Category Archive: FORD, TECH, Tech Stories, Videos, XL Spotlight, XL Tech Stories, XL Videos

$1,000 Build: The $1,000 F100 Is Running And Getting Close To Being A Real Hot Rod!

Okay folks, it’s tire smoking time! The $1,000 build is going together splendidly and is really starting to look like something you’d want to cruise around town. I love it. And anytime...

One-Off Billet Aluminum Trailing Arms For Kyle LeDuc’s Trophy Truck From Kibbetech

Man these suckers are sexy! In this latest update from Kibbetech, on what all is going on in the shop, what new projects have arrived, and what new parts are coming off the CNC machine, you’ll...

This 2015 Ford F-550 Might Be The Ultimate Off-Road RV. This Is Expedition Vehicle Greatness.

When I first saw this ad on Facebook I immediately thought of the Turtle Expedition, but this thing takes that to a whole other level in the size department. This thing is HUGE! It’s a 2015...

More Photos Of Off-Road Truck Jumping At Holley’s LSFest West. High Flying Trucks!

There were insane numbers of cars, trucks, and oddities at Holley’s LSFest West but some of our favorites were the high flying off-road trucks making big air jumps at the dirt track....

Stadium SUPER Trucks Live Stream Replay From The 2021 St. Petersburg Race

If you are a regular here at BANGshift.com then you know that I dig the Stadium SUPER Truck races. I’ve been lucky enough to hang out with Robby Gordon and a few of these trucks, even before...

This Classic 1974 GMC Sierra Is Squarebody Greatness! Man The Things We’d Do With This Thing!

Love it, hate it, understand it, or don’t, patina is king. Especially when it is earned like the patina on this awesome 1974 GMC Sierra. There is something about a classic truck that just looks...

Welding Sheet Metal Or Plate To Tubing Takes Some Work. Here’s How To Do It Right.

The devil is in the details, and sometimes there is no place this is more apparent on a project than in the fabrication of the chassis or roll cage. The Fabrication Series has been showing you ways...

Burbling Beast: See And Hear This Massive Oshkosh Plow Truck Rumble With A 1,090ci Hall-Scott Engine

Today we’re coming in hot with a truly massive rig in every way shape or form. This video shows a vintage Oshkosh truck that is fitted with a V-plow large enough to cut a swath through a...

Watch This 5-Axis CNC Machine Cut Up 125 lbs Of Billet Aluminum Into A Long Travel Trophy Truck Spindle

Wow, just wow. This is awesome. In this latest video from Kibbetech you’ll see their new Billet Aluminum Trophy Truck Spindle being whittled out of a big 125 lb chunk of billet aluminum to end...

Cross Country Road Trip In The World’s Largest Square Body With Finnegan. And Boats. Yep, More Boats.

This is a great video from Mike Finnegan and David Newbern. Why? Well because the first two thirds of this video are everything you expect from classic Finnegan and Newbern as they get the...

The Big Block K5 Swap Is On! The 187 Customs Crew Is On It. “Is the Drain Plug In It?”

Take one well worn K5 Blazer with an anemic small block and swap in a used Big Block out of something else. What could possibly go wrong? I mean these K series trucks were available with big blocks,...

Add Almost 500 lb-ft of Torque to Your Cummins-Powered Dodge Ram With Plug In Ease.

Never in history have you been able to buy a more powerful truck from the big three. The battle of towing supremacy has been pushed to limits even the engineers at Ram, Ford, and GM never expected....

Ridetech Recipe: This 2003 GMC Sierra Is Sleeper Gold With A Twin Turbo 6.0 Under The Hood

It’s got a twin turbo LS under the hood, so it has to be good, but there is so much about this GMC Sierra that makes me want to own it. It’s got two major flaws, and we’ll cover how...

PRI Announces All New Membership Program: Businesses And Race Teams To The Front! Individual Memberships Soon!!

PRI has been focused on big things and big changes for more than a year now, and against all odds have really made a huge push despite the global pandemic. One of the things their new leader Jamie...