Category Archive: BangShift News, BangShift XL, FUNNY STUFF, HISTORIC, MISC, Videos, XL Videos

Frozen Fun: This 1979 Arctic Cat Commercial Shows How Much Advertising Has Changed

In a world where computer generated graphics are so real they nearly fool the human eye, where drones and other technology has taken the production value of stuff through the moon on a relative...

This 1963 Chevrolet Film Touting Their Medium and Heavy Duty Trucks Is Great

With Chevrolet’s relatively recent return into the medium truck segment beginning to gain some steam, we thought it was a fun exercise to go historical video hunting and find some stuff from...

Edd China’s Workshop Diaries: Why The Hell Is Edd Putting A Diesel Engine In His Electric Ice Cream Truck?

Well… that didn’t take long. Apparently someone else wants the Mercedes Sprinter Van ice cream truck, but without the electric motor and drivetrain. We’re not exactly sure why, but...

This Short Video Showing The Maintenance On A 5,000hp Locomotive Engine Is AWESOME

Now this is the kind of thing that BangShift readers LOVE. You are about to see a short video showing the maintenance on a 5,000hp locomotive engine and it’s not some long drawn out affair....

This Footage Makes Us Want To Run Our And Buy An Allis-Chalmers Terra Tiger! Amphibious 6×6 Fun

Many of you out there are familiar with the Allis Chalmers brand of tractors that were staples (and in many cases still are) on farms across America. As loyal as car people are, we’d argue that...

High Stakes 100: The Story Of The World’s Fastest Outboard Powered Boat Circa 1958

The story of Mercury Marine is largely dominated by the larger than life man who founded the company, Carl Kiekhaefer. Known for being one of the most powerful early forces in NASCAR racing, his...

Metal Work: How To Convert A 1960-1966 C10 To A Big Back Window

When the C10 truck was first introduced for the 1960 model year, they were available with two different back windows. The small window came standard and was found in most trucks, so you can...

Ride On A Crazed, Radial Engine Powered European Pulling Tractor – Header Flames Galore!

Giant radial engines, the likes of which powered military and commercial propellor planes during and after WWII are incredible pieces. They sound like nothing else in the world, make our digit...

Puddin Takes The Mini UHaul For It’s First Drive in 20 Years, But It Wasn’t Easy!

If you missed Puddin getting this cool old Ford Courier out and making it run again, don’t worry because we have a link below so you can check it out. If you missed the second video, where the...

Watch Two Steam Locomotives Work To Plow The Tracks On The Cumbers and Toltec Line

We love us some steam locomotives here at BangShift and have run hundreds and hundreds of pieces of content over the years showing them doing their thing in various configurations and settings. This...

What Happens When You Max Out A Turbo? Will More Boost Make More Power?

When you talk turbos, and boost, everyone knows that more is better right? I mean the fact that a turbo is rated at a specific power level doesn’t matter if you can get it to give more boost...

Puddin’s Vintage Mini Uhaul Project Gets A Cheap But Awesome Makeover

If you missed Puddin getting this cool old Ford Courier out and making it run again, don’t worry because we have a link below so you can check it out. This is one cool little project and...

Because A Steam Tractor Pulling Wheelies Is Awesome!

While nitromethane may be the most exotic thing powering piston engines in the world today, steam is still the most powerful. Steam engines don’t stall, they explode. Consider this, a steam...

Boss Of The Bulldozers: This 1946 Caterpillar Film Is Awesome And Speaks To A Country Headed For A Building Boom

If there is one thing companies like Caterpillar knew coming out of WWII it’s that the USA was headed into a supercharged building boom. There would be incredible strides made in housing, road...