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Category Archive: MISC, Videos

Cool Trucks, Cool Ads: International Scout

How about a cool, late-’60s, early-’70s ad for an International Scout? It seems that this one comes from across the pond as there’s a speaker who has a distinctly English accent and...

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Cool Trucks, Cool Ads: 1986 Ford F250

Yesterday we brought you the stink with our slew of “Awful Cars, Awful Ads” blog entires. Today we’re turning the tables to show you cool ads featuring the most American vehicle...

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Awful Cars, Awful Ads: The Yugo

Next on the docket of junk that is comprising our Awful Ads, Awful Cars fun today is the venerable Yugo. There are a bunch of people who will defend the little car that was sold for less and $4,000...

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Awful Cars, Awful Ads: The 1983 Renault Alliance

The next member of our Awful Cars, Awful Ads hall of shame is the Renault Alliance. This putrid heap of shoddy French engineering was sold through AMC dealers after Renault took at 46 percdent stake...

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Awful Cars, Awful Ads: The 1985 Plymouth Reliant/ Dodge Aries

Continuing with our Awful Cars, Awful Ads theme today, we have the 1985 Plymouth Reliant/Dodge Aries one-two punch. More like gut punch. Yes, these cars effectively saved Chrysler from sliding under...

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Awful Cars, Awful Ads: The 1984 Cadillac Cimarron

On the heels of reading Rob Kinnan’s great editorial entitled “Crappy Cars” in the January 2010 edition of Hot Rod magazine, we were inspired to act on a crappy car impulse we were...

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Killer Video: Mechanic’s Creeper with 80cc Gas Motor

The engine is the head rest. The wheels look as though they were sourced from a Grainger catalog in the caster section. Steering is accomplished by a push/pull lever. There are not readily apparent...

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Video: Chevrolet Pre-Event Teaser for 2009 SEMA Show Cars

It’s a good thing we have a true GM insider as a BangShift.com member, because we got tipped off to this latest Chevrolet teaser video on YouTube before hardly anyone had seen it. Check it out...

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King of the Trars: 850hp 1966 Galaxie Mud Bogger

Well, this one should put people in two distinct camps. You’ll either love it or absolutely hate it. “It” is a 1966 Ford Galaxie sporting an 850hp big-block Chevy motor, huge axles,...

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BangShift Approved: A racer’s last pass.

On September 29th, 2009 Jerome Miller, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, passed away at age 72. You can read his obituary here.  We didn’t know Jerome. Heck, we had never even heard of him until...

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Site of the Week: WaterCar.com, With Crazy Video and Chicks

When we say amphibious car, you think of the little weenie 1960s Amphicars. They are neat little creatures but are not all that great as cars and frankly worse as boats. The creations by WaterCar,...

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Video: Fun With Backfires

In case you haven’t noticed, we’re big fans of dumb fun around here. The guys in this video are as well. They have a 1995 Caprice that is backfiring through the exhaust. The guys...

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Video: This Kid Can Out-Drive Your Kid

Power Wheels rule. As kids we actually had one that was a miniature version of the classic Big Foot monster truck. We probably racked up a thousand miles on ours, hauling rocks and junk across our...

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Video: Nelson Supercars Builds a Crazy, 1,750hp Thing-a-ma-jig

Tom Nelson is a name we’re sure you know. He’s the California engine and supercar builder who has had his hands in a bunch of high profile projects. His latest creation is a wild Chevy...

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