Category Archive: BangShift XL, XL Videos

From Civil Servant To Slammed Super-Rig: This 1955 Chevrolet COE Gets Worked Over

(Photo: Cobblestone Customs) Let’s see here: we have a Chevrolet truck that is slammed down to the ground, sporting a Duramax/Allison powertrain, on air. That’s got Chad’s...

Safety Third: This Video Showing The Starting Process of A Rumley Oil Pull Tractor Is Insane

There are not that many vehicles left in the world where starting them is a matter of life and death. Fuel dragsters…and that’s about it on that list. Back in the day, though there were...

Diesel Dyno Video: Watch This Military Spec Detroit Diesel 8V92TA Make 440hp and Big Torque On The Pump

Here’s some cool dyno video for you, not because of insane power or any sort of destruction but because it shows a tried and true engine package, one that is military-spec doing work. You are...

Ever Wonder How They Get Those Massive 10-foot Tall Tires On Bigfoot? It Ain’t Easy! Here’s A Time Lapse Video

I think everyone who loves monster trucks over the age of 30 can probably the remember the first time they saw Bigfoot 5 either in person on or TV. This is the truck that wears the insane 10-foot...

This Compilation of 1990s Monster Truck Crashes Captures The Wildest Era Of Monster Truck Competition

The other day I posted a photo on my Instagram account (@BrianLohnes) of an old monster truck and one of the responses it got was a guy saying, “They actually raced these?” At first I was...

Hitting The Lottery: What Would You Do If You Found A Treasure Trove Of Trucks?

We’ve all dreamed of that mythical barn find at some point or another, where you find some building that hasn’t had a visitor since the day disco music died that was hiding the kind of...

The End of Big Muskie: Watch The Largest Piece Of Earth Moving Equipment Ever Get Blown Apart

53,000hp, a bucket that could move 220 cubic yards of material at a time, and a career that saw a singular machine move more Earth than was moved during the entire construction of the Panama Canal....

1980s Video Goodness: Battle Of The Monster Tanks – Loads Of Tracked Monsters We Never Knew About!

Some people may scoff at hardcore monster truck fans but we don’t. While we love looking back at the history of these trucks we don’t have the knowledge and wherewithal to build kick ass...

Wanna See What It’s Really Like Inside A Trophy Truck During The Baja 1000? Watch This!

Having been to the BAJA 1000 and having drooled over the thought of racing in it someday, anytime I can watch footage from the race I do. So when this cool video came up from the crew of the Terrible...

Checkout Bryce Menzies BAJA 1000 Highlight Reel!

If you like off-road racing, then you have to love the BAJA 1000. This year’s race was bigger and badder than every before as the popularity and depth of the field just continue to grow....

Classic YouTube: The 1984 NASA/FAA Controlled Impact Demonstration Test Footage

Aviation safety has been paramount from the moment that the passenger was added to the manifest of a flying machine. Just a single human being at the controls? They took their lives into their own...

1940s Vide Zen: Using the Universal Jeep In Every Way You Have Ever Dreamed Of – Amazing Array Of Implements

Before WWII was over, the guys who ran the Willys Overland company were already thinking about how they could take their wartime mighty mite, the Jeep and turn it into a commercial seller across the...

Weirdly Fun: Watch This 1949 Euclid Dump Truck Run A Tour Truck Course – Run Maybe Overstating It

There’s an old question out there that we love asking. “Why be normal?” That is exactly what pertains to this video that was taken a while back at a state fair where a tough truck...

Number One On Our Christmas List: Check Out A Walk-Around Of The “Rerun” Chevrolet Camper From SEMA!

The 1972 Chevrolet C30 camper that was parked, well-hidden off of the far end of the Las Vegas Convention Center might be my most favorite vehicle from the 2018 SEMA show. “Rerun”, as...