Category Archive: BangShift XL, XL Videos

Superboss! Watch Tyrone Malone Mangle Tires In This Bandag Promotional Film From 40 Years Ago

Tyrone Malone was one heck of a self-promoting machine and a guy who made his living in some interesting ways. The former trucker is most famous for his fleet of hot rod big rigs that he ran under...

The Grimy Climb: Racing For The Cash On A Muddy Hill In Tennessee

The dry gravel and sand that I encountered at Gravelrama earlier this year might have been tricky to handle, but a hill composed of slimy thin mud, chunky, dusty earth underneath the slime, tree...

Watch This Tractor Tire Equipped Unimog Haul Logs Through Impossible Muck

We love a good Unimog video around here and any good Unimog video includes one of these unstoppable machines conquering the wilderness and doing something that seems impossible at first blush. In...

Sitting Inside The Sun: Video From The Day The X-15 Rocket Plane Exploded On The Ground And Hurt No One

The X-series of rocket planes were some of the most important research craft ever built for scientific and military testing. As mentioned, there were several of them with the mightiest and most...

Rumble Guts: This Naturally Aspirated Ford 632 Cranks Out 1,100hp And Big League Torque

There’s just something about a finely tuned, properly built, natural aspirated big block engine making four digit power on the dyno. This particular monster is a 632ci Ford big block that runs...

Remember Bigfoot and USA-1 Racing Down Lanes of Crushed Cars At Gateway Motorsports Park In 1983? Let This Video Remind You

This video is absolutely awesome on every single level and we have to thank Chuy Nava for thinking of us and tipping us off to its existence. You are going to jump back in time to 1983 and to the...

This 1950s Caterpillar Video Introduces The H-Series D8 Bulldozer – So Cool!

Nothing brightens my day more than vintage footage of heavy equipment at work. Seriously, that’s not a joke. Call me names if you will but I love this old iron as much as I love fuel dragsters...

Demo Derby In Car Video: Watch A Cadillac Take Four Minutes Of Pounding Before It Spits The Bit

Ahhhh, the demolition derby. Long a staple of county and state fair entertainment it is about as pure a concept as you can get. Bash your brains out and the last man or woman running wins. Being the...

Supermassive: The Antonov AN-225 Coming In To Land At Oakland

When you fly 737s pretty much everywhere within the continental United States, you tend to forget just how big large aircraft can truly be. And this comes from someone who at one point had a quick...

XL Video: Why You Never Let Your Friend With A Mining Excavator “Help” You Wash Your Car

I’m back to provide another valuable public service to our readers. Like earlier today when I revealed that the deceptively accurate 1978 Dodge Magnum Daytona was not a factory original car, I...

Listening To This Aluminum Block 6V53TT Detroit Diesel Turn 3,275 RPM Is Nearly Religious

Many of you out there may not know that there were aluminum block versions of Detroit Diesels produced over the course of time. These aluminum block based engines were (as we understand) primarily...

Dream Job? This Dude Gets Paid To Go Mud Bogging Every Day In A Tough Tractor

Ok, we’re not sure what your dream dream job is but we think that the operator of this logging tractor is living his every day. This four wheel drive Valtra tractor is a boss when it comes to...

Friday Moment Of Zen: Watching Blocks And Transmissions Get Shredded Is Weirdly Relaxing

The majority of people in the high performance aftermarket have been going like hell for months to get their new products reads for SEMA, get their show cars ready for SEMA, or prepare the launch of...

Video Bonanza: Willys Jeeps Doing Cool Stuff – Plowing Fields, Digging Holes, Running Saws!

When WWII ended and the little Willys Jeep had become one of the most iconic symbols of American ingenuity, toughness, and success, there was one problem that Willys was facing. What were they...