, we now live in a world where multiple people will make you a billet water block that’ll handle upwards of 4,500hp. What was once the realm of one-off lunatics and dreamers has...

Watch Part 1 Of The 1989 NHRA US Nationals – LaHaie and Gwynn Fly, Bonin Takes Off, Records Fall

It’s soon to be US Nationals week, otherwise known as THE BEST WEEK OF THE FREAKING YEAR. Because of this, I plan to openly annoy you with US Nationals history, coolness, and old videos galore....

This 1964 Film Called Art Arfons And His Green Monster Is Spectacular

In terms of Bonneville history, the 1964 land speed battle on the salt waged between Art Arfons, Craig Breedlove, and to some degree by Walt Arfons will stand in history as a crowning moment. This...

Bath Time: Scrubbing Down A Mercedes That Hasn’t Seen The Sun Since 1982!

Have you ever seen one of those “ultimately satisfying” videos on YouTube, where everything that goes on…every noise, every action…leaves you feeling oddly good? It’s...

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Watch Katech Reset The Naturally Aspirated LT Engine Record – 806hp On Its Own!

This is flipping amazing. Watch this little LT engine rip and roar on the dyno at Katech on its way to making 806 naturally aspirated horsepower. Not only does it make the power, it makes it at a...