Category Archive: BangShift News, eBay Find, XL Online Find, XL Truck Feature, XL Truck News

The Desert Truck Of Your Mopar Dreams: This Dodge Bodied Class 8 Baja Truck Is Nearly Done – Unique And Awesome!

Chad’s usually the certified Baja racing freak around here but when I laid eyes on this model done, Dodge bodied class 8 Baja truck I could not stop staring. The project was started and nearly...

Pre-registration Now Open for Holley’s 2nd Annual Intergalactic Ford Festival – It’s Like LSFest But More Fordy…

Last year’s Inaugural Intergalactic Ford Festival was INSANE compared to the start of Holley’s LSFest back in the day. When LSFest started there were 40 cars that showed up 10 years ago....

This Looks Good: Saleen Reveals Plans For Off-Road Desert Racer Inspired By Legendary Big Oly

The world is still buzzing about the new Ford Bronco that the company released information and images of a little while back. We knew that this thing was going to create a market and a cottage...

What’s It Going To Be? We Take Some Guesses At What The Raptor Version Of The Ford Bronco Could End Up Like

(By Tom Lohnes) – The Ford Bronco has made a giant splash in the recent news, and it probably will continue to for a while. The Ford F-150 Raptor has also made a big splash in recent years for...

Unveiled: 2021 Ford Bronco and Bronco Sport

They’ve finally appeared, after years of the faithful praying and begging, after years of seeing the Jeep Wrangler do well, years after putting the original horse down in the name of a more...

Raptor Rivals: The New F-150 Will Bring A New Version Of Ford’s Off-Roader, But Who Else is Showing Up?

(By Tom Lohnes) – With the new generation of Ford F-150, there’s gotta be a new Raptor. The Baja truck has kind of become an icon in the truck world, and Ford has confirmed a new one. What...

Adopt A Duck! Seattle’s “Ride The Ducks” DUKWs Are Going Up For Auction!

It’s not that there wasn’t a lack of interesting and curious things to see when roaming around downtown Seattle, but watching this lumbering thing that looked like the end result of a hot...

This 1958 Grumman Bread Truck Delivers Smiles And An Amazingly Well Preserved Past

My NHRA announcing cohort Alan Reinhart gets the credit for this find and it is a good one! You are looking at a wonderful example of a 1958 Grumman bread truck. The truck has been stripped of all...

Move Over Raptor: The Ram Rebel TRX Is Coming And Hellcat Is Coming With It!

(By Tom Lohnes) – The new Ram Rebel TRX is going to take the Ford Raptor by storm with 707 horsepower, Baja tuned suspension, and a high 3 second 0-60 time. Named TRX (an abbreviation for...

Beautiful Beast Of Burden: This 1956 Ford F-100 Has An Amazing Utility Body And Is Weathered Perfectly

Alan Reinhart gets the credit for sending me this big truck that will haunt my dreams for months on end. You are looking at a wonderful 1956 Ford F-600 that’s equipped with one of the most...

Hennessey Performance Introduces The Hennessey Goliath – LT4 Power, Crazy Performance, 6×6 Option

(By Tom Lohnes) – Hennessey performance, a Texas-based performance company, has made many crazy cars. From the 270 mile-per-hour Venom GT to a 1,000 horsepower Cadillac Escalade, they make...

The Hyundai Trucklet Is Coming: Here’s The Goods On The Upcoming Hyundai Santa Cruz – We Don’t Hate It!

(By Tom Lohnes) – The crossover-based truck segment has not taken off. With the only contender being the Honda Ridgeline, possibly the most hated vehicle on the market, it’s hard to see why...

Fear No Fording Situation: Check Out This Neat Jeep Delta Force Snorkel Intake System

If you are someone who regularly does hardcore off-roading with your Jeep or someone who sure wants to look like it, Flowmaster has released the air intake for you. This Jeep Delta Forse snorkel...

Suspicious Eye: Is Ford’s New Potential Mini-Truck Right For The American Market? A 13-Year Old’s Hot Take

(Words Tom Lohnes – Renderings Motor Trend) – The Ford F-series has long been the best-selling brand of trucks in the US. Ford recently released the new-ish Ranger to the United States....