Category Archive: BangShift XL, XL Videos

This Video Featuring 15 Ford Truck Ads From 1976 Is Non-Stop Greatness!

A lot of things have changed in the world since 1976. Political climates, gas prices, fuel economy standards, styling, and performance are all vastly different from what they were then. Some things...

This Is The Greatest Asphalt Pulling Video Ever – Screaming Engines, Mega Smoke, And Front Porch Bleachers!

(By Jason Mazzotta) –Clearly it is a tractor pull, but from the smoke boiling off the tires and the screaming rpm’s of the engines you may not know the difference. This video is epic for so...

This 1950 Film By The ESSO Oil Company Is A Great Look At This Evolution Of The American Gas Station

Standard Oil was one of the most all conquering businesses ever. It is mind boggling to think about the control they had not only on the US oil industry but the entire industry worldwide. Eventually...

Physics Be Damned: Lee O’Donnell’s Front Flip In The “Mad Scientist” Monster Truck!

Mad Scientist, or mental and in solid need of a psych exam? Many fans who attended the Monster Jam World Finals 18 in Las Vegas, Nevada certainly wondered after seeing Lee O’Donnell’s...

The Conver C550 Is A Real Life, Functional Version Of A Weird Contraption Your Kids Your Make Out Of Legos

My kids love Legos and the fun part about it is that they like free-styling with them probably more than actual kit building. I swear to the heavens that my son Jack has constructed the Lego version...

Classic YouTube: The Great Debate, Settled With This Fire Truck vs. Water Truck Race!

Anything with an engine can be raced. Remember that…whether it’s two mountain-motor Pro Stockers or motorized tillers with a slightly nervous redneck preparing to grab a handful of...

This Video Of The Pulling Competition At The 2016 RC World Finals Is Pretty Fun

We have shown lots of cool RC stuff over the years here at BangShift but we’re not sure we have ever showed RC monster truck pulling action! This video was shot at the 2016 RC World Finals and...

Watch This Modified Prison Bus Hook Up, Pull The Sled, And Yank A Wheelie While Smoking Like A Locomotive

Prior to seeing this video, the only school bus I had ever seen pull a wheelie was the late Ken Nelson’s “Cool Bus” wheelstander. Not to take anything away from one of drag...

This Video Of The Massive, and Ill-Fated Penguin Antarctic Exploration Truck Is Spectacular

Between the years of 1937 and 1939 engineers and fabricators toiled to design and build a vehicle that would affectionately come to be known as “The Penguin” and in 1940 the massive beast...

Watch This Monster 1918 Vintage Hit and Miss Engine Fire Up And Run – Chuff, Chuff, BANG

We have shown plenty of videos of hit and miss engines here on BangShift over the years but we have never, ever seen one like this. A truly giant example of a working stationary engine, this thing is...

An Old Friend: This Is The Most BangShifty Short Film Ever – History, Friendship, And As Massive An Engine As You’ll Ever See

This is the best three minutes you will spend all day. With regard to short films we’re going on record as saying this is one of the best we have ever watched because in the amount of time for...

SNAP: When An Oil Rig Anchor Chain Snaps No One Is Safe

So after last week’s collection of runaway anchor releases from various ships I got kind of interested in seeing what else was out there for freak happenings in the world of ocean going life....

Video – Every Saturn V Launch At Once! The Coolest!

With respect to all of the great stuff America has accomplished, the Saturn V rocket is probably our ultimate bad ass hot rod. Yes, we have more refined and technologically advanced rockets today,...

This Look At The Liwa V8 Hillclimb Includes Header Flames, Massive Fire, And Pro Mod Levels Of Horsepower

Imagine our surprise when we looked at this video taken at the Liwa Oasis are of the UAE and we immediately started recognizing people. You’ll see blown alcohol engine builder and tuning master...