Category Archive: BangShift XL, ENGINES, MISC, RACING & ACTION, Videos, XL Truck News, XL Videos

Hookin’ and Bookin’: Watch the Legendary Ken Veney Make A Picturesque Full Pull In His Mini-Rod Tractor

If Ken Veney had decided to retire from drag racing all those years ago and whittle sticks on the front porch, he’d have left an amazing legacy in the sport and in motorsports. His...

The King Is Dead, Long Live The King: Toyota Brings More Horsepower, Luxury and, Capability In Next Gen Land Cruiser

(By Tom Lohnes) – Well folks, the latest version of the faithful Toyota Land Cruiser is here, and it is definitely a controversial one. Coming in two flavors: the on-road focused, luxurious...

Huge News: PRI Membership Program Now Open To Individuals – If You Love Racing In Any Form, THIS Is How To Protect It

There are moments in time when big things happen and it’s exciting to see them unfold right before you. This announcement from PRI is all of those things x1,000. Why? PRI has announced that...

Apollo Video: Check Out This Neat 1960s Footage Of The Grumman Lunar Rover Prototype – Weinermobile In Space?

The last missions of the Apollo program over the course of 1971-1972 are largely forgotten by many people and that’s kind of crummy. Lots of neat stuff was done on those trips to the moon and...

Tiny Tough Guy: Is Ford Planning On A Factory Hot Rodded Version Of The Little Maverick Truck?!

(By Tom Lohnes) – Ford, a company known for making trucks named after scary animals, has filed another trademark. This time it isn’t for a dinosaur, but for a smaller, less aggressive beast...

There’s A New American Inline Six Engine Coming And It’s Not Exactly Who You’d Expect It From

(By Tom Lohnes)-  The new Jeep Grand Cherokee L is just hitting dealers now, and is agreed to be a pretty solid SUV. Jeep, however, doesn’t exactly think it’s perfect. Apparently, the all-new...

Jeep Fires Back: The New Xtreme Recon Jeep Wrangler Package May Leave You Asking, “Bronco? Never Heard of It”

(By Tom Lohnes) – The Ford Bronco just entered production, and the owners who have waited nearly a year for their car are finally getting their orders fulfilled. The catch is, the off-road...

Holley Moparty 2021 Registration Is Now Open! Join Us In Bowling Green For The Festivities!

I love being the voice of this event and had so much fun with the people of Moparty. We had dozen’s sign up for the Mullet Competition, including a bunch of kids, and everyone who participated...

So Much Trucking Sense: The Nissan Navara PRO-4X Warrior Is Tailor Made For The American Truck Market…And Is Not Sold Here

(By Tom Lohnes) – The Nissan Navara is essentially the Toyota Hilux to the Frontier’s Tacoma. It’s the cooler, better, global truck Americans don’t get because of the stupid chicken tax....

Teaser Peek: Here’s What The Next Generation Toyota Tundra Will Look Like

(By Tom Lohnes) – Well, that’s a look. After a few images of the all-new Toyota Tundra surfaced, Toyota decided to release two official images of the new Tundra to the public prior to its...

This 1972 Video Featuring Chevy Trailers And RVs Is So Cool – An El Camino With A 5th Wheel?!

The recreational vehicle and trailer industry in the USA is booming. The pandemic saw many hundreds of thousands of families invest in an RV, a camper, a trailer, and all the stuff that comes along...

Tough and Cheap: Jeep Now Offering Gorilla Glass Windshield Upgrade For Less Than $100!

(By Tom Lohnes) – Do you have a spare $95 and are frustrated that your jeep Wrangler’s windshield keeps breaking? Well, Jeep has the solution for you, and its OEM. Using the famed Gorilla...

QA1 Project Corkscrew Update: This Video Shows The First Pre-Build Drive Of The 1969 D100 Truck!

You don’t know where you are going if you don’t know where you came from, right? That’s the point of this QA1 Project Corkscrew update video. You are going to see this virtually...

Are You Feeling It: Ford’s Grand Small Truck Experiment Is Officially Underway With The Maverick

(By Tom Lohnes) – The return of the compact truck is upon us, and it seems to be a very interesting class of vehicle. The Ford Maverick is an extremely early entrant, and it packs a punch....