Category Archive: BangShift XL, XL Videos

Giant Video: Watch The Monster Kempton Park Triple Expansion Steam Engine Start And Crank 16 RPM!

There’s big and then there is BIG. When it comes to engines the massive triple compound steam engines at Kempton Park in England are among the most massive ever built. Weighing 800 tons, these...

See A Dragline Rescue A Caterpillar D11 Bulldozer Like It Is A Toy

Mining is not an easy business. It is like the world’s biggest game of sand box Tonka trucks and like in the sand box, sometimes things happen. In this case an operator rolled a Caterpillar D11...

This 1908 Film Shows How A 12-Inch BattleShip Gun Was Manufactured

We’re completely fascinated by old manufacturing films. Previously we had dug up some videos showing locomotives being manufactured and serviced but this deal, the manufacture of a 12-inch gun...

Rough Start: The Beast! This Dodge Tow Truck Is The Ugly Mother Of Your Dreams!

While I’m sure there is a part of Brian Lohnes that will fall head over heels in love with this 1972…1978…um, let’s just say 1970s Dodge wrecker, all I can say is...

Radical Truck Video: This 1973 Ford F600 Custom Pickup Is Absolutely Cool!

So today is my Brazilian kick, I suppose as this is our second peek into the car culture of that South American country and boy is it strong. Technically this is truck culture but you know what...

Gonna Need A Bigger Pit: Mike Ryan Smokes Out The Hoonigan’s New Digs

Looking at what is supposed to be a Freightliner Cascadia daycab, you get this strange sense of foreboding. Maybe it has something to do with the wing. Or the rollcage system. Or the gumball slicks...

American Powertrain Has A New Website: Check Out The New Look And Their Expansive Lineup Of Products

In today’s world, having a well-functioning, well styled, well-laid out website is essential to the success or failure of any business. Not just car parts but literally any business. The...

This Could Have Gone Better: Watch A Ford Pulling Truck Self Destruct During A Hook

There are certain things that happen in motorsports that no one sees coming. This was one of them for the guys who built and campaigned this cool Ford pulling truck. As you will see, this is a scene...

Truck For Sale: Larry Larson Selling The S10 He Won A Wally With, Won No-Preps With, Ran 1st Street Legal 5-Second Pass With!

It was built as a doomsday weapon of sorts and by the time the first phase of its career had finished, Larry Larson’s S10 truck he elevated itself to iconic status in the world of drag racing....

Would You Rather: Which One Of These Two Wheelstanding Sled Haulers Would You Take?

There is something to be said about a pickup truck that is so big that you simply can’t ignore it. A real pickup truck…steel body, interior, and all that, just standing a foot or more...

Big Bud Restoration: It’s Finally Painted…Now, To Put The Tractor Back Together!

Just when I thought I had a point to argue about working on a heavy vehicle after owning that wretched sled that was the Cadillac limo, I had to go and look up the weight of a Big Bud 525/50 tractor:...

Moving Big Stuff, Like This Giant Demethanizer Tower, Takes Big Ass Trucks

If you drive cross country as much as we do, you see some weird stuff. Sometimes you look at some big ass tower and wonder how in the hell they put that thing together on site, or if they actually...

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This Ford COE Car Hauler Is Chevrolet Powered, Cheap, And Could Be Amazing!

COE, or Cab Over Engine, Trucks are bad asses. They are some of the coolest medium duty rigs you’ll find anywhere and we love them. Now I’m a Chevrolet guy, but these old flat nosed Fords...

Wind Machine: Watch This 14-Cylinder Hercules Radial Engine Fire Up And Sandblast Its Operator

This big fellah is really something. The Bristol Hercules engines were used to power a myriad of airplanes over the span of their life and these are not the typical radial engine as they are a slide...