Category Archive: BangShift XL, FUNNY STUFF, RACING & ACTION, Videos, XL Videos

She’s A Little Runaway: Watch This Old Ford IDI Diesel Run Away While Hooked To A Sled And Pull Like A Boss!

So it turns out that there is an ideal situation to have your diesel engine runaway and consume its own oil at full bore. That circumstance happens to be when your truck is hooked to a pulling sled...

Cross Country Road Trip In The World’s Largest Square Body With Finnegan. And Boats. Yep, More Boats.

This is a great video from Mike Finnegan and David Newbern. Why? Well because the first two thirds of this video are everything you expect from classic Finnegan and Newbern as they get the...

Vintage Road Test Video: Watch A 1971 Mercury Cyclone Get Tooled On And Evaluated!

We love the old Car and Track road test videos here at BangShift and every once in a blue moon we are happy to run across one that we have not seen yet. In this case we get the opportunity to watch a...

Video: That’s Not Why It’s Called A Wrecker – Someone Call The Colonel!

Let’s say you are not having the best Wednesday. Let’s say that you woke up late, got behind schedule and the boss chewed on you when you walked in. Let’s say that it snowed and you...

The Electrifying Truth Behind Mopar Ignition Ballast Resistors As Told By Uncle Tony

There are certain parts that just get maligned over the years. People blame them for everything, even stuff they had nothing to do with, and they just kind of become the brunt of jokes that that they...

Wonderfully Cheesy: Tournament Of Thrills Is A 50 Year Old Video Featuring Awesome Traveling Stunt Drivers

It’s pretty crazy how “entertainment” changes, right? Back about 50 years ago, ABC’s Wide World of Sports would show up at a dusty circle track on a fairgrounds somewhere and...

Dumb Or Fun: This Guy Bought An Old 350 Powered Boss Hoss Motorcycle, Cruised And Reviewed It!

My relationship with motorcycles has been well documented here. It’s weird in the fact that I am fascinated by them but have no desire to actually own or operate one. This is doubly true for...

Edd China’s New Workshop Diaries Show Starts Right Here!

Edd China, the incredibly tall, talented, and quirky mechanic from the show Wheeler Dealers is on to new endeavors. After leaving the Wheeler Dealers show he went on to lots of other adventures,...

Fat and Happy: This Video Romp Back Through 1970s Car TV Ads Is Pretty Entertaining In Retrospect

As we are all well-aware, the 1970s were not the high point of automotive success here in the good ol’ USA. The porcine cars that manufacturers were making did not serve the needs of a customer...

NOS Nitrous Unveils Biggest Nitrous System In History! The Moonshot Is Capable Of 3,500 Horsepower!

That’s right folks, in a move that follows along with recent Holley firsts, you can now buy ready to install NOS nitrous systems that are capable of supporting unreal power levels. To get...

Redline Rebuild: Here Is The Long Awaited Cadillac V8 Time Lapse Video!

We have been giving you the blow by blow video series installments of the latest Redline Rebuild from Hagerty. The engine is a vintage 365ci Cadillac V8 and it has been a fun thing to watch it get...

Finnegan Road Trips The C10 Back Home, And The Caddy Gets Chutes, Floors, And Brought Home Too!

The boys may not have gotten the C10 done in time to road trip it to MRC for the party and to pickup the finished Caddy, but they made up for it while they were there and road tripped it home with...

Nitro, Turbo, Or Gasoline? All Three Are Tried On This Briggs and Stratton With Fun Results

Here’s one of the weirdest and coolest engine power adder comparisons we have er seen. The guy with the famed Briggs and Stratton that runs a clear head decided to really put his little engine...

Live, Damn You: Dragging An A-Body Oldsmobile Back To Life One Way Or Another

To see Part One of this Oldsmobile’s re-awakening, CLICK HERE! (Words: Jon Bunger) Where we left off on the world’s nastiest muscle car, new friends and over-excited YouTubers from Scott’s...