Category Archive: XL Spotlight, XL Suspension Tech

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...

This 1954 Chevrolet 3100 Pickup Has A Cummins 4BT Swap!

The Cummins 6BT is one of the most legendary diesel engines to ever grace the engine compartment of a pickup truck. Whether you are a Dodge, Chevy, or Ford diesel guy, you have to be honest and say...

This Tube Laser Cutting Equipment Makes Products Like Choppin Block Suspension Possible

The products that are coming out of the aftermarket right now are blowing my mind, and it’s not just the companies themselves, but rather the manufacturing technologies that are making these...

Big Block, Supercharger, 1/2 Ton, Short Bed, Swampers, Big Lift. Awesome!

There was a time when nothing in the world would have been cooler to me than owning this big lifted Chevy pickup. I still remember my first lifted truck. It was awesome! And it had Swampers. Well it...

This Bobbed M35a Deuce And A Half Won’t Fit In Your Garage…But It Rules

We LOVE big M35a Deuce and a Half trucks. The 6×6 is a trademark of big truck coolness, but it also is one huge ass truck that is hard to take into a lot of areas because of it’s sheer...