Roadtrippin’: Seeing Outside The Obvious…Fire Truck Dreams

(Words and Photos by Scott Liggett)  Ever come across a vehicle or an old building and see right past the obvious, to what it could be with just a little imagination? An old abandoned gas station...

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Crazy Skills: Check Out This Guy’s Sick Lego Builds – One Off GM Dually Truck, Jeeps, Hot Rods, More!

The wonders never cease around here, that’s for sure. Anthony Ambrosio sent us some incredible links to a person who’s skills with Legos outstrip our skills with, well everything...

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2021 Ford Ranger Tremor: The Small Truck In Ford’s Lineup Packs A Big Punch!

(By Tom Lohnes) – Do you want the awesome Ford Ranger Raptor in the USA? Well, you can’t have it but you can have the new Ranger Tremor. With Tremor being Ford’s more subtle off-road pack...

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Craziest Car Engine Ever? The Crankshaft Is Stationary And The Engine Rotates Around It! The Adams-Farwell

I have to thank BangShift tipster Tony Hoffer for the lead on this amazing video of what is probably the craziest automotive engine ever actually running. This is an Adams-Farwell rotating cylinder...

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Sign Up Now For Holley’s 2020 HEMI Engine Giveaway! You Can Win This Engine Package Worth Nearly $15,000!

Sign Up Now Folks! You could win this awesome HEMI engine from Holley, that comes with a whole package of other cool parts you are going to need to swap it into your hot rod. We’re talking...

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Return Of The Sport Truck: OBS Clash Episode 3 Is Here, And There Has Never Been More Sport In Sport Trucks

Here is Episode 3 of the OBS Clash Series and it is all about the return of the sport truck, with more Sport than ever. These trucks are rad, have great lines, and started a completely new market and...

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Roadtrippin’: Seeing Outside The Obvious…Fire Truck Dreams

(Words and Photos by Scott Liggett)  Ever come across a vehicle or an old building and see right past the obvious, to what it could be with just a little imagination? An old abandoned gas station...

Listen To A Cool And Rare Detroit Diesel 1-71 Fire Up And Clatter Away – How Neat!

When we talk about Detroit Diesel engines here at BangShift, typically we’re talking about the mighty 6/8/12 and larger variants of the two stroke family that gained life in the late 1930s and...

American Export: This Early 1960s Video About Proler Automated Car Dismantling Plants Is Awesome!

Up until Hymie, Izzy, Jackie, and Izzy Proler came up with the idea of creating a massive plant that would take junk cars back down to their base elements, the process was draconian. Junkyards would...

The American Powertrain Parting Shift: Meet America’s Most Unique Truck – The Three Trans Equipped Holy Smokes!

Well, after 34,000 blog items, today stands as proof that there’s still an infinite universe of new and unique stuff to find out there. This time it is a 1966 Ford flatbed with a 390ci engine,...

Awesome Historical Video: The Industrial Use Of Caterpillar Tractors – Mechanical Awesome From 1926

Well this is perhaps one of the coolest things I have ever found on YouTube. You are about to watch a silent film (not apologizing for the lack of sound) called The Industrial Use of Caterpillar...

The Land The Man and White: This White Tractor Promotional Video Was Made As The Company Was Going Broke

From the Iowa factory to the testing fields, this video from White, made in 1980 it is a look inside what the world of American industry looked like back then. Of course this is a sales film for the...

Crazy Skills: Check Out This Guy’s Sick Lego Builds – One Off GM Dually Truck, Jeeps, Hot Rods, More!

The wonders never cease around here, that’s for sure. Anthony Ambrosio sent us some incredible links to a person who’s skills with Legos outstrip our skills with, well everything...

Classic Wreckage Video: This 1992 Monster Truck, Pulling, and Mud Bog Crash Compilation Is A Whammy Bar Good Time

Let’s be kids again, shall we? This trip back to 1992 is great because we don’t just see the biggest names of the monster truck world engaged in battle, we see the top pullers, and the...

Classic YouTube: Autocrossing A Cummins Ram, Because Physics Doesn’t Matter!

Ok, this one is for every diesel-bro I’ve ever met who keeps telling me that their souped up PowerStroke/Cummins/Duramax/whatever is better in the long run than owning a musclecar or a sports...

Video: Gentle Giants – Big Horsepower Tractors Of The 1970s From Minneapolis-Moline and Oliver

While passenger cars and trucks were being stripped of their manhood by government regulations in the early 1970s, farmers across America were transitioning into an era where horsepower was king....

Distance Learning Time: Watch This ARP Fasteners Seminar To Learn More About Bolts and Fasteners Than You Do Now!

Distance learning, remote learning, whatever you want to call it, your kids have been doing it for weeks and now you get to jump in on the fun. Why? Because we found an awesome seminar put on by ARP...

Strength On Strength: MGP Connecting Rods Completes Move To New Jersey – Same Facility As Manley Performance

MGP Connecting rods are recognized as some of the finest on the planet and they can be found in loads of extremely high horsepower cars across the world. The company, founded in 1996 and built on the...

Double Down: Watch This Naturally Aspirated Jeep Inline Six Make 395hp – Twice The Stock Rating!

It’s one thing to build a hot rodded version of a cool engine. It’s another thing to combine all your skills as a fabricator, engineer, and engine builder to take a platform and double...

Godzilla Roars! Watch This 7.3L Ford V8 Make 789hp Naturally Aspirated As It Awaits A Blower

Ok, this is really starting to get awesome. Brian Wolfe the legendary Ford engineer, drag racer, and blue oval horsepower maker has really started to stand on his 7.3L Godzilla development engine and...