Category Archive: XL Videos

Playing In The Dirt: 2020 Baja 500 Robby Gordon Highlights & Recap

As you well know, we love BAJA, and specifically racing in BAJA. In fact, just last night we were talking with a group of folks about the BAJA 1000 and just how awesome that event is even if you...

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Heavy Hitter: A Drag-Racing Peterbilt That Will Stripe The Pavement Anywhere, Anytime

If you dive into the world of Factory Appearing, Stock Tire racing, you will find that the most brutal battle boils down to the one between Chrysler’s Hemi and the Buick 455. Which takes the...

Watch This Tiny, Rotary Powered Van Put On A Heck Of A Show At An Aussie Burnout Contest

Today we have some burnout entertainment in the form of a comically small van that is powered by a little rotary engine which smokes the tires, spins violent donuts, and gets its entire exhaust...

Hilarious Video: Watch A Dude Go Water Skiing With An Excavator For Propulsion – Big Time Fun!

This is our kind of good time. We don’t know the back story, we don’t know where it happened, but we do know that we want to try it. The quick and dirty on this video is that you’ll...

This Animation Shows Once And For All How A Two-Stroke Diesel Engine Works

While the two stroke diesel engine is not as common as it once was we thought it would be cool to show you some neat animation that depicts just how these things work. There’s lots of confusion...

This Video That Shows Big Truck Tires Exploding Is Interesting and Informative

This is not the first time we have talked about the dangers of tire failures in a shop or even in a work environment and it surely won’t be the last. The difference in this video is some cool...

Service Call Fee Isn’t For Debate: Watch This Off-Road Wrecker Save A Couple Of Rigs In Need

It’s bad enough when you have to call in a tow truck to come save your ass. Is there anything more scathing to your pride that some smug dude hopping out of a truck knowing that even if...

Glorious Noise: Watch This 20V149 Detroit Diesel Fire Up And Then Get Run At “High” RPM!

There will come a time in human history where people will look back at the era of internal combustion as curiously as we look back at the era of steam. We employ internal combustion engines to do so...

BangShifty Video: This Homebuilt Steam Powered Rail Speeder Is Incredible

(By Greg Rourke) – We’ve featured rail speeders in the past. They were built as inspection vehicles, and to get crews to places not accessible by road. They have been largely replaced by...

This Guy Has Raised The Bar On Pissing Off The Neighbors Up To Expert Level – Five Radial Engines

If you’re a gearhead, there’s not doubt that at least once in your life you’ve really pissed of the neighbors. Maybe it is working on the car late in the driveway, firing it up...

Ugly And Unstoppable: This Blazer Is A Study In Gearing, Good Driving, And Zero Effs Given To Looks

We’re partial to full size rigs around here. We’re obviously a bunch of simpletons and big stuff just has that kind of impressive presence to it that appeals to our knuckle dragging...

Best Worst Ship Ever: The Insane, Incredible, Insolvent, and Entirely Unbelievable Story Of The SS Great Eastern

This is the story of one of the greatest engineering achievements of the  Victorian Age. It is also the story of a ship so far ahead of its time it was one of the greatest financial failures ever...

Retro Review Fun: This Look At The 1993 Jeep Grand Wagoner Is A Fun Contrast To The SUVs Of Today

The Jeep Grand Wagoneer was a mainstay of the SUV universe for decades. Built off of the basic but tough J-series truck chassis, they command incredible money on the market today and in so many ways...

Unique Restoration: Watch This Pneumatic Underwater Saw Get Brought Back From The Depths Of Despair

One of the things I love about the Hand Tool Rescue channel is that the guy doesn’t just do great work, he does that work on tools and devices I never knew existed. Take this video for example....