Category Archive: 1320 Videos, BangShift 1320, ENGINES, MISC, Videos

This Video Of The Imperial Construction NHRA Alcohol Funny Car Making A Hub Dyno Pull Is Awesome

I love alcohol funny cars. As we have told you a million and a half times here over the years, they are among the most difficult cars to drive in the sport, they are fast as the dickens and they are...

BangShift Approved Game Review: Test Drive: Eve Of Destruction!

Here at BangShift, we like to kick back every once in a while by picking up the ol’ video game controller and raise hell on the small screen. And of course, since this an automotive-related...

The All Pontiac Showdown From 1973’s “The Seven-Ups” – High Speed Wreckage

The 1973 cop thriller called The Seven-Ups featured Roy Scheider in the starring role as the leader of a group of plainclothes cops that pushed the edge of legality to get the bad guys. The movie was...

Watch One Of The Most Vicious And Awesome Flaming Aussie Burnout Performances Ever

The Holden you’ll see in the video is called UNLOAD as Aussies have this cool habit of naming their cars on license plates. Now, if there were truth in advertising and enough spots on the...

This Blown Big Block Chevy Powered Trip Hammer Is Awesome Overkill

Trip hammers are cool machines designed to literally smash and bash whatever is placed in them flat. In the case of this video it appears to be a thick piece of solid steel bar stock that gets...

Great Chase: The Campy But Still Awesome Car Chase From The Stallone Movie “Cobra”

The Sylvester Stallone movie Cobra may be mostly unwatchable dreck, but I like the car chase in it, despite the fact that there’s a fair amount of campy weirdness throughout. The reason I like...

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Video Bonanza: Seven BangShift Approved Christmas Tunes!

We’re 100% certified Christmas dorks here at BangShift and we love our Christmas music. We have discerning standards as to what qualifies as a “great” Christmas song. You’ll...

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Watching This 1980 AMC Eagle Play In The Snow Is The BangShift Way Of Reminding You Winter Is Almost Here!

It’s official: any vestige of summer is long gone. The leaves are coming down like rain around BangShift Mid-West, the weather has taken a turn for the cooler, the sunset can be seen at a...

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Walk Through Jay Leno’s Garage And Take A Look At The Resto Projects: Cunningham, Mercedes And More!

Jay Leno: comedian, television show host and bona fide car nut. Whether you do or don’t like his material, you can’t deny that the man with the gigantic chin has a genuine passion for all...

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STAMPEDE! Hundreds Of Dodge Rams Take Over The Nurburgring For A World Record!

When I was traveling through Ireland and the UK a couple of years ago, I noticed one thing among all others in regards to cars: American cars of any kind are such a rarity that it actually catches...

Watch Jim Bullet Baily Successfully Perform The Stunt That Would Later Kill Him

There was a whole stuntman craze that exploded after Evel Knievel rocketed to worldwide fame in the 1970s. Of course there were the copycat motorcycle jumpers that popped up all over the place but...

Watch This Car With Four Wheel Steering Strut Its Stuff On A Michigan Bridge In 1931 – Freak!

Yes, that old car is driving completely sideways. This film taken in 1931 shows a guy in Pontiac, Michigan driving a car that he specially modified to have four wheel steering. Think monster truck...

Check Out The Current Projects In Jay Leno’s Garage: Stitching A 100-Year-Old Block Together, The Cunningham, And More!

The one thing we dig about Jay Leno is that he’s very open about his garage and what’s inside. It’s always neat to see what’s going on behind the scenes when he puts out these...

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This 1973 Pontiac Firebird Promotional Video Features The Legendary Super Duty Engine And A Young Herb Adams!

From a purely personal perspective I think that the 1973 Pontiac Firebird is the best looking one of the entire line’s existence. It was also the first to have the awesome middle finger to the...