Category Archive: BangShift XL, HISTORIC, MISC, Videos, XL Videos

22 Years Gone: This Video From 2000 Showing Off The Then New Suburban Shows How Little Has Changed

They are the big bruisers that have donated their engines to many, many hot rod projects over the years. They are the rigs that you may have been driven to school in or you drove others to school in....

Do Us A Solid: This Video That Explains The Space Shuttle Solid Rocket Boosters Is Awesome

A few weeks back we shared a cool video about the most dangerous liquid rocket fuels ever created and today we’re swapping gears into the world of solid fuel rockets. One of the most iconic...

Here’s Two Minutes Of Unimogs Doing The Kinds Of Things That Only Unimogs Can Do – Fun Stuff

Over the duration that BangShift has been around we’ve showed dozens, maybe hundreds of videos that highlight the incredible capabilities of the Mercedes Unimog. From their military uses to...

Speed Thrash: Watch This Diesel Mechanic Rebuild An N14 Cummins Engine In Three Minutes!

We have all the respect in the world for those of you out there that make your living as professional mechanics. It is a hard job, an often thankless job, and one that far too few people understand...

Get It Right: Here’s The Proper Way To Measure For Custom Shocks From The Crew At Ridetech

You want to install custom shocks on your car. Maybe you just want to make a simple change with a single adjustable tube shock or maybe you are going bigger with air suspension or perhaps multi-way...

This Video Of A 40,000HP B-36 Peacemaker Taking Off Is Way Cool

The Convair B-36 Peacemaker still stands as one of the most giant planes ever built. It still IS the largest piston driven airplane ever built as well as the largest combat aircraft ever. Packing six...

Dare To Be Different: Check Out This Caterpillar 3208 V8 Converted To Run On Methanol With A Massive Turbo!

When it comes to getting different with power plants there is not a motorsports on Earth that holds a candle to tractor pulling and that is doubly true in Europe where everything from radial engines...

American Powertrain Parting Shift: Pulling Twin Sticks In A V8 Powered 1980 Kenworth

The automatic transmission has started making inroads in the trucking industry and there’s likely two fold reasoning for that. The first is that the technology has gotten better and the second...

Meet The Completely Insane City Slicker Pulling Tractor – Triple Turbo Allison (W/Video)

(Photos from Sascha Mecking collection) – Stuck in no one’s rut – That’s what it says on the side of the amazing, weird, interesting, and completely unique City Slicker that...

Happy 5/06! Let’s Give The Hard Working 506ci Cummins C-Series Diesel Its Due!

While most of the time we celebrate the high horsepower, glamorous world of performance during our displacement days stories, today it’s straight up lunch pail Charlie stuff. We love the...

The Hot Rod Hoarder Explores A Classic Truck BONEYARD And Takes Us Along

Video Description: Chevy Trucks are HOT, but these old relics have seen better days. In this collection you’ll see mostly 1947-1955 Chevy trucks, but there are a few other cool vintage trucks,...

Happy 5/04! Let’s Celebrate the Workhorse Case 504ci Diesel Inline Six – Built To Last!

There’s not such thing as as 504ci factory engine, right? Wrong. The Case Manufacturing concern which is one of the most legendary names in American tractor and equipment history produced a...

Vintage Hero Video: Watch Bigfoot 1 Attack Hill Climb Events All Over The Country In The 1970s and 1980s

This is GLORIOUS! You are about to watch a video depicting some of the hill climb exploits that Bob  Chandler and Bigfoot1 engaged in during the 1970s and 80s. From the famed Big Eliminator at...

Mind Blown: There Were Helicopter Airlines In The 1960s And They Were Going To Be The Future (They Weren’t)

This is the type of stuff we truly love to find. When you run into something that happened or some weird trend that was being pushed as the future which died out and you never knew it existed, the...