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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Tired Looking, Haggard, But Totally Savable Denimachine Van Surfaces For Sale In Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada

As much as many people want to forget it, vans were a huge part of the scene in the 1970s and they’re coming back with a vengeance now as people who were kids in that era want to recapture...

This Killer Old Doodlebug Is Based Off Of A 1929 Ford Two Ton Truck – Perfect Bonneville Push Vehicle

We’ve got to thank Powermaster’s Brady Basner for the tip on this Craigslist ad for the cool 1929 Ford doodlebug you see below. The machine started life as a two ton truck and was then...

“Scoop” Vessels’ 1972 Ford Baja Truck Going To Auction For Charity In Burbank, California On August 1st!

This 1972 Ford F100 Class 8 racer, the 1977 Baja 1000 winner formerly owned and driven by Frank “Scoop” Vessels, is going to be auctioned off by Auctions America on August 1, 2014, and...

Mad Max: Fury Road – The Trailer Is Released And It Looks As Insane As You Hoped It Would Be

There’s something almost fun and cornball about the original Mad Max movies that were made for like $14.00 and a Vegamite sandwich in Australia. Campy, a little weird, and full of wild sets and...

eBay Find: This 1957 Chevy Short Bus Is Window Lickin’ Good

Old school buses are a special kind of neat, but old short buses? Those things are in a league of their own and this one proves it. When you combine the classic looks of a 1957 Chevy truck and a body...

KABOOM! Watch This Tractor Suffer A Violent And Fiery Explosion While Dragging The Sled

When Jason Fuqua put the hammer down in the cockpit of his Tennessee Tracks tractor, things were looking up. The machine was moving ahead, the nose was coming up ever so slightly, and he looked to be...

NTPA Mule City 300 Pull – Action Photos From Galot Motorsports Park Where It All Happened

(Photos by David Whealon/DW Photos) – We have been telling you about the heavy duty work going on at Galot Motorsports Park in regard to the drag strip the is being revived on the property but...

If You Have Ever Wondered What A Pulling Tractor On Asphalt Wearing Slicks Would Look Like, Here’s Your Answer

Being that it is Sunday morning and I am surfing the internet for fun videos of stuff that may entertain you, finding a mini-modified tractor on drag slicks, pulling a sled on asphalt and essentially...

Another Killer 1968 Dodge Power Wagon W300 For Sale – This One Is An Old School Expedition Unit – Cooler Than The Wrecker?

So this has turned into the Dodge W300 Power Wagon W300 weekend here at BangShift. Why? Well yesterday we showed you a 1968 W300 wrecker that was looking for a new home and today we’re showing...

Craigslist Find: A Rambler Wagon Trar That Means Muddin’ Fun For The Whole Family

BangShifter Matt Cramer was getting concerned and for good reason. It had been a while since a trar (truck/car mashup) had appeared on the site. Desperate to correct this ever growing problem, Matt...

CATASTROPHE VIDEO: Watch A Draw Bridge Lower On A Passing Ship – This Is The Definition Of Horror

Recently we reported on a tugboat going all submarine as it was washed under a bridge. Here we have another boat and another bridge, but very different circumstances. Not trying to turn this into...

This 1968 Dodge WD 300, 4×4 Wrecker, Is The Coolest Old Wrecker For Sale In The Known Universe

So here’s Chris Cabe sending me links to some of the coolest wreckers for sale in the country while I’m flat on my back trying to get the brakes working on my own man-sized Tonka toy 1968...

Craigslist Find: This 1970 GMC Astro Is Calling SOMEONE’s Name…

This beauty of a GMC Astro 95 crossed our radar and you-know-who is trying his best to ignore it and instead is burying himself under his tow truck under the premise of “fixing his...

Diesel Power Challenge Week: The Fuel Economy Cruise, The Sled Pull, And Find Out Who Wins!

It all literally came down to the final day at the 2014 Diesel Power Challenge. Entering that third and final day of competition there were five trucks that could have won the whole shooting match....