Category Archive: BangShift XL, XL Truck News

AWESOME GEARHEAD AMERICANA PHOTOS: JEEPS, LOGGING TRUCKS, CAR DEALERSHIPS, STEAM SHOVELS, AND WELDING FROM 1900-1940

The Library of Congress has a massive and public archive of photos and slides that they have digitized over the decades. There are hundreds of thousands, perhaps millions of photos and images. I went...

Next Generation Ford Bronco To Be Built In Michigan – Not A Hoax, It Is Happening

(Image from Bronco6G.com) – After a couple of years of internet hoaxes, speculative renderings, and all out begging from Ford fans, it has been confirmed in the most interesting of ways that...

The One Man Railroad – A Look Back At The Tiny, Long Running Illinois Midland Line

(By Greg Rourke) – Shortline railroads are a necessary part of moving goods across our great land. Before highways the big railroads built branches and sidings to virtually any business that...

Indy And NASCAR Star Robby Gordon’s Dad Found Dead Under Horrible Circumstances

Update: Southern California news outlets are now reporting that Bob Gordon, and his wife Sharon, were both found dead yesterday in an apparent murder suicide.  The Associated Press and USA Today...

SCORE Series Gives You Some Tips and Good Info On Picking Out a Driver’s Suit

SCORE International, the series that holds the Baja 1000 along with a series of similar shorter off-road races, has assembled a great series of primers on the various aspects of off-road racing that...

NTSB Investigating Southwest 737 Engine Failure – Wild Photos

You’ve likely heard about the Southwest flight last week that experienced a booming engine failure while at altitude and maybe you have seen some of the crazy photos of the dead player hanging...

Boogie Van Booze Cruise!!! Vantastic Limo Jive Turkey And A-Team Vans For Booze Cruises!

OMG! No F’ing way! These were the words coming out of my mouth when Scott Payton sent me the link to Vantastic-Limo.com and I was greeted by the Jive Turkey 1976 Dodge B200 custom van that...

TV’s “Diesel Brothers” Being Sued By Utah Doctors For Modifying Diesel Trucks

A group of Utah doctors is planning on suing the guys from the Diesel Brothers television show because they claim that the guys have illegally modified vehicles and are harming the environment....

Best of BS 2016: The 20-Mile Journey From Shipyard To Sea At This German Shipyard Is The Most Incredible Thing You’ll See Today

Meyer Werft is a shipbuilder in Papenburg, Gremany. It’s located on the Ems River, about 20 miles inland from the North Sea. It was located there in 1795 to isolate it from storms. They were...

A Legend Crushes His Way Into The Sunset – Bigfoot Hero Jim Kramer Is Retiring

Growing up I rooted for the Boston Red Sox, I rooted for Bruce Allen, and I rooted for Jim Kramer. Kramer of course is the iconic driver of Bigfoot monster trucks and it has been announced the...

Bad News Sergio: He Calls Shifter Recall “Almost Unbelievable” – We Think The Shifter Sucks

Fiat Chrysler executives are not at all happy about the fact that 1.1-million cars and trucks are being recalled globally because of a shifter design that is being blamed for 41 injuries and lots of...

Incredible! Watch The Plymouth Air Radial Truck Make Its First Drive – Radial Airplane Engine Power!

The world of hot rodding never ceases to amaze us. New ideas emerge and are executed when even the most hopeful among us think that the human brain is mined out. Take for example this stunning...

Six State Attorneys Join Fight Against Proposed EPA Legislation – MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD HERE

The battle against the proposed changes to the Clean Air Act has taken a new turn recently as seven states have sent letters to the agency asking that they stop pursuing the proposed changes. State...

BangShift Test Drive: What We Think Of The 2016 Ram 1500 Limited Crew Cab Eco Diesel

Despite what market factors, the economy, environmentalists, and even the automakers themselves want the public to believe, Americans love and crave trucks. We buy them like no other country on...