Category Archive: BangShift XL, XL Project Trucks, XL Videos

Diving In Deep: The First Installment Of Converting An Old School Bus Into A Luxurious Car Hauler!

I’ve always wanted to do something with a school bus. I think it’d be cool…a rolling RV conversion project, BangShift Mobile Command Center, my bug-out project vehicle, all easily...

The 2019 SouthEast Minitruckin’ Nationals Was Epic And Makes Me Want A Mini Truck Again!

I was a minitrucker growing up. I also had a Camaro and was a hot rodder and street racer. All are/were cool, and I’m not embarrassed at all to call myself a minitrucker. I suppose that...

MORE: XL Videos

That’s Bad, Right? This Screaming Diesel Truck Burns Tires And Then Catches On Fire!

This modified diesel truck is pretty wild but we’re not sure it is intended to be as wild as it is in this video. The truck is laid down on the ground, the engine has been moved behind the cab,...

Check Out This 1935 Video Of The US Army Testing Chevrolet Trucks

This video is really interesting for about a 100 different reasons. For the obvious, we get to see 1935 vintage Chevy trucks being put through their paces in the muck and mire. The deeper reasons are...

Brains Or Balls? Watch This Excavator Operator Take The Quick Way Down A Hill – Does He Make It?

There are things that happen on every job site that range from the crazy to the downright suicidal and this video depicts a situation that seems to have elements of both. You are going to see an...

Big Carnage: Repairing The Snapped Pinion Shaft On A Classic Bus

When you see a garbage truck, or a flatbed hauling lumber, or maybe even a school bus, what would you expect to fail? Electrical systems? Eh, not a bad start…major fleet production...

Video: Ever Wondered How A Full Floating Rear Axle Worked? This 1936 Chevy Film Explains It Wonderfully!

It is a term that you have heard a million times. The “full floating” rear axle. Maybe you know what it is and maybe you don’t. No biggie if you do not know what it means, you get...

Watch This Old 27-Liter Rover Meteor Tank Engine Rumble And Roar Away On The Dyno

We’re no geniuses around here but we think we know the formula to coming up with a good engine. Start by basing it off of one of the best engines of all time. Continue to tweaking the design...

Watch Jesse Warren Make A 1,910hp Dyno Pull In His 6.0L Ford At UCC

When it comes to engines that wear their reputation around their next like a 50b weight, the 6.0L Power Stroke diesel is one of them. The early versions of the engines were flawed and suffered many...

Take The Trailer With You: Street And Hot Rod Semi Tractors Pulling In Virginia!

When my dad was hauling cross-country, he loved to imply that whatever car of the week I was obsessed over was peanuts compared to the Kenworth he was wheeling around. I’m not going to say he...

This Monster Truck Jumping Seven Other Monster Trucks Is Mental – High Flyer For Sure!

Back in 1989 the world of monster truck racing had a new thing…a world championship. There was a points fund, prize money, TV, the world. David Morris in the Equalizer won that first world...

Cool Video: Diagnosing And Dyno Testing A 1,000hp Big Rig – Solving Fuel System Problems

There’s just something about seeing a hot rodded big rig on the dyno that gets our dander up. In this case it is a Peterbilt at the famed Pittsburgh Power company in Pennsylvania. The truck has...

There Once Were Giants: This 1950s Video Showing Off The New Caterpillar D9 Shows The Beginning Of Massive Earthmovers

People who like big equipment know that the Caterpillar D9 tractor is one of the most well known, well developed, and widely used machines around the world. In this day and age of mega-giant...

This 1980s Caterpillar Promotional Video For The 785 Off-Highway Haul Truck Is EPIC – From Engine Building On Up!

My love for promotional sales videos is well known here. They provide a cool look inside different companies and products from the past and to me, they are fun to watch. None of them has been as fun...