Category Archive: BangShift XL, ENGINES, FUNNY STUFF, Videos, XL Videos

Wind Machine: Watch This 14-Cylinder Hercules Radial Engine Fire Up And Sandblast Its Operator

This big fellah is really something. The Bristol Hercules engines were used to power a myriad of airplanes over the span of their life and these are not the typical radial engine as they are a slide...

Unhinged: Keep The Rivalries Alive And Good-Natured!

Automakers tend to be rather tame when it comes to advertising of the last twenty years or so. Instead of a hungry Pontiac Trans Am, we get a minivan that is trying to talk itself into your driveway....

Got Skills? Watch This Bulldozer Operator Stack Tires Around A Stake Using The Blade Of His Machine

They are games borne at lunchtime or out of bets made at the local watering hole after everyone has left the joist. They are contests of skill designed to separate those that can do from those that...

Cinge-fest: Here’s Three Minutes Of Doing It Wrong On The Chassis Dyno From Various Countries and Places

From stuck throttles to shredded tires, this look into the dark side of the chassis dyno experiences will certainly provide an eye widening look at what can happen when you are running your stuff at...

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...

Spontaneous Revival: How To Deal With The Surprise Rambler

I want to know something: how does one exactly get away with a “surprise Rambler” showing up in the middle of the day without a major showdown with the spouse? I don’t even have to...

Hard Landings: Check Out These Smashing Knight Rider Outtakes – Turbo Jumps!

It was a show that many of us watched. It was a show that I lived on as a kid. It was a show that made “The Hof” an international celebrity. That show was Knight Rider and while we like...

Swim For It: How Wrong Can Driving A Geo Tracker Underwater Go?

Ah, the Tracker. Sold as both the Chevrolet and the Geo Tracker, the Suzuki-built mini-SUV might have suffered an identity crisis when they were new…and most of them were that one color of teal...

Dumb Fun: Watch This Kid Put 4-Foot Wheel Spacers On A Pickup With Predictable (And Funny) Results

For starters, you need to check your attitude at the door here. If you do not approach this video with the idea that you are looking at a guy knowingly doing something goofy, you’re gonna get...

Heavy Duty Teardown: Go Behind The Scenes With Hagerty As They Blast Apart The World’s Nastiest 401 Buick

Well, this is handy! We found a cool series on the Hagerty YouTube Channel that documents the behind the scenes process for the next “Redline Rebuild” video that the company will release....

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

We think this machine was built in Australia because there is some footage of it ripping donuts and burnouts in an Aussie power skid competition nearing the end of the video. We get to see the whole...

The Worst LeMans: This MotorWeek Retro Review of A 1988 Pontiac LeMans Is Hilarious And Telling Of 1980s GM Thinking

We’re pretty sure it went something like this in the meeting room. “Wilson we need a car name here at Pontiac that people remember, but one that we have not whizzed on yet.” Young...

Video: Here’s How A Morris Car Engine Was Built From Scratch In 1930s England!

There are certain things that will fascinate us until can’t be fascinated with things any more and the mass production of piston engines is one of those things. The historic mass production of...

Funny Stuff: Tim Wilson Performs The Talladega Song – You Don’t Want To Be Near This Family At The Track

(By Greg Rourke) –Can you use a good laugh? Sure you can, we all can. Are you familiar with the musical stylings of the late Tim Wilson? In my opinion Tim was the Southern comedian Jeff...