Category Archive: BangShift XL, XL Videos

Neat Video: This 1930s Footage Of A Ruth Dredging and Trenching Machine In Action Is A Neat Look Into The Gearhead Past

There are few neater things than being able to look back into the history of machines through old video. For instance, in this case we get to watch a Ruth Dredging and Trenching Machine in action...

BangShifty Video: Watch A Guy Build A Mini-Nitro Motor Powered Generator From Scratch!

Ok, now this is awesome. Yes, many of our readers are going to be asking stuff like, “Why?!” and “What’s the point of this?!” The reality is that the point is trying to...

Bello’s Kustoms COE Project: Fitting The Cab To This Bagged, Shortened, And Bad Ass Dually Chassis

In this episode of the COE build, the cab is being fitted up after shortening up the wheelbase so the back of the cab and the front of the bed will come together right where they are supposed to....

Friday Moment Of Zen: Watch Charlie Baker Slide His Racing Big Rig Around Fayetteville, NC Circa 1986

Few men were faster, few men were more fearsome, and few men were harder driving during the golden age of the Great American Truck Racing series than Charlie Baker. Whether on asphalt or dirt, the...

Rocky Review: Take A Look Back To What People Thought Of The 1993 Hummer H1

The Hummer H1 still has a presence about it. Even all these years after the civilian model of the Army truck hit the streets, they still draw attention wherever they go. Why? They are huge, they are...

Glorious Noise: Watch This 20V149 Detroit Diesel Fire Up And Then Get Run At “High” RPM!

There will come a time in human history where people will look back at the era of internal combustion as curiously as we look back at the era of steam. We employ internal combustion engines to do so...

Tough Mudder Footage: Watch The M422 Mighty Mite Get Put Through The Paces In 1953

The M422 Mighty Mite was a vehicle that was seriously considered as a replacement to the venerable Jeep in the early 1950s. The aim of the project was to construct a truck that would be able to do...

Holley MoParty 2021: Take A Tour with Mike Musto and Dylan McCool!

Moparty is a party in every sense of the word, and an event like none other. THis is a race, a show, a spectacle, and more and when it invades the grounds at Beech Bend Raceway Park in Bowling Green...

This Video That Shows Big Truck Tires Exploding Is Interesting and Informative

This is not the first time we have talked about the dangers of tire failures in a shop or even in a work environment and it surely won’t be the last. The difference in this video is some cool...

Half Ass Kustoms 1951 Ford Pickup Project: Chassis Swap, LS Swap, And More! It All Starts Right Here.

Brent at Half Ass Kustoms just finished up a cool 1937 Ford Pickup project and is jumping right into a new project as well. This one also happens to be a Ford, but it’s going to be quite a bit...

This Animation Shows Once And For All How A Two-Stroke Diesel Engine Works

While the two stroke diesel engine is not as common as it once was we thought it would be cool to show you some neat animation that depicts just how these things work. There’s lots of confusion...

This Guy Has Raised The Bar On Pissing Off The Neighbors Up To Expert Level – Five Radial Engines

If you’re a gearhead, there’s not doubt that at least once in your life you’ve really pissed of the neighbors. Maybe it is working on the car late in the driveway, firing it up...

Unique Restoration: Watch This Pneumatic Underwater Saw Get Brought Back From The Depths Of Despair

One of the things I love about the Hand Tool Rescue channel is that the guy doesn’t just do great work, he does that work on tools and devices I never knew existed. Take this video for example....

This Video Featuring 15 Ford Truck Ads From 1976 Is Non-Stop Greatness!

A lot of things have changed in the world since 1976. Political climates, gas prices, fuel economy standards, styling, and performance are all vastly different from what they were then. Some things...