Category Archive: BangShift XL, XL Videos

Calculated Risk Or The Luckiest Trucker In America? Watch This Rig Plow Through Water Up To Its Windshield!

I’ll admit it. Back when I made my living as a CDL driver, I was kind of a wuss. There were guys who had no trouble bombing down icy hills or through unplowed roads with their trucks. Guys that...

Office In The Sky: This 1960s United Airlines Pilot Recruitment Film Is Really Cool

In terms of jobs that have some historically romantic appeal, the idea of being an airline pilot in the 1960s is pretty high on the list. Snappy uniforms, three guys in the nose of the plane, a far...

Fire In The Hole: Check Out How To Start A Field Marshall Tractor Using A Twelve-Gauge Shotgun Shell!

Starting an engine…not so hard, is it? Hit the key and go. You learned that when you started to drive, or if you were “lucky” enough to have a riding mower when you were growing up...

Morning Symphony: Diesel V8s That Sound Better Than Gasoline V8s

I’ll admit, when I first saw the title of this video, that I was beyond suspicious. I don’t usually equate a diesel engine with a soundtrack I’d call “enticing”....

The 1957 Chevy Trucks on the Alcan Run – An Absolutely AWESOME 1950’s Chevrolet Promotional Film

Some videos are just timelessly cool, like this one. The nearly four minute promotional video for the 1957 Chevy truck lineup is great on all levels. From the trucks that are showcased to the booming...

Epic Save Video: Bad Company Jeep Nearly Tumbles To Its Doom On A Wild Hill Climb Pass

We’ve had Ben Dozeman’s crazy “Bad Company” Jeep on the pages of BangShift before. This is the same machine we showed you video of pulling power wheelies at will in the...

Torque Video: A V12 Detroit Powered Euclid Bottom Dump Tractor Claws to a Full Pull

Conceptually, there is no simpler motorsport than pulling. Strap your junk to the weight sled, wait for the green flag and then drop a wrecking ball on the throttle until something blows up or you...

Mid West Pre Runner Fun In Michigan! Sand Dunes And Motocross Track High Flying Action In Full Size Trucks!

When James from Terra Crew decided he needed some mid-west Prerunner love he decided he was heading to Michigan for some fun in the dirt, on a motocross style track featuring big table top jumps and...

Eastern European Off-Roading At It’s Finest: A Trabant Trar!

The lowly Trabant 601, the car that took three people to assemble: one to cut, one to fold, and one to paste. These two-stroke-powered little beasts were the most popular car in East Germany, but...

Ultimate Zombie Apocalypse Vehicle? Couple Converts Army Truck into Apocalypse Surviving Tiny Home

If you are going to do it, then you might as well do it like this! It may only go 55 mph, but this ex military truck is one bad ass that has so many cool and custom features inside that you too will...

Watch Some High Flying, Bone Jarring, Gnarly Looking Tuff Truck Racing At Dennis Anderson’s Off Road Park

Clearly Dennis Anderson’s largest contribution to society is the Grave Digger monster truck but a growing second is the off-road park that he opened up a couple of years ago and has been...

The Evans Auto-Railer Was A Bus And A Train That Unfortunately Went Nowhere

The idea of a vehicle that can both travel the rails and drive down the roads is not a foreign one for anyone who lives near a railroad track. There are service trucks that look like regular pickups...

Mud Bogging, Water Crossing, and Marsh Blasting In Little 4x4s From Europe

Here in the USA when we think of 4×4 trucks we picture massive monsters with 40″ tires, lift kits for days, and the ability to mow down entire neighborhoods with impunity. Over in Europe...

Watch The Blue Blazes Pulling Tractor Go Out In A Blaze Of Glory – Photo Sequence And Video…The Carnage Is Incredible

 This is the story of one of the sport of tractor pullings’ most legendary-and exciting-competitors, Mike Wilhite.  The video and photos that go along with this tale are a few years old but...