Category Archive: BangShift XL, XL Videos

Truck Porn: The Ghe-O – A Romanian Built Rescue Truck That’s One Of The Most Capable 4x4s on Earth! (Video)

Who would have thunk that one of the most capable and overall awesome trucks in the world would hail from Romania! We sure didn’t but it sure is the truth and the video below bears it out. What...

This Petrolicious Film Takes A Look At A Guy And His Old School Land Rover As He Drives The Dunes At Pismo And Splashes In The LA River

I have long espoused that Petrolicious is one of the best channels on YouTube for car videos and they continue to crank out tasteful, interesting, and beautiful work as proven by this video that...

New Product Shop Test: The MYCHANIC Rechargeable MEK LED Drop Light

I’m in love with this light. It’s one of 7 lights that the folks at MYCHANIC offer, and I was fully prepared to think it was just another average rechargeable shop light. It is not. In...

If Watching This Fire Truck Do A Burnout With The Siren On Doesn’t Make You Smile, You Are Dead Inside

Sometimes I like to post stuff because it makes me happy and by doing that I am assuming that it’ll make smile as well. Case in point is this bright yellow fire engine doing a burnout with the...

This 1979 GMC 3500 Cheyenne Pickup Truck Wrecker Has A Big Block, A Four Speed, and A Holmes 440 In The Bed

One of the vehicles I remember most around down growing up was an early 1980s Ford F-350 pickup truck with a wrecker setup in the bed. It belonged to a small service station and it got worked to...

Rough Start: Your Best Shot For A Nice Old Truck Is This 1985 Ford F-150!

The inspiration for today’s Rough Start find comes straight from the weather around BangShift Mid-West. Thanks to all of those April showers that will bring May’s flowers (read:...

Crazy Video: This Peterbilt Dragged A Maxima At Least Four Miles Up A Mountain Pass!

If you have ever driven over the Cajon Pass in California you know that it is a winding, climbing slog of a drive to get over if you are in anything underpowered. Even if you are in something with...

Boss Level: Watch This Forklift Operator Perform An Awesome Trick In A Behemoth Machine

One of the first motorized vehicles I can ever remember steering and then driving is a forklift. My dad has been in the pallet and box business for about 40 years and it was always a highlight as a...

The Last Dinosaurs: The Story Of The Northwestern Steel and Wire Steam Locomotives That Worked Until 1980!

(By Greg Rourke) –¬†Long after steam was dead on most railroads, a few soldiered on. No, we don’t mean on tourist trains and such. These were working hard in a very non glamorous task....

Video: The Massive M25 Dragon Wagon Was A Tank Recovery Truck And Tank Hauler In WWII – A Beast!

The amazing thing about WWII era military vehicles is that just when you think you have seen them all, you find another one that may be cooler than the rest. In this case we’re talking about...

Yes, You Need This M29 Weasel As A Spare Vehicle! Tracks For The Win!

If there is one thing I have managed to learn from marriage (besides “yes, dear”) it’s how to shop wisely. For example: you buy sweatshirts and hoodies the first week that...

The Baja Ranchero Is The Coolest Truck Build You’ve Never Heard Of – Until Now

When Allen Repashy reached out to us and said that we should take a look at the Baja Ranchero project he is neck deep into, it looked interesting enough. When we actually got in there and looked at...

Watch The Last Massive Pacific P12W3 Truck Roll Out Of The Shop And Cruise The Nieghborhood – Awesome!

Pacific trucks may not be a name that is wholly familiar to everyone outside of hardcore truck geeks but it probably should be. This company built some really neat stuff over the years and they had a...

Rough Start: Would You Go All-In For A Dodge Flatbed With A Camper?

Old camper rigs are one of the stranger things we dig here at the offices, the more obscure the better. I wish I could better explain the “why” behind that…I get wanting one of...