Who Wouldn’t Want To Haul Ass Across The Desert Behind The Wheel Of This?!?!

We’ve always got the hankering to drive fast across the desert in a race truck, buggy, or car. In fact it is one of the things I truly want to race more than a lot of other things. Sure my list...

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Finnegan Wants To Trade His Enclosed Ramp Truck For ALMOST ANYTHING ELSE!!!

So late last year Finnegan and Dave bought another square body ramp truck, but this one was enclosed. This was before buying the white enclosed ramp truck now known as Square Force 1. As cool as...

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These M3 Amphibious Bridge Vehicles Are Awesome! They Go Anywhere And Let Everyone Else Go Wherever Too!

We always think about war being guns and bombs and “warfare”, but the truth is that most of it is more about logistics and transportation. In 1942 The United States Naval Construction...

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Wheelstands On The Street Pulling A Trailer!?! Yeah, It’s A Wilkey Thing…

We’re fans of doing funny stuff with a trailer behind you. Like trailer burnouts on Rocky Mountain Race Week or Drag Week. After all, who doesn’t like seeing burnouts on the street, and...

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This Extended Cab OBS Truck Is Throwback Perfect And We’d Drive It Daily!

OBS, Old Body Style, GM Trucks are the hottest of the hot right now and since I lived through the 1990’s when these things were also the hottest of the hot, I tend to like the ones that look...

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Shreddy Lyfe Takes On The BAJA 500 With Redline Racing Of Texas

BAJA is the pinnacle of desert off-road racing. Whether it is the 500 or the 1000, racing BAJA will test the driver, crew, and equipment by pushing them to, and past, their limits. The crew from...

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The War Of The Big Trucks Continues: Ford Agrees To Test Using SAE Standard And Their Own, And Will Quit Taking Things Out Of The Trucks

The war of words between Ford and everyone else, especially Ram, over truck towing capabilities and ratings continues. Ford is going to test their Super Duty line to the SAE J2807 rating, the one...

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...