Category Archive: BangShift XL, XL Videos

Fun Big Rig Video: Jamming Gears in an Ultra Rare 1973 Dodge 900 Big Rig

Not many people remember that Detroit’s Big Three were heavily involved with the Big Rig business in the 1970s. Dodge was in the mix along with Ford and Chevy/GMC. In some sense, they were out...

Father’s Day Video: Old Guy Shuts Down a Runaway Diesel Engine While Youthful Helpers Run for the Hills!

At some point in our lives a dad or a grand dad or a father figure has bailed us out of some seriously bad crud. This video is one of those situations in action. Ever see those t-shirts with the...

Watch The Jacked Up Motorsports Pulling Truck Barf Half A Caterpillar Engine Through Its Hood!

(Lead photo from Jacked Up Motorsports FB page) – We have showed you the nasty side effects of hugely boosted pulling engines failing before. The carnage is virtually unrivaled in motorsports....

Video: Watch This Ancient Holt Crawler Tractor Plow A Field – The Real Story Is How A Guy Hand Built The Thing From Scratch In His Shop!

There are projects and builds that we have seem and had our breath taken away by but when you think about Don Hunter’s incredible construction of a turn of the century Holt crawler tractor from...

Time Travel Video: Enjoy This Fantastic Look At 1980s Monster Truck Action

If you were a kid in the 1980s and you are now a regular reader of BangShift.com, chances are you were into monster trucks. Those trucks were nothing like the race machines of today, nope, they were...

Watch This Upside Down (But Right Side Up?) Ranger V770 12-Cylinder Engine Run and Spit Fire!

The Ranger V770 12-cylinder engine was a stalwart power plant for a slew of airplanes that included a bunch of trainers that were used to get pilots ready for war during WWII. A single overhead...

GLORIOUS: We Found Video Of A 6V53 Detroit Diesel Powered T-Bucket! Burns Tires In ALL Gears!

Chad hates every T-bucket has has ever seen, but if he lays eyes on this one and doesn’t like it we’re going to cal him out as being un-American because this one is beyond reproach! This...

Did You Know That There’s A World Log Skidder Competition? You Do Now! (Video here)

I know a few guys who operate heavy equipment for a living and they are all rightfully proud of the skills and abilities that they have developed over the years at their job. We’re talking the...

“Dirt Don’t Hurt”? Tell That To These Off-Roaders – Four Minutes Of Maximum Destruction Inside!

“God made dirt, and dirt don’t hurt.” Uh-huh…right up until the first time you lost a war with gravity while riding a bicycle, anyways. The dirt hurts plenty, especially when...

Watch An Idiot Truck Driver Destroy A New Holland Tractor And Nearly Kill The Farmer Inside

Anyone who has ever lived or driven through a rural area dominated by farms has no doubt had to pass a farm tractor at some point in their travels. Yes, tractors are large and lumbering machines that...

Watching This Massive Excavator Crush A Pickup Like A Piece Of Cheese Is Amazing

There is something about overwhelming mechanical force that is just entertaining. Take this video for example. In it, we see a monstrous excavator bucket squash a medium sized pickup truck like it is...

Killer Historical Video – Flying Tigers: The Story Of The 14th Air Force – Made In 1945

The lengths that had to be taken to defeat the Axis powers in WWII can never fully be appreciated. The size and scope of the global operation that went on to win the war boggles the mind art every...

Watch The Hampton Hooker John Deere Pulling Tractor Launch The Entire Engine Out Of Itself!

This is pretty amazing and not exactly in a good way. As stunning as it is to watch from a video screen we can only imagine what it was like to be in the driver’s seat of the tractor when the...

Watch This John Deere Pro Stock Pulling Tractor Make A Pull On A Hub Dyno

Hub dynamometers are awesome machines that have gained lots of traction (no pun intended) in the USA recently. They have been seemingly more popular in other parts of the world but we know of at...