Category Archive: XL Online Find, XL Spotlight

This Dodge Can’t Decide Whether It Is Coming Or Going!

When Michael Sobota submitted a tip for us to check out this 1990 Dodge, we had no idea what we were in for until clicking the link but man was it worth it. We’ve seen A LOT of different kinds...

Project White Bread Hits The Dyno, Gets Flowmaster Exhaust, And Heads Back To The Dyno

Bimbo, aka Project White Bread, is our 2004 Suburban tow pig project. It’s as clean as it gets, and yet we couldn’t leave it stock. We are after all BANGshift.com. So the windows got...

Fellow Racer Remembers His Mentor Ernie Pereira, 200 MPH Club Member, Belly Tank Racer, And Overall Land Racing Bad Ass.

(Words by Robert Dalton, Photos provided by Robert Dalton) Robert Dalton is the owner and driver of the “Flash Point” Streamliner, and a guy who has become a good friend of ours over the...

These Tips Will Help You Weld Chromoly Tubing Like A Pro, Thanks To Tips From Bentley Garner

The welders in my shop are blue, as in Miller, and not only do I prefer the power of blue for my welding projects, but I also find their YouTube Channel to be FULL of great videos. Training videos,...

This Little Datsun NL320 Pickup Is So Cool We Might Even Leave It Stock

Okay, so we’re lying, but we would seriously TRY not to change this thing at all. We’re pretty sure that wouldn’t last long, but we certainly like this one enough to put the effort...

Holley LSFest West Photo Coverage, Road Trip, Show, Races, And More.

This is it, our first gallery of photos from last weekend’s Holley LSFest West! We drove up behind the wheel of the Hooker Blackheart 2016 Camaro and hooked up with a bunch of cool cats on the...

We Think This Lawnmower Would Make One Awesome Pit Bike!

A lawnmower? Yeah, but not just any lawnmower. This is a really cool Fairbanks Morse Lawn mower that was marketed towards women in the 1950’s and is an awesome example of early riding...

This Worked Up, 440 Powered, Mud Bogging Winnebago Could Be The Most BangShifty Thing Ever (Video)

I was initially planning on writing this item mocking Chad obsession with old motorhomes and then I actually pressed play on the video below and a little pee came out. With a hot rodded 440ci...

The Golden Ticket: Ridetech Gives Away A StreetGRIP System At Cars N Cones

And then they installed it free, let the dude run on their test track, and thanked him for coming! Yeah, it was that kind of week for John and Val Martin. Here is the story of how one of the cleanest...

This 44k Mile 1974 Dodge Club Cab Dually Is The Perfect Pick For Wide Wednesday

I love duallys. I always have. Standard cab, crew cab, extra cab, it doesn’t matter. I dig them all. So when I saw this cool 1974 Dodge Club Cab Dually, complete with a fresh 360, 727, and a...

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...

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...

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...

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....