Category Archive: BangShift XL, XL Online Find

eBay Find: This $200,000 Dodge Power Wagon May Actually Be Worth It – One Of The Rarest Ever

So Tom Nolen basically discovered a unicorn on eBay in the form of a 1949 Dodge Power Wagon fire truck that also happens to be a woody. We’re a little confused on the originality of the woody...

Video: We’re Pretty Sure This Is The Smokiest Burnout Of All Time

With respect to massive, smokey burnouts, they don’t get any more massive or smokey than the one shown in the video below. The truck is the Smith Transport Tornado II and from what our ears are...

Tractor Pull Carnage: This Ford’s Back Wheel Has A Word From Our Sponsor

This video comes to us from the August 2, 2014 tractor pull in Lochem, The Netherlands. This Super Stock Ford, “Iessel Diesel”, starts off strong but right from the start you can see that...

Redneck Rocket Video: Watch A Massive Swamp Buggy, Equipped With A 632ci V8 Yank The Front Wheels On Pavement!

Its Saturday here in the BangShift newsroom, know what that means? Typically it means that we wake up surrounded by spent beer cans, old pizza boxes, and using a breaker bar as a pillow under one of...

Would You Rather: A 1937 Chevy Wrecker That’s In Tough Shape Or A 1950 Dodge Power Wagon That May Be Worse

I’ve been jealous because both McTaggart and Chad have done a Would You Rather blog item so far and until this moment, I still had a goose egg in that category. Well that egg is present NO...

What Would You Do With This 1961 Mack Cabover Truck? We’ve Got Some Ideas

Our friend Jay sent us this Craigslist Ad yesterday, and both Brian and I were super excited to see a cabover truck that neither of us had seen before. This 1961 Mack is one weird freak. With the...

More News On Payload Ratings: GM Goes For The Mea Culpa, Ford Doesn’t Budge

The saga of payload capacity in the Class 3 truck market continues to be filled with drama. To bring you up to speed, this all started out with Ford and Ram taking shots at each other over who had...

On The Rocks: A Threesome Of Custom Jeeps We’d Love To Thrash

(Photos by Trevor Howard, Words by Trevor Howard and Chad Reynolds) Jeeps are cool. Yep, we said it, and you know it’s true, and this threesome is one your wife might actually approve of....

Watch the Mercedes AMG G63 6×6 Take On Ferraris and McLarens At A Track Day

Track days are all about getting your ride onto the track and letting it all hang out. Boosted rally rocket? Great! Italian supercar? All the better! Giant-ass six-wheel drive truck? Uh….what?...

eBay Find: The Deuce And A Half Of My Dreams – Not Only A Fire Truck, A Forest Fire Truck!

One of my first clear vehicular memories was visiting the fire station in town as a little kid. Being that I grew up and currently live in the same small town, may of the faces have changed but the...

Nissan’s NISMO Juke/Xterra Is The Stuff Nightmares Are Made Of

(Photos courtesy of Twitter/Nissan) The Nissan Xterra is a cool little SUV that has a strong off-roading pedigree. It doesn’t try to be soft and cuddly, but instead was built from the start to...

New Jersey State Assemblyman Submits Bill To Make “Coal Rolling” Illegal After Someone Blasted His Nissan Leaf

If you misbehave in front of the wrong person, they will see to it that your form of fun is forever banished. In New Jersey, State Assemblyman Tim Eustance was driving his Nissan Leaf  on the New...

Video: This Trucking Couple Makes Their Living In A Custom Volvo VNL Truck That’s A Rolling Palace

Volvo is running a series of videos lately that highlight different owners and operators of their trucks and how they are using their big rigs. We were blown away by this latest video because it...

Roadkill Video: Freiburger and Finnegan Find And Save A 1950 GMC From Eternal Junkyard Purgatory…Kind Of

Junkyards are the places where so many hot rod dreams start. They are also the places where the end of many hot rod dreams land. No matter where you are from of what you are into, a ‘yard is a...