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Category Archive: FUNNY STUFF, TECH, Videos

Tired Of Boring Tool Reviews? This Hilarious Look At A DeWalt Grinder Is What You Need!

BangShifter Jarmo Koivula pointed us in the direction of an awesome YouTube channel that’s operated by an awesomely crazy gearhead that teaches everyone cool shop tricks, he reviews tools, and...

The Down-And-Dirty Do It Yourself Hitch Rack! Finnegan And Crew Show You How They Made One For Mike’s ’55 Chevy!

We were glad to see Mike Finnegan’s 1955 Chevy, “Blasphemi”, making it to Drag Week this year. We were less than enthused to hear that he managed to stick a valve through a piston...

MORE: TECH, Videos

These Welding Squares Are Guaranteed To Help You Take Your Fabrication To The Next Level

Let’s face it, most hot rodders and racers have ideas that are beyond their level of fabrication skills, but that’s why some make it their mission to learn and perfect those skills and...

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...

MORE: MISC, TECH, Videos

Ever Mounted A Tire Using Ether? Explosions, Danger, Possible Bodily Harm, And More!

Yep, ever single time you try to mount a tire using flammable liquid you are going to have an explosion. Danger will ensue. And parts failure, bodily harm, loss of hair, rapid heart rate, and...

This Time Lapse Video Of A Camping World NASCAR Truck Chassis Being Painted Is Cool

And the guy painting it is pretty damn limber! Hell I’ve been painting patio chairs at our house and I can’t keep from getting my beard or shirt or fingers or something on just about...

MORE: TECH, Videos

A Bad C-Notch Not Only Looks Like Crap But Can Be Really Dangerous. Here Is How You Build One Right

As a minitrucker, I can tell you that building a C-Notch, or in this case a Step Notch, is one of the first fabrication projects you’ll do once you have a welder. A C-Notch sounds just like it...

How To Shave Door Handles: Eastwood Shows You How In These Two Videos

If you don’t follow the Eastwood guys on YouTube then you are missing out because they have cool tech videos, and live streaming tech, going up each and every week. You never know what...

MORE: TECH, Videos

Watch This Guy Try To Stop A Runaway Diesel Using All The Common Myths…And Blow It Up!

There are a few different schools of thought on how to stop a runaway diesel engine, but once one is on a tear like that it does not want to stop for anything. We’ve seen different ways of...

Can You Build A Big Wheeled “Traditional” Hot Rod From A Fox Body Mustang?

We use the term “Traditional” very, very, loosely. And the builder never used that term. So don’t go bitching and moaning. What the The Fab Forums are trying to do is cut up a Fox...

MORE: TECH, Videos

Watch A Ridetech Airpod Being Assembled By Tyler Ferguson Via Timelapse

Tyler Ferguson has worked at Ridetech since 2011, but never has he worked so fast as he does during this video showing him putting together a Ridetech Airpod that was shot using timelapse video....

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...

These Tips Will Help You Weld Chromoly Tubing Like A Pro, Thanks To Tips From Bentley Garner

The welders in my shop are blue, as in Miller, and not only do I prefer the power of blue for my welding projects, but I also find their YouTube Channel to be FULL of great videos. Training videos,...

MAHLE Tech Video: How-To Properly Measure Piston To Bore Clearance

This is a great how-to video and it is an illustration of the steps that dedicated engine builders take when assembling engines. It is not just about bolting stuff together and praying that it works,...