Category Archive: BangShift XL, XL Videos

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...

Truck Porn: The Ghe-O – A Romanian Built Rescue Truck That’s One Of The Most Capable 4x4s on Earth! (Video)

Who would have thunk that one of the most capable and overall awesome trucks in the world would hail from Romania! We sure didn’t but it sure is the truth and the video below bears it out. What...

This Petrolicious Film Takes A Look At A Guy And His Old School Land Rover As He Drives The Dunes At Pismo And Splashes In The LA River

I have long espoused that Petrolicious is one of the best channels on YouTube for car videos and they continue to crank out tasteful, interesting, and beautiful work as proven by this video that...

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...

If Watching This Fire Truck Do A Burnout With The Siren On Doesn’t Make You Smile, You Are Dead Inside

Sometimes I like to post stuff because it makes me happy and by doing that I am assuming that it’ll make smile as well. Case in point is this bright yellow fire engine doing a burnout with the...

This 1979 GMC 3500 Cheyenne Pickup Truck Wrecker Has A Big Block, A Four Speed, and A Holmes 440 In The Bed

One of the vehicles I remember most around down growing up was an early 1980s Ford F-350 pickup truck with a wrecker setup in the bed. It belonged to a small service station and it got worked to...

Rough Start: Your Best Shot For A Nice Old Truck Is This 1985 Ford F-150!

The inspiration for today’s Rough Start find comes straight from the weather around BangShift Mid-West. Thanks to all of those April showers that will bring May’s flowers (read:...