Category Archive: BangShift XL, XL Spotlight, XL Videos

Here’s A Recap Of All The Big Truck Action From Dakar So Far! Watch These Big Trucks In Action

I love the big trucks of the Dakar Rally, and always have. Clearly I’m not alone, as these trucks have gotten more and more popular over the years. They’ve also gotten faster and higher...

We Weren’t The Only Ones Wondering If Sebastien Loeb Can Win the Dakar Rally As A Privateer In 2019

Sebastian Loeb will always be one of my favorite Rally drivers. I remember watching him in the World Rally Championships and being amazed by the skills he showed. He wasn’t alone of course,...

Bullnose Brute: This 1985 Ford F-350 Hasn’t Seen Hard Use Yet!

The itch for a truck has been striking again. Normally I can ignore it and it goes away after a while, but every now and then I look to see what’s out there on the market. My truck preferences...

Paying The Piper: FCA Settles Diesel Lawsuit Cases, Recalls Ram And Jeep 3.0L Diesel Trucks

They aren’t saying that they did anything wrong, but FCA is going to pay out to end the diesel emissions cases with federal and state authorities and owners of Ram and Jeep products that were...

Horsepower Video: Watch Katech Make 1,000hp With An LT5 V8 – No Port Injection, No Cam Sawp

The LT5 V8 is a brutal 755hp 6.2L blown beast that lives in cars like the ZR1 Corvette and is available for purchase by hot rodders out there for use in both classic and modern applications. The LT...

McLeod Racing Launches New Single Disc Clutches For Flat Flywheel LS1/LS6 Applications

When a company is able to save a customer money AND deliver them a high quality, functional, battle proven product, everyone wins. McLeod has done just that by introducing their new line of single...

Two In A Row Make It Go: This 2-53 Powered John Deere 435 Sounds Epic Indoors With A Straight Pipe

Few people associate the Detroit Diesel engine with John Deere tractors and that makes some sense. The company has long been known for their engines as much as they have been known for the tractors...

The Compilation Video Featuring Locomotives Crashing Into Stuff Is Wild

Trains are interesting for a thousand different reasons but at the end of the day, their immense power is only truly illustrated when you see them run into something. They look all docile just...

The End of The Photographic Line: Our Final Blast Of David Whealon’s 2018 Best Shots

(Photos by David Whealon) – Well, we have finally come to the bottom of the well of photos that you’ve been enjoying. Yep, the end of the line for David Whealon’s 2018 best shots....

Syracuse Nationals Car Show Photos: More Cars, More Trucks, More BangShifty Fun

(Photos by Mike Brooks) – We’re here with great photos from the 2018 Syracuse Nationals as shot by Mike Brooks. This is a massive show that has huge history and following to it. Guys from...

This 1948 Willys Jeep CJ-2A Is An Awesome And Accurate Look At The post War Jeeps America Fell In Love With

After serving dutifully in every role that the military asked it to serve, the Jeep came home a war hero just like the soldiers that operated them in all the varied theaters of WWII. The pluggy...

Money No Object: You Need This 1976 Chevrolet Blazer Sand Dragger In Your Life Because…Well, Reasons.

Let’s be quite blunt for one second: the truth of the matter is that you need nothing more than a Hyundai Accent to run 80% of your errands, and what that car won’t do, a four-banger S-10...

Boss Cat: This Monster Caterpillar 3508 V8 Makes 1030hp and 3070 Ft/Lbs Of Torque on The Dyno!

Now THIS is a V8. The Caterpillar 3508 V8 Land Mechanical Engine is a monster in every way, shape and form. It is huge and it is heavy, weighing nearly 10,000lbs. This turbocharged beast has a bore...

Big, Beautiful And Broken: Finnegan’s Bought A Monster Square-Body Box Truck!

At what point does an automotive fixation become worthy of an intervention? Because we’re starting to wonder about our buddy Finnegan. We don’t have any issue with the original Ramp...