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

This 1950 Willys Jeepster Is Literally On Death’s Door – Junkyard Spotted And Crusher Ready

Having been away from the house for the previous week, I was looking to have some fun with the boys as they had the day off from school yesterday. Tom wanted to eat at his favorite diner so we hopped...

SEMA 2014: This Chuck Mallet Built Silverado Is Retro Done Right – Sometimes Just Enough Really Is Just Enough (There’s Lots Of Horsepower, Though)

I guess I was in a truckin’ mood yesterday because after seeing the tracked FC170 Jeep at Daystar, the next thing that froze me was this awesome Silverado which is living in the Kooks Headers...

SEMA 2013: Mini-Feature – Quik Silver The Custom 1957 Chevy Truck To Rule Them All

While the nooks and crannies of SEMA 2013 are filled with the cars and trucks that bear checking out, some of them stand above the rest. This 1957 Chevy truck called Quik Silver is one of those...

BangShift Test Drive: The 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit Eco-Diesel – A Throwback To The Future

This was my second go around with a Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit Eco-Diesel in 2014. Earlier in the year Criag Fitzgerald, Dave Nutting, and I had taken one on a 2,000 mile weekend road trip that saw...

Square Peg: This Bitchin Square Body Blazer Doesn’t Fit The Round Hole. NOW FOR SALE!

When the economy took a dump a few years ago, the truck market seemed to take one of the biggest his in the aftermarket, but that is a changin’! We dig trucks around here, whether laid out on...

BangShift Road Test: The 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 4WD LTZ Crew Cab – Duramax Diesel Power Under The Hood

One of the things I always pay attention to when cruising a road test car or truck is how much impact it is having on its immediate surroundings. Is anyone paying attention to it? Anyone gawking or...

Check Out This Sick Twin Turbo LS Powered 1964 GMC Pickup That Has The Sauce To Backup The Looks

When our buddy Kaleb Kelley, the man behind the hugely successful ClassicsDaily Instagram page, told us about Trevor Howard at FilteredImagePhotography, and mentioned a shoot he had done on a 1964...

Great Race Adventure 2014 Part Three: The Workhorse 2015 Chevy Suburban

(Words and Photos by Tommy Lee Byrd) – So, by now, you’re probably wondering about our brand new 2015 Suburban production vehicle. It’s an LT model with four-wheel drive, and it’s priced...

Road Test: The 2014 Ford F-150 Tremor – The Sport Truck That Almost Is

I’m not sure if this is a brag or not but I’d venture to say that I logged more miles and drove an F-150 Tremor faster than any other automotive writer has to this point. See, my wife and...

This Overgrown And Languishing Jeep Is Amazingly Rare And In Darned Good Shape For Living In A Veritable Jungle

(Words and photos by Greg Rourke) – After the recent feature on the Jeep wrecker, I was reminded of a Jeep I had been meaning to shoot for a while now. A Jeep panel delivery languished back in...

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland Diesel – BangShift Review

(Photos by Dave Nutting) – Last week, I had an epic road trip with Lohnes and Nutting to visit Trick Flow and Lingenfelter Performance Engineering. It was my first time on the road with these...

2014 Toyota Tundra Platinum: The Guts With None Of The Glory

(Photos by Dave Nutting) – Before last week I had never driven a Toyota Tundra. I have always viewed the Tundra as something akin to a character from a 1980s spy movie. You know the ones...

Mini-Feature: A 1957 International Welding Truck That’s The Same As It Was When It Left The Job Site

(Words and photos by Greg Rourke) – We sometimes see a guy at car shows with a 1957 International Harvester pickup. He tells us his grandfather bought the truck brand new, and converted it for...

Mini-Feature Replay: The Incredible 1960 F100 by Two Brothers Custom Trucks From SEMA 2011!

(Editor’s Note: Our SEMA 2012 coverage will begin later today. Here’s my favorite piece of iron from SEMA 2011!) –  Of all the vehicles I saw and crawled over at the 2011 SEMA...