Category Archive: BangShift XL, eBay Find, XL Online Find

Homebuilt Perfection: This 1955 GMC Wrecker Was Made By A Body Shop More Than A Half-Century Ago

This is the second old rusty truck today that I have fallen head over heels in love with. I’m still trying to find the right project car to shove in the garage here at BangShift Eastern World...

Formidable Ford: This 1962 F-700 Is A Custom Made, Four Wheel Drive, Slogging Monster Truck

Few sights take my breath away quicker and harder than an old medium duty truck turned into a pickup for fun. I’ve lived that life, owned one, and loved it with all my heart. Trucks like this...

Vintage Truck Project Perfection: This 1946 Federal Truck Is All There And Begging For A Restoration

In a never ending bid to cause me personal harm through an automotive purchase, my pal Alan Reinhart threatened to buy this awesome 1946 Federal Truck. I’ll give the guy credit, he has good...

Money No Object: 2018 Ford Super Duty – An Ex-SEMA Truck We’d Actually Own!

The time is drawing near! This is the season where the three of us pack up a suitcase, make our way to the airport and meet up in Las Vegas for a week of automotive overload. SEMA is just a few days...

Factory Freak or Fanciful Fraud? Did This 1973 International Travelall Really Come With A 3-53 Detroit Diesel And A 5-Speed?

Make no mistake about it, we think that this truck is 100% bad ass. We’re also not throwing rocks at the seller for advertising the rig as he is. We’re guessing that he was told the same...

Low Cab Forward: 1972 Dodge LCF Tractor – That’s A Cute Ram You Have There, Son

Diesel Dodge guys are a weird bunch. They are so focused on the mighty Cummins six cylinder and what it can do…even if all they actually do with it is blast small cars in traffic with sooty...

Honey, I Bought A Convertible: You Need This AM General 5-Ton In Your Life!

Whenever that music plays that cues the flashback to my military career, it usually winds up with me bitching about HMMWVs, waxing poetic about Kiowa Warriors, or fawning over LMTVs. But there was...

Touch Nothing Inside: This 2000 Ford Super Duty Limo Can Be Your Rockstar Dream!

If for no other reason, the write-up on this 2000 Ford Super Duty limousine needs to be saved for the historical files. Limousines have a shelf life: they start out coveted, perform high-end work,...

This 1980 K15 GMC Has 12 Inches Of Lift, Super Swampers, And All The Right Attitude

In the 1980s and 1990s, owning a lifted truck like this 1980 model GMC would have had you looking liking a complete stud. 12 inches of lift, and a great set of Super Swampers made everything else...

Overland Extrodinare: This Stewart and Stevenson LMTV Luxury RV Is Ready For Rocks, Rivers, Zombies, and Whatever Else!

When one combines a giant military truck with a small luxury condo, you get this. A Stewart and Stevenson LMTV based luxury SUV with only 31,000 miles on the clock is for sale on eBay. Yeah, the...

The Neatest Engines For Sale On eBay Are Two WWII Era Guiberson Diesel Radial Tank Mills!

This is not what we expected to find when we went cruising around eBay today looking for neat stuff. What you are looking at are a pair of 265hp Guiberson T-1020 engines. These 9-cylinder diesels...

This 1977 Dodge Tandem Axle Van Is A Long Wheelbase, Bedroom Equipped Freak On Wheels!

The revival/resurgence of the vintage vanning scene is still in its growth stages so now is the time to get up on some cool old iron so when the thing blows open like an over ripe melon, you’ll...

Money No Object: 1973 Dodge Power Wagon – Everybody Wins!

There is a long-standing argument within BangShift Mid-West about the usefulness of a truck. I’m of the mindset that unless it is a purpose-built machine that is ready to do sincere, serious...

This Square Body Suburban Is Near Mint And Would Make The Ultimate Family Cruiser And Tow Pig

There have been a bunch of really cool Square Body Suburbans that have come up for sale recently. One of them that just keeps calling my name is this 1988 half ton. It’s got a lot of history,...