Category Archive: Car Features, CAR FEATURES, RACING & ACTION, Videos, XL Spotlight, XL Street Truck Feature, XL Truck Feature, XL Videos

When You Build A Van With Armored Wheel Wells And 500 Horsepower It Must Be A Burnout Machine

I love wagons, vans, and Suburbans, and since I’m such a square body fan I just can’t not like this awesome tire-smoking machine right here. When I first saw it at Holley’s LSFest...

$1,000 Build: So Close To Done! The $1,000 F100 Build Is So Close We Can Taste It, But Is Staying On Budget Even Possible?

The closer this truck gets to done the more I want to blow a few hundred dollars on two piles of steaming poo so I can weld them together and make them into something worth driving! Don’t you...

Here’s Our BANGshift Pick Spirit Award Winner From C10 Nationals: He Won A Free Entry To C10’s In The Park!

(Words and Photos by Charles Wickam) With half of BANGshift officially in Texas now, and attending more events, I personally wanted to give the presence a little boost in the public’s eyes. I...

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...

$1,000 Build: The Hot Rod F100 Is Coming Together For Stupid Cheap Money!

When you decide to build something on the cheap, and to share the entire experience with the world, it is pretty cool. But when you do so in a way that shows every detail, and every expense,...

Alex Taylor Shares The Latest On Dennis Taylor’s COE Project. This Bagged Big Block Beast Is One Cool Ride. Check Out The Cool Hydraulic Shifter!

You’ve heard me talk about cars that Dennis Taylor has built, and the fact that he’s one of the few builders left in the country that build a car from scratch while doing virtually...

The Bad Apple 1947 Chevrolet Truck Is Patina Greatness. Watch The Build At Tre 5 Customs Now.

Video series that show the build of a custom car or truck are always fun to watch, and in some cases I really like seeing all the work, all the details, and all the drama. But sometimes I like an...

The Toyota Land Cruiser Is Dead In America: Somehow Toyota Couldn’t Sell A Big Luxury SUV On A Continent Full Of Them

(By Tom Lohnes) – After more than 60 years of production, off-road dominance, and consistent reliability, The Toyota Land Cruiser is dead in the U.S market. What is responsible for the Land...

Is The Diesel Juice Worth The Wallet Squeeze: We Drive The New Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Unlimited EcoDiesel

We’re no stranger to the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited here at BangShift having driven and reviewed various models of the rig over the years. The latest edition of the machine is one that had us...

Long Time Coming: After 17 Years, Nissan Is Bringing Out A New Frontier – Redesign Or Refresh? You Be The Judge

(By Tom Lohnes) – A whole 17 years after being originally introduced, Nissan has redesigned their small truck, The Frontier. Or have they? Riding on a chassis that is architecturally the same...

OBS Clash: The Birth Of An Icon Meant The Sport Truck Era Was Born.

Anyone who reads BANGshift on any regular basis knows I’m a Chevrolet guy to the core, and that I love my Square Body Chevy pickups. But I love Chevrolet trucks in general and have owned...

Oldies, But Goodies? Let’s Look At The Three Oldest Trucks On The Market Today – Do They Stand Up?

(By Tom Lohnes) – Age is a thing no person or object can escape. With almost all modern cars on the market getting introduced or redesigned in the 2010s, only a few survive from the 00s. There...

Son Of An Alco: The 2020 GMC Sierra 2500 Denali Is A Road Going Luxury Locomotive

If you are shopping the top end of the domestic pickup truck market you are looking at heavier duty rigs, likely with all the bells and whistles, a diesel drivetrain, and as much chrome as you can...

Quick Drive: The 2020 Ford Explorer ST – Size Matters, Horsepower Matters, and Displacement Apparently Does Not Anymore

We officially live in the age of displacement replacement. The old hot rodding adage that has been used so many millions of times just doesn’t really have the same teeth as it once did. Why?...