Category Archive: BangShift XL, XL Videos

The Dancing Farmers: Dancing JCB Tractors On Display In Wales

As busy of a man that Brian Lohnes usually is, I have to wonder what he’s going through during this whole shutdown deal. He’s working, of course…besides here, he’s been...

Know Your Gearbox: This Walk Around Of A Tremec Magnum Six Speed With American Powertrain Is Great

Knowledge is power and when it comes to selecting large components for your project car, that power is important to have. How do you know what the right transmission is for your project? Well, if you...

Show and Go: This 1986 Pulling Footage Rules Because Of Awesome Trucks, Big Revs, and Showmanship

Now this is some awesome video fun! Let’s take a trip back to 1986 and act like a fly on the wall of this truck pull. The class we are going to watch is the 6,200lb Modified four wheel drive...

QuarantinePiece Theater: This 1967 Massey Ferguson Film Called “The Red Giants” Is Awesome

Previously on QuarantinePiece Theater I have showed you a few classic drag racing films. Today? Today we’re heading into the fields with this killer 1967 Massey Ferguson film called “The...

The 1983 Chevy Blazer Was The Right SUV For The Time And They Sold Like It!

Automotive history is an interesting thing because so often we focus on the failures more than the successes. It’s actually more interested to dissect something that did not work than to go...

The Lear Charger Is The Most Awesome Pre-Historic Jump Pack You Never Knew Existed

William Lear was one of the most incredible minds of the 20th century. He invented the car radio, founded Motorola, created auto-pilot and numerous other aeronautical advances, created the freaking...

That’s Different: Bradley GT 4×4, Courtesy Of Toyota Running Gear

Bradley GTs are a strange beast to me. Like just about every other VW-turned-sports-car kit I’ve seen, they have the looks, but they have the disappointment of the VW air-cooled out back and...

Wanna Know What A Blueprint 540 Makes On Nitrous? With A Roots Blower? With Twin Turbos? With A ProCharger? Watch This.

When Blueprint Engines came out with their power adder series of crate engines we got one of the very first off the assembly line. It was their 400 cubic inch traditional small block featuring forged...

2020 Ram Rebel EcoDiesel: The Ram Brand’s Pickup With Personality Is Even Better With A Diesel

We have been a fan of the Ram Rebel truck since the model came out. Ram has slid us the keys to all of the different machines in the Rebel fold over the course of its existence so far. The V6 truck...

American Powertrain Parting Shift: Grabbing Gears Two Sticks At A Time In A 1965 Mack With A Triplex Transmission

In these weird times, let’s take things right back down to basics here for this American Powertrain Parting Shift. We’re grabbing gears two sticks at a time in a 1965 Mack truck equipped...

Engine Restoration Video: Watch A 1929 Maytag Washing Machine Gas Engine Get A New Lease On Life

We have seen the dude on Hand Tool Restoration tackle some interesting projects but this one may be the top of the charts for us. Like you, we were aware of the existence and widespread usage of gas...

Godzilla Roars: Watch A 7.3L Ford Godzilla Engine Run Wide Open On The Dyno – See The Power Curves and How It Responds To Tweaks!

The 7.3L pushrod V8 known as Ford’s Godzilla engine is still and emerging and exciting platform when it comes to hot rodding. Very few people are doing a lot of deep exploration with this...

Morning Symphony: The 2020 Hangover Run At Hilltop Mud Park

Lately, I’ve noticed a pretty sizable disconnect between the kind of off-roading I was a part of growing up and what I’ve been featuring over the last couple of years. Anymore and...

The Malaise Trifecta: This 1970s Promotional Film Starts With The 1974 El Camino and Ends On The Monza With A Camaro Stop In The Middle

We have been digging on these 1970s promotional and sales videos lately and they just keep getting better. This time we’re back into the 1970s and instead of just sticking with one year of...