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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Watch Four Minutes Of Hilarious Trailer Loading Fails To Get Your Monday Started Right

We sure hope you had a fun weekend. The crappy part, as we all know is that a fun weekend ultimately comes to an end when Monday morning rolls around and that’s just one of the realities of...

eBay Find: This 1957 Thames 800 Freightliner Van Is The Only One We Have Ever Seen And Ripe For BangShifting

We love it when we find out about cars and trucks we never knew existed in this country. Take for example this 1957 Thames (English Ford) 800 Freightliner van. We’ve never heard of these let...

Craigslist Find: This Survivor 1965 International Scout 80 Is An Amazing Survivor That We Want

Normally when we’re talking about “survivors” we are talking about muscle cars and other high horsepower, limited production, super desirable vehicles. Rarely does the term apply to...

Craigslist Find: Is There Anything Sadder Than A Clapped Out Former Jacuzzi Limo?

The career arc of a stretch limo is pretty interesting to consider. When new, they haul important people, bachelorette parties, prom dates, and drunken wedding goers around in high style. Then, like...

The BangShift History Of Railroad Crossing Signals PLUS Bonus Video Of A Locomotive Smashing A Big Rig In California Just Days Ago!

(Words and photos by Greg Rourke) – Streets and railroads sometimes have to share the same space. Trains always have the right of way, so there must be a way to warn traffic of their approach....

WTF Video: Please, Please, Please Help Us Figure Out Why This Virtually Submerged Big Rig Is Driving Down A River

We have posted nearly 11,000 blog items here on BangShift in the five (going on six) years we have been in business and NONE OF THEM has elicited the type of initial response that this video clip...

XL eBay Find: A Hummer That Isn’t Really A Hummer But Is More BangShifty Than A Hummer

Sometimes things are not what they appear to be and this truck pretty much sums that up to a T. What you think you are looking at is a military spec Hummer that has been upgraded, updated, and made...

Check Out This Crazy Cool And Rare 1943 CMP Chevrolet C8A Military Heavy Machinery Truck We Found On eBay

This thing rules! According to the seller, and several references, this 1943 CMP Chevrolet C8A is called a ZL-1 and is one of just a few built. And, although it has been restored, it is all original...

The 2014 F-100 Supernationals – Vintage Ford Trucks And Sweet Blue Oval Cars Invade Tennessee!

(Words and Photos by Tommy Lee Byrd) – It was a busy weekend in the Southeast, with big shows in Nashville and Pigeon Forge, as well as the NHRA event in Atlanta. Tommy Lee Byrd spent the...

Huge Tractor Auction This Weekend In Oregon – One Of America’s Biggest Collections Of John Deere Machines

It is a good thing that I’m contractually obligated to announce the NHRA event in Topeka, Kansas this weekend because if I wasn’t, I’d be on a plane to Oregon to take in and...

This 1977 F-250 Is Actually A Heavy Duty 2008 Ram In Disguise – Cool Old Ford Looks, Big Modern Cummins Power

There are certain things we stumble upon while trolling eBay and other online marketplaces for trucks, tractors, cars, and parts which literally lap off the page and scream, “SHOW ME OFF ON...

This 1936 Divco Milk Truck Need To Be Bought, Stuffed With A Blown Hemi, And Given The Pro Street Treatment

Sitting here watching the rain fall in Atlanta I defaulted to what every gearhead does, which is to say that I started cruising eBay for cool, weird, and interesting vehicles that could be...

Roadkill: Finnegan And Freiburger Convert The Muscle Truck Into A Screaming, Fuel Injected, Dune Bashing Warrior

The muscle truck has lived a hundred lives at this point and one of them actually started on BangShift. Technically it started on the site that preceded BangShift but you get what we’re...

Ipswich Ale’s “Tapmobiles” combine our two favorite things: old trucks and cold beer

The only thing I like better than old trucks is old trucks and beer. Last summer, I spent the afternoon watching an Olde Tyme Base-Ball double-header, and drinking beer out of “Shag,”...