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Category Archive: BangShift News, MISC, SHOWS & EVENTS, Videos

$5000 Reward If You Find Bailey’s Truck and The Thieves! Plus Sick Week 2023 Updates!

REWARD, REWARD, REWARD! Tom Bailey’s truck was stolen from his shop and if you can help find it there is money in it for you! Up to $5,000 actually, so pay attention and let us know if you know...

Speed Week 1957 Film: This Incredible Movie Is In Color, Has Full Sound, Narration, and Goodness!

The internet makes us smile REALLY BIG some days. Most others we want it all to fall down a hole but today is a big smile day. Why? Because have found a jaw dropping Speed Week 1957 film that shows...

Bathurst 1969 Video: At The Peak Of Total Performance Ford and Holden Fight An Aussie War

The battle of Ford vs Ferrari may have been the highest profile example of Ford’s “Total Performance” era but this was not just a fight between Ford and the Italian company, it was...

Travis Pastrana Gets Behind The Wheel Of An 11,000 Horsepower NHRA Top Fuel Dragster

We already showed you one video from Pastrana’s adventure in Top Fuel, but there are several others as well. This one, produced by the NHRA themselves, is a pretty cool look at what went on and...

Thunder Slug: The Story Of The 1,000hp Sunbeam Slug And The Men Who Built It Is Awesome

The leviathan nature of early land speed record cars is the stuff of lore. The fact that took 1,000hp made from a pair of massive engines in a vehicle more than 30 feet long to achieve the first...

Flying Sparks Garage Survivor Nova Road Trip: They Make It To The Coast!

In the newest video from this series the Nova, aka Nana, makes it to the coast of California. Is this a good omen for the rest of the trip? Will it be a breeze? How much fun is it going to be driving...

Great Video: This Look Back At The Revolutionary Ford Taurus And SHO Is Informative And Fun

This is not some lame history of the Ford Taurus or the SHO, instead this is the kind of really great look back at a revolutionary car that we love. It’s truthful to say that the Taurus saved...

The Tightest Race In F1 History: The Story of The 1971 Italian Grand Prix Is Fantastic

Is there anything cooler than racing history? I’m not sure that there is. Clearly I have been a freak for it over the course of my life and so many others are as well. This time we are talking...

Peak Restoration Greatness: The Restoration Of This 100+ Year Old Fractal Vise Is Mesmerizing

Ok, how does this guy keep topping himself?! Hand Tool Rescue is one of my favorite content creators on YouTube because he  not only is always working on something interesting, he’s doing it...

Classic Tractor Video: In 1973 White Hired USAC To Run A Showdown Between Tractor Brands – This Is Awesome

When it comes to brand loyalty, farmers and tractor owners tend to make the average pickup driver look like a wet noodle. Many farming families have stuck with the same brand of machine for...

Engine Magic: Watch This Video About Bringing A Buick Stage II IndyCar engine Back to Life On The Dyno!

This is one of the neatest engine videos we have seen in a long, long time. Why? It is all about bringing a Buick Stage II IndyCar engine back to life on the dyno…in Australia. The engine was...

Two Thing: Check Out The Build Of This Two Cylinder Engine From A Pair Of One Lungers!

The other day we showed you basically the pinnacle of American engine building with a look inside the shop of Sandy Wilkins and the build of a secretive and complex variant of the RY45 V8. Today we...

Vice Grip Garage Pontiac GTO Project: New Fuel & Brake System (First Drive!) Part 3

Derek from Vice Grip Garage has been working hard on cars and trucks of all kinds this year, but this one here is pretty special for a variety of reasons. First off, it’s a 1967 GTO that has been...

Video: Travis Pastrana Drives A Top Fuel Dragster For The First Time – See The Runs, Hear His Impression

From rally cars to stock cars, to jumping out of airplanes with no parachute, Travis Pastrana had kind of done it all before yesterday. And then he added nitro. Pastrana who has long talked about...