Category Archive: BangShift XL, XL Videos

From The Junkyard To The Dyno – Watch This Massive EMD Locomotive Engine Get Rebuilt and Tested

This is not the fanciest video but it is pretty awesome when you consider the subject and the circumstances. You are looking at a monster EMD 645E7 engine. This is a 16-cylinder monster with each...

The Combo Of A Rock Bouncing Buggy And Monster Truck Tires Is The Best Idea Of The 21st Century

There’s a good chance that we’re wrong about this but it seems to us that rock bouncing is to off-roading kind of like radial and small tire racing is to the drags. It is a wild off-shoot...

Mothers Of Invention: A Video Bonanza Featuring The Weirdest Home-Brewed Snow Plowing Vehicles We Could Find

I honestly like winter. I mean I hate the no racing part, the fact that it is dark by the time lunch is over, the days where doors of cars are completely frozen shut, and the fact that I have to say...

This Video Showing The History Of Every Unimog Ever Is Amazing – Historical Footage

Our constant fawning over the mighty Mercedes Unimog is not unfounded. These trucks were designed to be a “do all” vehicle for farmers after Germany was getting its act back together...

Ever Wanted To Dyno Your Boat With The Engine In It? These Guys Invented A Way To Do It

Many days I try to use my brain like a random number generator for ideas that result in blog entries. Lots of times that leads me down interesting rabbit holes, sometimes it leads me down dead ends,...

King Of The Cab Overs? The Iveco-Astra Line Of Trucks Is Built To Dominate Loads And Terrain

Remember Iveco trucks? Scanias and Ivecos were pretty commonly seen in the USA up until the middle 1990s or maybe even a little after that when both brands removed themselves from the market in the...

Fun Video: How To Go To Space Explained (Using The 1,000 Most Common Words In English)

Space, the final frontier! I’ve always wanted to type that. Anyway, we’re here on a Sunday and we found a fun video that explains how people go to space using the 1,000 most common words...

Screaming Tank Video: A British Chieftain Tank Bounces Off the Red Line

If we had a tank like the guys in this video do, we’d use it exactly like they do. Crushing stuff has to be lots of fun, especially when you know that every inch of the vehicle doing the...

This 1957 Ford F-800 Is A Rare Four Wheel Drive Beast – Ever Seen One Before? We Haven’t!

If you have ever wanted to see what the Holy Grail looks like for fans of classic and historic trucks, you are very well looking at it here. If not the only one, it certainly is one of them because...

This Video Of A Mechanic Performing The 261 Step Process Of Installing Heads On A 6.7L Ford PowerStroke In Time Lapse Is Awesome

We’ve got a TON of respect for the guys who make their living cranking on wrenches at dealerships all over the country. Their jobs are often thankless and let’s be honest, when there is...

American Powertrain Parting Shift: Ripping An SM420 In A 1966 C30 With Inliner Power – Slow Fun

My buddy Dana was the first guy to get his license in our circle of friends and the first set of wheels he had was a Dodge K-car that had been passed down from his sister. Passed down is kind of a...

Body Work Tech Video: Paintucation’s Kevin Tetz Takes You Through The Basics Of Panel Alignment

You know Kevin Tetz. He’s been on TV a bunch and he’s built cars like his Project Zed Sled among a fistful of others. You also know Kevin Tetz because he’s the exact same positive...

Ever Wondered What It Would Look Like To Careen An SUV Through Gas Pumps? This Video Shows You!

We’ve all seen the movies where a car is flying out of control, crashes into a gas station, and then then pyrotechnics ensue. Massive explosions, fire, full on destruction. Crater in the Earth...

Want To Really Wake Up The Exhaust Note Of Your Hellcat or SRT/RT/Scat Pack Challenger? Flowmaster Outlaw Is The Way To Go!

There are times when you just need to be loud, right? If that’s your attitude regarding your car, then we have the option for you, especially if you are a Mopar owner. Flowmaster has rolled out...