Category Archive: XL Online Find, XL Spotlight

With The Baja 1000 Coming Up, We Thought This Might Be Just What We Need!

Desert off-road racing is a thing here in SoCal. A big thing. And because of that we see a jillion times more prerunner style trucks on the road here than you find anywhere else. I’ve always...

This 1956 Ford C500 Marmon Herrington Range Tender Fire Truck Is Incredible…And For Sale

Stuff like this is what keeps me excited to pound the keys every day for BangShift. Why? When’s the last time you ever saw anything even close to like this before? You are looking at a 1956...

A Road-Going UFO: This 1972 Rectrans Discoverer Class A Motorhome Is A Freakshow!

How could the man who was responsible for the Ford Mustang Boss 302, the 1963 Corvette and 1968 Corvette be responsible for one of the strangest motorhomes ever conceived? Larry Shinoda’s body...

Money No Object: “Whiskey Bent”, The Dodge Pickup Of Your Roadtrip Dreams

I’ve known about this truck for a few years. It is a perfect example of finding a vehicle you hate and seeing it built into something that you can only love. I’m no fan of the first or...

Rough Start: The Work Truck Kick Continues With This Low-Buck Chevy Dually!

Yep, I’m still stuck on the idea of a purposeful work truck for BangShift Mid-West. We already have a truck, but that would be the wife’s Silverado SS, and the last time I used it as a...

A Home-Built RV That Isn’t Scary! This 1942 Chevrolet G506 Army Truck Is Beautiful!

World War II ramped up manufacturing in the United States like nothing else had before. Factories cranked out ships, planes, trains and trucks by the millions in the name of the War Effort. Everyone...

Rough Start: This International Flatbed Is A Work-Truck Dream!

As Angry Grandpa got his bath at the local car wash, I walked over to the Toyota dealership that is butted up right next door to walk through the used car sections to see what was available. Most of...

Here’s A Craigslist Ad For A C-10 That You Are Not Likely To Soon Forget

People send in Craigslist ads and story ideas to us all the time. And sometimes people send us funny Craigslist ads. Often those funny ads are too “colorful” in the language department to...

The Bourbon Suburban Is One Bitchin Cruiser That You Can Own And We Can’t Stop Drooling Over

Our friends at Classic Car Liquidators showed us this ‘64 Suburban a week back and we’re in LOVE. This big, bad ride came to them halfway finished with the interior needing finished, body...

The “WTF?” Files: Who Built A Diesel Dodge Aspen Wagon Using A Chrysler-Nissan Mill?

Just when I think I’ve heard about every possible thing that could be done with a Chrysler F/M/J platform, something even weirder comes around and I have to file away another bit of trivia in...

This 1979 Jeep CJ5 Is Not Exactly Our Taste – The Seller Is Hoping It Is Someone’s

There are certain things we find on the internet that make our souls hurt and this 1979 Jeep CJ5 is one of them. Looking past the purple chassis and suspension components below the blue body, looking...

RacingJunk Find: Blue Oval Brute – This 1968 Ford F-350 Is A Mud Slinging Beast

If you only think a hot rod needs to sit low to the ground and hustle down the asphalt aisle as quickly as possible, you are really missing the point. Why? Because you’d never think that stuff...

This Incredibly Nice 1990 Chevrolet Crew Cab Ramp Truck Has Just Been Gone Through And Is A Must Buy

This truck needs to sell this weekend, which has me wanting to call and give a ridiculously low offer on the thing since I’m poor and have no business buying something new. With that said, I...

Roadside Find: This Classic B-Model Mack Wrecker Is Yankee Ingenuity At Its Finest

(By Greg Rourke) – Our recent road trip took us to New England, with Maine being our destination. The land of lobsters and Moxie, a soft drink I don’t understand the appeal of. It was...