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Category Archive: FUNNY STUFF, RACING & ACTION, Videos

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...

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...

Video: Here Are 10 Homemade Log Splitters That Are More Dangerous Than Russian Roulette

(By Greg Rourke) – I don’t know how many times I’ve thought to myself  “I could really use a bunch of firewood. Also, I’m tired of having so many fingers and limbs. I...

Jumping Glory Video: Watch Every Awesome Jump The Mid-Engine Fall Guy GMC Made On TV!

If you did not grow up in the 1980s, you truly missed the golden age of automotive television. Yes, there are more shows available to watch today but few of them have even the faintest ability to...

Incredible: This Guy Pulled A Hot Rodded 2JZ Out Of His Volvo Wagon and Plugged A Lambo V10 IN!

There are cars that lead interesting lives and then there are cars that lead super hero lives. This 1975 Volvo station wagon is one of those super heroes because it has had stuff done to it that even...

Video: Extreme Rail Biking Looks Both Amazing and Terrifying At The Same Time – Check This Out!

(By Greg Rourke) – Here we have something that’s a but quieter and a lot less powerful than what is usually found on these hallowed pages…extreme rail biking. Bicycling on former...

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...

Fun Video: This Collection Of Skids, Spins, and Overcooked Autocross Runs Exemplifies The Fun Of Carving Cones

We have long championed autocross action as one of the easiest and most budget friendly ways to have fun in a car. From the seriousness of an SCCA event to the fun and frivolity of local gatherings,...

Watch These Incredible Miniature Engines Drive Two Small Variable Pitch Props – BangShifty Zen!

There are few things more interesting to us than miniature engines. Why? For starters they are all handcrafted by their owners and there’s no “store” to get stuff. You want to make...

Big Fail: This Video Is Nine Minutes of Cringe-Worthy Dump Truck Fails – How?!

Since I was a kid, I always wanted to drive a dump truck and for a while I got to do that. As a CDL holder and a guy who was hustling to pay the bills for a few years, I would pick up odd jobs and...

The Stupicharger: Hoonigan’s Lab Rat Firebird Returns With More Forced Induction!

On one hand, we have to say that we do not miss the “turdos” that used to be mounted on this Pontiac Firebird one bit. The car looked like a fan of Russian ekranoplans went way overboard...