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

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...

This Hand Made Steam Engine Took 30 Years To Build And Now It Can Be Yours

Hot rodding is really a singular activity. We all enjoy hanging out with other hot rodders but the things that we do individually, we do for ourselves. Maybe other people like them, maybe they become...

Incredible: Jack Bally Built A Flying 1/3 Scale B-17 Bomber From Scratch – Video and Info Here!

(By Scott Liggett) –We at Bangshift.com have such respect for the generation of WWII. Part of that respect includes the machines the men and women used to fight a world war against enemies...

Nicest One On Earth: This 1966 Ford F-260 (yes, 260) Truck Is Incredible

Sometimes you have to hate your friends. I have been searching for a project/old hunk of something for a little while now. I’ve been in this mindset of finding a cool, old four wheel drive...

This Little 1970 Datsun U521 Crew Cab Truck Is Rare, Weird, and Kind Of Awesome

As we speed toward our 30,000th blog item here at BangShift there are some things that continue to surprise us. Firstly is seeing a car or a type of car that we have never seen before or never knew...

This K20 Square Body Suburban Seems Like The Perfect Urban And Off-Road Assault Vehicle

Square Body Chevrolet and GMC Suburbans are some of my favorite body style Suburbans. I grew up in one and think they look great lifted or lowered and even stock. I’ve always wanted to have one...

Bullnose Brute: This 1985 Ford F-350 Hasn’t Seen Hard Use Yet!

The itch for a truck has been striking again. Normally I can ignore it and it goes away after a while, but every now and then I look to see what’s out there on the market. My truck preferences...

This 1948 Willys Jeep CJ-2A Is An Awesome And Accurate Look At The post War Jeeps America Fell In Love With

After serving dutifully in every role that the military asked it to serve, the Jeep came home a war hero just like the soldiers that operated them in all the varied theaters of WWII. The pluggy...

Money No Object: You Need This 1976 Chevrolet Blazer Sand Dragger In Your Life Because…Well, Reasons.

Let’s be quite blunt for one second: the truth of the matter is that you need nothing more than a Hyundai Accent to run 80% of your errands, and what that car won’t do, a four-banger S-10...

What The What?! Someone Put A Backhoe On An Airport Tug And Made The Coolest Thing Ever

There are some ideas that humanity may just not be ready for yet. Some things that our species may struggle to embrace as a whole but as the unstoppable march of time carries on, they will be looked...

The Woodsman: This 1972 ex-Forest Service Dodge Power Wagon Is An Awesome Workhorse

For the most part, Lohnes and I can see eye-to-eye on trucks, with a couple of minor indiscretions. He likes older rigs, me not so much. He likes the geared-down, lumbering tractor-like styles of...

Save Christmas And Buy The Van! This 1974 Chevy Short Wheelbase Van Has A Lot Going For It And A Shifter That’ll Keep You Fit!

Pressure is mounting. Time is running out. That perfect gift for that special someone has eluded you for too long. Maybe it is a wife. Maybe a girlfriend. Maybe a drifter that you have seen wandering...

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...