Category Archive: BangShift XL, XL Videos

Don’t Think It Would Be Fun To Drive A Pulling Tractor? This Video Will Change Your Mind

While I realize that for many people, tractor pulling stands as a kind of enigmatic activity. Something that seems so basic and straightforward that it couldn’t possibly be hard or require much...

The Flyin’ Bolens Is A Turbine Powered Lawn Tractor Puller From Hell

People may want to laugh at it, but the world of garden tractor pulling is deadly serious. There are engine builders who make their living on single and twin cylinder engines for these tractors that...

Buy The Burma Jeep: This Old Bomb Service Burma Jeep Is Mostly There, Is Pretty Rare, and Would Be A Fun Project

The GTB622 1.5-ton truck was manufacturer in New Jersey from 1942 through the end of WWII and had a solid run of 15,000 units. There were a few variants of these babies made but the most popular ones...

Got Guts? This Video Showing Guys Trucking Through Africa Is Wild – Cowboy Capitalists In Action

Risk and reward, that’s what life is about, right? Guys and girls who take bug risks can garner themselves big rewards. They can also find themselves in big trouble or on the losing end of a...

Old Tech: This 1940 Video About WWII Piston Aircraft Engines Is Awesome – Internal Engine Tech, History, More!

Warning, you have to be a hardcore dork to love this. Warning, you have to love engines to love this. Warning, you will love it. This video is a study in the typical types of aircraft engines seen by...

Bug Out ‘Stang: This 2009 Ford Mustang Has 11″ Of Suspension Travel, And Exocage, and An Evil Demeanor

We have to thank BangShifter Chris Yocum for tipping us off to the existence of this creation the likes of which we have never seen before. Not a trar because it is all car, not a chassis swap of any...

Maximum VW: The Huge Bug Is A Masterpiece of Metal Working, Creativity, and Fun – 3,500 Custom Parts!

Yes, this is truly a car that lives up to the name! The Huge Bug is something we should have known about forever ago but we didn’t. My pal Alan Reinhart sent along a link of the car at a car...

High Stakes 100: The Story Of The World’s Fastest Outboard Powered Boat Circa 1958

The story of Mercury Marine is largely dominated by the larger than life man who founded the company, Carl Kiekhaefer. Known for being one of the most powerful early forces in NASCAR racing, his...

Are You Afraid To Recover Your Own Truck Seat? Here’s How Easy It Is To Do On A Squarebody Chevy Pickup

My 1987 Chevrolet Crew Cab Dually is an amazingly clean truck that makes me happy each and every time I drive it. Sure, there are TONS of things I’m planning to do to it, but it’s really...

Do You Want To Know What This Looks Like From In The Car? Formula Off Road Greatness

Formula Off Road is some of the most gnarly racing on the planet. In fact in some ways it’s the grandfather of the new Rockbouncing craze. These guys climb huge pea gravel piles, on courses set...

Watch a Mi-26 Sling-load A Chinook Helicopter Like It’s A Toy

The Boeing CH-47 Chinook series of helicopters are big. The newest variant, the -47F, packs engines with 4,868 shaft horsepower and can cruise at 175mph with nine and a half tons of cargo aboard....

BangShift-Approved Tour Bus: The Foremost Terra Bus…Nothing Will Stop This Monster!

When Brian sent me a link saying that he found “the most BS approved vehicle manufacturer on Planet Earth” I will admit I had a moment of skepticism. BangShift has easily the widest...

Morning Symphony: V8 Diesels…From Screaming Detroits To The Big Mack, Which One Sounds Best To You?

For nearly a decade, two engines that you will hear in this compilation pretty much ruled my world: the GM/Detroit 6.2-6.5L series that every single HMMWV used, and the two-stroke Detroit Diesels...

This Short Video Showing The Maintenance On A 5,000hp Locomotive Engine Is AWESOME

Now this is the kind of thing that BangShift readers LOVE. You are about to see a short video showing the maintenance on a 5,000hp locomotive engine and it’s not some long drawn out affair....