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Category Archive: ENGINES, MISC, Videos

Video: 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...

7s On Skinnies – This Aussie Datsun Truck Runs 7.90 With A 225 Tire on The Back!

It was of course the great Colin Chapman who defined his philosophy on race car building as “simplify and add lightness”. If we met the owner of this awesome little Datsun truck in...

Holding Up? These Guys Stick A 180,000 Mile 1989 Shelby CSX On The Dyno To Check Its Power Levels

As things age they tend to slow down, right? Athletes lose a step of performance, cars give up some of their horsepower through wear, and things just generally soften up. But do thy always? These...

Drag Strip Time Travel: This Late 1960s Footage From New England Dragway Is Spectacular

New England Dragway really is special and right now it is really quiet as the off-season days and weeks tick away. That will end though and when it does the place will be filled with more of the same...

Not So Hot Hatch: The 1990 Audi Coupe Quattro Delivers The Grip And Apparently Not Enough Rip

Back in the 1980s when you heard about an Audi Quattro you knew that there was a high percentage chance of fun if you got to ride in it. Those cars were ground breakers in bringing the idea of all...

Drag Strip Time Travel: Watch The Awesome (Narrated) Action From York US 30 Drag Strip 1970-1972

It’s been a while since we have found some “new” old drag racing footage but lo and behold we have done just that today. You are about to see some awesome action from a drag strip...

Sally’s Speed Shop Adventures: Getting Their Javelin Racecar Home After Sitting for 32 Years!

The Javelin adventures continue! In this second part of the series you are going to see then get this bad ass ride on the road for home. I love it, the story behind this car is impressive, and...

Classic Tractor Zen: This 1959 John Deere Promotional Video Is All About Industrial Tractors – Adult Tonka Toys!

Today is one of those good days on BangShift where we cover automotive and gearhead bases from one end of the spectrum to another. From the screaming noise of a Porsche race car, a look at the filed...

Newbern Destroys The Back Tires On His 1957 Chevy, And Helps Finnegan Do The Same Thing On His C10!

Newbern is my hero. He took this dilapidated ’57 Chevy and made it run and drive with parts from other projects, along with some smart new parts, so he could drive the hell out of it and do all...

Video of Zen: Watch This Guy Restore An Old Hitachi Drill In Time Lapse – Neat!

We hear it all too much. We hear it every day. We live in a disposable age now. No one fixes TV sets anymore. It’s hell to find parts to fix your appliances. The mantra is simply to just...

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....

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...