Category Archive: 1320 Spotlight, Apex Spotlight, OTHER, Tech Stories, XL Spotlight

We Fabricate Some Cool Casters For Our 9 Inch Housing To Help Move A Project Around The Shop

Sometimes just moving a project around the shop can be a giant pain in the ass, especially with limited space like I have. Like most of you at home, I have to move one project around to get the other...

This Crew Cab C20 Ex-Cal Trans Truck Is Crew Cab Work Truck Perfection!

A few years ago I said to someone that I thought slamming a service body equipped truck would be kinda cool. This comment was met with multiple shakes of the head, a few expletives, and then...

Truckin’ Awesome: You’ll Dig Our Look Back At Turn Of The Century Trucks

(Photos: DPL Digital collection) – Back when I was a kid, my grandfather gave me an old book called “This Was Trucking” and it was spellbinding. I read it about 300 times over the...

Truck-Ology: Another Look Into The History Of Trucks – A Fresh Load Of 100 Year Old Photos!

(Photos: DPL Digital collection) – Since last week’s look into the history of trucks from the early 20th century was such a hit, I am going to make a regular thing of it and call the...

Want A Square Body Chevy Like We Do? Want It To Sit Nice, Ride, And Handle Nice Without Breaking The Bank? Here’s How.

We recently had to replace the $200 Hauler with a new Suburban since someone decided to crash into it. Unfortunately/Fortunately? The new one is really really clean and nice. That means that we...

King Of The Hammers Photo Coverage Continues! 100 More Photos Of Trucks And Rocks

We’ve got tons more photos from Nitto King of the Hammers 2017, powered by Optima Batteries, and we want to share them all with you so here is the next installment. Another 100 of our 1000...

SMASH: The Story Of The Neatest Photo You’ll See Anywhere Today – Big Rig Killing Classic Caddy!

If you have been reading BangShift for any length of time, you know that I am obsessed with digging up these little nuggets of greatness that have been stored away in my memory banks and occasionally...

Watch The Sloppy Mechanics Make 992 Horsepower To The Tires On Their Junkyard Colorado

We dig the Sloppy Mechanics. Not just because they clearly know how to have fun and make power, but also because they do it their way. Instead of building things that intimidate people because they...

This 1984 M1009 Military Blazer Is How Chevrolet Should Have Built Every K5 Blazer

We tend to look at military trucks on Craigslist and eBay so that we can dream about yet another vehicle to add to our list of must haves. The typical M35 is of course a staple, as who doesn’t...

The Fastest Log Vehicle Ever Is Turbine Powered Which Seems Odd And Dangerous

We were enjoying some swinging chairs at Barrett-Jackson when we came upon this crazy Guinness Book of Records Record Holder tree stump. Well technically it’s a log. According to the display,...

RideTech’s 48-Hour C10 Is Going Together LIVE At Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale!

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE LIVE BUILD OF THE RIDETECH 48 HOUR C10 STARTING AT 10AM PACIFIC, 1PM EASTERN CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL THE CARS FOR SALE AT BARRET-JACKSON.COM That’s right folks, the...

This May Be The Most Epic Vehicle Rescue Ever… Forest Find And Forest Rebuild!

We’ve seen a lot of cool stuff, and have on many occasions tried to convince friends to help us get some junker running where it sits, but this is the most epic rebuild in history. After...

This 1963 Dodge Crew Cab Ramp Truck Is The Perfect Winter Project

It’s perfect because it won’t take more than the winter to have it ready to rock and roll and pull your hot rod or race car everywhere, because it already runs and drives fine. If it were...

This 1984 Crew Cab Dually Was Owned By Raymond Beadle And The Blue Max Racing Team!

That’s right, this 1984 Chevrolet Crew Cab Dually, which has been meticulously refreshed in recent years, was owned by the Blue Max Racing Team Owner Raymond Beadle and even has the Blue Max...