Bryce Menzies Is No Stranger To Awesome Desert Race Performances, But This Video From His BAJA 500 This Year Is Great

Anyone who reads my posts here on BANGshift knows that I’m a big fan of desert off-road racing and that I want to race at BAJA so bad I can taste it. I also can’t get enough of the bad...

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Vintage Promotional Video Win: Watch Ford’s Big Red Turbine Big Rig In Action

Over the years we have posted lots about Chrysler’s turbine program and talked about how it was the most robust automotive turbine program that any of the OEM companies had embarked on. While I...

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This Is What It Takes To Win The Baja 500. Watch The Action Behind The Win

Desert off-road racing is a completely different beast than any other kind of racing. I’m not saying that winning races in any series isn’t hard, because winning takes work, but there is...

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This Big Block 1971 Chevrolet Suburban Is One Family Owned And Awesome. Make It Yours!

Big block 1960s, 1970s, and 1980’s trucks are one of those must have trucks that everyone is always looking for. Finding one in a 3/4 or 1 ton model is most likely, but the early 1/2 ton trucks...

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Watch The Awesome Trophy Rat Truck Attack The Woods With Jumps, Sideways Action, More

The ability to take a couple of differing themes and blend them into an awesome hot rod, car, or truck is something that we have always thoroughly admired. It doesn’t always go well and it...

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This Is Sand Hill Climbing At Its Finest! The Big Hill Climb From Liwa, United Arab Emirates Has Dudes Running Over Their Own Crankshafts

Seeing cars, trucks, and buggies hauling ass up giant sand dunes is something we’ always like watching, but seeing it going down on the dunes of Liwa in the United Arab Emirates is an entirely...

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Cool Video: The Story Of The Honey Bee, A Homebuilt 500hp Monster Of A Tractor

Farmers are just plain awesome. It does not matter where they are, what they are growing, or how long they have been in the business, they all share some common bonds. One of them is the ability to...

Monster’s Ball: Semi Tractor Burnouts At The Great Lakes Big Rig Challenge

In 1991, my brother and I got the chance to ride with my father up to Montana in the Kenworth he was driving at the time. From the sleeper section of the cab, we got to see more states than we had...

New Product: Chris Alston’s Chassisworks Releases Transmission Tunnel Kits – Great Solution!

If you are in the process of modifying your car and one of the obstacles you are dreading a solution for is the transmission tunnel, boy do we have good news for you. Chris Alston’s...

630hp and 1,600 lb-ft – This 8V92TA Detroit Diesel Won’t Have Issues Pushing Airplanes Anymore

As hot rodders, we see horsepower as a fun number, as something of an entertainment quotient that allows us to enjoy ourselves and impress our friends. Something that makes scaring your wife...

More Like It: Jay Leno Checks Out Two Mil-Spec Modified HMMWVs!

When you spend years hoping, praying, bargaining with motor pool mechanics, attempting to bribe officers and still get nowhere, you tend to dream up builds for the HMMWV. Or was that just me?...

Aeromotive Introduces New Variable-Speed Controlled Pumps and Controller

Just when you thought it was safe to go outside, Aeromotive is innovating again! This time they have introduced new variable speed controlled pumps and a controller for converting other brushless...

Watch Bigfoot 1 Get Driven Harder Than We Have Ever Seen – Think The Front End Fails?

There’s always something interesting about watching an icon get used and used hard in motorsports. In this case we’re talking about Bigfoot 1, perhaps the coolest monster truck of all...

Vintage Promotional Video Win: Watch Ford’s Big Red Turbine Big Rig In Action

Over the years we have posted lots about Chrysler’s turbine program and talked about how it was the most robust automotive turbine program that any of the OEM companies had embarked on. While I...

Morning Symphony: Fully-Loaded Drag Racing From The 2019 Great Lakes Big Rig Challenge

One event that we need to see in person is Rodéo du Camion-style semi-truck drag racing. The premise is simple: two trucks hitch up to a B-train trailer setup that is weighed down with forty-five...

This Is What It Takes To Win The Baja 500. Watch The Action Behind The Win

Desert off-road racing is a completely different beast than any other kind of racing. I’m not saying that winning races in any series isn’t hard, because winning takes work, but there is...

American Powertrain Is Headed Out On The Power Tour With Gifts, Giveaways, And Killer Shirts!

The crew at American Powertrain love the Hot Rod Magazine Power Tour because they are good dudes who enjoy adventure. They also like hanging out with their customers, assisting people when they need...

Happy National Donut Day: Watch This Hot Rodded Big Rig Turn Slow Motion Smokey Circles

Hey, it’s National Donut Day! While this means that some of the more, ummm, motivated among us will be rip roaring to various bakeries and donuts shops for deals on their favorite flavor, it...

The One That Got Away – A Saab Driver Manages To Violently Escape A Tow, But At What Price?

The other day, we showed you a crazed Irish guy attempting to back his truck off a European crane style tow truck that was looking to cart his junk away. He may have failed miserably but thanks to...

Video Bonanza: Insane Firemen Drill Team Drag Race Ladder Climbing

The only thing we know about this sport is that it involves teams of firemen, high performance cars and trucks, high speeds, and ladders. Some of the teams use cars that look like circle track...