Category Archive: BangShift XL, XL Videos

KABOOM! Watch This Demolition Derby Driver Bail Quick When His Has A Flaming Transmission Explosion

In many parts of the country demolition derby competition goes far beyond just something that happens at a county fair. There are huge money derbies out there and as such there is an industry that...

Old Monster Truck Perfection Video: Some Of The Most Famous Trucks Of ’87 Sled Pulling

I was seven years old and completely wrapped up in the madness that was the 1980s monster truck scene when this video was made. The funny thing is, the stuff still captivates me today. It takes me...

This Rock Crawling, Track Equipped, Rig Can Rock Crawl Under Water!

Anything amphibious is cool. Lets face it, we all grew up wanting a hovercraft or one of those 6 wheel golf cart/go cart looking things that also floated, or anything else that could drive in both...

This 1942 Power Wagon Wrecker Is Fantastic – Not Much Of A Wrecker Perhaps But It’ll Pull!

Well if I was ever looking for a vehicle that ticked off multiple boxes of my favorite things, this 1942 Power Wagon wrecker could certainly be it. The truck is an interesting study because it...

This 1937 Film About Preventing Forest Fires Is A Thinly Veiled Chevrolet Propaganda Film And It Is Pretty Fun To Watch

We have showed you some pretty crafty old school Chevrolet propaganda videos over the years but this piece here from 1937 may take the cake. The film is set up to let the viewer believe that...

Watch A New Holland Pulling Tractor Blow ALL THE WAY UP During A Pull

While we have tons and tons of respect for the guys in the drag racing world that run “a lot” of boost, they have nothing on the pulling tractor guys. These guys have been force feeding...

A $5,000 To Win Barbie Jeep Race Is Like The US Nationals Of Painful Wreckage – Rednecks With Paychecks

In all forms of racing, when prize money is offered the stakes get raised. This may be even doubly true in the cutthroat world of downhill Barbie Jeep competition where the goal of the exercise is to...

You’re Driving 90 Horses: This Late 1940s Driver Safety Video Made By AT&T Is Spectacular

This is a true gem for anyone who appreciates old stuff. The name of this film is, “You’re driving 90 horses” and it was made by AT&T about 60 years ago to promote safe driving...

Video: Working A Detroit Diesel Up Through The Gears And Back Down Again On A Grade

For this week we’re throwing down two stroke style for our American Powertrain Parting Shift. We get to sit (literally) in the driver’s seat of a 1980 GMC Brigadier dump truck as it hauls...

Icelandic Formula Off Road Action – Watch A Bunch Of Different Rigs Dominate A Cliff Face

The world of Icelandic Formula Off-Road racing is pretty awesome. The rigs that they build are full tube chassis jobs often with big blocks sporting nitrous. Turbos are now making their presence felt...

This Video Compilation Of Big Trucks Taking On Rivers And Winning Is Awesome

It is a Saturday and this is a Saturday type video. We ran across this collection of big rigs from around the world taking on rivers and winning. We don’t care who you are, how tough you are or...

Watch This 600hp Kenworth Grunt A Mobile Crane Up A Steep Hill – Wheels Up Action!

While this truck may not win an award for the tallest or highest wheelie, it may win the award for the highest stakes and most strain involved! In looking online we found cranes that look similar to...

Weirdest Tow Truck Video Ever: Watch A Motorcycle Get Speared Into The Back Of An Acura – What?!

Sometimes we find videos and even by the time we are done watching them we still have no idea what the hell is going on. That’s the case with the video we have for you below which was shot on...

Can You Friction Weld With Your Home Drill Press? If The Answer Was Kind Of Would You Be Interested?

We love internet videos where people just film themselves trying stuff to see if it works. It is interesting to be a part of the discovery process, especially if it involves something that...