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Know It All: Here’s Why Weight Has No Effect On Your Car’s Top Speed

This is likely a topic that is not breaking news to lots of BangShifters out there, but for some of you younger guys it might be. I have actually chatted about this stuff with my sons in the last...

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...

If A Buick And A Ford Had A Baby, It Would Look This Ugly Right Here. Wow, And WOW! A Face Only A Mother Could Love.

This thing looks like it caught on fire and they put it out with a rake. I mean it is hideous. And yet there is something about it that everyone will love. Why? Because it is so ugly, on purpose, and...

Tired Of Your Weak Little Chainsaw? Just Add Nitromethane To The Tank – This Video Is Awesome

There are plenty of guys who hot rod chainsaws, right? There’s competitions around the country for saws that have all different types of engine swaps all the way up to V8 saws. This is not...

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...

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,...

Compression Testing Junkyard Engines, In The Junkyard. Know What You Are Getting Before You Buy, Because This Engine Is Junk!

Here’s another junkyard video from Richard Holdener, the king of junkyard horsepower, and one that teaches you how to choose the right engine at the junkyard. This one hits close to home as...

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...

$1,000 Build: This Inspiring, And Legit, F100 Build Is Close To Done And All For Less Than A Grand!

If you aren’t inspired by other folks projects, and especially those done with lots of ingenuity and creativity, then you are not our people. This is a project that definitely inspires us and...

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...

This Backwards F-150 Was The Best Thing At Cleetus And Cars Burnout Masters Indy. Period. It’s Been Pulled Over 22 Times!

While there may have been more capable machines at the Cleetus and Cars Burnout Masters event in Indy, there was nothing that got more attention and looks than this backwards F-150. Thankfully our...

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...

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...

This Vintage AMC Commercial Is Fun – See The AMX Concept and More – 1960s Camp!

This is one of those perfectly campy and goofy 1960s car commercials that we love looking back on and watching. The ad here has some humor, a gloriously wacky concept, and one of the most beautiful...