Category Archive: BangShift XL, ENGINES, Videos, XL Videos

Science Time! What Happens When You Roll Coal Into A Bucket Of Water?

If there is one corner of the automotive kingdom I have utter contempt for, it’s the coal-rolling bro-dozer diesel crowd. I’m not talking diesel performers in general…there is some...

This LS Swapped Toyota FJ40 Land Cruiser Could Be Your Perfect Winter And Summer Off-Roader

Land Cruisers are cool as hell. They always have been, and they always will be. The FJ40 is arguably the most popular of all, but we will admit to being fans of the FJ45, 55, 60, and 80 models as...

Driving The BAJA 1000 In A Single Seat Buggy Is Not For The Faint Of Heart. Watch This!

When the Green Army does the BAJA 1000, they don’t mess around. The #185 Buggy is a bad ass high powered machine, with performance much like a Trophy Truck, but in a package that has just one...

Composite Series: How To Fix Stress Cracks In Carbon Fiber Body Panels And Pieces

Race cars are under an insane amount of stress. But when those race cars have bodies made of carbon fiber or fiberglass, they tend to take an even greater hit. Tire shake, sheelstands, and just the...

Monster Energy’s BAJA 1000 Prep And Race Recap Video Will Make You Crave The Dirt!

There is no off-road race like it. None. Period. Sure there are plenty of other awesome off-road races, including some in Baja, but none compare to the 1000. This is THE race of all races, and the...

This Willys FC 170 Jeep Truck Is Super Rare And In Really Great Shape. You Can Build This One Into A Bad Ass

We rarely see these Willys FC trucks, but when we do we love them. They are weird and quirky and fun. The FC stands for Forward Control, which in Jeep speak means Cab Over. They were sold to be used...

Here’s One More Blast Of Photos From The 2018 PRI Show In Indy. Race Cars And Parts Galore.

(Photos by Author) Yep, we’ve still got PRI photos to share. Asphalt and Dirt Oval, Road Racing, Drag Racing, Off-Road, Boat Racing, Tractor Pulling, Diesel Racing, and so much more is...

2018 East Coast Indoor Nationals Photos: Big Horsepower, Cool Cars, And A Refuge From The Cold

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – The East Coast Indoor Nationals have been going for nearly 30 years now and each winter hot rodders in the Mid-Atlantic part of the county know that the Timonium...

Holley Introduces New Brawler Street and Race Carbs In Black With A Red Billet Color Combo

Holley’s Brawler line of carbs has been embraced by hot rodders and racers across the country as they are made of quality aluminum, they feature all the great tuning features that one would...

Harvest Fling: The Formula Offroad USA Event From Tennessee

Who knew that a bunch of good ol’ boys from the Midwest and some of the most unhinged drivers from Iceland could have something in common? Apparently, drive to go off-roading up hills in a...

Listen Up: The Boys From The Round Six Podcast Had Us On – Pretty Hilarious Gearhead Fun

The guys on the Round Six podcast have a good thing going. Each episode they take someone from the gearhead realm and put them through the wringer with emotional questions, highly charged language,...

Aeromotive Introduces a New Billet Fuel Pump Hanger With 340 Stealth Fuel Pump for ’86–’98 Ford Mustangs

If we owned a 1986-1998 Mustang we now know what we’d want to see under the Christmas tree. Aeromotive has intercede a new billet fuel pump hanger with 340 Stealth Fuel Pump for 1986-1998 Ford...

BangShift Test Drive: Lincoln Navigator Black Label – For $99,895 You Get The Best The Legacy Brand Has To Offer

(Photos by the author) – Lot of times as car enthusiasts we all have people asking us questions. Our friends, your friends, etc. They want to know what you think about a certain car or truck...

Gearhead History Video: This Look At The Allison Engine Company Jet Program In 1950 Is Fantastic

There are lots of things that we take for granted in life that have not been around all that long. Turbine engines are one of them. Jet planes changed the world in many ways and their development was...