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

Bad Shift: Listen To This Student Truck Driver Grind A Transmission Into Submission

As much as people do not want to admit it, operating a vehicle is a skill. It is a skill that you learn and refine over time. This is doubly true if you are a commercial driver who makes their living...

Tech Tips, Killer Stories And Absolutely Zero Filter: Take A Moment And Stop By Uncle Tony’s Garage!

I’m going to explain the actual garage like this: coming back from the Coker Tire cruise-in, I was not doing well. I had only slept four hours over two days, and because of some medical...

Classic YouTube: It’s Midnight And The Streets Are Quiet…Time To Drift The Big Rig!

I can’t lie…I’ve done more dumb things after midnight that even those who really understand me would be capable of understanding. Name it…short of jumping a car, I’ve...

Not So Short, Really Sweet, and Totally Brutal: Watch The Dirty 30 Burn Tires In Downtown Buffalo Leaving The Autorama!

Yeah, yeah, yeah, we know that burnouts leaving a car show only lead to Mustangs in crowds and all that junk but hear us out. When guys are pulling their bad ass hot rods out of a convention center...

Spin-Cycle: Hoonigan’s Caster-Kart Volvo Is Done! Would You Have The Guts To Ride In It?

It’s a known fact: Take a front-wheel-drive car, leave the powertrain intact and hack everything behind the front seats off and you technically still have a useable car. You’ll have to...

If You Have Missed Any Of The Hoonigan Caster Car Volvo Build, Check It All Out Here

The Hoonigan crew is clearly known for being a bunch of weirdos, but they are our kind of weirdos, and that makes them ultra fun to watch and hang out with. When they decided to cut the back half off...

The WTF? Files: Ever Heard Of A Mustang 300C? We Hadn’t Either…

As I celebrate the fifth anniversary of ownership of the Chrysler 300C that you know as Angry Grandpa, I found something highly disturbing on Facebook for sale courtesy of Dave Bernheimer. Dave is a...

Ever Wonder How Centerforce Makes Their I Love Centerforce Candy? Watch This!

I’m a weirdo, but you already knew that. In this case, I’m a weirdo because I am apparently one of the only people in the automotive aftermarket that doesn’t like Centerforce Candy....

Dad, Meet My Mistress: Nothing Quite Like Scaring The Wits Out Of The Old Man, Is There?

It should probably be considered a blessing that my dad didn’t get to see the laundry list of stupid things that I’ve done with vehicles over my lifetime. He saw enough in just a couple...

Blowing Off Steam: Why Cut A Volvo In Half? To Have Fun…Why Else?

Every now and then, I get to the point where I just need to blow off some steam. I’ve done it, you’ve done it, we’ve all done it. Stress relief is a healthy thing, and it never...

Unhinged: Getting A Volvo To Play Toto And What Songs I’d Have My Cars Playing

One of the more interesting videos that’s come across my desk in the last few days is this one. A fellow by the name of Chris Ng decided that his Volvo 240’s key-in chime was either too...

Watch This Car With Four Wheel Steering Strut Its Stuff On A Michigan Bridge In 1931 – Freak!

Yes, that old car is driving completely sideways. This film taken in 1931 shows a guy in Pontiac, Michigan driving a car that he specially modified to have four wheel steering. Think monster truck...

Challenger Versus Helicopter In A Down-And-Back Race! Place Your Bets!

During my time working with helicopters, I knew a bunch of genuinely insane pilots. I do mean “insane” in the best way possible…some were jokers that loved to screw with the ground...

Eargasm Video: 13 Minutes of Vintage Drag Race Radio Ads – Plus Some Hilarious Outtakes!

I have to thank my Funny Car drivin’ pal Jon Wall for the tip on these two awesome videos. The first is more than 12 minutes of vintage drag racing radio ads spanning from 1966-1969 featuring...