This Caterpillar Challenger Tractor And Special Trailer Designed For Beach Launching Life Boats Are Totally Awesome

Right now I am doing a slow, dramatic clap for the guys and girls that work for the Habbeke Shipyard in the Netherlands. Why? Basically because they have developed one of the coolest specialized...

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FM3 Road Trip: Cars And Cones FREE LIVE Streaming Coverage, Presented by RIDETECH Continues April 27th!

That’s right folks, BANGshift’s own Chad and Daphne Reynolds will be cruising the country this week with some of the coolest hot rodders and parts manufacturers in the biz. We’ll...

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New Product Shop Test: The MYCHANIC Rechargeable MEK LED Drop Light

I’m in love with this light. It’s one of 7 lights that the folks at MYCHANIC offer, and I was fully prepared to think it was just another average rechargeable shop light. It is not. In...

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Ford, Chevy, Or Dodge, Which One Of These Would Make The Best Shop Truck?

Looking for a project is never easy. Whether you are looking for something to build from the ground up, or something that is partly finished, finding the right car or track can be horribly trying....

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This 1981 GMC 4×4 Short Bed Speaks To Us. Low Mileage, 4×4, 6.2L Diesel, And More.

There is nothing wrong with a square body Chevy or GMC pickup truck. Nothing at all. Whether 2wd, 4×4, lifted, lowered, crew cab, standard cab, short bed, or long, they are all cool trucks. But...

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Gearhead History: Check Out These Amazing Photos From Inside A Dodge Army Truck Plant In 1942

These are the type of photos that we could literally stare at for hours. All of the images you will see below were found in the Library of Congress digital photos archive and they were taken in 1942...

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This Caterpillar Challenger Tractor And Special Trailer Designed For Beach Launching Life Boats Are Totally Awesome

Right now I am doing a slow, dramatic clap for the guys and girls that work for the Habbeke Shipyard in the Netherlands. Why? Basically because they have developed one of the coolest specialized...

What’s Cooler Than A 1978 Datsun 620 With Tandem Rear Axles? Not Much!

Somebody needs this bulletside Datsun 620. Someone has to appreciate it’s custom looks, high levels of fabrication and sheer magnetism. It’s not for everybody…there is a segment of...

This Chrysler 318 Powered 1969 Muskeg Amphibian Is A 32mph Bath Tub

What is a 1969 Muskeg Amphibian? Is it something that looks like the A-Team built it? Yes. Is it something capable of going over 30mph? Yes. Is it something powered by a Chrysler 318ci small block?...

This Is The Simplest, Fastest, And Most Brilliant Way To Move An Excavator Around A Huge Mine – BangShift Approved

In any business, efficiency is king, no matter the scale. Think about a giant mining operation and how many trucks, people, and “moving parts” that it has. We’re assuming that...

Time Warp: This Insanely Clean 1987 Chevrolet Dually With A Blown 454 Needs Some “Decontenting”

So, wow. Right? You are probably thinking the same stuff we are. Firstly you were struck by the fact that this truck is one of the cleanest square body, later 1980s Chevy dually trucks you had ever...

This 1957 NAPCO-Converted Chevy Panel Truck Is RADIOACTIVE and We’ve Got The Whole History From the Company That Originally Bought It

A few days ago, we rolled into the always awesome Early Ford Model A Club annual swap meet in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. As usual, we were expecting to see some cool vehicles in the informal...

These Guys Are Playing Our Favorite Game! Hang A 6V53 Detroit Diesel From A Chain And Rev The Crap Out Of It!

There are certain games that we just cannot get enough of. Checkers, tag, pin the tail on the donkey, rev the crap out of the 6V53 Detroit Diesel as it hangs from a chain, you know the classics!...

Watch This Sand Rail Pull A Massive Power Wheelie Across Water – Physics Be Damned!

We have shown you Jeeps skittering over water, we have shown you trucks capsizing and sinking into the water, and we have shown you people floating across the water in makeshift junk over the years...

The Devil’s Cigarette Lighter: This Period Video Shows How Red Adair Extinguished A 700ft Tall Natural Gas Fire – American Legend

Red Adair is one of the most interesting guys you will ever read about. He was one of the most famous guys in the world for a long time and that was because he was one of the smartest, ballsiest, and...

FM3 Road Trip: Cars And Cones FREE LIVE Streaming Coverage, Presented by RIDETECH Continues April 27th!

That’s right folks, BANGshift’s own Chad and Daphne Reynolds will be cruising the country this week with some of the coolest hot rodders and parts manufacturers in the biz. We’ll...

Check Out This Awesome Old 4×4 GMC Army Truck In Brazil – Diesel Power And Big Capability

In the never-ending quest to prove that gearheads are pretty much the same in every corner of the world, we have found a group of guys who restore and beat on vintage military trucks in Brazil. These...

This 1972 International-Harvester Travelette 1210 Is Close To Perfect But Not Quite – We Still Love It

Now this is some BangShifty coolness for you! How about a 1972 International-Harvester Travelette 1210? This tough as nails crew cab is largely stock and that’s A-OK with us. The previous...

BangShift Truck Tech: We Install A Ridetech Level Tow System On A 2015 F250 Super Duty

(Words and photos by Joe Grippo) – When I took delivery of my 2015 F250 Super Duty a few years ago and immediately put it into service as a tow vehicle for my race car, the first thing I...

Awesome Story (and video) – The Tourist Line That Accidentally Became The Last Steam Railroad In America – Operated Until 1986!

(By Greg Rourke) – We recently showed you a steel mill that used steam locomotives to shuttle cars around until 1980. Some claim this was the last use of steam in revenue service. Those folks...