.

the car junkie daily magazine.

.

Category Archive: FUNNY STUFF, HISTORIC, Videos

Classic YouTube: Student Drivers In The AMC Rebel, Proving It Can Take The Ultimate Abuse!

AMC might have been trying to shake their small, economy car image for 1969, but they knew better than to even shy away from their reputation for making anvils wearing license plates. Regardless of...

Impulse Purchase: What Would You Do With A Dirt-Cheap Checker Aerobus?

Unless you have enough cash to burn that you don’t really care what you spend it on, a car should not qualify as an “impulse purchase”. You know what does qualify? A candy bar, a...

Hilarious Video: The Car Bros Lose Monterey Car Week – Funny Stuff!

There are certain things that one cannot deny. The sun rises in the East, paying taxes sucks, and there’s a really kind of douchey element attached to Monterey Car Week, that yearly gathering...

Classic YouTube: How NOT To Remove The Spring From A Strut

In order to work on a vehicle, you need to know how to not hurt yourself on a vehicle. There are many, many different and interesting ways that you can injure, maim or kill yourself with that...

Doing It Wrong Video: This Promotional Video For The 1977 Dodge Royal Monaco Is Proof Of How Tone Deaf Car Companies Can Be

It is weird to have such a clearly made picture of just how horribly wrong Detroit was looking at the automotive world than this promotion video for the 1977 Dodge Royal Monaco. They attack Ford for...

This Promotional Film Touting The New 1974 Opels Is Pretty Awesome And Hilarious

Opens are cool cars. Of course everyone thinks of the GT model when they conjure the idea of a 1970s German car being sold in a Buick dealer but there were other Opels as well. Cars like he Manta...

Winter Is Coming, So Here’s Some Snow And Ice Fun To Watch…Police Included!

Have you noticed a chill in the air yet? Here at BangShift Mid-West, we sure have. Apparently we’re skipping that pleasant, still-kinda-warm Autumn weather and in it’s place, we’re...

Jet Power! The British Maniac Is Back With A Turbo Jet-Powered Scooter!

I often imagine that a trip into the mind of Colin Furze starts out with your own customized hard hat and a waiver that states that you will not sue the moment you catch fire. The man is a creative...

In 1995 Dave McClelland Raced A Pro Stocker For Fun! This Video Is Rad!

Well color us happy! Most hardcore NHRA drag racing fans know that Dave McClelland has been a racer for most of his life. He competed in his Tuna Tank Fiat altered for years and his kids, like Kevin,...

Nitro, Turbo, Or Gasoline? All Three Are Tried On This Briggs and Stratton With Fun Results

Here’s one of the weirdest and coolest engine power adder comparisons we have er seen. The guy with the famed Briggs and Stratton that runs a clear head decided to really put his little engine...

‘Splosion Video: Mark Oswald Suffers A Titanic Boomer At The Texas Motorplex Circa 1990

This weekend, Mark Oswald will be crew chiefing the Matco U.S. Army top fuel dragster of Antron Brown but in 1990 he was a kid driving the Ford Motorcraft nitro funny cars and doing a fine job of it....

Compact Car Demo Derby Action: The 2018 Grand Valley Stock Mini Demo Derby Smash Looks Like Fun.

Anyone who’s every given your buddy a gentle nudge from one car to another, or flat out shoved others around in junk trucks, knows that the thought of bashing your car into another is tempered...

Non-Standard Equipment: Yes, That’s A Track-Ready HMMWV, And It Rules!

Why, hello, old friend. For years, the AM General HMMWV was a consistent pain in my hindquarters. For someone who was meant to work on helicopters, I spent more than my fair share of time dealing...

Driving A Slow Car Fast: Hop In For A Honda Civic Hell Ride In Poland!

The entire time that Piotr Wiecek and “Danger Dan” from Hoonigan are moving in this Euro-market Honda Civic, the laughter doesn’t stop. Not one second. Why is that? Let’s look...