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Category Archive: FUNNY STUFF, TECH

Halloween TIG Welding Fun! A Pumpkin Gets TIG Welded!

We’ve shown you plenty of TIG welding videos where the welder is putting beautiful beads on practice pieces, intake manifolds, elbows, exhaust, roll cages, and everything in between, but this...

The Minivan: The Axle-Eating, Turbo-Popping Drag Week Bucket Of Fun!

There is a contingent of turbocharged, front-driver Mopar types that have been growing within the Drag Week ranks for a couple of years now. Cars like Shelby Omnis, Daytonas and the like putting down...

Tired Of Boring Tool Reviews? This Hilarious Look At A DeWalt Grinder Is What You Need!

BangShifter Jarmo Koivula pointed us in the direction of an awesome YouTube channel that’s operated by an awesomely crazy gearhead that teaches everyone cool shop tricks, he reviews tools, and...

The Entire Summertime Fun Car In One! Britain’s Mental Engineer Builds A Hot Tub BMW With A Barbecue!

Colin Furze, the slightly unbalanced but delightfully manic engineer from Britain who has brought us such fun items as a homemade pulse-jet go-kart, a hot-rodded bumper car and a fully weaponized...

The Final Seal Of Approval: Watch As The New TVR Boss Scares Himself In The New Car!

Ok, the upcoming TVR Griffith might not be in the BangShift area of view normally, but there is a reason why we have been paying attention to the new car. One, it’s a combination of Gordon...

Hilarious Violence Video: Watch Some Dudes Rip The Engine Out Of A VW…And The Entire Front End Of The Car!

Wanton destruction is largely pointless but always hilarious in our book. Take these guys over in Europe somewhere with a sad sack little VW, a logging chain, and someone ballsy enough to be the test...

Redefining “Fast”: Going For A Ride In This Monster Mustang Might’ve Been A Bad Idea…

I love seeing people’s reactions to things. Don’t you? Let me ask you this question: if you’re showing someone something funny…and they haven’t seen it, but you know...

RCR Checks Out The Mercury Marauder, The Taxicab With Attitude!

The Mercury Marauder might have been a copycat idea (see also: 1994-96 Chevrolet Impala SS) but it was a decent enough execution of the concept: big motor, body-on-frame sedan, monochromatic look,...

Ever Mounted A Tire Using Ether? Explosions, Danger, Possible Bodily Harm, And More!

Yep, ever single time you try to mount a tire using flammable liquid you are going to have an explosion. Danger will ensue. And parts failure, bodily harm, loss of hair, rapid heart rate, and...

The Video Of Terrifying Robots Falling Down Set To Benny Hill Music Is The Best Thing Ever

While it is true that someday the more advanced versions of the robots you see falling down in this video will control humanity, we’re going to have some fun at their expense right now. This...

This Lawn Tractor With A Rotary Engine Is The King Of Overpowered Yard Equipment

Troy Pickle sent us a link to the below video yesterday after we ran the footage of the two V8 powered lawn tractors drag racing in Pennsylvania. We think this machine was built in Australia because...

The Unlikely Hero: Regular Car Reviews The 1994 Ford Taurus SHO

In middle school, I once had a conversation with a kid on the bus about what we wanted for a first car…or, rather, what he wanted as a first car, since my first Camaro had come and gone and I...

How To Destroy A Nissan Maxima Via Backyard Dirt Track, Demo Derby, And A Pond Jump!

Whenever we see videos of people destroying “good” running junk cars in the name of fun and excitement we get super duper jealous. In case you were wondering, super duper is a verifiable...

Vintage TV Ad Perfection: Evel Knievel In All His 1970s Greatness Hawking AMF Bikes

There were few people more famous in the 1970s than the late Evel Knievel. From jumping motorcycles to jumping canyons (Ok…trying to jump canyons) he was known around the world for his feats of...