Category Archive: BangShift XL, XL Videos

This Animation Shows Once And For All How A Two-Stroke Diesel Engine Works

While the two stroke diesel engine is not as common as it once was we thought it would be cool to show you some neat animation that depicts just how these things work. There’s lots of confusion...

This Video That Shows Big Truck Tires Exploding Is Interesting and Informative

This is not the first time we have talked about the dangers of tire failures in a shop or even in a work environment and it surely won’t be the last. The difference in this video is some cool...

Service Call Fee Isn’t For Debate: Watch This Off-Road Wrecker Save A Couple Of Rigs In Need

It’s bad enough when you have to call in a tow truck to come save your ass. Is there anything more scathing to your pride that some smug dude hopping out of a truck knowing that even if...

Glorious Noise: Watch This 20V149 Detroit Diesel Fire Up And Then Get Run At “High” RPM!

There will come a time in human history where people will look back at the era of internal combustion as curiously as we look back at the era of steam. We employ internal combustion engines to do so...

BangShifty Video: This Homebuilt Steam Powered Rail Speeder Is Incredible

(By Greg Rourke) – We’ve featured rail speeders in the past. They were built as inspection vehicles, and to get crews to places not accessible by road. They have been largely replaced by...

This Guy Has Raised The Bar On Pissing Off The Neighbors Up To Expert Level – Five Radial Engines

If you’re a gearhead, there’s not doubt that at least once in your life you’ve really pissed of the neighbors. Maybe it is working on the car late in the driveway, firing it up...

Ugly And Unstoppable: This Blazer Is A Study In Gearing, Good Driving, And Zero Effs Given To Looks

We’re partial to full size rigs around here. We’re obviously a bunch of simpletons and big stuff just has that kind of impressive presence to it that appeals to our knuckle dragging...

MAHLE Motorsport Celebrates a Century of MAHLE Automotive Innovation – Announces $100 PowerPak Piston Rebate

This is pretty awesome. MAHLE Motorsport is celebrating their 100th anniversary and they are doing by giving back to their customers. From October 15th through December 15th the company is offering a...

Best Worst Ship Ever: The Insane, Incredible, Insolvent, and Entirely Unbelievable Story Of The SS Great Eastern

This is the story of one of the greatest engineering achievements of the  Victorian Age. It is also the story of a ship so far ahead of its time it was one of the greatest financial failures ever...

eBay Find: This 1,100ci All-Aluminum Ford GAF V8 Is A WWII Relic We Want To Own!

We have told you about the awesome Ford GAA V8 more than once around here but we still get excited when we see them come up for sale or appear in other random dark corners of the internet. This time...

Got Skills? Race Winning Brands Is Hiring Across Their Company and Across The Country

As we all know, things these days are not exactly normal. There have been lots of people displaced from their jobs by all the junk going on in the world and others who feel stuck in doing what they...

Retro Review Fun: This Look At The 1993 Jeep Grand Wagoner Is A Fun Contrast To The SUVs Of Today

The Jeep Grand Wagoneer was a mainstay of the SUV universe for decades. Built off of the basic but tough J-series truck chassis, they command incredible money on the market today and in so many ways...

Unique Restoration: Watch This Pneumatic Underwater Saw Get Brought Back From The Depths Of Despair

One of the things I love about the Hand Tool Rescue channel is that the guy doesn’t just do great work, he does that work on tools and devices I never knew existed. Take this video for example....

The 2020 Hi-Performance Expo Powered by Optima Batteries Is Coming To COTA November 1-3 – Big Fun, Big Money, Be There!

Winter is on the way, you have been likely locked out of at least a few of your favorite events this year and you are kind of bummed that there’s nothing left to do this year, right? WRONG. The...