Category Archive: BangShift News, BangShift XL, Craigslist Find, XL Online Find

This Modified Jeep FC-170 Project Could Be The Coolest Off-Road Camping Rig Ever!

If you are a regular reader of BangShift, you know right away that we LOVE the old Jeep Forward Control trucks. Built by Willys and Kaiser between 1956-1965, the Forward Control’s many variants...

This 1968 C10 Crew Cab Pickup Is Like A Wet Dream Come True! If Only Chevrolet Had Built Them This Way

There are a few companies around the country that build crew cab trucks from older GM and Fords that never actually came that way from the factory, and every time I see one I just drool. Even if the...

Slow and Cool: This 1930 Mack AB 5-Ton Dump Truck Is One Tough Old Bastard

It has been a shameful amount of time since I posted up about some weird, old, chain-driven truck so I aim to fix that today. The object of my desire is this 1930 Mack AB 5-ton dump truck. Now,...

This 1950 Plymouth Suburban Is Everything A Modern Crossover Utility Vehicle Isn’t

We live in a world where car companies keep announcing that they are not going to make cars anymore, people are buying so-called “cross-overs” as fast as people can manufacture them, and...

This 1989 FLU419 Small Equipment Excavator Is The king Of The Unimogs – DO WANT

It is the ultimate thing I do not need. It is the ultimate thing that I really, really want. Yes, the 1989 FLU419 SEE tractor you see here is pretty much the thing that I’d want to own above...

This 1964 Dodge A100 Pickup Has A 5.7 Hemi Swap And Could Be A Great Parts Hauler

I love this thing! There is something about these Dodge A100 pickups and Ford Econoline pickups that just really makes people smile. These trucks are part van, part truck, and all cool. If this one...

Monday Shopper: A Dodge Power Wagon That Truly Deserves To Be Called “Macho” – 440-6 Power!

In the late 1970s, responding to the tastes of custom tricks performed on their vehicles, Dodge introduced an interesting marketing setup. Composed of tricked-out trucks and vans, the grouping was...

Blank Slate: This 1976 Crown Supercoach Needs To Be RV Converted!

You can blame all of my bus fixation on living in the Pacific Northwest as a kid. When I lived in Illinois, I rode around in conventional Chevrolet C-60 buses and later, International conventionals,...

When A Trar Isn’t: This 1990 Pontiac Grand Prix Was A Semi-Factory Backed Off Road Racer!

Before you write this thing off as yet another unfortunate freak that we managed to find, hear us out for a second. This car, truck, thing is not a Trar in the traditional sense. No, this was a...

Make Winter Bend To Your Will With This M1078 Plow and Sander Combo

With blizzards, the polar vortex, and every other crummy thing about winter happening in full force across the country, its officially time to gear up, BangShifters. The junk ass weather always...

Trar Alert: This 1976 Mustang II Cobra Can Stop Traffic AND Drive Over It! Priced To Sit

Make no mistake about it, this 1976 Mustang II Cobra is clean. The body looks straight, the chassis it is sitting on (which we’re guessing is a Bronco because the ad does not say looks good,...

Believe In Beef: This 1971 Dodge D-300 Stakebed Is A Shop Truck Score

Is there anything more purpose-driven than a good old stakebed truck? One engine, room for two, maybe three, and a big flat tray with the option to add in some walls if you so desire. I personally...

Work Truck Dreaming: This 1977 Dodge Power Wagon Is Very Worthy

The desire for a truck has hit hard, readers. Real hard. I’ve only owned two actual pickups and if we want to get picky about it, a total of four truck-ish vehicles. Three of those are Dodge...

This 1983 Jeep CJ-8 Scrambler Is The Vehicle From The Year I Was Born I Could Use Right About Now

I hate playing the “what car from the year you were born” game. 1983 didn’t offer up a lot of positive options. The Fox Mustang is a solid choice, but it wasn’t that much of...