Category Archive: BangShift XL, RACING & ACTION, Videos, XL Videos

Morning Symphony: The Little Red Mud Monster Shaking The Trees In Michigan

Yeah, we know, everything’s all wrong for this Dodge to be a Little Red Express truck. It’s not a 1970s D-series, there are no chrome stacks, whatever. You have straight-up exhaust...

Free Truck? We’re All About That! Here’s The Story Behind The Rescue Of This Dentside Ford!

(Words and Photos: Kevin Brown)  We all love a good deal, especially when it comes to cars and car parts, and especially when those cars or parts are free! I was lucky enough to happen across one...

The Army M520 Goer Truck Was A Go Anywhere Amphibuous Beast Born In The Heavy Equipment Industry

The defense industry is big business in virtually every country on Earth, American included and there are lots of manufacturing operations out there that have ties to defense that you’d never...

Pulling Action Coverage: The NTPA Mule City 300 At Galot Had The Pulling Stars Out At Night

(Photos by David Whealon) – One that does not “get” the sport of pulling may not understand the fact that facility that the events are held at makes a huge different. Just like a...

Pulling Action Photos: The Mule City 300 Brought Some Of The Best Pulling Iron In The Country To GALOT Motorsports Park

(Words and photos by David Whealon) – Starting five years ago in 2014 with a new six class NTPA Grand National event with a single pulling lane,  50 or so pullers ventured south to check out...

Watch a 1974 International Truck Fly Through the Air and Smash Into a School Bus Face First!

If there is one thing that us North Americas are innately good at, it is crashing/wrecking stuff. From demolition derbies to building implosions, we know how to destroy our stuff with a kind of style...

The Turbo Titan III and Ford’s Big Red – 1960s Turbine Big Rig Brothers From Another Mother

(Editor’s note: There was some discussion on a FB group about these trucks the other day so I thought we should let people know that there was some wild development work being done by OEMs in...

How Hard Can This Narrow Mud Hole Be For Trucks With Tires This Big?

Apparently the answer is really f’ing hard! You have to see this to believe it. We thought these suckers would fly right through the mud and up the hill, but not quite. The giant Ford seems to...

This Vintage Off-Road Truck Would Be Bitchin To Race In Baja!

I’m a sucker for off-road trucks, especially those that are designed to run fast across the desert. And a square body Chevy like this one just reminds me of the one that Jon had on CHiPs, so...

Classic YouTube: Funny Car Exhibition Sled Pulls From Pittsburgh!

Your eyes do not deceive you, you are looking at every bit of a 1980s Funny Car on paddle tires preparing to rip the sled down a pulling course with all of the strength normally used to rip the...

Amazing Stupidity: Watch The Most Clueless Person In America Drag A U-Haul Trailer Down The Highway On Its Side

(Words by Greg Rourke) – We’ve all had bad days. Wife yelled at you, boss riding your ass, dog ran away, whatever. Can give you a case of the “f” its, yeah? It does for me....

Watch Some Of The Earliest Hornsby Tracked Vehicles Known To Man In Their Earliest Tests Circa 1908

Many people do not know that the “chain track” was invented in England. The Caterpillar company which was a combo of the Holt and Best tractor companies did not invent the technology but...

Video: The Tucker Combat Car – The Other Forward Thinking And Inventive Vehicle Preston Tucker Developed

About a decade before Preston Tucker’s venture into the world of mass producing automobiles, he had another idea that was about as forward looking, advanced, and interesting as his cars. That...

Someone Put 48″ Floatation Tires On A 5-Ton Truck And It Is The Most Beautiful Thing In The World

Yes, this is effectively a bone stock 5-ton Army truck on 48″ floatation tires but holy cow is this rig awesome! The big truck is specifically a 1990 BMY Harsco 5-ton truck. For those of you...