Category Archive: BangShift XL, XL New Truck Products, XL Truck News

GMC Releases Modern Day “High Boy” In New Factory Lifted 2019 Sierra AT4 – Worth It?

One of the most interesting things about the high performance aftermarket is how the products they make and sell actually influence the OEM production world. Don’t believe us? Look at vehicles...

2018 Easter Jeep Safari Concept Vehicles Are Here! Which one Is Your Favorite?

We told you the Easter Jeep Safari concept vehicles that Jeep puts together each year were on their way. Well, they’ve been unveiled and without further ado, here they are:   1. Jeep...

Easter Teaser: Jeep Releases Two Images For This Year’s Easter Jeep Safari Concepts

(Images: FCA North America) It’s that time of year again! Each year, Jeep whips up a few concept packages to bring out to Moab as part of the Easter Jeep Safari deal. Each year, we drool over...

Unveiled: 2018 Polaris RZR Turbo S – Your Own Personal Desert Runner Has Arrived, With Twenty-Five Inches Of Suspension Travel!

I recently spent more time with a side-by UTV than I had in ten years out in the Nevada desert blasting around in a Polaris RZR 1000 EPS. I loved the little thing…it had enough power for all...

Big News: Chevrolet Steps Back Into The Medium Duty Truck Market – Did Not See That One Coming!

In news that maybe someone, but not us saw coming, Chevrolet has reentered the medium duty truck segment for the first time since 2009 with the Silverado 4500, 5500, and 6500 series offerings. These...

Gearhead Americana: Amazing Photos Of Junkyards And Car Crashes 1930-1942 From The Library Of Congress Archive

As you know, we’re absolute suckers for Americana and historic photos here in the halls of BangShift.  I have recently been spending lots of time trolling the Library of Congress’s...

New Truck Grand Champion Class Added to LS Fest West & East – More Reasons To Attend!

Oh…as if you needed ANOTHER reason to attend either LS Fest or LS Fest West!? Now you have one. The guys that run the event have decided that one Grand Champion was not enough and we agree with...

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 2018 Holley LS Fest West Registration Is Open! Do You Want To Be Part Of The Fun In Las Vegas?

Enough moping about the cold weather, it’s time to start gearing up for the fun that is to be had in 2018, and one of the events that many should be looking forward to is Holley’s LS Fest...

Peterbilt Produces Its 1,000,000th Truck – Huge Milestone For Legacy Trucking Brand

Peterbilt has been one of the premier names in the world of Class 8 trucking across North American since the company’s founding in 1939. Through the ups and the downs in the economy, through...

Unveiled: 2019 Ram – An All-New Truck To Compete In The Heated Marketplace!

Ram, like Dodge before the split, refreshens trucks on a glacial scale. The current generation has been on sale since 2009, and while that isn’t nearly as long as the D/W-series’...

Unveiled: 2019 Ford Ranger – The Midsize Ford Is Back And Better Than It Ever Was!

The Ford Ranger pickup truck had a strong production run in it’s 29-year history. They were small, efficient, and birthed one of the most noteworthy vehicles of the last thirty years in the...

Chevrolet Has Released More Information On The Upcoming 2019 Silverado – 3.0L Inline-Six Duramax Diesel For Half-Tons!

We’ve seen the 2019 Silverado that Chevrolet is putting up against long-time rival Ford and the new Ram that’s just about to be unveiled, but it’s only now that we are learning the...

Oh, Great…Not You Too: Ford Is Being Sued For Diesel-Related Issues Now

The lawyer firm of Hagens Berman has been a pretty busy place lately. Not only are they handling the lawsuits connected to the Volkswagen diesel case, they also went after General Motors for their...