Category Archive: BangShift XL, XL Videos

Video On The Manufacturing Of A Ship Propeller Is Awesome

On a seemingly daily basis these days we’re reminded how dumb people can be. From idiotic acts behind the wheel to the way problems are solved it seems like we’re a species that’s...

How To Build A Nitro Powered Drill

The world of the “How To” video is a strange one. These things range from the driest things you have ever laid your eyes on to some of the most entertaining footage you can imagine....

Check Out This Maine Logging Truck Stacked To The Rafters!

It is an argument as to what the harshest environment is where big trucks operate. The desert? The city? Mines? Those are all good options but for us, logging trucks have the hardest job over all the...

Rough Start 1969 Dodge W100 Power Wagon! 383, 4 speed, Short Bed Greatness Right Here!

These sweptline Dodge trucks are cool. They just are. With the steps inside the door, the flat inner fenders that make perfect spots for tools, and the overall feel just makes them one of those old...

Ford-Wagen: Ford and VW Are Teaming Up On The Next Generation Of Ranger – Built VW Tough?

(By Tom Lohnes) – With the new Maverick on the way, the next-gen Ford Ranger development hasn’t had the spotlight. Well, some interesting stuff is happening with the new US-market Ranger,...

Rolling Coal: 2021 Great Lakes Big Rig Challenge Uphill Semi Drag Racing Video

If you like high-powered diesel trucks, and big rigs in particular, then the Great Lakes Big Rig Challenge is an event you just don’t want to miss. With several uphill drag racing events, show...

Size Matters: When The World’s Largest Enclosed Ramp Truck Isn’t Enough, You Add A Big Trailer.

Because Finnegan and Newbern just keeping adding more and more and more and more vehicles to the fleet, there is a need to be able to haul more than one of them at a time and that has resulted in...

Crazy Dyno Test: Watch This RC Jet Engine Get Tested On Four Fuels Using A Fabricated Thrust Dyno!

Now this is BangShifty as hell. You are going to watch an RC sized jet engine get dyno tested on four different fuels to see which one makes the most power. How do you dyno test a thrust engine? To...

These Solid State Relays From MSD Will Cleanup Your Wiring, While Making It More Reliable, And Faster Acting

When MSD first came out with these solid state relays, I was in love. These blocks simplify wiring of relays by combining some of the wiring into one unit that effectively replaces four separate...

Here Comes The Boost: Here’s A Review Of The (Then) Newly Turbocharged 1992 K2500 Diesel

When Dodge and Cummins teamed up to start offering the B-series engine in pickup trucks, it was a game changer. Despite the fact that Dodge had the oldest chassis and styling going at that time,...

Prestige Motorsports Custom Crate Engines Now Available At American Powertrain

As if providing the best overdrive manual transmission systems in the world wasn’t enough, now you can add big power for your Ford, Chevy, and Mopar to the offerings from American Powertrain....

LS Turbo Tech: Stock Manifolds, Shorty Headers, Or Dedicated Turbo Headers – What’s The Real Difference?

Here’s the truth. If you connect the exhaust housing of a turbocharger to the exhaust on an LS engine, and the compressor side to the intake manifold, it will make boost and more power than it...

When You Build A Van With Armored Wheel Wells And 500 Horsepower It Must Be A Burnout Machine

I love wagons, vans, and Suburbans, and since I’m such a square body fan I just can’t not like this awesome tire-smoking machine right here. When I first saw it at Holley’s LSFest...

LS Fest West 2021: Meet “Hank” the High-Flying LS-Swapped Ford F100. Rad Doesn’t Begin To Describe This

What’s funny about LS Swaps is the reactions you do, and DON’T get from people with regards to certain swaps. For example, unless you are at an all-Ford event, nobody even gives an LS...