Category Archive: BangShift XL, XL Street Truck Feature, XL Truck Feature

Hidden Gem: We Find And Check Out One Of The Coolest Old Garages In Wisconsin

(Words and photos by Greg Rourke) – Here in the Midwest when you have rug rats, vacation means the Wisconsin Dells. When the little darlings grow up and move out, the adults go to Door...

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...

What’s Old Is New Again: The Rustic Nail & Co. 1948 Dodge Is Renewed Art

Restoration is the art of returning something to it’s original state. “Restification” describes the art of restoring, namely applied to a vehicle, but adding modifications to either...

BangShift Quick Drive: 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty 4×4 Regular Cab With 6.7L Power Stroke V8

Yes, they do still exist! We’re talking about new standard cab pickup trucks of course as they have been overshadowed by four door cab trucks over the span of the last 15 years. There’s...

The CJ5 Go-For-Digger – A True Mighty Mite (With Video of One In Action!)

People can knock Facebook all they want, but I’m into it. This post about what has to be the coolest freaking factory Jeep ever comes from a tip BangShifter Jeremy George sent me on FB. What...

Rig Rod Feature: This Detroit Diesel Powered Rod Started Life As A Fire Truck!

(Words and photos by Mike Bradford) – Jay Ouellette is the owner of Bumper to Bumper Auto Repair in Twin Mountain NH and like many of us grew up reading Hot Rod and other similar magazines...

Truckin’ Awesome: You’ll Dig Our Look Back At Turn Of The Century Trucks

(Photos: DPL Digital collection) – Back when I was a kid, my grandfather gave me an old book called “This Was Trucking” and it was spellbinding. I read it about 300 times over the...

This Single Cab Dualie Has A Duramax, The Right Number Of Doors, The Ride Number Of Tires, and A Six Speed!

If there is a very rare breed in the world of the modern pickup truck it is the single cab dualie. It is getting to the point where spotting one of these things going down the road turns into a neck...

Darth Fummins: This Ford Dualie Has Cummins Power To Get It Down The Road

No “Fummins” is not a typo (which, let’s be honest we have mastered around here) it is some diesel slang for a Cummins powered Ford truck. That’s exactly what you are looking...

BangShift Truck Review: The 2016 Ram Rebel – Is Ram’s Fun Truck Offering Just That?

The 2016 Ram Rebel is an interesting case in that it kind of created its own niche in the already populated pickup truck market. Not as hardcore as a Raptor or a Power Wagon but more capable than...

Doing Camping Right At Bonneville! This 1967 International 4×4 Paired With A Vintage Shasta Trailer Is Perfect!

I truly wish I had run into the owner of this truck and trailer combo that I spotted on the salt yesterday. Why? I would have laid a solid man hug on him because the whole package is pretty much...

Super, Indeed! Ford Releases New 2017 Super Duty Power And Capability Numbers – They Are HUGE

Just when you thought that the pickup power wars had reached critical mass, Ford has assured that they are a long way from over. Just days ago, the company announced the power levels and capability...

2016 Nissan Titan XD PRO-4X: We Drive The Cummins V8 Powered Rig On and Off Road

(Photos by Dave Nutting) – If there is a bigger truck story in 2016 than the launch of the all new Nissan Titan, we’re not sure what it is. Nissan has pushed all of their proverbial...

Muscle Mass: Big Horsepower And A Big Sticker Price – Does The 2016 Yukon Denali Deliver?

I’m always interested to see how the neighbors or my friends happen to react to a given test car or truck showing up at the BangShift eastern world offices. We have had some interesting stuff...