Category Archive: XL Spotlight, XL Videos

Awesome Baja 500 Videos From Robby Gordon’s Trophy Truck. 100MPH Plus Blasts Across The Desert!

This Sunday’s CBS Sports Network broadcast of the SCORE Imperial Valley 250 has got us all excited to watch crazy Trophy Truck and Desert Racing action, but we just can’t wait! And...

SCORE Off Road Racing From The Imperial Valley 250 Is On CBS Sports Network This Sunday Night!

Every time we see a truck flying through the air or shooting a giant roost of dirt and sand, we get as excited as when we see a giant wheelstand on the drag strip. Here is a great video preview of...

Could This Be The Best Oil Company Video Ever? Piston King Motor Oil 4×4 Greatness!

If you are looking for video of this big Ford F350 doing something crazy, you are in luck. If you are looking for people being funny and goofy and making inappropriate comments that might offend...

Video: This Hairy Sounding Chevy Truck Is A Short Bed Dually With Four Wheel Steering

This is one of those videos that you’ll watch once and thing, “Boy, that’s kind of neat,” and then you will watch it again and start to wonder how what you just watched was...

Trains From Hell: These Rail Grinding Trains Keep The Rails True And Put On One Heck Of A Gearhead Show

(Words by Greg Rourke) – Steel wheels on steel rails is one of the most efficient ways to move freight. Trains over two miles long, with cars weighing 130 tons are common. Trains run 24/7 over...

Craigslist Find: V-1 SPEEDIE DELIVERY ROCKET JET VAN!….PARTING OUT

More specifically, this is an ad for a van with a turbine engine IN the roof as it was clearly plunked into is final resting place with some force because the roof is all caved in around it and the...

Video: A Russian Truck Driver Improbably Escapes Sure Death – Falls Through Windshield During Wreck – Walks Away

We know today has been like video-palooza, but they’ve all been so good the deserve to be seen! We were tipped off to this amazing Russian dash-cam footage of a big rig wreck by Matt Cramer. As...

Watch a Violent European Tractor Pulling Wreck – The Sled is an Effective Battering Ram!

As we have showed many times in the past, stuff can go wrong in a hurry on the pulling course, especially when the machines are on the upper end of the power scale and the sled is weighed down like a...

The Parting Shift: Ride Along In Kenworth As The Driver Shifts Three Sticks Like A Ninja

For anyone out there who doesn’t believe that truck driving is an acquired skill, watch this video and have your opinion changed. This video shows the driver of a Kenworth W900L driving and...

Watch A Syracuse, Utah Dad Use His Lifted Ram To Stop A Crazed Driver From Running Over Kids At A Park

(Words by Bryan McTaggart) – A fourteen year old decided that he would grab the keys to his grandfather’s Hyundai Veloster and go driving around Syracuse, Utah like he was used to doing on...

Watch Four Minutes Of Hilarious Trailer Loading Fails To Get Your Monday Started Right

We sure hope you had a fun weekend. The crappy part, as we all know is that a fun weekend ultimately comes to an end when Monday morning rolls around and that’s just one of the realities of...

Craigslist Find: Is There Anything Sadder Than A Clapped Out Former Jacuzzi Limo?

The career arc of a stretch limo is pretty interesting to consider. When new, they haul important people, bachelorette parties, prom dates, and drunken wedding goers around in high style. Then, like...

The BangShift History Of Railroad Crossing Signals PLUS Bonus Video Of A Locomotive Smashing A Big Rig In California Just Days Ago!

(Words and photos by Greg Rourke) – Streets and railroads sometimes have to share the same space. Trains always have the right of way, so there must be a way to warn traffic of their approach....

WTF Video: Please, Please, Please Help Us Figure Out Why This Virtually Submerged Big Rig Is Driving Down A River

We have posted nearly 11,000 blog items here on BangShift in the five (going on six) years we have been in business and NONE OF THEM has elicited the type of initial response that this video clip...