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Category Archive: MISC, Videos

This Video Of Huge Navy Hovercraft Launching And Docking From INSIDE A Ship Is Flipping Awesome

These are called LCACs or Landing Craft Air Cushion in long hand. They are exceptionally awesome machines with the ability to handle a 75-ton payload, the snot to reach speeds of more than 70mph on...

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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...

Cool Build Video: How To Turn A 1984 Peterbilt 359 Into A Rat Rod – Large Scale Hot Rodding!

While certainly not to the level of a “trend” or “movement” yet, we’re seeing more and more tired old big rigs turned into hot rods or rat rod type creations. Some of...

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Watch A Master Blacksmith And Woodworker Craft A Carpenter’s Axe From Nothing — Enthralling, Awesome Video

To us, there is nothing like watching a true craftsman work and create. Whether we’re talking about welders and metal fabricators or we’re talking woodworkers and blacksmiths like in this...

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Watch the Most Hellaciously Bad Ass Brake Test on Earth – Incredible Forces at Work

We saw lots of hot brakes and clamping forces at work during the 2012 Run to the Shore, but even the big binders on the pro touring cars have nothing on the stoppers air liners use. Hauling all that...

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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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