Category Archive: BangShift XL, XL Videos

When A Tractor Attempts To Help A Truck In Russia, Always Expect The Unexpected

So here we are in Russia…at least we think that’s where this was filmed. Anyway we have a truck with obviously too much weight out behind the rear axle and a tractor that has been brought...

1970s Chevy Truck Advertising Perfection: Watch This Pickup Drag 178 Tons Of Logs!

The OEMs have totally failed in recent times at making over the top, ridiculous pickup truck ads. Sadly it has been Toyota that had cool stuff like their trucks dragging the Space Shuttle and...

Scary Machine: Old Video of International Harvester’s Automatic Mine Layer

Like it or not, war tends to drive humans to innovate and create technology. That technology sometimes comes from unexpected places, like tractor companies. In this video an announcer cheerfully...

This 1951 Van Pelt Power Wagon Fire Truck Is One Of Five Ever Made And Totally Awesome

I’m on a big old truck kick today, hopefully that’s cool with you. After seeing the Mercedes in action I bounced over to one of my favorite YouTube channels, OCDResto. This dude does...

Check Out This 1971 6×6 Mercedes LG-1213 Brazilian Army Truck Take On A Tough Trail – Needs Lockers!

We have featured some cool old Brazilian army trucks before and today it is this restored 1971 6×6 Mercedes LG-1213 Brazilian army truck truck that we have the spotlight on. These rigs were...

See How The Wreck Of The Car Hauler “Baltic Ace” Was Removed Off Of The Ocean Floor Over The Course Of Two Years!

When the M/V Baltic Ace sank on December 5th, 2012 after being hit by the container ship M/V Corvus J., she settled in 115 feet of water in the middle of the shipping lanes that serviced the port of...

The Parting Shift: Another Big Rig Trans In A Pickup – This One Is A Total Freak And Sounds GREAT!

A week or two ago we showed you video of a guy in an older Dodge truck jamming gears with a stick attached to a Fuller 10-speed box. This week we’re back with another swapped rig but this one...

This Lada Samara Is Now Combined With A Tank, Because Siberian Winters Are No Joke!

What is the first thing you picture when you hear “Lada”? Chances are good that you are picturing a Lada Riva, the square, boxy Russian tank of an econocar that was based off of a...

This Vintage 1981 Footage of Bob Motz and His Jet Kenworth Highlights The Worst Job In NHRA History

What now seems like a month ago but was actually barely two weekends was watching Bob Motz blister the Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park quarter mile in his amazing jet powered Kenworth truck....

Want To Really Wake Up The Exhaust Note Of Your Hellcat or SRT/RT/Scat Pack Challenger? Flowmaster Outlaw Is The Way To Go!

There are times when you just need to be loud, right? If that’s your attitude regarding your car, then we have the option for you, especially if you are a Mopar owner. Flowmaster has rolled out...

Bringing the Boom: This 1987 Promotional Film For the Rockwell B1-B Is Flipping Awesome

The Rockwell B1-B is one bad Jose of an airplane and it he delivered more than its fair share of bad news to the bad guys over the years since first coming into service in the mid-1980s. We have a...

Spinning An Eaton M112 Supercharger With A Shop Vac Is Kind Of Awesome

This is a good video for a holiday. It is largely pointless, doesn’t rally prove anything, but at the same time it is entertaining in the gearhead fashion that we love. What is it? Basically it...

This Ford Commercial Truck Promo Video From 1968 Shows Loaded Trucks Being Jumped And Mercilessly Beat Up On

Nothing beats manufacturer produced promotional videos like this one for the Ford commercial truck line in Great Britain for 1968. They show the trucks working hard and doing the kinds of truck like...

Amazing Video: Watch A Tiny V6 Engine Made Of Paper Run With Compressed Air

We have showed you lots of videos featuring miniature engines over the years here at BangShift but this one may take the cake. Why? Mainly because it is made of paper. I guess paper AND a small...