Category Archive: BangShift News, BangShift XL, XL New Truck Products, XL Off Road Feature, XL Truck Feature, XL Truck News

Breaking News: First Look At The Upcoming Ford Bronco Raptor – 400+ Horsepower, Wild Suspension, 10-inches Wider Than Sasquatch!

(By Tom Lohnes) – The Ford Bronco has made quite a splash in the SUV scene since it was released in the Summer of 2020. With retro looks, an available manual transmission, and both 2 and...

Upgrade Video: How To Replace (And Improve) Your Dodge Truck’s Steering With A Borgeson Steering Shaft

There are certain operations you can perform on your car, truck, hot rod, whatever that may seem like small potatoes on paper but have a huge positive impact on the experience of piloting your stuff...

Nitrous Chainsaw Video: This Thing Is Called The Hulk And It Cuts Logs Like Butter

There is a vast world of chainsaw enthusiasts out there. Not just enthusiasts but guys and girls who compete with chainsaws at logging/lumberjack contests on the local, regional, and national level....

The Toyota Tundra Capstone Is The Top Tier Model – Does Your Wallet Have The Payload Capacity?

(By Tom Lohnes) – Do you want a 2022 Toyota Tundra? Is the near-$70,000 1794 edition not nice enough for you? Well, Toyota has a solution for that, and it’s aimed right at the Ford F-150...

Parking Lot Transformation: Check Out This 1997 OBS Chevy Getting Ride Tech Air Suspension In Rustic Conditions!

Buy a truck, road trip it 860 miles, give it a completely brand new suspension system, road trip it home. Oh, and that whole suspension system thing? Do that part in a parking lot! That’s the...

Chevrolet Introduces The 2024 Electric Silverado – The E-Pickup Truck War Is Officially On

(By Tom Lohnes) – After the shocking news of the Ford F-150 Lightning’s prices, Chevrolet utilized Ford’s momentum and the virtual CES show to debut their new all-electric Silverado truck,...

Teeth of Steel: This 1942 British Film Profiling Mechanical Excavators, Cable Shovels, and More Rules

We have showed you a lot of patriotic films made in the USA during WWII. Well, we were not the only country cranking out the content. This film, made in England circa 1942 is called Teeth of Steel...

Pluggers Beware: Pricing For the F-150 Lightning Is Revealed And They’ll Put Hair On Your Wallet

(By Tom Lohnes) – Ford has just revealed pricing for their highly anticipated F-150 Lightning, and it isn’t as affordable as you would expect. Here’s what the configurations look like....

Massive In Miniature: This 1988 USHRA Broadcast From The Pontiac Silverdome Is Bonkers!

Well, this is peak 1980s right here. You are going to see an awesome and totally bananas UHRA broadcast from the Pontiac Silverdome made in 1988. What’s crazy about this is not any one specific...

The Silent Treatment: This Video Of An Absolutely Mangled Diesel Engine Doesn’t Need Commentary

Sometimes no words are necessary, right? Take this short video for example. It shows one of the most thoroughly destroyed engines this side of the top fuel eliminator pits. Someone with a really keen...

Awesome Video: How To Haul A Steam Locomotive Through London And Park It In A Museum Circa 1961

This is a really cool video, especially for you fans of heavy hauling and big trucks. We’re going to watch a massive steam locomotive and its tender gate hauled from the rails straight into a...

Fun Propaganda: 1974 Film Touting The Supremacy Of Chevy Trucks Over Fords Uses Some Wacky Tests

Automakers have been creating promotional sales videos since the advent of the moving picture, right? To us, they are great because even in the darkest of times, they were all talking about how...

Keep Yer Head On: ARP® Head Std Kit For Highly Boosted 6.7L Powerstroke V8

We don’t know much around here but we do know that boost is awesome, that diesel engines are stupidly strong these days, and that ARP makes the best fasteners in the automotive world. The...

Rolling Thunder Video: This Highlight Reel Of Hot Rod Semi Truck Pulling Rigs Is Power Defined

When I took Freiburger to his first ever pull, we were in Northern Maine. He was there with the Turks and they were running the Hot Rod Special Camaro at the Loring Timing Association LSR meet. When...