Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, Apex Racing News, BangShift 1320, BangShift APEX, BangShift News, BangShift XL, XL Truck News

The EPA Is Actively Attacking The High Performance Aftermarket – WE NEED THE RPM ACT – IMPORTANT

Just in case you think that the active and continued support that BangShift gives SEMA and very specifically The RPM Act is some sort of a waste of time, understand that at this moment, the United...

Godzilla or Not: This Video Shows A New 7.3L Gas Super Duty Ford On The Chassis Dyno Along With A 6.2L Truck

When Ford released the information that it would be introducing the modern equivalent of a gas burning big block engine for their Super Duty truck lineup a while back, the world reacted with a kind...

Big Boy: The Bandag Bullet In Action At Summernats 33’s Skidpad

There are two ways that you might know Bandag. One is if you are in a field that uses retreaded tires…Bandag is a retread company and they are the tire of choice for fleets like UPS. Or, you...

Luxury Beast: Meet The Bespoke 520hp, Himalaya Defender 110 LS3 Crew Cab – Big Money Romper

It’s always cool when we learn of the existence of something new. In this case it was a couple of things. Firstly the fact that there is a company called Himalaya that builds custom Land Rovers...

Go Time: Tell Congress to Pass the RPM Act and Save Our Racecars! – DO IT HERE, IT TAKES 30 SECONDS

The RPM Act is in front of Congress as we speak and we need your help to make sure that this act is passed and the ability we have to hot rod our cars lives. This is a vitally important protection...

Racer and Racing Safety Titan Bill Simpson Has Died At Age 79 – Human Force Of Nature Reshaped Racing

(Photo: IMS Motorsport Museum) – Bill Simpson’s headstone will document 79 years of life when it is carved but the truth is that Bill Simpson lived 800 years. The man who reshaped the...

Unveiled: Ford Bronco R Baja 1000 Prototype – And It’s Going To Baja Later This Month!

Well, hello there. We’ve known for a while that Ford was planning a return of the Bronco nameplate on a boxy four-wheel-drive style vehicle, but we weren’t expecting to see much about it...

Keep Yer Head On: ARP® Introduces 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...

Ford Announces 37,500 lb Towing Capacity For 2020 Ford Super Duty! It Can Haul And Tow More Than Anything Else

Can you believe how much power, torque, hauling and towing capacity new trucks have? GM, Ford, and Dodge all have unbelievable power houses, but Ford’s 2020 Super Duty trucks have the highest...

California Bill To Amend 2018 Exhaust Noise Law Signed Into Law By Governor Gavin Newsom! Fix It Tickets Are Back And We Love It!

This just in! Our friends at SEMA just sent out word that the incredibly strict enforcement regulations recently imposed for loud exhaust in the State of California have been change in our favor! Or...

Level Up: Ford Performance Now Offering Suspension Leveling Kits For F-150 And Ranger

Ever since the day you brought a new Ford truck home, there’s been a nagging little voice in the back of your head. You know the one. Proudly sports a “Warranty Violator” plaque on...

America The Beautiful: The Library Of Congress Has Published Thousands Of Color Photos From

There’s an incredible new thing for you to spend some time on and it’s a window into the past of America unlike anything you have ever seen. See, back in the 1930s and 40s, the government...

Flowmaster Releases Giant Assortment of Exhaust Products Just For Trucks – Active Mufflers Included!

This is one of the most insanely huge releases of exhaust systems and parts we have ever seen from an established company. Normally we see a system or two come out at a whack  but when you scroll...

BangShift Remembers Larry Koester: Three Time NTPA Grand National Champion, Inspiration, Heck Of A Guy

(Photos by David Whealon, Adam Draudt and Jeremy Tyndall) – Back on July 20th, 2019 the pulling world was rocked by the news that Larry Koester, one of the most inspirational and hard running...