Category Archive: BangShift XL, XL Videos

Bringing the Boom: This 1987 Promotional Film For the Rockwell B1-B Is Flipping Awesome

The Rockwell B1-B is one bad Jose of an airplane and it he delivered more than its fair share of bad news to the bad guys over the years since first coming into service in the mid-1980s. We have a...

Spinning An Eaton M112 Supercharger With A Shop Vac Is Kind Of Awesome

This is a good video for a holiday. It is largely pointless, doesn’t rally prove anything, but at the same time it is entertaining in the gearhead fashion that we love. What is it? Basically it...

This Ford Commercial Truck Promo Video From 1968 Shows Loaded Trucks Being Jumped And Mercilessly Beat Up On

Nothing beats manufacturer produced promotional videos like this one for the Ford commercial truck line in Great Britain for 1968. They show the trucks working hard and doing the kinds of truck like...

Amazing Video: Watch A Tiny V6 Engine Made Of Paper Run With Compressed Air

We have showed you lots of videos featuring miniature engines over the years here at BangShift but this one may take the cake. Why? Mainly because it is made of paper. I guess paper AND a small...

Watch A Talented Dirt Bike Racer Bash Himself Off The Rocks Before Actually Climbing The Infamous Backdoor The King Of The Hammers

I don’t ride dirt bikes largely because it requires balance, agility, and skills that my life has not caused me to acquire. I am more than happy to watch the guys who are great riders do their...

Is This The World’s Quickest Mack Truck? Watch It Boil The Tires And The Run 11s At 120 +

We’ve showed you a little window into the wild world of high performance diesel big rig trucks and buses on the small island of Puerto Rico before and we all went nuts for it. These guys LOVE...

This 1973 Jeep J2000 Truck Sales Promotional Film Has Us Looking For A Dealer – 70s Greatness

It is pretty hard to argue against the overt coolness of the Wagoneers and J-trucks of the early 1970s. They were really well built, intentioned to get out there into the wild, and they look great as...

Watch The Planet’s Two Meanest Big Rigs Clash Both Loaded And Unloaded – Couture VS Noel On The Streets Of Canada

Sounds like an undercard at an MMA fight or something, right? This is main event level competition here especially if you love ridiculously powerful big rigs racing each other. In this video you...

This Incredible 1944 Video Shows How The US Army Carved The First Version Of The Alcan Highway Through The Yukon In 8 Months

While there is nothing “good” about war it certainly triggers, causes, and invites human feats of innovation and creation that would otherwise take far longer if they ever happened at...

Watch This Massive Fiat Tractor Suffer A Clutch Explosion And Break In Half At The Start Of A Pulling Attempt

Sometimes I am convinced that these things are trying to find me. Yesterday when looking for something completely different on YouTube, I happened upon this amazing video of a big Fiat tractor (it...

Would You Have The Guts To Drive A 34,000lb Road Grader Over The Most Rickety Looking Bridge Known To Man?

Here’s a simple question on a Friday that I had to ask all of you in reader land after seeing this video. If faced with the situation below, would you have the, ummm, “courages” to...

This Guy Scratch Built A Miniature Ford 300ci Inline Six – It Is Amazing And It Sounds Fantastic Running! (Great Video)

So we can all agree that miniature engines are awesome. Lots of times guys built tiny steam engines, tiny V8s, tiny exotic V12s, and all that kind of stuff but not the guy in this video. This dude...

The Roto-Wing Plow Was A Man-Eating Snow Mover From The 1930s – What Happened To It?!

As I write this I am nowhere near snow. I’m off with the family spending a few days together after month on the road and yet I am still thinking about the white stuff. The invention you will...

Take A Look At The Workhorse Kenworth C510s That Haul Road Trains In Australia!

Depending on where you live in the United States, you might see a semi-tractor hauling two trailers or even three smaller pup trailers out on the highways and Interstates. What you don’t see in...