Category Archive: BangShift XL, XL Big Truck Feature, XL Truck Feature, XL Videos

This Video Feature Detailing A 1929 Mack AK Chain Drive Truck Rules – See It Cruise And Learn The History Behind It

Chad may break my chops over loving old trucks so much but I’m certainly not the only one out there who has an unnatural level of affection towards the lumbering machines that helped build our...

This Trailer For The Upcoming 2014 King Of The Hammers Movie “Element Of Survival” Is Amazing

Sometimes even we get surprised by stuff despite the fact that we largely live our lives trolling the internet for cool content to show you. There are times when we click a link or play a video and...

Painfully Stupid Video: Watch An Amazing Towing Failure From (We Think) Russia

Cue the music and bring in the clowns because this video is as close to a circus as anything you’ll see today. We think it was filmed in Russia but perhaps we are wrong and if we are, by all...

BOOM VIDEO: Watch This Very Fast Pickup Literally Launch Its Driveshaft – No Loop Here!

There are certain rules that lots of racers like to scoff at. Replacing belts every couple years is one of many that annoy people and make them believe that there’s some sort of conspiracy out...

Video Bonanza: 1960s and 1970s Vintage Dodge Truck TV Commercials With Don Knotts Action!

We have run lots of ads for 1960s and 1970s Chevy and Ford trucks but admittedly we have been lax in the Chrysler department, so that changes now! Throughout their history, the...

This 1967 Ford Truck Commercial, Featuring A Pickup Playing Football Is Campy And Cool

Today’s ads for pickup trucks are designed to make everyone that owns one feel like a bad ass or a cowboy or the most manly dude in the ‘burbs. Back in the 1960s that wasn’t really...

Size Matters II – Mike Ryan’s sophomore effort makes Size Matters I that much better

This is not to take anything away from the super-sized effort in the driving in Size Matters II — the followup to the bitchin’, tire-smoldering video from 2011 — but there’s a...

This vintage mud bog footage from 1986 at Tail Creek Raceway feels like high school

Back when I was in high school in 1985, I loaded up a couple of my pals at 5:30 one Saturday morning and headed north to just outside the state capitol of New Hampshire. In a small town called Bow,...

The Mint 400 Was Last Weekend And This Video Is Proof Of Its Coolness

The 2014 Mint 400 was contested just days ago in Jean, Nevada. Since the late 1960s, racers have been showing up to Nevada with trucks, buggies, and Jeeps to battle in this race of races through the...

Video: Fred Williams Is A Lunatic And Is Building A Go-Kart From A Motorhome Chassis – DO WANT

Fred Williams of Peterson’s 4-Wheel and Off Road is a certified nut and he’s a pal of Chad and I. The guy is a heck of a fabricator and someone who truly loves trucks, off roading, and...

Size Matters Two Film Coming – We Have The Preview Video! Big Rig Bad-Assery

We all remember the awesome Size Matters video featuring the huge hot rodded Freightliner of Mike Ryan. Well as we told you in January, Ryan and a team had concocted a new video and were working to...

When The Billet Cam In A Worked Up Diesel Fails At 4,000 RPM and 100psi Of Boost On The Dyno Bad Things Happen

One of the events I am super excited to be back at this year is the Diesel Power Challenge. This is the diesel truck guy equivalent to Drag Week that pits some of the nation’s hairiest...

On This Date In 1893 The Diesel Engine Was Patented In Germany – Here’s Our Video Tribute To Compression Ignition Engines!

Rudolph Diesel would be so flipping happy at the way things are turning out for his basic engine design today, mainly because he would be wealthy beyond anyone’s imagination so it is too bad...

Video: Proof That The King Of The Hammers 2014 Is The Most Bat Crap Nuts Off Road Race In The World

We linked you to the live stream of the 2014 King Of The Hammers event in Johnson Valley, California and have been telling you how full on crazy it is for years but this single clip may do more to...