Category Archive: XL Event Coverage, XL Spotlight, XL Videos

Best Of 2021: Tuff Truck Carnage At A Whole Other Level. SEND IT!!!

Tuff Truck racing is an absolute riot to watch because, in many cases, it is the perfect storm of a track meant to destroy trucks, POS trucks put together with duct tape and baling wire, and folks...

Dakar 2022: Stage 5 And 6 Highlights From The Most Demanding Rally On Earth!

Stage 5 and 6 aren’t giving any of the competitors at Dakar a break, and you’ll see what we’re talking about in the latest two highlight videos! Dakar 2022 is on and man is it...

This Video Of A Bombardier Sidewalk Plow Pulling A Big Rig Out Of The Mud Is Totally Awesome

If you don’t live in a place where it snows, chances are that you’ve never heard of a Bombardier sidewalk plow and that’s a shame. These little tracked bastards have cleared the way...

Watch The Massive Case 150 Steam Tractor Make 170hp and Over 5,000 lb-ft Of Torque On A Prony Brake Dyno

We have showed you video and told you about Kory Anderson’s incredible recreation of a Case 150 steam tractor. This $1-million dollar plus project brought back to life an extinct mastodon of a...

FJ45 Rock Crawler Project Update: Oops… Making Cool Parts And Then Having To Fix Them.

Anyone who has built a car, truck, motorcycle, or whatever has at some point or another built a part for their ride only to find that their perfectly designed part had a flaw that kept the next part...

Dakar 2022 Video Highlights: Stage 4 Was Full Of Flipping And Cartwheeling, Which Is Not The Way To Finish A Dakar Rally.

Stage 4 was tougher than a bunch of racers wanted, as several misjudged the terrain and found that when the front bumper find the ground at speed, and the rear tires are more than a couple feet off...

Epic Video: An Amazing Period Documentary About Apollo 13 Filled With NASA Footage – Incredible Stuff

Now this is something we did not expect to run into today. You are about to watch a truly riveting and incredible NASA documentary about the Apollo 13 mission. This was made in the time frame that...

Chevrolet Introduces The 2024 Electric Silverado – The E-Pickup Truck War Is Officially On

(By Tom Lohnes) – After the shocking news of the Ford F-150 Lightning’s prices, Chevrolet utilized Ford’s momentum and the virtual CES show to debut their new all-electric Silverado truck,...

Teeth of Steel: This 1942 British Film Profiling Mechanical Excavators, Cable Shovels, and More Rules

We have showed you a lot of patriotic films made in the USA during WWII. Well, we were not the only country cranking out the content. This film, made in England circa 1942 is called Teeth of Steel...

Pluggers Beware: Pricing For the F-150 Lightning Is Revealed And They’ll Put Hair On Your Wallet

(By Tom Lohnes) – Ford has just revealed pricing for their highly anticipated F-150 Lightning, and it isn’t as affordable as you would expect. Here’s what the configurations look like....

Job Done: Check Out This Second And Final Part Of The Big Compressor Restoration

Here’s the second and final part of the big compressor restoration we started to show you yesterday. Talk about awesome, this machine really is interesting. This video concentrates on the power...

DAKAR 2022: Stage 3 Highlights From The Sand! Things Are Getting Real Interesting And There Are Still 10 Days Of Racing Left!

Dakar 2022 is on and man is it already living up to its reputation of being one of the toughest races in the world. Famous racers and teams, well known for their prowess in the sand and on Dakar in...

FJ45 Rock Crawler Project: Headers And Exhaust, Rear Shock Mounts, And More!

Exhaust and more going together in this episode of the FJ45 Rock Crawler project, where nothing ever seems to go together without some cutting and welding, no matter what the plan. Check out the...

Top Tech: Emily and Aaron Take Care Of An Early Bronco Soft Top Install

It’s been a few years since I did a soft-top install on a Jeep, Bronco, or the like. The first one I ever installed was NOT a Bestop and while it worked for a 20 year old kid, it was never as...