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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One For The Purists: This Chevrolet/Dodge Combination Should Infuriate Both Camps

When I get tagged in a post from fellow BangShifters in Zuckerberg’s World, I know that it’s one of two things: either something I’m interested or, more often than not, something...

This Ramp Truck Started Life As A 1953 American LaFrance Fire Truck – Neat Piece

Color us amazed. We never thought about turning an old fire truck into a ramp truck/hauler before but someone did and they either created this themselves and are incredibly talented or they found...

This Cavalier Trar Raises A Lot Of Questions About Our Favorite Form Of Hilljack Hackery

Trars are a staple here at BangShift and they have been since we threw the switch to fire this thing up nearly six years ago. We like the creativity that goes into one of these things mainly because...

OMG!!! This 1962 Ford Short Bus Could Be The Coolest Bus Motorhome Conversion Ever

Okay, we know this 1962 Ford Short Bus is not “pretty”, but like your mom always told you, it’s what’s on the inside that matters. LOL We know that everyone at the local KOA...

We Want This 1941 Dodge WC 10 Carryall! What Would You Do With It!

When our buddy Jay sent this bad boy in, I started drooling and immediately sent the link over to Brian so he could check it out. This 1941 Dodge WC 10 Carryall is one awesome looking piece, and the...

Using An Air Tanker For The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: STUPID. Yet, Someone Did It…

I read the story, then I had to do a Google hunt to find other stories to make sure this wasn’t a joke. Surely, nobody was dumb enough to commission a freaking air tanker to dump a load of...

Ram Trucks Will Remain Steel Through 2020. Will This Help Or Hurt Them?

The truck wars are just as nasty as the power wars for the manufacturers right now. Either you can out-tow the other or you can be the most economical, either way you can win. Ford produced their...

Gauntlet Thrown: This 1938 Ford Bus Destroys Anything That McTaggart Suggested For A BS Mobile Command

  The other day McTaggart thought he’s be cute and take pot shots at my suggestion that we use a beat up 1960 Lloyd van as the new BS mobile command center. He then made some generalized...

Someone Actually Built A Hot Rod Manure Spreader – Fling Cow Dung As You Have Never Flung Before

When Tammy Thomas sent us a link to look at a 1949 Oliver manure spreader hot rod, we were a little leery to click it. Something like that sounded like a total spam situation and we didn’t want...

Foam Party! Just Don’t Mind The Helicopters On The Floor…

When there is something leaking from the hangar bay doors where your multi-million aircraft are stored, it’s always a bad thing. Always. In the case of the Oklahoma National Guard, their bad...

More Mini-Mod Wreckage – Watch This Tractor Get Plowed Over By The Sled It Is Pulling

Yesterday we showed you a video of a mini-rod tractor getting out of shape and the sled kind of taking over the action and steam rolling the poor machine (along with the driver in it) so that...

This 1960 Lloyd LT600 Would Be A Perfect Mini-BS Command Center – 19hp Of Factory Fury That You Can Own

There’s few things that give us as much joy as discovering some sort of weirdo vehicle that we never knew existed before. Such was the case when we found this really weird and really, really...

Bottom Dollar Blazer: Episode 8 – Rolling on the Rustoleum

  Hey, kids, it’s been a while since I’ve provided an update, but the Blazer project is coming along nicely. Using the techniques I picked up from Hot Rod, from the...

Toyota Releases Brand New Land Cruiser 70…Only In Japan. Who Knew Toyota Was Into Trolling Off-Road Enthusiasts?

We never got the Toyota Land Cruiser 70 series in the United States, and it’s a damn shame. Instead we got the Land Cruiser 60 series, which for all intents and purposes, was squarely aimed at...