Category Archive: BangShift News, BangShift XL, ENGINES, FUNNY STUFF, MISC, Videos, XL Truck News, XL Videos

Nitrous Chainsaw Video: This Thing Is Called The Hulk And It Cuts Logs Like Butter

There is a vast world of chainsaw enthusiasts out there. Not just enthusiasts but guys and girls who compete with chainsaws at logging/lumberjack contests on the local, regional, and national level....

Wildly Accurate: The 1987 Pontiac Pursuit Was A Future Car That Actually Got It Right (for better or worse)

Many older “future cars” fall under the loose category of “Xanadu: Home of The Future”. They were filled with wacky ideas that just never panned out but seemed like a sure bet...

Deeper Down The Rabbit Hole: Uncle Tony Tests A Weirdo Fuel Vaporizer System – Does It Raise Economy?

Now that Uncle Tony has begun really looking at some of the kooky and weird mega-milage stuff out there in the world, it’s time to put the rubber to the road. A viewer sent him a “fuel...

Can Finnegan And Newbern Save The Death Metal Charger, Again? Is The 2JZ Here To Stay?

The Death Metal Charger is like a cat, it has 9 lives. But will it every actually get to being something cool and fun that doesn’t require cutting and hacking every single time it gets ready to...

Finnegan, Newbern, And Cotten Play A Game: KEEP, SELL OR TRASH? This Ought To Be Interesting

To be fair, I haven’t watched this one yet and I’m a little bit apprehensive because I hope they aren’t going to get rid of something I like. I have no money right now to be buying...

Video: Uncle Tony In The Land Of Kooky Carbs – The Mega Mileage Rabbit Hole Is Weird

One of the things about Uncle Tony DeFeo that we truly like is the fact that he knows he ain’t for everyone. Not only does he know it, he understands it to a higher level than most. He...

This Look At The Coolest Ferrari Movie and TV Cars Of All Time Is Great – 1980s Greatness and More

When we think of iconic TV and movie cars, there’s a short list that people default to. KITT, The General Lee, Herbie, and on and on we go. But what of Ferrari? Just when you think it’s a...

Video: The FD RX-7 Was Basically The Perfect Sports Car And It Was Also A Big Failure – Why?

The 3rd generation or the FD RX-7 was basically the perfect sports car and it was also a big failure. So the question naturally comes. Why? The first and second generation cars were successful,...

History Video: The Changing Architecture Of The Automobile Is A Neat Film About Styling History Made In The 1970s

History is a really neat thing to look at, especially when it comes to cars, right? We get to see the evolution of not only the mechanical end of the machines, we get to see the styling involved as...

Back In 1960 England You Could Cruise Your Steam Traction Engine To The Store, Slowly

Ahh, 1960. It was about 15 years after the end of WWII, the cold war was brewing up nicely between Russia and everyone else, England had returned back to its jolly ol’ self, and pipe smoking...

1320Video Goes DEEP Behind The Scenes At The NHRA Finals – Stuff You’ve Never Seen, Fresh Perspective!

Several months ago, 1320Kyle reached out and said, “Hey, we’ve never been to an NHRA National event to shoot, who do we need to talk to?” I got the guys hooked up with the right...

10 Minutes Of Brilliance: This Collection Of Vintage VW Television Ads Is Fantastic

When it comes to the advertising game on television, especially when we speak about it in terms of automobiles, there’s “before VW” and “after VW”. The way that...

Massive In Miniature: This 1988 USHRA Broadcast From The Pontiac Silverdome Is Bonkers!

Well, this is peak 1980s right here. You are going to see an awesome and totally bananas UHRA broadcast from the Pontiac Silverdome made in 1988. What’s crazy about this is not any one specific...

The Silent Treatment: This Video Of An Absolutely Mangled Diesel Engine Doesn’t Need Commentary

Sometimes no words are necessary, right? Take this short video for example. It shows one of the most thoroughly destroyed engines this side of the top fuel eliminator pits. Someone with a really keen...