Category Archive: BangShift XL, XL Videos

Morning Symphony: Wheel-Standing Mega Trucks On The Sled

I don’t know if it’s just me, but the one takeaway I remember from watching tractor and sled pulls on television back in the late 1980s was that everything that hitched up to the weight...

Grunt Force Trauma: Watch A Mack E9-V8 Churn Out Big Power And HUGE Torque On The Dyno

The Mack E9-V8 engine was a 998ci behemoth of a diesel that powered several models in the Mack lineup over the years. Powerful and fairly compact, the engine has its champions and detractors. It did...

Video: The Sverige S1 Is A 2,000hp Mahogany Boat Built To Fulfill The Dreams Of Swedish Engineers From 80 Years Ago

We’ve run stories in the past telling you about the incredible racing boats of the 1920s and 1930s that were commissioned and operated by wildly rich guys of that era. Guys like Gar Wood and...

Cool Video: There’s A Locomotive Graveyard Deep In The Woods Of Maine – This Is Awesome

All remaining steam locomotives are not relegated to pulling train loads of tourists or becoming pigeon perches at railroad museums. Here’s a couple that escaped those fates, but they are not...

Watch A Pulling Tractor Destroy Four Blown Hemis Instantly – Multiple Hemis End Up In A Pile!

The only way to destroy four blown hemis quicker than it happens in this video would be to stuff them full of dynamite and explode them as they fell off a bridge into the ocean. Other than that,...

Awesome Video: See Big Red, Ford’s Massive, Turbine Powered, 1960s Futuristic Big Rig Cruise!

We have showed you photos and given you the history of Big Red, Ford’s experimental turbine powered big rig that was created in the 1960s. It was  a massive truck standing 13-ft high and...

Video: This 1956 Ford C500 Truck Was A Custom Built 4×4 Fire Truck Used On A Bombing Range!

The OCD Resto YouTube channel is filled with the kinds of things that some of us freaks dream about. Big four wheel drive trucks from the 1940s and 1950s, many of them used for fire fighting and all...

Homemade Heroics: Watch A Wild Vertical Take Off Airplane Get Built At A Guy’s House In 1950s America

This is one of those videos that makes you realize just how much the world has changed over the years, right? Yesterday we showed you Franklin Dobson and his cool hovercraft that you could have built...

Brawny: 1947 Dodge Cab-Over – Paging Lohnes To The Courtesy Phone!

What’s there to say? It’s a mutt in the truest sense of the word. Powered by a Ford diesel made by Navistar, fitted with a GM steering column, and meant to be worked. No, that’s no...

Power To Its Core: This Neat Demonstration Shows An Optima Battery Powering Its Own Deconstruction!

Sometimes we all take for granted that everyone’s on the same page when it comes to the way that things work, right? For instance, when we talk about Optima batteries and tell you that they are...

The Desert Truck Of Your Mopar Dreams: This Dodge Bodied Class 8 Baja Truck Is Nearly Done – Unique And Awesome!

Chad’s usually the certified Baja racing freak around here but when I laid eyes on this model done, Dodge bodied class 8 Baja truck I could not stop staring. The project was started and nearly...

Video From Inside A Tire While Driving Is Fantastic: A Weird View Of The Rolling World!

This is about the wildest video that we have seen in a while. Mounting a GoPro INSIDE a tire and driving around is the type of stuff that can only happen in 2020, right? It would not have been long...

Totally 1970s: This 1974 TV Commercial For the Jeep CJ-5 Is Awesome

When it comes to the “list of stuff I want to own” right now an old Jeep is close to the top. I have looked at and even occasionally bid on WWII era Jeeps, have drooled on and debated...

Mopar Freaks Rejoice! There Ain’t No Party Like A MoParty! Holley’s Inaugural MoParty Pre-registration now LIVE!

Last year Holley went whole hog when they decided to have the Intergalactic Ford Festival in addition to Holley’s LSFest, but we knew more was coming. This year they’ve added a third...