Category Archive: Apex Video, BangShift APEX, HISTORIC, MISC, Videos

Master Hands: This 1930s Film Shot On Chevrolet Assembly Lines Is Jaw Dropping – Beautiful and Stark Footage

So what did it really look like to work in an auto plant 80 years ago? This is among the most incredible looks at that whole scene. This 1930s film shot on Chevrolet assembly lines is called...

The Earthmovers: This 1944 Film Celebrating The Seabees In WWII Is Absolutely Awesome

“Some guys want a Jeep after the war…brother, give me a bulldozer!” This is one of about 100 great lines in this 1944 war department film called “The Earthmovers” which...

Incredible: Jack Bally Built A Flying 1/3 Scale B-17 Bomber From Scratch – Video and Info Here!

(By Scott Liggett) –We at Bangshift.com have such respect for the generation of WWII. Part of that respect includes the machines the men and women used to fight a world war against enemies...

The Twin Turbocharged Good Luck Charm: This Video Profile Of A Ferrari F40 and Its Owner Rules

I guess this is the day where we share you all the truly beautiful automotive video that we can find, eh? In this video we meet a 1991 Ferrari F40 and its owner, a guy who loves the car, loves...

This Gears and Gasoline Video About NHRA Drag Racing Is Ridiculously Well Made – Good Watch

Now THIS is a cool video. Made by the Gasoline and Gears YouTube channel it features the top fuel dragster and nitro funny car of the Force sisters. We’re guessing this thing was bankrolled by...

The Story Of Finnegan’s Box Truck Continues! When A Working Tape Deck Is The Highlight, How Bad Was The Low?

If you didn’t catch the first part of the story of this rather expansive square-body monster that Finnegan bought for himself, you need to check that out first. Trust us, you want and need the...

Big Thrash: Watch A Kiwi Caterpillar Crew Rebuild A D8R That Lives In Antarctica!

Overhauls are among our favorite things to watch on the internet. That’s doubly true when the video is produced and laid out as well as this one is. There’s a reason for that though....

Epic Tuesday Time Killer: BURNOUT – This 1979 Drag Racing Movie Is So Awful It Rules

I have to sincerely thank champion NHRA top alcohol dragster crew chief Adam Rhodes for the tip to a movie that I had never heard of let alone seen. The name of the movie is Burnout and it was...

Hover Torquer: This Video Feature Of A Wildly Low Slung 1958 Ford C550 Is Awesome – Cummins Power, Burnouts, More!

This is one wild truck. It has the visual impact of a sledgehammer and the truck has a cool backstory and build story as well. The 1958 Ford C550 cab was found intact in a junkyard and the cab along...

This Classic Edsel Ad Touts Styling And Performance…No One Was Buying

The Edsel stands as the greatest cautionary tale in modern automotive history. It was an albatross that Ford had hanging around its neck for years. The brand which was promised to be new and...

Boss Cat: This Monster Caterpillar 3508 V8 Makes 1030hp and 3070 Ft/Lbs Of Torque on The Dyno!

Now THIS is a V8. The Caterpillar 3508 V8 Land Mechanical Engine is a monster in every way, shape and form. It is huge and it is heavy, weighing nearly 10,000lbs. This turbocharged beast has a bore...

Snow Kiddin’: This Kid’s Dad Built Him A Hot Rodded Power Wheels Plow Rig!

Now this is the type of project we can get behind! You are about to watch a video showing the build and functionality of a hot rodder power wheels plow rig! This guy’s kiddo was asking his pop...

Incredible Video: Someone Built A Turbine Powered Chainsaw And It Works Awesome – See The Guts And See It Cut!

The best projects and things we have featured here at BangShift over what is now closing in on 30,000 posts are the things that people have made solely because they wanted to. In the realm of that...

KABOOM: Watch This Hot Rodded Nissan Patrol Shred A Tire On The Chassis Dyno

Here’s chapter 3,324 in the great big book of how to get mangled on the dyno. We’re not saying that these guys did anything wrong, just that there’s so much going on any time you...