Our Bonneville Speed Week Coverage Starts Right Here With Photos From The Pits

Torrential rains on Thursday night delayed the start of the 71st running of Bonneville Speed Week as flooded pits, tracks, and return roads meant a dry out was in order. After assessing the...

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Ken Block Takes His New Raptor Out For Some Shock Tuning So It Will Jump Better!

Jumping trucks is fun. But it can also be destructive, especially when the suspension on said truck is not setup to absorb the shock of the landing. Take off can be touchy too, but it is the landing...

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Here’s The Dirt Equivalent To Outlaw Pro Mod Racing – These Dirt Drag Racing Rigs Are Nuts!

We’ll forever be fascinated with the application of massive horsepower to the ground whether it is on asphalt or something way less sold. This video falls into that “way less solid”...

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The Bad Obsession Boys Cummins Swap Their Escargot Car Hauler Project

Cummins swapping a square body or something like that has become sort of common, even if it is a lot of work, but when the Bad Obsession Motorsports boys from England decided they needed to dump...

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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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BangShift Remembers Larry Koester: Three Time NTPA Grand National Champion, Inspiration, Heck Of A Guy

(Photos by David Whealon, Adam Draudt and Jeremy Tyndall) – Back on July 20th, 2019 the pulling world was rocked by the news that Larry Koester, one of the most inspirational and hard running...

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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...

Morning Symphony: Horsepower Versus The Dirt – Off-Roading Mechanical Violence Lives Here

The dragstrip offers up the most horsepower per event than anywhere else on Earth short of space launches. A fully-loaded NASCAR starting grid typically has 30,000 horsepower on tap when you add in...

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...

The Mars Hot Rod: This Story About The Technology And Methodology Of The SpaceX Raptor Rocket Rules

Here’s a little bit of a reality check . Every paste eating moron you read about on social media, every Tide Pod eating kid that ends up getting their guts pumped, and every schmuck that seems...

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...

Neighborhood Trouble Stopper: This 1973 Shorland Mk3 Armored Patrol Car Probably Has Some Stories

Here’s the thing. Anytime someone builds an “armored patrol car” things are not good, right? The whole purpose of an armored patrol car is to venture into unsettled areas, protect...

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....

Classic Tractor Video: In 1973 White Hired USAC To Run A Showdown Between Tractor Brands – This Is Awesome

When it comes to brand loyalty, farmers and tractor owners tend to make the average pickup driver look like a wet noodle. Many farming families have stuck with the same brand of machine for...

BangShift Remembers Larry Koester: Three Time NTPA Grand National Champion, Inspiration, Heck Of A Guy

(Photos by David Whealon, Adam Draudt and Jeremy Tyndall) – Back on July 20th, 2019 the pulling world was rocked by the news that Larry Koester, one of the most inspirational and hard running...

COMP Cams Releases Link Bar Short Travel Hydraulic Roller Lifters For 6.4L Hemi Engines – No More Factory Failures

We love the fact that COMP Cams is in the problem solving business and that the keep solving them with a level of frequency that neither we nor the rest of the industry can keep up with! This time we...

Watch This: Video Of A Dude Restoring An Old Lathe In Time Lapse Is The Coolest Thing You’ll See All Week

There are few things more awesome in our book than old machine tools being saved and restored. We don’t often see videos of people rebuilding stuff like mills or lathes but the fact is that...

Rough Ride: Watch This Radial Airplane Engine Powered Tractor Pull, Fly, Bounce, and Break in Maryland

Pal of BangShift Brian Lively sent this great video over to us the other day. This was taken at the Lucas Pro Pulling League event in Bel Air, Maryland. The video gets off to a legitimately accurate...

MAHLE Motorsport Introduces Cutting Edge Ceramic Thermal Barrier Coating for PowerPak Piston

Strength, durability, longevity, toughness. These are all aspects that we want and need out of the pistons that go into a high performance engine. MAHLE Motorsport knows and embraces that which is...

The “WTF?!” Files: A Violent Mud-Bogging Camaro/HMMWV Hybrid

Chopped-up first-gen Camaro, check. LS swap, check. Mud tires on a Camaro trar that has the words “The Honky Donk” across the spoiler, check. Cue up the hate mail, today’s the day....