Category Archive: BangShift XL, XL Videos

Watch The Awesome and Pretty Complicated Starting Procedure For A 1958 John Deere 820 – Pony Motor!

If there is a basic rule of life it is that any engine that needs or happily uses another engine to start it is pretty awesome and the big (400+ ci) two cylinder John Deere diesel is nothing but...

McLeod Workhorse Clutches Are The Ticket To Keeping Your Rig On The Street And The Trail!

When we think of McLeod clutches we think of racing and high performance applications on the street. This isn’t wrong because that’s what the company is known for around the world. They...

Wach Trailer Hitches Get Ripped From Under A Truck With Heavy Equipment!

Ok, this is a pretty fun watch. The video was made by a company who manufactures a product called the “Ditch Hitch” that is designed to be used in a receiver hitch to aid in pulling out a...

The 2022 Ford Expedition Heats Up The Heavyweight SUV Class – New Models, Interior, More Horsepower

(By Tom Lohnes) – The new Ford Expedition is here, and it rights all of the wrongs of the model launched in 2018, and even adds some cool new features. Starting with the basics, the 2022...

Amazing Video: Watch These Raw Crankshafts Get Finish Machined By Hand The Old School Way

We’ve showed some pretty amazing videos from “The Mechanic” channel on YouTube before but this one may take the cake. Why? You are about to enter a factory where raw cast cranks are...

Behind The Scenes Video: This 1980s Look At The Work Of Monster Truck Crews Outside An Arena Is Cool

So you might have to be mildly dorky to love this video but I think there are plenty of you out there that fit the description. What you are going to see below is a home-video obviously made by a...

The OPGI Fall Sale Is On! Save Up To 20% On The Parts You Need For Your Restoration Or Freshen Up!

Yes, the fall is rapidly approaching and OPGI is helping to ease that blow by offering up huge savings on a load of parts during their Fall Sale which is happening at this second. Here’s the...

No V8: Toyota Has Released The Data On The New Tundra And You Can’t Buy Eight Cylinders If You Try

(By Tom Lohnes) – After many teasers, the new Toyota Tundra is here, and it is controversial, to say the least. Let’s start with the elephant in the room, the looks. The new Tundra...

Hardhat History: This 1940s Allis-Chalmers HD5 Crawler Tractor Sales Video Is Great

It sounds weird to say but as we have seen cars evolve from the 1940s through today, many of the same things that have happened in cars have happened with heavy equipment. This 1940s Allis-Chalmers...

The Monday Shift: Here’s The Best Twin Stick Big Rig Video We Have Ever Seen – Explanation and Operation

Over the years we have showed you a multitude of videos featuring truckers running twin-stick big rigs down the road. Some of them have been funny, some of them painful, but none of them have been...

Video: The FoxJet Was The 1970s Mini-Corporate Jet That Was Set To Change The World, But Didn’t

There are certain ideas that come along which make perfect sense, seem to have the right people behind them, and then ultimately evaporate into nothing for varied reasons. Well, the FoxJet is kind of...

Short Wheelbase, Long Crash: Check Out This Mini-Mod Getting Piled Up In Germany

Tractor pulling season in on the wane at this time of the year in both the USA and Europe. That does not mean that the action is any less intense, though. The video we’re showing you here came...

Epic Read: Let There Be Steam – The 1969 Sports Illustrated Story About Bill Lear’s Steam Powered Indy Car and Business

Yesterday we told you about Bill Lear’s crazy late 1960s dream of building steam powered passenger cars and a steam powered race car for the Indy 500. We told you about how the whole thing...

Keep Yer Head On: ARP® Head Std Kit For Highly Boosted 6.7L Powerstroke V8

We don’t know much around here but we do know that boost is awesome, that diesel engines are stupidly strong these days, and that ARP makes the best fasteners in the automotive world. The...