Category Archive: XL Project Trucks, XL Spotlight

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...

Help Us Name Our New Square Body Crew Cab Dually Project!

I’ve wanted a Chevrolet Crew Cab Dually since I was a kid. Probably since I was 10 or so, since we’d see them at the races all the time pulling gooseneck trailers and looking bad ass. Of...

Project White Bread Hits The Dyno, Gets Flowmaster Exhaust, And Heads Back To The Dyno

Bimbo, aka Project White Bread, is our 2004 Suburban tow pig project. It’s as clean as it gets, and yet we couldn’t leave it stock. We are after all BANGshift.com. So the windows got...

Woah Down: Here’s How To Upgrade The Brakes on Your 1971 C10 Truck With Wilwood

(By Kaleb Kelley) – We recently shared an update on this 1971 C10 we’re build at Classic Car Liquidators for our Win A Classic Sweepstakes. Since we nailed down the suspension and fixed this...

If You Were Choosing A $10,000 Tow Vehicle And Family Truckster, What Would It Be?

We are always drooling over Craigslist Finds and stuff we see at the swap meet. Crew cabs, duallys, vans, and step vans. It’s a sickness, I know, but one that I share with many of you guys and...

Project Hay Hauler: Junkyard Crawling For Upgrades To Our 1967 GMC C1500

(Words and Photos by Scott Liggett) In our first episode on the Project Hay Hauler ’67 GMC C1500 pickup, I went over how the truck was when I bought it in August 2014. Almost immediately, I...

Project Hay Hauler: A 1967 GMC C1500 That Oozes Cool, With A Junkyard Twist

When friend, and longtime BangShifter, Scott Liggett told us he had found a bitchin almost original 1967 GMC C1500 truck and that he was going to fix it up and drive it daily, we were thrilled. When...

The Revival, Part 3: The Nearly-Totaled 2001 Ford Super Duty Lives! It’s Been A While, But The Results Speak For Themselves!

  If you aren’t familiar with The Revival Super Duty, or need a quick reminder of just how bad this 2001 Ford was when work started, CLICK HERE for part one and CLICK HERE for part two! It...

BangShift Project Truck Spotlight: The Craziest 4×4 Build In The History Of BS!

It was ground floor BangShift forum member SuperBuickGuy who shot me a note a few weeks ago and rightfully whacked me across the back of the head as a reminder that we have BangShifters building some...

BangShift Project Spotlight: Check Out This Jeep Build That’s Just Getting Started

While many of the projects in the BangShift project build section are seasoned and long term, there are ever more that depict that happy time when a build is just getting started. Such is the case...

The Incredible Restoration Of This 1979 Kenworth K100 Truck Is One Of The Best Things On The Internet

As a 12-year old kid on vacation from England over here in America, Paul Cox saw a Kenworth K100 truck and was instantly in love. The model was best known for its role on the show BJ and the Bear...

BangShift Project Files: Not One, But Two Ford Truck Projects! A 427 In One, An EcoBoost Swap In The Other!

There are professional builders. There are skilled craftsmen. There are amateurs…like myself. And then there are guys like “EcoBoostedF100” in the forum, who make all of us look...

The Revival, Part 2: Our Super Duty Gets Straightened Out And Cleaned Up

The last time we checked in on the nearly-totalled 2001 Ford F-250, it had just rolled off the trailer and into the yard for an assessment of the damage, and there was plenty of it. The rear end had...