Category Archive: XL Spotlight, XL Videos

The Hoonigan Crew Shoots King Of The Hammers! Just When You Thought Tire Smoke Was Their Only Game.

The Hoonigan boys and girls are all about loud and fast and fun, which means that King of the Hammers fits their bill. Most people would think so, but there isn’t much that is crazier than the...

Roadside Episode #2: The Road To The SEMA Show Is Paved By Square Body C10’s!

Fresh off the heels of three successful builds for SEMA…Jeremy & Frank are back again to finish up Frank’s out of this world (literally) Tahoe and completely customize and modernize a...

King Of The Hammers Rock Bouncer VS Rock Crawler Shootout – End Over End Action!

Watching Rock Bouncers and Rock Crawlers battle it out on a shootout style course to see which one is going to be the top of the heap for the King of the Hammers Rock Bouncers vs Rock Crawlers is a...

Suede Palace Grand National Roadster Show 2018 Photos: Traditionals, Hot Rods, Customs, And More.

The Grand National Roadster Show in Pomona is one of the biggest events to come to the LA County Fairgrounds each and every year. In a town full of killer car events, this one is extra special and...

This Dodge Adventurer D200 Is Old Truck Perfection

There is something about a truck. There have been songs written about them, a million analogies about them, and at least a million uses for one. But more importantly, there is something special about...

These VW Camper Vans Were Resurrected From Their Graves In Wyoming After Being Forgotten

I love campers and camper vans, and I’m also a big fan of VW vans, so when I saw this story about VW Camper Vans that had apparently been all but forgotten in Wyoming I had to check it out....

The Ridetech 48-Hour 2nd Gen Camaro Build Is On At Barrett-Jackson! And It Sure Is Fun!

This is our 4th 48-Hour build and this time it is a bitchin orange 1970 Camaro that is getting the full boogie build LIVE at Barrett-Jackson with a full audience and everything. The car is getting a...

Here Is Your Tuesday Afternoon Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2018 Photo Update

It’s Tuesday and the sun is shining bright in Scottsdale Arizona at the Barrett-Jackson auction which means both the weather and the hot rods are hot here in Arizona. We’ve been posting...

This Silverado Has A 22 Inch Lift, Duramax Power, Big Brakes, And 50 Inch Tires. Oh, And ALL The Attitude.

They may not be the most practical, but giant trucks on giant tires are cool as hell no matter who you are. If you drive around town in something like this there is nobody that will garner more...

BangShift Destination Photo Gallery: The Massive Pumping Engines Of The Metropolitan Waterworks Museum – Watertown, Massachusetts

It’s always amazing when you live near something incredible and had no idea it existed. Such was the case with me and the Metropolitan Waterworks Museum in Watertown, Massachusetts. This place...

If Diesel Isn’t An Option, What Engine Do You Choose For Your Tow Rig?

Since we just got a big block powered square body dually, equipped with the venerable Big Block Chevrolet, we have of course been thinking about engine mods, swaps, etc. And the number of people that...

Buy A Ready To Run Top Fuel Sand Dragster For Only $35,000!

I have done a lot of racing, but sand drags is one I’ve never tried. I think it would be fun as hell though, especially in something like this! A full fledged Top Fuel Sand Dragster complete...

Dear Santa: If It’s Not Too Late, We’re Sure Some Big Ford BANGshifter Would Really Like This

If you like big trucks. And specifically big Ford trucks, then this F650 Crew Cab 4×4 is your jam. This sucker is huge and we dig it. We also like the fact that the seller is willing to trade...

Vintage Promotional Video Win: Watch Ford’s Big Red Turbine Big Rig In Action

Last week I posted a video about Chrysler’s turbine program and talked about how it was the most robust automotive turbine program that any of the OEM companies had embarked on. While I still...