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Category Archive: CRASH & BURN, FUNNY STUFF, Videos

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...

Those Vintage Training Films? They All Came From One Guy, and His Story is Awesome

  If you’ve been following BangShift for a while, you know we love to find those great promotional films from the 1930s through the 1950s. Sharp-eyed readers will notice that at the...

Just Like Popcorn, Right? The Slow Mo Guys Blow Off Airbags In Microwaves!

To date, over 100 million Takata airbag inflators are on a recall notice that stretches back to late 2014. Prior to that, there was the issue of high-powered inflators and children in the front seat,...

Watch The Two Dumbest Men In Russia Fail In The Most Hilarious Way Possible To Steal A Tow From A City Bus

Lots of times people get down on the population in the USA for doing seemingly dumber and dumber stuff as time goes on. We think that is a narrow minded view because the problem isn’t isolated...

Video Bonanza: A Collection of Hilarious Car Wash Failures Featuring Complete Morons and Lunatics

Next to screwing up a free lunch, wrecking your car and/or causing serious damage to it while inside a car wash seems a tough thing to do. At some places you literally drive in, pull up until a...

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,...