Category Archive: BangShift XL, XL Videos

Whoopsie Doodle: Watch This Guy Crash A Huge Piece Of Machinery During A Trade Show Demo!

I have always wanted to attend a heavy equipment show. In fact, I was just talking about it with some friends yesterday that as amazing as SEMA is, the big mining show that they have in Las Vegas...

Cool Video: Watch A 1927 Atlas-Imperial Diesel Tug Boat Engine Start Up – So Many Valves, Knobs, and Handles!

There’s something about watching massive old engines start up that we cannot get enough of. While this engine is certainly not the largest thing we have ever showed you and some may even argue...

Cool Video: Travel The Same Path Air Does Through A Rolls Royce Locomotive Diesel Engine

It is pretty incredible what people can do with animations these days. In this video we get to travel as air through a Rolls Royce locomotive diesel engine and it’s pretty great. While there is...

Track Freaks: Check Out This 1990 Video With A Mini-Van Tank and The Crazy Super Trax Peterbilt

Molalla, Oregon is the spot where this video was captured about 30 years ago and it’s a pretty neat watch if you are a fan of monster trucks from the 1980s and early 1990s. The video shows a...

Video – The Great Achievement: In 1958 Sir Edmund Hillary Drove To The South Pole On A Tractor

In 1958 Sir Edmund Hillary lead the first motorized expedition to the South Pole. His choice of vehicle? Massey Ferguson tractors and these were not huge Massey Ferguson tractors but pretty humble...

Listening To Dave McClelland Call A 1980s Stadium Off Road Race Will Make Your Day

Mickey Thompson’s Off Road Warriors was a film produced the 1980s to act as a promotional tool for short course off road racing, a sport that the man had himself invented and was promoting...

Big Torque: Watch This Massive, Old Hall-Scott Rail Car Engine Fire Up And Clack Away

There’s just something about massive old engines that you have to love. In this case we’re looking at a Hall-Scott rail car engine that likely dates from around 1910 or thereabouts....

Watch This Guy Pull Every Gear Like A Master In A 1964 Mack With A Triplex Transmission

It has been a while since we have features someone getting after it in an old big rig with a multiple stick transmission. In this case the truck is a 1984 Mack B-61 and the driver is Bob. We...

This 1982 GMC Promotional Film Is All About Small Wreckers – The Truck Is Killer!

Here’s a neat video for those of you out there who share my obsession with cool old trucks and wreckers. This is a 1982 GMC promotional film centered around the idea of the superiority of the...

Miniature Engine Fun! Check Out This Running Model Of A 1906 Bruce MacBeth 100hp Four Cylinder

The Bruce-MacBeth engine company isn’t exactly a name on the tips of the tongues of gearheads and hot rodders across the world but they were a successful outfit that operated for about a half a...

The Start Of The Beginning or The Beginning Of The End? This 1989 SUV Buy’er Guide Video Shows The Start Of The SUV Craze

In an automotive universe completely dominated by the SUV, CUV, and LUV (lame utility vehicle) segment, it stands to reason that this whole ball got rolling somewhere, right? Well, that somewhere is...

Finnegan Finally Drives His Body Dropped C10 After The 6 Day Thrash!

It’s about time! The boys thrashed like mad men to get the truck ready for the road trip to MRC Fabrication where they were supposed to show up with it and then pick up the Cadillac....

The Raddest Rigs of King of the Hammers: Gambler 500 Benz, Chevy Blazer and Rock Crawlers

I’ve repeatedly told you all just how cool King of the Hammers is, and here is even more proof. Besides all the killer race rigs, there are TONS of killer rigs that regular folks show up in to...

The Ultimate Hot Rod Engine: This 1960s Rocketdyne Film Shows Off The Incredible Saturn V F-1 Engine

This is an amazing piece of history caught on film and an awesome look at the engines which powered mankind’s ultimate hot rod, the Saturn V rocket. If you can imagine it, the Saturn V used...