Category Archive: BangShift XL, XL Videos

BangShifty Science: Will Shooting A Running Engine With .50 Cal Bullets Stop It?

We got sent a couple tips on this video but it was Ron Thomas who tree’d everyone with the first so we have to thank Ron for that. This video is cool and it is further proof that when it comes...

This Chevrolet R3500 Is Missing It’s Engine…What Would You Stuff Into The Engine Bay?

The other day I posted up a square-body GMC that had no bed that I had dreams of turning into a big-block flatbed howler. That didn’t seem to go too well, so I’m gonna send up another...

Your Moment Of Zen: A Traxxas Remote-Controlled Ford Bronco Romping On The Beach

The world is going by fast, a cacophony of noise, stress, and events that seem to flash by before you even knew they were happening. Every day, same thing: eat three meals, work, sleep. Over and...

Watching Guys Weld Railroad Tracks Together In Siberia Using Thermite And Molten Steel Is Absolutely Awesome

We mention Siberia only because it is a unique location, not because it is the only place where this practice is used. Now, we will say that further investigation yielded some more modern looking...

We Just Want To Go Desert Racing! Is That So Wrong?

Anytime I see footage of SCORE or Best in the Desert racing, all I want to do is go race across the desert. Seriously, there is something about desert racing that just draws me to it like a moth to a...

Caption This: Well…Hell With Mudding In The Jeep, We’ll Go Tubing Instead.

I have a question: If you are piloting a mega truck, wouldn’t you notice if one of the massive wheel and tire assemblies just quit being part of the program, up and left the scene, and just...

Fly High And Free: Open Class Tough Truck Racing From The Pacific Northwest!

Occasionally, we get our kicks watching someone as they take a mildly prepared rig like a Jeep Grand Cherokee onto a Tough Truck course and prove just how durable they truly are. That’s the...

Who Wouldn’t Want To Own An LS Powered Mid Engine Baja Bug?

Baja Bugs are cool regardless of what they are powered by, but LS powered Mid Engine bugs are extra special and haul ass. With big power, tons of suspension travel, and a big tire, these suckers can...

Rough Start: This 1982 GMC Dually Has “Wicked Work Truck” All Over It!

If there is a good side to what you are looking at, it’s the price. Only $900 of your hard-earned dollars from your rainy-day fun need to be sacrificed in the name of picking up a square-body...

This Run Whatcha Brung Czech Hill Climb Features Homebuilt Creations, Tractors, And Eight Wheel Drive Monsters

Somehow I stumbled upon this video which appears to be from the Russian version of Gravelrama and more importantly the Czech version of the Big Eliminator hill at Gravelarama. Featuring an amazingly...

A Big Block, A Pulling Sled, 2.5 Ton Rockwells, and A High Hitch Point Add Up To One Heck Of A Wheelie

We all have our ultimate dream vehicles, right? For my kids at this moment those are the crazy exotics that cost millions of bucks. For older guys maybe it was the car that they could not afford in...

The Motorpool Mutt: Putting A Deuce And A Half On A Tough-Truck Course Was A Great Idea!

The list of sins I have against military vehicles from my time in the Army is honestly, admirable. I might know something about an LMTV that can see the upper end of 90 mph loaded if you knew who to...

This Used To Scare Me! Don’t Let Rust Repair Scare You. C10 Rocker Replacement Made Easy.

Growing up in California, I’ve been spoiled by rust free projects for my entire life. Even when I moved to Texas 20 plus years ago there was an abundance of mostly rust free cars and trucks....

Belts Are Burning: The NHTSA Is Investigating 2015-current Ford F-150s For Seat Belt Pretensioners That Self-Ignite

If there is one safety item that doesn’t deserve any pushback against, it’s the seat belt. Forget air bags that turn the interior of a car into a marshmallow, the basic seatbelt has done...