Category Archive: BangShift XL, DRIVETRAIN, HISTORIC, TECH, Tech Stories, Videos, XL Videos

Old School Tech Video: This Breakdown Of A Road Ranger Big Rig Transmission From The 60s Is Brilliant!

There are millions of awesome videos on the automotive end of the internet and we try to find cool ones to show you every day here at BangShift. This particular video is an honest gem of 1960s tech...

Watch This Pulling Tractor That Uses A WWII Packard PT Boat Engine Drag The Sled All The Way Home

There are few things better than pulling tractors that use monster vintage engines to put the power to the ground and haul the sled. In this case we are talking about a tractor using a WWII Packard...

Awesome Video: Sawing Up A Massive Ponderosa Pine Log in A Steam Powered Saw Mill

My love affair with saw mills has been documented here. As a kid I would travel with my grandfather to pick up lumber for the family business and as I got older and would lend a hand at the shop,...

Fun 1960s Video: Check Out Franklin Dobson Testing Out His DIY Hovercraft On Land and Sea

We’re fortunate have grow up in the tail end of the “awesome stuff in the back of the magazines” era. You know what we’re talking about. Buying plans for your own personal...

Forgotten Failure: When Is The Last Time You Saw Or Thought About A Sterling 825 SL?!

On paper, this was a can’t miss. A Japanese company and an English company teaming up on a sedan that both would have loads of input on and both would benefit from. In the end, the project was...

Frozen In Time: This Amazing Film Tells The Fascinating History Of The Goodwood Circuit In England

In the year 2021 “Goodwood” gearheads from around the world know exactly what you are talking about. It is a name connected with perhaps the most famous automotive events on the planet....

Watch This Modified Vintage McCulloch MC49 Kart Engine Make Dyno Pulls!

Small engines are awesome. From chainsaws to go karts the little mills keep the world moving and keep work getting done. Few outfits in history have had the influence and evolutionary umph of the...

New Inventory At The Wrecking Yard! This 1953 Pontiac 2-Door Hardtop Is Something Special!

Chad at Nobody Else’s Auto has got great cars and trucks always coming into the yard, but when something special catches his eye he’s always sharing. That’s the case with this...

Transportation Unlimited: This 1949 Chevrolet Film Highlights An Incredible Array Of 1930s and 40s Chevy Heavy Duty Trucks!

If there is one thing that we know about old trucks, especially those of the heavy duty variety it is that they do not live the long lives that many old cars do. They are machines designed to be used...

Tony Stewart On NHRA: ‘There Isn’t Anything Else I’ve Done In My Life That Shakes You So Hard’

There you go, straight out of Tony Stewart’s mouth, and we love him for it. I’ve spent some time with Tony and Leah recently and can tell you that they are serious competitors, great...

The Compelling Story Of Lyle Barnett – SOMETIMES IT TAKES A MOUNTAIN

Video Description: Lyle Barnett doesn’t want the credit, although he deserves it. On September 24, 2015, at South Georgia Motorsports Park, he experienced one of the worst fires in doorslammer...

The ULTIMATE Car Enthusiast Garage & Acreage – 1320Garages | Ep. 2

Here’s our second 1320Garages video, so check it out and tell us whether you like this one or the last one, better. When MTV Cribs came out years ago now, they not only showed off all the cool...

Monaco Memories: Listen To The Greatest Living Formula One Racers On Earth Tell Their Stories About The Monaco Grand Prix

This is one of the neatest Formula One videos we have ever seen. Why? It is a collection of the greatest living F1 drivers of all time telling their stories of success and failure at the famed Monaco...

C4 Perfection: The 1996 Chevy Corvette Grand Sport Was The Pinnacle Of The Fourth Generation’s Development

The C4 Corvette has finally come out the other side of it’s days as an oft-joked about, rock bottom cheap, old sports car. Every car goes through the cycle. Cool when new, aging against a new...