Category Archive: BangShift News, BangShift XL, MOPAR, MOPAR, XL Project Trucks

BangShift Power Laggin’ Project Truck Update: Fixing Rust And Stopping Leaks On This Old Rig!

Welcome back to our coverage of Project Power Laggin’! Follow along as we take a tired 1979 Dodge W150 Power Wagon we found in Central Maine and transform it from a derelict roadside attraction to...

Raise The Roof: The Bus-Turned-Car-Hauler Program Continues On!

Earlier this year, we learned about one of the more ambitious projects we’ve taken notice to: the conversion of a 2005 Thomas bus into a half recreational vehicle/half car hauler setup. Using a...

BangShift Power Laggin’ Project Truck Update: Fixing More Hackery And Making Some Improvements!

Welcome back to our coverage of Project Power Laggin’! Follow along as we take a tired 1979 Dodge W150 Power Wagon we found in Central Maine and transform it from a derelict roadside attraction to...

BangShift Power Laggin’ Project Truck Update: Let’s Fix Some Really Questionable Stuff!

Welcome back to our coverage of Project Power Laggin’! Follow along as we take a tired 1979 Dodge W150 Power Wagon we found in Central Maine and transform it from a derelict roadside attraction to...

BangShift Power Laggin’ Project Truck Update: What The Heck Did We Get Ourselves Into?

Welcome back to our coverage of Project Power Laggin’! Follow along as we take a tired 1979 Dodge W150 Power Wagon we found in Central Maine and transform it from a derelict roadside attraction to...

Diving In Deep: The First Installment Of Converting An Old School Bus Into A Luxurious Car Hauler!

I’ve always wanted to do something with a school bus. I think it’d be cool…a rolling RV conversion project, BangShift Mobile Command Center, my bug-out project vehicle, all easily...

Introducing Project Power Laggin’: a 1979 Dodge W150 Power Wagon For Weekend Workhorse Duty!!

BangShift has a new project vehicle: Project Power Laggin’! Follow along as we take a tired 1979 Dodge W150 Power Wagon we found in Central Maine and transform it from a derelict roadside...

Large-Scale Revival: Waking Up A 1986 International Eagle From A Rest

Trucking actually factors in pretty big into my background. Not me, personally…the largest vehicles I’ve dealt with have been military trucks that equate to a medium-duty rig…but my...

Chip Foose Is Building The C/28, A Camaro Inspired 1967 Chevrolet Sport Truck The Factory Might Have Built

Everyone knows Chip Foose, and everyone knows that his design ideas can be really inspiring. In this case, his design is not the inspiration, but rather inspired by a 1967 Z/28 302 Small Block...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Do You Love Rancho’s Project Two-Tone As Much As We Do?

There are loads of vehicles that make people smile at the SEMA show every year. There are a hand full of them that cause people to stop in their tracks, smile, and check it out. This is one of those...

Free Truck? We’re All About That! Here’s The Story Behind The Rescue Of This Dentside Ford!

(Words and Photos: Kevin Brown)  We all love a good deal, especially when it comes to cars and car parts, and especially when those cars or parts are free! I was lucky enough to happen across one...

Rescue Update: The “Wild Cherry” Chevy Van Has Come A Long Way In Half A Year!

Right at the tail end of 2017 we learned about a 1975 Chevrolet G10 van known as “Wild Cherry” that had lived one hell of a life. A true 1970s custom build, the Chevy had been built by...

LSFest West Is Only A Few Weeks Away And Here Is One Guy Thrashing To Make It.

LSFest West is awesome!!! But like most events, some big percentage of the people participating are thrashing to get their projects done in time. Peter Guy is one of those dudes who is building...

This Solid Beater Square Body Chevy Could Be Hot Rod Sleeper Greatness

(Words and Photos By Greg Rourke) I agree with Chad…I love me some square body GM pickups. I’ve owned several, but not because they were cool. They were rusted out beat up shitboxes that...