If You Could Go Back In Time To 1975, What Truck Do You Pick As Your Tow Rig? Chevrolet, Ford, Or Dodge?

The Chevrolet vs Ford vs Dodge argument has been going on since the dawn of the Big Three, and trucks have always been the subject of some of the most intense arguments. With the truck battles...

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The King Of The Hammers Rock Bouncer Shootout Was Full Of High Flying, And Flipping, Action!

If you haven’t gotten to see rock bouncers in action, then you are missing out. It is some of the craziest combination of power, articulation, and brute force you’ll see anywhere and the...

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This 1964 Dodge A100 Pickup Has A 5.7 Hemi Swap And Could Be A Great Parts Hauler

I love this thing! There is something about these Dodge A100 pickups and Ford Econoline pickups that just really makes people smile. These trucks are part van, part truck, and all cool. If this one...

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Here Is The Complete King Of The Hammers Race Replay! If You Missed It, Sit Down And Watch.

King of the Hammers is an off-road race like none other. And King of the Hammers Week is an event like none other. It’s like Burning Man and the Baja 1000 had a baby and it grew up to be this....

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Off-Road To SEMA: Watch The New Ford Ranger Be Transformed Into A Beast For The SEMA Show

Every year aftermarket companies, car builders, and custom shops of all kinds thrash to build awesome rides for the SEMA Show in Las Vegas. Some build customer cars, some their own dream cars, but...

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This Wheelstanding, High Flying, Sand Buggy Action Is Almost As Cool As The Drone’s Shooting It!

We’re all used to amazingly cool drone footage nowadays, but this video takes it to a completely new level. We’re talking drones shooting the bottom of wheelstanding sand cars, and flying...

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King Of The Hammers After-Hours: You Thought The Event Itself Was Rowdy?

You want a little insight into what really got me to where I am today? You want an idea of the kind of events that molded me into the kind of automotive delinquent that can easily look at a car like...

Don’t Care, Hook It Up: Everything Can Be Hooked To A Pulling Sled!

You know what the beautiful part of the pulling sled? It doesn’t matter what you hook to it, there will be a crowd around waiting to see what happens next. It’s kind of a solid bet when a...

FCA Has Brought Back The Warlock – Needs More Hemi And More Stakebed!

Call me a little bit suspicious if you must, but there is something quite familiar about the newly introduced 2019 Ram 1500 Classic Warlock. Obviously, the nameplate is a surprise…the Warlock...

The Evolution Of King Of The Hammers: If You Like Off-Road Racing You Will Love This Story.

We’ve often talked about King of the Hammers here at BANGshift. I’m a huge fan of the event and disappointed that we had to miss it this year. I’ve been lucky enough to go the past...

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Super Semi Pulling Trucks – When In Doubt, Grab A Lower Gear And Give It Hell!

Semi tractors, dump trucks, heavy wreckers…they are all the workhorses of the Interstates, the farms, the factories. You see eighteen wheels, you know that someone is working somewhere and that...

High Roller: Mickey Thompson Offers Its First Off-Road Only Tire – It Is Bad Ass

When one thinks of an “off-highway” performance tire, you’re likely seeing a drag racing slick in your head. What if we told you that Mickey Thompson has just released the off-road...

2019 Cavalcade Of Customs Photo Coverage: All The Cool Stuff, None Of The Boring Junk!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – Indoor car show season is in full swing.  When we went to the Cavalcade at the Duke Energy Center in Cincinnati it was one of the first events in the...

Katech Made Nearly 1,500hp With Their Stock Bottom End LT5 Before They Called it Quits

A couple of weeks go we reported on the 1,000+hp LT5 that Katech had created with the stock fuel system and minimal amounts of bolt on parts. That particular engine still had the stock camshaft in...

OPGI Love My Car Sale Ends Tonight – A Valentine’s Day Sale For Your Car! Save Big, Hurry!

Yes, today is Valentine’s Day 2019, traditionally a day where guys step up to make their girlfriends and wives feel special and express their love. You can do all that junk but you need to...

In 1990 Jim Kramer Took BIGFOOT 9 Up The Mountain At Gravelrama!

Gravelrama is one of the coolest off-road events on the planet. Trucks and buggies and Jeeps and all kinds of stuff haul ass up a GIANT pile of pea gravel with high flying antics and big power...

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If You Could Go Back In Time To 1975, What Truck Do You Pick As Your Tow Rig? Chevrolet, Ford, Or Dodge?

The Chevrolet vs Ford vs Dodge argument has been going on since the dawn of the Big Three, and trucks have always been the subject of some of the most intense arguments. With the truck battles...

The King Of The Hammers Rock Bouncer Shootout Was Full Of High Flying, And Flipping, Action!

If you haven’t gotten to see rock bouncers in action, then you are missing out. It is some of the craziest combination of power, articulation, and brute force you’ll see anywhere and the...

Crazy Close Call Video: You Don’t Get Any Nearer To Being Wiped Out By A Big Truck Than This!

Well this would sure get your attention! The driver in this video (who we cannot see) was just minding their business and driving through Las Vegas on the highway when a Freightliner towing an empty...

Another Iron In The Fire: New L8T 6.6L Gas Engine For Chevy Trucks Is Stout, Iron Block and All

Perhaps shooed along by the announcement of Ford’s new 7.3L gas engine for their 2020 heavy duty trucks, Chevrolet has released the specs on the new L8T gas engine for Chevy trucks. This engine...