Category Archive: BangShift XL, XL Online Find

Craigslist Find: The Most Genius Use For An Old School Bus Ever – Conversion Trailer Greatness

Mark Covey is the inspired BangShifter that tipped us off to the most genius use for an old school bus ever which is currently for sale on Craigslist. The premise is insanely simple in the fact that...

Diggerland USA Is The Most BangShift Approved Amusement Park Ever And It Opens In June

I couldn’t actually allow myself to believe that Diggerland USA was a real thing until I did more investigation and actually determined that it really is a construction equipment themed...

eBay Find: This Sand Buggy Was Built In 1965 And Is A Perfectly Preserved Piece Of Dune Running History

In today’s world of turbocharged, wheelstanding, sand flinging, tube chassied sad cars we often forget the roots of the hobby and cars like this little dune buggy/hot rod that was built in 1965...

The Black Knight Transformer Is A Helicopter AND A Truck – This Video Of It Driving And Flying Is Stunning

Call it a transformer, call it a flying cargo van, call it whatever you want but the Black Knight Transformer built by Advanced Tactics is one of the neatest things we have seen in action for some...

This Ratty Looking, Diesel Powered 1947 Chevy Truck Is Fugly, Functional, And Flippin’ Fun (Video)

As I have mentioned a couple of times this week, I’ve been hanging out in Denver with 10 of the toughest street legal diesel trucks in North America and hosting the action as they have been put...

This Tank Tracked 1978 Ford Fairmont Is Way Cooler Than Any LS Swapped Fairmont We Have Ever Seen

As you well know, the Ford Fairmont has become hot stuff for the small tire drag racing crowd to use as a platform to build race cars off of. The Fox body sedans are cheap, light, and no one really...

1980s Video Greatness: The Story Of The Heavy Metal Monster Van – Evolution Of The Coolest Ford Van Ever

One of the neatest things about 1980s monster trucks is that most of the original machines started out as street trucks at some point in their life and eventually morphed into what were the first...

FIA European Truck Racing Starts This Month. Check Out The Highlight Video And Trailer For 2014

The FIA, most famous for being the sanctioning body of Formula 1, puts on tons and tons of other races. And the truth is that when they come to a particular race track for an F1 race, there are...

Check Out This Awesome Bed That Any Car Guy, Or Car Kid, Would Die To Sleep In

The guys at Bedwood and Parts put this up on their Facebook page yesterday and it rules. It’s a bed, for sleeping, made from the bed and back of the cab of a 1953-1956 Ford F100 and we dig it....

Spotted: The EarthRoamer XV-LT Is A Rarely Seen, Completely Awesome, And Big Dollar Go Anywhere RV

As I mentioned last week, I am spending the better part of this week in the Denver, Colorado working as the host of the 2014 Diesel Power Challenge. The event is pretty gnarly and it pits some of the...

Griztek Snow Challenge Hill Climb Racing Video That Has Us Wishing For White Stuff To Play In!

Last week we showed you cool video of what appeared to be sand drags, mud drags, and hill climb racers who were tearing it up going the wrong way on a ski slope, and it was awesome. Thanks to John...

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This Converted School Bus Just Might Be The Perfect BangShift LIVE Mobile Command Center!

Moriarty, the name Brian and I have given to the BangShift.com accountant, would literally die of a coronary if we were to acquire this fine specimen of underpowered, mobile command center greatness....

Fantastic Historical Video: WWII Deuce and a Half Submarine

This old film features an M35A2 Army truck, known more commonly as a “deuce and a half.” It was rated for 5,000 pounds of cargo capacity when off road and a 10,000-pound capacity when on...

Meet The Field For The 2014 Diesel Power Challenge – Big Power Heading To Denver

As some of you may remember, I was the host for the 2013 Diesel Power Challenge that is put on each year by Diesel Power Magazine. I’ll be reprising my role doing that this year. This is the...