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

Best of 2019: Watch This Crusher Bound Detroit Diesel V-16 Two Stroke Go Out With Its Boots On

Many of you are going to hate this video because it involves the destruction of an engine and a cool engine at that. Many of you will be disgusted by seeing a crusher bound Detroit Diesel V-16 two...

Best of 2019: Adding Nitrous To A Toyota Prius Isn’t A Fantastic Idea!

Is it wrong to rip on the Toyota Prius? Hell no! We understand that economical cars have their place and we understand that hybrid technology is one way to get there. That’s all fine and good....

Best of 2019: Floating On The Water In An Amphibious Volvo Wagon

I want it to be known right now: as I type this, it’s the middle of the night and I can see the waves of every flooded spot in my front yard from the office window. The heavy rains that were...

Best of 2019: Rust Avengers Part 3 – The Pontiac Engine Built In A Hotel Room!

It’s a shame that I only got one day to spend with the YouTube collective now known as the Rust Avengers, because the next day I started getting texts and photos sent to me of one of the best...

Incredible: Jack Bally Built A Flying 1/3 Scale B-17 Bomber From Scratch – Video and Info Here!

(By Scott Liggett) –We at Bangshift.com have such respect for the generation of WWII. Part of that respect includes the machines the men and women used to fight a world war against enemies...

Best of 2019: This Free-Fall Lifeboat Launch Turns Into The Vomit Comet In One Quick Motion!

About this time last year, I rode a full-size ship for the first time when we went on a cruise on Royal Caribbean up the Northeast Atlantic. I wasn’t sure what to expect…the last time I...

Best of 2019: This 1972 Ford Truck Commercial Is Crazier Than You Think It Was To Make

This tv commercial for 1972 Ford trucks is pretty good. There’s the requisite goofy premise and storyline to follow but there is also vintage dirt bikes, jumps, sideways action, and a whole lot...

Caption This: “Engine Test Successful. Engine Replacement Required.”

Here’s a bit of insight into my former life as a helicopter tech: For each maintenance-required item, a code in the form of a symbol was entered on the paperwork each aircraft carried in a...

Reindeer Games: This Fun and Goofy Video From Holley Is ALL About The Tire Smoke!

Every year Holley Performance comes up with a funny video for their “Happy Holley Days” promotion which carries the company through the Christmas season. This year is no different and...

Cringeworthy: This VICE Documentary Looks Into New York City’s Car Culture And Is Hard To Swallow

New York City has always been fascinating to me personally with regard to cars. It’s this place with millions of people and yet it has always had a KILLER car culture. Guys in the different...

Sales Job: This 1975 Promotional Video For the Lincoln Town Car and Town Coupe Is Awesome

Your salesmen will show you such options as “four wheel power brakes,” and the “extended range fuel tank.” There’s a lot of great stuff in this video but the...

Amazing Video: Watch A Guy Turn An Automotive Air Conditioning Compressor Into A Running 3-Cylinder Engine!

A short while back we showed you a wild video where a guy took the little compressor from a refrigerator and made it into a little working engine. It as fun and crazy and required a lot of brains to...

Funny Car Forensics: Finding This Old Body Was The Tip Of The Iceberg For An Awesome Drag Racing Story

Tommy Lee Byrd’s YouTube Channel (blown64vette) is awesome because the guy posts stuff that ranges from racing coverage to stories like this one about an old funny car body that he bought and...

Maximum VW: The Huge Bug Is A Masterpiece of Metal Working, Creativity, and Fun – 3,500 Custom Parts!

Yes, this is truly a car that lives up to the name! The Huge Bug is something we should have known about forever ago but we didn’t. My pal Alan Reinhart sent along a link of the car at a car...