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

This Footage Makes Us Want To Run Out And Buy An Allis-Chalmers Terra Tiger! Amphibious 6×6 Fun

Many of you out there are familiar with the Allis Chalmers brand of tractors that were staples (and in many cases still are) on farms across America. As loyal as car people are, we’d argue that...

High Stakes 100: The Story Of The World’s Fastest Outboard Powered Boat Circa 1958

The story of Mercury Marine is largely dominated by the larger than life man who founded the company, Carl Kiekhaefer. Known for being one of the most powerful early forces in NASCAR racing, his...

This 1963 Chevrolet Film Touting Their Medium and Heavy Duty Trucks Is Great

With Chevrolet’s relatively recent return into the medium truck segment beginning to gain some steam, we thought it was a fun exercise to go historical video hunting and find some stuff from...

Weatherstripping How To: Installing C10 Suburban Barn Door Seals

Installing weatherstripping is one of those things that can be really frustrating. Sometimes it’s a pain in the butt to install, isn’t available for your project, or doesn’t fit...

Forgotten International Truck Cut From Woods After 53 Years! Will It Be Saved And Restored?

When you find a vehicle that has started to become one with the woods, and you have decided that you need to save it, you have to know going in that it could be a battle. Not a fight, but an actual...

Halfass Kustoms 1955 Chevrolet NAPCO 4×4 Project: How To Fix Rusty Cab Corners From Scratch! No Expensive Reproductions Needed.

In this latest installment of the NAPCO Clone build, Brent is going to the rear of the cab to replace more rust. Now that the front is done, will this be the last rust repair? If you have missed any...

Watch This Massive Heavy Haul Load Make A 90-Degree Right Perfectly

You’ve got to love it when a plan comes together, right? We’re not talking about the type of plan that involves dinner and a movie, we’re talking about the type of plan that...

The Flyin’ Bolens Is A Turbine Powered Lawn Tractor Puller From Hell

People may want to laugh at it, but the world of garden tractor pulling is deadly serious. There are engine builders who make their living on single and twin cylinder engines for these tractors that...

Don’t Think It Would Be Fun To Drive A Pulling Tractor? This Video Will Change Your Mind

While I realize that for many people, tractor pulling stands as a kind of enigmatic activity. Something that seems so basic and straightforward that it couldn’t possibly be hard or require much...

Wild Mechanical History Video: The Best Footage We Have Ever Seen Of The 1960s GE Walking Truck – Neat!

It is huge, slow, seemingly unstable, and ultimately it was a failure…so why are we so obsessed with this footage of the GE Walking Truck experiment from the 1960s. Developed over the span of...

Old Tech: This 1940 Video About WWII Piston Aircraft Engines Is Awesome – Internal Engine Tech, History, More!

Warning, you have to be a hardcore dork to love this. Warning, you have to love engines to love this. Warning, you will love it. This video is a study in the typical types of aircraft engines seen by...

Extreme Engineering: Take A Ride Across The 120 Year Old, 800ft Tall Gokteik Viaduct Railroad Trestle

Our first reaction upon seeing the Goteik Viaduct train crossing was “no thank you” and then we read more about it and became enamored with its history so we’re kind of wanting to...

Amazing Video: Watch A Guy Turn An Automotive Air Conditioning Compressor Into A Running 3-Cylinder Engine!

A short while back we showed you a wild video where a guy took the little compressor from a refrigerator and made it into a little working engine. It as fun and crazy and required a lot of brains to...

2022 Holley LS Fest East: Playing In The Dirt With Grandpa’s Bug

Off-Road racing has been a part of LS Fest West in Las Vegas since it first started, but after seeing how popular it was with the fans and attendees, Holley knew they had to add that same kind of...