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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Insanity: In ’62 Chevy Sent A Group Of Corvairs And Trucks Through The South American Jungle – This Is Incredible Video

In the realm of the craziest things people don’t talk enough about, that fact that in the 1960s GM sent people, a group of Chevy Corvairs aand trucks driving straight through the jungle in...

Watch The Two Most Famous Caesar’s Palace Fountain Jump Fails Ever – Evel and Gary Wells

So we’re getting ready for the 2019 NHRA Menard’s Heartland Nationals in Topeka, Kansas and got to thinking about Evel Knievel. See, the Evel Knievel museum is in Topeka right down the...

“Regular Car” Nothing: Take A Walk Around The LARC-LX That Is Parked Behind The Lane Automotive Museum!

In person, the LARC-LX is a monster. In footage, it’s a monster. The scale at which the amphibious mobile barge appears isn’t hampered by anything…it’s huge with whatever...

Brute Strength Meets Big Speed: Watch Mega Trucks And Mud Bog Rigs Run A Sprint Course While Dragging A Massive Tire – Big Blocks Screaming!

The rise of what we now call “Mega Trucks” has been pretty interesting. These things began as cobbled together rigs that were stiffer than a school bus and about as interesting to watch....

Watch This Awesome Straight Piped, 12V-71 Detroit Diesel Powered John Deere 5012 Have Fun Hooked To The Pulling Sled

Now this is our kind of hot rod! Shoving a huge 12V-71 Detroit Diesel engine in the front of an old Johen Deere tractor for the purposes of tractor pulling is logic that we’ll get behind all...

This Video Featuring Big Rigs Doing Wheelies For Four Minutes Is The Best Thing You Will See All Day

Oh boy is THIS some stuff! I was looking at videos of cars with 180-degree headers on them because I like the way they sounds when I came upon one with a diesel engine that had 180 degree headers on...

The Slick Shift: Watch This Guy Pull 15 Gears In A Twin-Stick Mack Like A Boss!

We have showed lots of multi-stick transmission videos over the years here at BangShift during our Friday Parting Shift items but this one is among the more impressive. Why? Not the fact that this...

An Old Chevy, A Detroit Diesel, and a Tractor Snow Blower Equal Epic Win

Roland Cotnior of Colebrook, New Hampshire is the kind of guy we’d love to hang out and suck down a beer with. Why? He personifies the true spirit of old school New England, of Bangshifty-ness,...

This 1964 F600 Is Your Heavy Duty Truck With Attitude And Style. Check This Thing Out!

When I saw this 1964 F600 I was in love. I’m a Chevrolet guy to the core, but this thing is sweet as hell and has awesome lines. Plus it’s an F600 so it is ultra heavy duty! The straight...

Wheel Standing Trucks Hooked To The Sled And Carrying The Wheels For Days!

If you like lifted trucks on Boggers, then this video is for you. These are most certainly NOT street trucks, but they do look a lot like the ones you would have seen in all the off-road and 4×4...

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Check Out This Rad New Wishbone Suspension System For OBS GM Trucks!

We love OBS trucks around here. I’ve owned them, hell everyone on earth seems to have owned one, and they are gaining in popularity by leaps and bounds right now. There has always been a great...

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...

This Kenworth T880 Fitted With A Roto Dump Rotating Body Is The Ultimate In Dump Truck Convenience

Practicality is an important facet of any machine that will be used to get a job done. While we can look at dump trucks and revel in their size and braun there’s also the fact that these trucks...

Testing Yunick: The US Army Extensively Tested Adiabatic Engines In The 1980s – Cool History

Perhaps the last great engineering feat of Smokey Yunick’s life was the creation and operation of his famed “hot vapor” or Adiabatic engine. Many of you remember reading stories of...