Category Archive: XL Spotlight, XL Videos

These Rock Bouncers Find Out Just How Gnarly A Waterfall Climb Can Be! Flips, Spins, And Tumbles Oh My.

Rock bouncers are pretty awesome rides. They use speed and momentum to almost fly over and through some obstacles. But climbing shear faces and waterfalls takes all the right combo of power,...

SEND IT: High Flying Sand Dunes Jumping Trucks Take Over Pismo Beach! Watch This!

Every time I see a video featuring high flying desert race style trucks or prerunners I want to build one. Then when I’m actually around them I want to build one even more. As a responsible...

The Rtech Fabrications Built Ponderosa 1966 Chevrolet Crew Cab 4×4 Dually Truck Is One Awesome Beast

If you aren’t familiar with the crew over at Rtech Fabrications, you certainly need to be. They build trucks that never came from the factory and build them in a way that makes you question...

Our Bonneville Speed Week Coverage Starts Right Here With Photos From The Pits

Torrential rains on Thursday night delayed the start of the 71st running of Bonneville Speed Week as flooded pits, tracks, and return roads meant a dry out was in order. After assessing the...

Ken Block Takes His New Raptor Out For Some Shock Tuning So It Will Jump Better!

Jumping trucks is fun. But it can also be destructive, especially when the suspension on said truck is not setup to absorb the shock of the landing. Take off can be touchy too, but it is the landing...

Here’s The Dirt Equivalent To Outlaw Pro Mod Racing – These Dirt Drag Racing Rigs Are Nuts!

We’ll forever be fascinated with the application of massive horsepower to the ground whether it is on asphalt or something way less sold. This video falls into that “way less solid”...

The Bad Obsession Boys Cummins Swap Their Escargot Car Hauler Project

Cummins swapping a square body or something like that has become sort of common, even if it is a lot of work, but when the Bad Obsession Motorsports boys from England decided they needed to dump...

Crazy Skills: Check Out This Guy’s Sick Lego Builds – One Off GM Dually Truck, Jeeps, Hot Rods, More!

The wonders never cease around here, that’s for sure. Anthony Ambrosio sent us some incredible links to a person who’s skills with Legos outstrip our skills with, well everything...

BangShift Remembers Larry Koester: Three Time NTPA Grand National Champion, Inspiration, Heck Of A Guy

(Photos by David Whealon, Adam Draudt and Jeremy Tyndall) – Back on July 20th, 2019 the pulling world was rocked by the news that Larry Koester, one of the most inspirational and hard running...

Blueprint Engines Drops The Price On Their 530 Horsepower LS3 Crate Engine By $1300!

We’ve been through the Blueprint Engines factory in Kearney Nebraska, have been running one of their 400 cubic inch Power Adder small block Chevrolets in pretty extreme conditions for the past...

This Is One Massive Military Wrecker: This Sucker Can Haul Anything!

Take a look at this one! This is an ultra rare M1089 Wrecker, aka a military tow truck. It only has 150 miles on it! Yep that is correct. It was never actually delivered to the US Military and was...

When You Build A Bitchin Truck And Crash It, Do You Rebuild It With Less Concern For Crashing It Again?

When our boy Marcel first built the C10 known as Foxy, it was amazingly clean and sexy. A real “show and go” truck that had a look all its own. In a land of a jillion C10 builds, this one...

Watch a 4,000hp Locomotive Get Built by Hand in 1928 – Absolutely Amazing Video

No hype, no BS, no exaggeration, this video is friggin’ awesome. This is footage from 1928 news reels showing the construction of a massive 3,600hp locomotive in Canada. It made us want to...

Who Wouldn’t Want To Haul Ass Across The Desert Behind The Wheel Of This?!?!

We’ve always got the hankering to drive fast across the desert in a race truck, buggy, or car. In fact it is one of the things I truly want to race more than a lot of other things. Sure my list...