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Category Archive: Car Features, CHEVY, Videos

Car Feature: 10.0-Second Small-Block 1973 Camaro, No Nitrous! Plus Vintage Photos

It seems like most guys’ hot rods get put into one form or another and live there forever. You built a Pro Street car in the 1980s and it’s probably still sporting steamroller tires out...

Video: Drag Racing Altereds in Action at the 2009 March Meet

Here’s the next BangShift.com video of the action at the 2009 March Meet at Famoso Raceway, and this time it’s all about the Altereds. There are many modern cars here, but also some...

Video: Blown Doorslammers in Action at the 2009 March Meet

And the hits just keep coming! Heavy hitters, that is, like the supercharged A/Gassers from the NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Series race that opened the 2009 season at Famoso Raceway near Bakersfield,...

Video: 1,400 Horsepower 565ci Rat Motor on Nitrous!

You want to see some real big-boy power? Check out this 565ci big-block Chevy with Big Chief heads, twin Dominators on a sheetmetal intake, dry-sump oiling, and something like 650 hp worth of...

Video: Vintage Nitro Funny Cars from the 2009 March Meet

On Monday we blogged up the fact that we’ve got more video coming and told you that a bunch of drag racing action was headed your way. We started off with a general action reel, then posted a...

Video of the Week: Naked Pro Mod Burnout, on the Street

We’ve heard old timers tell us a million stories about working on their race cars at the local gas station and making the occasional trip up main street to try out their latest parts or tuning...

Carnage of the Week: Rally Car Rolls 15 Times!

Rally racing is cool stuff with cars flying through the air and hurtling over all sorts of terrain at high rates of speed. This particular car happens to be driven by the crazy nut Travis Pastrana....

Video: Muscle Car Burnouts and Launches from the 2009 March Meet

Here’s another entry in the 2009 March Meet drag racing action videos that we introduced to you here. This installment features burnouts, wheelies, and launches from the doorslammers of the...

Video: 1,000-Plus Horsepower Blown Big-Block Chevy

Here at BangShift.com, we’re tuning up our video skills to bring you more action more often. One of the things we’ve been doing is hanging out more often at the Westech Performance Group...

Video: 2009 March Meet Action!

Way back when it was fresh news, we brought you six big photo galleries of the scene at the 2009 March Meet at Famoso Raceway near Bakersfield, California. At the time we also shot a bunch of video,...

Video of the Week: When Nitrous Goes Bad

Nitrous, like fire, can be man’s best friend or worst enemy when it goes wrong. Consider this video as going as wrong as it can possibly go. The drag car in question suffers a flaming nitrous...

Video of the Week: The Corsica Q-Ship

Most call cars like this lowly looking Chevy Corsica a sleeper. We like the older school Q-Ship terminology. Q-Ships were essentially decoy ships used by the British and US Navies during WWI and...

Carnage of the Week: Nastiest Engine Explosion Video Ever

This new addition to our regular weekly blog items will highlight, as its title denotes, stuff going horribly wrong. Wrecks, explosions, rods exiting the block, blowers banging, you name it, it will...

Video: A Brilliant Take on Domestic vs Import Buying Habits

This one comes to us from Rob over at CarDomain. He found and posted this video that’s a takeoff on the classic 1980s “I learned it from you dad!” anti-drug commercial. This is just...