Category Archive: BangShift News, BangShift XL, ENGINES, Videos, XL Videos

Amazing Video: Watch These Raw Crankshafts Get Finish Machined By Hand The Old School Way

We’ve showed some pretty amazing videos from “The Mechanic” channel on YouTube before but this one may take the cake. Why? You are about to enter a factory where raw cast cranks are...

FREE LIVE STREAMING VIDEO FROM ROCKY MOUNTAIN RACE WEEK 2.0 – Day Four, Mid America Dragway This Afternoon!

It’s time for 1320Video Race Week 2.0 Presented by Motion Raceworks and that means one of the baddest drag and drive events on the planet is going to kick off Sunday evening LIVE from Thunder...

Wait, What? You Could Still Buy A DeTomaso Pantera in 1987 Check Out This GT5-S Video Review!

Somewhere along the line I guess I lost the memo about the fact that you could still actually buy a DeTomaso Pantera in the year 1987! The cars were interesting in the fact that the body and chassis...

Old School Cool Video: This 1974 Film From Perfect Circle Piston Rings Showcases Indy, Manufacturing, Lloyd Ruby

This is a gem of a video. Made by the Perfect Circle Piston Ring Company in 1974 it takes us through the world of manufacturing rings from conception to actual quality control tasing. It also takes...

Behind The Scenes Video: This 1980s Look At The Work Of Monster Truck Crews Outside An Arena Is Cool

So you might have to be mildly dorky to love this video but I think there are plenty of you out there that fit the description. What you are going to see below is a home-video obviously made by a...

Big Bull Power: Watch This Twin Turbocharged Lamborghini V10 Scream and Roar On The Dyno

If there is one thing that we all know it’s that we currently exist in the golden age of horsepower. From kids dragging junkyard 5.3L LS engines home and force feeding them with cheap turbos to...

Hardhat History: This 1940s Allis-Chalmers HD5 Crawler Tractor Sales Video Is Great

It sounds weird to say but as we have seen cars evolve from the 1940s through today, many of the same things that have happened in cars have happened with heavy equipment. This 1940s Allis-Chalmers...

Spring Little Cobra: Watch Former F1 Star Jenson Button Carve Through The Field At Goodwood In A Mighty Cobra

Sometimes it is hard to really get a peek at the talent of a race driver at work. On the professional level, there’s typically so much talent that someone’s true ability may not shine due...

End Of The Line: This Video Review of The 1995 Corvette ZR-1 Shows The Pinnacle Version Of The Hot ‘Vette

All good things must come to an end, right? Corvette fans learned that in 1995 after Chevrolet announced that they’d produce a final run of less than 500 ZR-1s before shutting down that line...

The Monday 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...

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...

Video: The FoxJet Was The 1970s Mini-Corporate Jet That Was Set To Change The World, But Didn’t

There are certain ideas that come along which make perfect sense, seem to have the right people behind them, and then ultimately evaporate into nothing for varied reasons. Well, the FoxJet is kind of...

Brutal Crash Video: Watch Rex Beach Pile Up A Supermodified At The Copper World Classic In 1997 – Supermods On The Mile?!

When it comes to brutal race cars, nothing can really tough a Supermodified. Seriously, these things are wild. About 2,000lbs, about 1,000hp, 70% of the weight justified to one side, off-set chassis,...

Short Wheelbase, Long Crash: Check Out This Mini-Mod Getting Piled Up In Germany

Tractor pulling season in on the wane at this time of the year in both the USA and Europe. That does not mean that the action is any less intense, though. The video we’re showing you here came...