Category Archive: BangShift News, BangShift XL, MISC, TECH, Videos, XL Videos

Watching The Restoration Of This 1940s Era Craftsmen Bench Top Metal Lathe Is Awesome!

There are few things more satisfying to us than seeing cool restoration videos. We have showed you various tools, cars, components, and other stuff being remediated over the last few years but this...

The Fiero Revival: A Once-Over Of The Entire Rear Subframe, Engine And Transmission!

We’re following the revival of Ronnie Finger’s 1985 Pontiac Fiero 2M4 not because it’s an exciting or rare car, but because this is proof that even a straight-up novice can get the...

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Satellite Launch, Part 3: As The Flywheel Turns…

Part three of the revival of the 1970 Plymouth Sport Satellite starts off on a very high note: the starter that had been sitting in the dirt underneath the car functioned and every bit of stuck...

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Engine Building: Assembling A 1,000hp 2020 Toyota Supra Inline Six – This Is Awesome

We think that the 2020 Toyota Supra is pretty awesome. Lots of people are crying about BMW being highly involved in the execution of the car (the chassis is basically a Z4 in many…ok all(?)...

Install Video: Check Out This How-To On Installing The Ridetech 1988-98 C1500 Coil Over Suspension! Awesome System

The 1988-98 Chevrolet truck platform has finally come into its own in the world of hot rodding and that means parts and pieces are being developed with a fury by the aftermarket. Ridetech recognizes...

Redline Rebuild: Watch A Model A Ford Four Banger Get The Full Rebuild Treatment!

We have loved every single iteration of the Hagerty Redline Rebuild series of engine restorations that the guys have done so far and this one is no exception. The most recent engine in the series is...

The Challenger Revival, Part 3: Tearing Into The E-Body’s Front Suspension!

Okay…the 318 is a dead duck. The powertrain is out of the 1973 Dodge Challenger, and it’s time to progress to the next logical step. What should that be? Well, tackling the front...

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The American Powertrain Parting Shift: Here’s The Best Twin Stick Big Rig Video We Have Ever Seen – Explanation and Operation

Over the years we have showed you a multitude of videos featuring truckers running twin-stick big rigs down the road. Some of them have been funny, some of them painful, but none of them have been...

The Fabrication Series Builds One Ultra Cool And Versatile Fixture Table We Wish We Owned

Unless you are really new around here, you know I’m the guy who loves all things welding and fabrication. We’re building a new shop and house right now and I’m dreaming of a killer...

This Shop Crane Is A Great DIY Project That Can Add Something Cool To Your Shop

Having an overhead beam with a chain or electric hoist overhead can be amazingly useful in the shop. I’m not sure it is always the best replacement for a cherry picker, but I’d say 75% of...

The Ultimate Vise Torture Test: Old VS New, Import VS Domestic, Which Bench Vise Does It All And Lives?

There is nothing cooler than a big old vintage vise for the bench in your garage or shop. Brands like Wilton bring big money at swap meets and garage sales, because people know they are ultra bad...

Satellite Launch, Part 2: Playing The Valves Like A Xylophone!

Part two in the saga of the 1970 Plymouth Sport Satellite that Kevin (JunkyardDigs) and Luke (Thunderhead289) starts off with the long-quiet B-body Mopar being extracted from the hole in the earth...

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Un-Wreck The Wrecker: Hoonigan Brings In Another Square-Body Project!

I’m not sure which one of the bosses is going to go more nuts over this particular truck, but I see a legit work truck that has killer potential and a job already lined up. Suits me, so...

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Watch Wray Schelin From Pro Shaper Sheet Metal Build A Jaguar E-Type Nose Out Of Aluminum. Sheet Metal Awesomeness Right Here

Sheetmetal work is one of those things that I would just love to be good at. I have never spent much time working sheetmetal, mostly because I don’t have many of the tools, but it is one of...