Category Archive: BangShift XL, XL Event Coverage, XL Off Road Feature, XL Truck Feature

LS Fest X Quick Take: Polaris RZR

Last year I got the opportunity to blast a Polaris RZR around on desert trails in southern Nevada as part of a BFGoodrich promotion for the Mint 400. Of all the things that I could say about the...

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...

This Super C Motorhome Is A Military Grade Giant That Would Be An Epic Off-Road Adventurer

I like RVs and I cannot lie! Of course my norm isn’t something this gnarly and huge, but I’ll take it! This is one of those things that pulls into the campground or out on the beach and...

Coolest Race Car Transporter Ever? The Restored Ecurie Ecosse Bus Hauler Is Absolutely Amazing

There are race car haulers and then there are RACE CAR HAULERS. This historic piece of iron from Europe is one of the coolest ever made and the video below not only profiles the rig itself but the...

A Diesel Stroker That Isn’t A Cummins: Innovative Thinking And Machine Work Make This 383cid Power Stroker Fly

Normally when we talk about stroked diesel engines around here, we’re talking about Cummins inline six power plants. There are multiple options out there on the market for stretching the...

The Biggest Peterbilt 389 Conventional Ever? This Sucker Is A Bad Ass!

With a 192 inch sleeper, this Conventional Peterbilt 389 is a HUGE bastard but man it is awesome. And thanks to a CAT X15 under the hood, which features more than 600 horsepower and 2000 lb ft of...

This Old School Two Door Tahoe Is A Bad Ass Ride No Matter What You Call It.

When GM went from the Square Body series of trucks to what is now referred to as the OBS, or Old Body Style, trucks in 1988 they also started changing names. Instead of being called a Blazer, the two...

More On-Road Photos From Rocky Mountain Race Week! Drag Cars In The Rain!!!

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) Day 4 of Rocky Mountain Race Week was fun for some, an adventure for others, and hell for those that are left. As a full travel only day, this was one of the days to let it...

Watch Bigfoot 1 Get Driven Harder Than We Have Ever Seen – Think The Front End Fails?

There’s always something interesting about watching an icon get used and used hard in motorsports. In this case we’re talking about Bigfoot 1, perhaps the coolest monster truck of all...

Radical Truck Video: This 1973 Ford F600 Custom Pickup Is Absolutely Cool!

So today is my Brazilian kick, I suppose as this is our second peek into the car culture of that South American country and boy is it strong. Technically this is truck culture but you know what...

World’s Fastest Wrecker -The Story Of A Big Block Chevy Powered, Holmes 440 Equipped, Speed Machine

This is the kind of stuff that we love. Like literally love. Who out there knew that in 1979 the Ernest Holmes company decided to set the world’s closed course speed record for a wrecker and...

Truck-omotive: Ever Heard Of A Nordco Shuttlewagon? Locomotive Truck or Truck Locomotive? BangShifty!

In the realm of stuff that we never knew existed, the Nordco Shuttlewagon is king. Working with the mundane title “rail car mover” what you see here is basically the most extreme version...

BangShift Feature: The Story Of The Lost and Forgotten WWII Ford Sea Jeeps

In late 1941, after signing off on construction of the original Jeep vehicles, the US government threw out a new challenge to manufacturers. That challenge was to design an amphibious version of the...

Hover Torquer: This Video Feature Of A Wildly Low Slung 1958 Ford C550 Is Awesome – Cummins Power, Burnouts, More!

This is one wild truck. It has the visual impact of a sledgehammer and the truck has a cool backstory and build story as well. The 1958 Ford C550 cab was found intact in a junkyard and the cab along...