Category Archive: BangShift XL, XL Videos

The Original Viral Video? This Footage Of An RV Salesmen Losing It In A Series Of Profanity Laden Tirades Is All Time

(Words by Greg Rourke) – The original viral video? To say this is not safe for work is like saying Joe Grippo is a Ford enthusiast. (THIS IS NOT SAFE FOR WORK NOR IS IT SAFE FOR PEOPLE WHO...

More NTPA Pulling Action From The MC State Fair – Multi-Engine Tractors, Turbines, Wheelsanding Two Wheel Drives, More

(Photos by David Whealon) – We’re back with our second and final batch of NTPA pulling action photos from the North Carolina State Fair from our talented contributor David Whealon. In...

Action Gallery: NTPA Pulling At The NC State Fair – Soot Shooting, Dirt Throwing, Blown Craziness With A Sled

(Photos by David Whealon) – David Whealon is one of our most diverse contributors here at BangShift. We have run great photos he shot at the TUDOR road races up in Virginia, land speed...

Craigslist Find: V8-Swapped And California-Legal 1988 Toyota 4Runner – Really Clean, Pretty Pricey

The Toyota 4Runner of the late 1980s is a very lovable truck…they were light enough, peppy enough, and could play in the dirt just fine. They also had Toyota reliability going for them, and...

Question Of The Day: If You Saw A Trucker Driving Down The Road Steering With His Foot, What Would You Do?

After watching this video, the first thing I can tell you is that words don’t fail me for my reaction. What is keeping me from publishing them, however, is that by doing so I’d probably...

The Revival, Part 1: Bringing A Super Duty Back From The Trip To The Scrapyard

In the quest to locate a shop to wrench on the Project Raven Imperial in peace, quiet, and with enough solitude that I don’t wake the neighbors up with loud and unabashed swearing, I offered up...

BangShift Exclusive: An Incredible Inside Look At The Restoration Of A WWII B-17 – The Desert Rat Labor Of Love

(Words and photos by Bob Chiluk) – So BangShift Chicago gets a hotline call wanting to know if we would like to see some old metal that’s being restored locally. Silence for a split...

Man Sized Job: Four Rigs Moving Half Million Pound, 200ft Long Tower Through Oklahoma – 100% BangShift Approved Heavy Hauling (Video)

As you read this, four beefy Kenworth rigs are working in teams of two (two pushing, two pulling) to move a massive 186ft, 535,000lb demethanizing tower through Oklahoma to its final resting spot in...

Watch This Excavator Climb To The Top Of A Specially Made Tower – Huge Skills Involved Here!

Recently the adventures of clan Lohnes at Diggerland USA were documented on these pages. For some reason they didn’t have a ride like this to try. Liebherr is one of those giant companies that...

Diesel Debauchery Video: Watch A 6V53 Detroit Equipped With A Whipple Screw Blower Shoot Fire And Get Pissed!

If you’ve been reading BangShift for any length of time you know that our unabashed love of two stroke Detroit Diesel engines is often showcased. Today is another of those days because we found...

Stay Out Of The Blue Water: Tanker Truck Spills Portable Toilet Water All Over Interstate After Rolling Over

A tanker truck driver in California is probably reconsidering his career choice after an accident left his truck rolled over in the middle of the highway in a lake of blue portable toilet water....

Top 11: SUV’s For Fall, Because Arriving At A Sweater Party In A Murano Is Lame

You know the kinds of ads I’m talking about: A young couple, dressed in the best combination of Macy’s sweaters and REI jackets pulls through a perfect scene of small towns and perfect...

100% BangShift Approved: We Spend The Day At Diggerland USA – America’s First Construction Equipment Theme Park

(Full disclosure: In May, I wrote a blog item about a new theme park that was opening up in New Jersey called “Diggerland USA” the people at Diggerland saw that blog post and offered the...

When Things Go Amazingly Bad: The 2013 Norfolk-Southern Train Fire – The Biggest Engine We’ve Ever Witnessed Eating Itself Alive

(Lead photo by Dan Kohler) A runaway diesel is a scary enough situation in a regular motor vehicle, as we’ve shown numerous times before. But a runaway diesel locomotive engine is far and away...