Category Archive: BangShift XL, XL Videos

Watching This Cummins-Powered Ram Folding In The Middle During A Tug-Of-War Is Only The Beginning Of This Video!

Correct me if I’m wrong, but normally, when the damn frame folds up on a truck, that should be game over, end of story, time to take the truck down for repairs (if you are able to). Do not pass...

Steel On The Rouge: This Incredible Look At The Steel Making Operation At Ford’s River Rouge Plant Is Worth The Watch

There was nothing like it in the world before and there really has been nothing like it in the world since. Ford’s River Rouge plant stands as an industrial accomplishment so far beyond...

Van Alive: This 1965 Chevy G10 Van Is Amazing, Unrestored, and Totally 100% Functional

You simply do not see these things with any regularity, anymore. Right? Honestly when is the last time you looked up to find a first generation Chevy G10 van zipping down the road. Think on it....

2019 Hot Rod Power Tour Coverage: A BangShifter’s Tale Of Triumph In The Face Of Challenge

(Words and photos by Mike Brooks) – 2019 marked the 25th anniversary of the Hot Rod Power Tour. Last year I was finally able to check that off my bucket list with my C10 pickup. It was one of...

Morning Symphony: Small-Blocks Screaming For A Full Pull On The Dirt

When you think of sled pulls, certain images come to mind: tractors blasting near-volcanic levels of soot and ash out of a smokestack as a diesel engine gets boosted to the moon, old Cummins-powered...

A Giant 1951 International Truck Capsizes in a Pond!

Another one?! That’s what you are saying. After we showed you the monster truck go wheels up on the beach a little while back we figured that you’d want to see another behemoth of a truck...

Nice And Limber: Flexing Out The Suspension On An RTI Ramp

How many of you have tried to test the limits of suspension flex on a truck or SUV? I’ve done the articulation test on just about everything I’ve ever owned that had any semblance of...

This Old School Two Door Tahoe Is A Bad Ass Ride No Matter What You Call It.

When GM went from the Square Body series of trucks to what is now referred to as the OBS, or Old Body Style, trucks in 1988 they also started changing names. Instead of being called a Blazer, the two...

The Olds Elevator Is A Remarkable Modern Invention That Seems Like It Should Have Come From The 1800s

In these trying times we often see widgets and think, “why didn’t I think of that?” Maybe it is some little device to make cooking an egg easier or some way to install your socks...

King Of The Road: What Would You Do With This 1976 GMC Motorhome?

Stop humming the music from the movie “Stripes”, we know that the GMC Motorhome was the basis for the EM-50 Urban Assault Vehicle. We also know that it was one of General Motors’...

Take Two Ibuprofen And Call In The Morning: Rockbouncer Crash Compilation!

In any discipline, the ones who put their all into it wind up failing. Not every time, mind you, but they fail enough to learn lessons on what to change and what not to do so that the next time they...

More On-Road Photos From Rocky Mountain Race Week! Drag Cars In The Rain!!!

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) Day 4 of Rocky Mountain Race Week was fun for some, an adventure for others, and hell for those that are left. As a full travel only day, this was one of the days to let it...

2019 NTPA Mule City 300 Pulling Action Photos – Wheels Up, Soot Up, Power ON!

(Photos by David Whealon) – We’re back with more awesome David Whealon photos from the 2019 NTPA Mule City 300 from GALOT Motorsports Park. The facility is great and the hundreds of...

This 5-Liter V-Twin Engine Was Created From Two Radial Aircraft Engine Clyinders And Lots Of Skill – It Roars

Life is all about perspective, right? When we talk about a 300ci V8 engine we’re talking about a little small block but when you apply that size to something with only two cylinders you are...