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Category Archive: FUNNY STUFF, Videos

Spin This: This Russian YouTuber Welded Three Ladas Together To Make One Giant Fidget Spinner!

Have you been inundated with the current “must-have” toy, the fidget spinner? It’s a bearing with a couple of weights at the end of the wings, or blades, or whatever you call them,...

Classic YouTube: The School Bus/Church Bus Burnout – Because The Smoke Shouldn’t Just Be From The Engine!

Do you remember any of the bus drivers you had growing up? I remember one: Liz. Imagine Lita Ford giving up her career as a rock musician and willfully hopping behind the wheel of an old Gillig bus...

Send Your Mom Off-Roading In A Luxury SUV And Film Her Reactions…Sounds Awesome!

Getting my mother to do anything automotive was like pulling teeth. Outside of the occasional half-throttle blast onto the highway in her 1975 Olds Omega, she was trepidation personified behind the...

We Might Not Understand How Doing Donuts In A Duster Sells Bicycles, But We Aren’t Arguing…

We will be straight-up about it: we don’t get the correlation between ripping a beauty of a smokeshow in a Plymouth Duster and the sales plan for a brand-new bike, but we are not complaining...

Watch A Huge 48-Foot Power Boat Take Flight While Speeding Over The Wake Of A Yacht – This Is An E-Ticket Ride!

(Judging by the depth of the water on the salt this year, we think that the guy driving this boat would have been able to catch some air out there!) If there’s a group of motorsports...

Best of BangShift: Watch An Ancient Stationary Diesel Run Away On Fire Up And The Huge Guy Who Wrestles It Back To Idle!

As gearheads we all find ourselves in dangerous situations now and again. Maybe it is driving a race car fast, fixing something on the side of the highway as traffic flies by, or in the case of this...

Wheel of Death Starts May 15th! Find Out What Happens When You Run And Engine With No Oil At Full Song

My buddy Richard Holdener is always coming up with funny ideas, and he’s always on the dyno making big power with engine combos of all kinds. Some of them include running junkyard motors with...

Classic YouTube: All You Need For A Ken Block Parody Is A Ford Painted Right!

Make no mistake, Ken Block’s Gymkhana series of videos set a pretty high bar when they first came out. That was back when Block was still beating the living hell out of prepared Subarus and not...

Too Loud? Not Unless You Blow The Airbags In Your Camaro ZL1!

You ever make a tweak or a modificaton, and later wonder if you’ve done something that will invariably cause the car to fall apart all around you like the Bluesmobile? You know how it goes:...

Earn That Tip, Pizza Boy! These Guys Got The Delivery Driver To Do A Burnout In A Crapcan!

Fun story: In 2000, I was making pizzas at a Domino’s in Colorado. After some sketchier places of employment, I didn’t mind driving the seven miles to work at a shop that I could have fun...

BangShift Tune-Up: A Metal Lesson In How To Drive A Stick!

The best theft deterrent system for cars in the United States: A manual transmission! HAHAHA…oh, wait. Nevermind, that’s true. And sad. The days of rowing your own are fading out, with...

Watch One Of The Most Vicious And Awesome Flaming Aussie Burnout Performances Ever

The Holden you’ll see in the video is called UNLOAD as Aussies have this cool habit of naming their cars on license plates. Now, if there were truth in advertising and enough spots on the...

Questions And Answers…And Beer: Hoonigan Sits Down With Tony Angelo

Hoonigan has a new YouTube series where they ply an interviewee with beer and ask questions…we don’t know if they are just being hospitable, or if they are hoping for a more honest...

Roadkill! Seeing America Through The Windshield Of A Shrunken Lincoln!

Once is coincidence, twice is suspicious, and the third time is a trend. So, I’m putting it out there now: if the guys at Roadkill find another skanky, sketchy car that I’ve written about...