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QA1 Project Corkscrew Update: This Video Shows The First Pre-Build Drive Of The 1969 D100 Truck!

You don’t know where you are going if you don’t know where you came from, right? That’s the point of this QA1 Project Corkscrew update video. You are going to see this virtually...

Squarebody Cinema: Check Out This Salesman Training Video On 1974-75 Chevrolet Trucks

Yes, we do want the “Dooley” as much as you do, but that’s jumping ahead. One of the greatly ironic naming conventions in automotive history belongs to GM and the line of trucks...

When The Trucks Were Trucks! Big Tow and Knight Stalker ON Byron Dragway!

Much like Grumpy Jenkins’ 1974 Pro Stocker set the course for the tube framed, nothing stock about them anymore world of that class, the first tube chassis monster trucks set the stage for the...

This 1908 Film Shows How A 12-Inch BattleShip Gun Was Manufactured

We’re completely fascinated by old manufacturing films. Previously we had dug up some videos showing locomotives being manufactured and serviced but this deal, the manufacture of a 12-inch gun...

This Kenworth T800 Fitted With A Roto Dump Rotating Body Is The Ultimate In Dump Truck Convenience

Practicality is an important facet of any machine that will be used to get a job done. While we can look at dump trucks and revel in their size and braun there’s also the fact that these trucks...

Ride Along With a Three Engine, 5000hp Pulling Tractor!

Pressing play on the video after the jump will probably put you in a place that you’ve never been before. That place is sitting virtually on top of three blown Hemi engines making a combined...

Video Of A Massive, Pre-Hydraulic LeTourneau Front End Loader Is Yellow Poetry In Motion

As I have established over the last thirteen years here at BangShift, I love old machines that completed huge tasks without the technology of today. Decades back, the work still had to get done and...

Video: Brandt Railroad Trucks Are The Coolest Big Rigs In The World –

I must have been sick the day that Brandt railroad trucks were discussed at the university of awesome because before today I had no idea that such a thing existed. Sure, I have seen HY-Rail pickup...

Video On The Manufacturing Of A Ship Propeller Is Awesome

On a seemingly daily basis these days we’re reminded how dumb people can be. From idiotic acts behind the wheel to the way problems are solved it seems like we’re a species that’s...

How To Build A Nitro Powered Drill

The world of the “How To” video is a strange one. These things range from the driest things you have ever laid your eyes on to some of the most entertaining footage you can imagine....

Check Out This Maine Logging Truck Stacked To The Rafters!

It is an argument as to what the harshest environment is where big trucks operate. The desert? The city? Mines? Those are all good options but for us, logging trucks have the hardest job over all the...

Rolling Coal: 2021 Great Lakes Big Rig Challenge Uphill Semi Drag Racing Video

If you like high-powered diesel trucks, and big rigs in particular, then the Great Lakes Big Rig Challenge is an event you just don’t want to miss. With several uphill drag racing events, show...

Size Matters: When The World’s Largest Enclosed Ramp Truck Isn’t Enough, You Add A Big Trailer.

Because Finnegan and Newbern just keeping adding more and more and more and more vehicles to the fleet, there is a need to be able to haul more than one of them at a time and that has resulted in...

Crazy Dyno Test: Watch This RC Jet Engine Get Tested On Four Fuels Using A Fabricated Thrust Dyno!

Now this is BangShifty as hell. You are going to watch an RC sized jet engine get dyno tested on four different fuels to see which one makes the most power. How do you dyno test a thrust engine? To...