Category Archive: BangShift XL, ENGINES, HISTORIC, MISC, Videos, XL Videos

Watch The Massive Case 150 Steam Tractor Make 170hp and Over 5,000 lb-ft Of Torque On A Prony Brake Dyno

We have showed you video and told you about Kory Anderson’s incredible recreation of a Case 150 steam tractor. This $1-million dollar plus project brought back to life an extinct mastodon of a...

Oil Pan Build: Watch The Neat Transmission For a 1965 Mini Cooper Go Back Together

Learning stuff, whether in person or remotely is pretty awesome. For us, this video fit that bill perfectly because having never climbed under a classic Mini, we had no idea that the transmission was...

Legendary Race: Watch The TNT Monster Truck Challenge From Louisville 1990!

Stock car racers, drag racers, hell, any racer typically can call out some big moments and events in the sport that they love. Traditional monster truck racing fans can do the same thing. It’ a...

Cool Video: The Interesting History Of Tony Stewart’s Last Winning NASCAR Stock Car

Race cars are ultimately tools or implements designed to get a specific job done in a specific way. They are not things that have feelings, a brain, or the ability to communicate. Well, sometimes we...

Unstable: The Deadly and Explosive History Of Headlights – Wild History From 100 Years Ago

The automotive headlight is not exactly the most exciting part of a car, right? Wrong. Back in the early 1900s not only were headlights new and exciting, they were explosive and deadly. This...

Epic Video: An Amazing Period Documentary About Apollo 13 Filled With NASA Footage – Incredible Stuff

Now this is something we did not expect to run into today. You are about to watch a truly riveting and incredible NASA documentary about the Apollo 13 mission. This was made in the time frame that...

Teeth of Steel: This 1942 British Film Profiling Mechanical Excavators, Cable Shovels, and More Rules

We have showed you a lot of patriotic films made in the USA during WWII. Well, we were not the only country cranking out the content. This film, made in England circa 1942 is called Teeth of Steel...

How Quick Is Quick: Breaking Down Just How Nasty An 8-Second Aussie Falcon Is At The Drags

One of the things that’s interesting about drag racing, especially when talking to people who know nothing about it, is the type of questions that come up. Most people are not conditioned to...

Video: Uncle Tony In The Land Of Kooky Carbs – The Mega Mileage Rabbit Hole Is Weird

One of the things about Uncle Tony DeFeo that we truly like is the fact that he knows he ain’t for everyone. Not only does he know it, he understands it to a higher level than most. He...

Job Done: Check Out This Second And Final Part Of The Big Compressor Restoration

Here’s the second and final part of the big compressor restoration we started to show you yesterday. Talk about awesome, this machine really is interesting. This video concentrates on the power...

Late Legends Laughing: Robin Miller and Dan Gurney Tell The Story of The First 200mph Close Course Lap In History

There are many, many valid reasons to hate the internet. We could start the list but frankly we don’t have that kind of time. What we can do though is give you a primary reason why the internet...

Video: 30 Years Ago The Stirling External Combustion Engine Was Tested By The Government – Where Did It Go?

We’ve heard of the Stirling External Combustion Engine before but we never knew that they were not only built but also used and tested by the US Government, specifically the Department of...

Land Speed Legend: This History Of The Bluebird CN7 Land Speed Car Is Amazing

This is a fantastic history of an iconic car. The Bluebird CN7 was the last wheel driven car to hold the outright world’s land speed record and it was not a cheap or an easy process to make...

Video: Upgrade Your Classic Mopar Steering With A New Borgeson Steering Box

When it comes to enjoying a classic muscle car, looking at it is one thing but driving it is where the magic really is. That’s the good news. The bad news is that most really good classic...