Category Archive: BangShift XL, ENGINES, RACING & ACTION, Videos, XL Sponsor News, XL Videos

Woosh, Scream, Roar, Whine: This Video Shows Off A Load Of Differently Powered Pulling Tractors In Rapid Fire Action

This is a fun video that shows, in rapid fire, why people like us love tractor pulling so damned much. There’s no delays here, there’s no crashes, hangups, or miscues. Nope, this is a...

Yard Master: The Origin Story Of The Terminal Tractor

I first saw one late one night while I was doing some not-so-legal driving around the Tacoma dock areas. On the waterfront, seeing semi-tractors hauling containers around was nothing new. You learned...

Watch A Massive Ford GAA Tank Engine Get Literally Blown In Half While Powering A Pulling Tractor

Drag racers like to think that they have the handle on big time carnage and stuff. Under normal circumstances we could make the argument that their copious use of nitromethane puts them in a special...

Here’s Mud In Your Eye! Watch This Compilation of Crazy Mud Bog Runs and Wrecks From The 1980s

With the explosion in popularity of monster trucks in the 1980s, other motorsports in that genre of competition were also uplifted. One of those sports was mud bog racing. It was the simple fact that...

Humongous Hybrid: Watch This Euclid Haul Truck Use “Trolley Assist” To Climb A Grade – Genius!

As I’m sure many of you know, lots of heavy equipment in the world operates on the same principles as a hybrid car like the Chevy Volt does. There’s a combustion engine that is actually...

Monster Carnage Video: Check Out This 4-Minute Compilation Of Monster Truck Crashes From The Old PENDA Series!

I’m probably wrong about this but in my mind the pinnacle of monster truck “racing” came during the PENDA monster truck series time frame. I’m not talking about freestyle or...

Three Minutes Of Awesome: Watch The 2,400hp Coga Peterbilt Drag Race, Burnout, Pull Trailers, Twist, and More!

As we have shown you over the years, the men who live in the Great White North know how to throw down with serious skill in the realm of brutally powerful big rig trucks. In the case of the video...

Horsepower or Horse Powered: Who Wins A The Pull? A Team Of 16 Belgian Draft Horses Or A Tractor?

Tractors were developed to be mechanical horses. Ok, they were developed to be better than the horses that they replaced. While the mighty draft horse was a good right hand man for farmers spanning...

Finnegan Wants To Trade His Enclosed Ramp Truck For ALMOST ANYTHING ELSE!!!

So late last year Finnegan and Dave bought another square body ramp truck, but this one was enclosed. This was before buying the white enclosed ramp truck now known as Square Force 1. As cool as...

Who In Their Right Mind Wouldn’t Close This Intersection Or Fix The F’ing Bridge?

If you have so many accidents at one intersection, because the bridge is absurdly low, that you install cameras to catch all the carnage, you might want to consider digging the damn thing out to make...

Coolest Race Car Transporter Ever? The Restored Ecurie Ecosse Bus Hauler Is Absolutely Amazing

There are race car haulers and then there are RACE CAR HAULERS. This historic piece of iron from Europe is one of the coolest ever made and the video below not only profiles the rig itself but the...

Vintage Swamp Buggy Fun: This 1964 Video Shows The Swamp Queen Getting Dunked And Not Really Digging It

There are enduring traditions in the world of motorsports. The drinking of milk at the end of the Indy 500, the champagne shower at the end of LeMans, the dunking of a young woman at the end of the...

The Most BangShifty Sand Box Ever! Watch This Father and Son Play On Their Dragline and Shovel

We don’t know who these people are or where they are from but we do know that they are 100% BangShift approved! They have a cool sandbox with a dragline and shovel that the pair of them can dig...

Gearhead Zen Video: This Video Featuring A Day At The Phillips Brothers Steam Powered Sawmill Is Amazing

As I have written about in the past, I really like sawmills. I can remember taking trips to them with my grandfather back when I was a kid to pick up lumber and sounds and smells permeating the air...