Category Archive: BangShift XL, XL Videos

Workhorses Of Industry: This Promotional Film Shows Why Jeeps Were The Most Versatile Trucks Ever Made

In the realm of old promotional videos, this one from Willys-Overland that shows all of the incredible things that Jeeps were used for in their heyday ranks among the coolest that we have ever seen....

You Failed: The Right And Very Wrong Way Of Running A Confidence Course In An LMTV!

If you thought teaching a teenager how to drive for the first time was a nerve-wracking experience, sit in the passenger seat as a young soldier prepares to drive something much, much larger than...

Watch A Crazy Irishmen Try To Keep His Car From Being Towed By Driving It Off The Truck!

(By Greg Rourke) –  Sometimes I run across something blogworthy on Youtube, then find the vid that shows up next is even better. Today was one of those days. We showed some cats that...

Seems Legit: Here’s How You Tow A Car In Russia With No Rope

(By Greg Rourke) – We’ve all been there…car non functional for whatever reason. Most of us call a tow truck, but apparently in Russia we have a couple of geniuses who had a better...

Roman Candle Video: Watch What Happens When A Locomotive Suffers A Turbo Failure

(By Greg Rourke) – We’ve seen all manner of explosions on BangShift…engines, blowers, transmissions, but I don’t think we’ve had a diesel locomotive. Until now. Here we...

Ugly And Unstoppable: This Blazer Is A Study In Gearing, Good Driving, And Zero Effs Given To Looks

We’re partial to full size rigs around here. We’re obviously a bunch of simpletons and big stuff just has that kind of impressive presence to it that appeals to our knuckle dragging...

In 1967 The GMC Advertising Department Apparently Lost Their Minds – Watch Three Weird Truck Ads

There have been plenty of weird, quizzical, and downright strange car commercials over the years but the GMC advertising department or agency really cornered the market in 1967. We’re not sure...

Power Wagon Week: Let’s Start With The History Of The Power Wagon

So by pure happenstance, both McTaggart and I had awesome experiences with Power Wagon trucks this past weekend and while they both have the same name plate they could not be more different in...

This 1100hp Tube Chassis Chevy Blazer Takes Flights And Pulls Wheelies Up A Ski Slope Like A Total Boss

In this video we see a “Blazer” which belongs to a guy named Mike Pages which is powered by a 424ci, blown and alcohol burning small block engine. This thing has no nose on it and the...

Longest Burnout Ever? V16 Detroit Diesel Powered Australian Mack Truck Destroys A Set Of Rear Tires On The Pad

We’re thinking that this could be the longest sustained burnout we have ever seen. Yeah, there is a break of a minute or two when the guy slides the rid off the burnout pad and it gets stuck in...

This Guy Has Raised The Bar On Pissing Off The Neighbors Up To Expert Level – Five Radial Engines

If you’re a gearhead, there’s not doubt that at least once in your life you’ve really pissed of the neighbors. Maybe it is working on the car late in the driveway, firing it up...

This Video Of A Restored 1902 Steam Powered Motorcycle Being Ridden Is Very, Very Awesome

The quality of this video isn’t awesome but the content of it very much is. The description for this clip of cool describes the motorcycle as being a 1902 Loco-Cycle steam powered motorcycle...

Major League Towing Fail: This One Ends Badly And Not In The Way You Think

Towing is a really tough job, especially the heavy hauling stuff. The forces, loads, and dangers involved with the equipment and jobs are sky high and there’s a chance of disaster at every...

Video Hilarity: The Best Of Uncle Rob 2016 Will Have You In Stitches – This Is Hilarious!

If you have never seen any of the videos on the YouTube “Uncle Rob” channel, you are missing out on some of the funniest stuff that you will ever see. Thankfully we’re here for you...