Category Archive: BangShift News, BangShift XL, CHEVY, TRUCKS, XL Truck News

Miss The Look Of The Two-Tone Square-Body Chevy Truck? A Dealership In Minnesota Is Now Taking Orders To Two-Tone Your New Chevy!

Square-body Chevrolet trucks had already been in production for ten years the day I was born, so suffice it to say, I’m pretty versed to seeing them around and about. Older or newer, truck or...

More Of The Same Fight: Ford And Ram Keep Ramping Up The Heavy-Duty War

Ford and Ram are playing cutthroat in the heavy-duty pickup truck market, and both sides are watching the other like a hawk. They’ve been on a serious ramp-up for years, because both sides want...

Own A Dune Buggy In Texas? Get Ready To Surrender Your Title And Plates!

Dune buggies and kit car owners in Texas are currently facing the wrath of the DMV, and the situation isn’t looking good. According to Hemmings Motor News, the state of Texas has begun revoking...

SEMA 2017 Coverage: OMIX-ADA Absolutely Slayed Us With This Amazing Collection of WWII Era Jeeps – Learn Stuff!

So each and every year in a corner nook of the upper south hall at SEMA a company called OMIX-ADA has a display of killer Jeeps. Not Jeeps parked on each other or Jeeps that are on 26″ wheels...

SEMA 2017 Coverage: The 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL – The Biggest Calculated Risk FCA Has Yet Taken Has Broken Cover…What Do You Think?

FCA knows exactly where they get their money from…a four-letter word known and held dear by soldiers, farmers, and the worldwide public for decades: Jeep. J-trucks have come and gone, Cherokees...

Abe Lincoln Was America’s First True Gearhead President And He Has The Patent To Prove It

When we think of Abe Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, we normally default to the major accomplishments of his presidency. He oversaw one of the darkest, if not the darkest time...

Robby Gordon Learns About Hoon Laws The Hard Way: Indefinite Visa Suspension For Donuts!

Australia’s “Hoon Laws” can easily be perceived by American eyes as heavy-handed, sure, but at the end of the day they are the law and are enforceable. Just ask Robby Gordon, who...

Literally Drove It Like He Stole It: Pickup Truck Found Skewered With 30ft Of Guardrail

Well sir, the good news is that we found your stolen pickup truck. The bad news? The bad news is that it used 30ft of steel guardrail as floss. The double bad news? We have no idea who stole it and...

NASA’s New Mars Rover Concept Is Pretty Sweet, And Looks Strangely Familiar!!!

On June 5th, 2017, the guys over at NASA revealed their new Mars Rover concept vehicle at the Kennedy Space Center in Forida, and for lack of a better term, it’s awesome. It’s a 6-wheeled...

Fiat Chrysler Will Recall 1.3-Million Ram Pickup Trucks Due To Potentially Fatal Airbag Issue

This is a big one. Once again we are talking about a huge automotive recall centered around air bags but this time it is not the airbag manufacturer that’s at fault but the vehicle maker. Fiat...

230 MPH With The Aero Of A Brick Wall: Meet The Land Speed Cruiser!

Toyota’s Land Cruiser is in a strange place. Rumors are floating around that the 66-year-old nameplate could soon be sent to the bin since it costs as much as a Range Rover, weighs as much as...

Lavon Miller Claims Second Ultimate Call Out Challenge – Champion For Two Years Running

For the second straight year, Firepunk Diesel and Lavon Miller have claimed the championship at the Ultimate Call Out Challenge. This is a diesel event that is basically unlimited in the scope and...

Gearhead History: Check Out These Amazing Photos From Inside A Dodge Army Truck Plant In 1942

These are the type of photos that we could literally stare at for hours. All of the images you will see below were found in the Library of Congress digital photos archive and they were taken in 1942...

Truckology: We’re Back With A Fresh Batch Of 100+ Year Old Trucking Photos!

(Photos from the Detroit Public Library Digital collection) We’re back with a fresh installment of Truckology! This is our look back at trucks and the world of trucking from more than 100...