Category Archive: BangShift XL, XL Videos

Watch This Crazy Junkyard Shredder Eat Entire Engines – Amazing Power And Destruction

The metal business is pretty interesting. After all, at the end of the day the raw value of the stuff in a junkyard is its weight in metal. The stuff gets sold, loaded onto ships, smelted down in...

Video Bonanza: Here’s The Right Way To Take Down Smoke Stacks

The science of destroying things is something that has fascinated people for hundreds of years. In an illustration of the true Yin and Yang of life, for every construction contractor there needs to...

Gravelrama 49: Elimination Hill – Eyes To The Sky And Foot To The Floor!

The second part of Gravelrama 49’s Sunday schedule is the part of the show that, in my mind at least, is the root of the whole week of activity: Elimination Hill. Four stories of sand and pea...

25 Year Growth Curve: Aeromotive Expands Kansas Operation

When you build the best products, give great service, and strive to lead an industry with innovation good things typically happen. For Aeromotive, the last 25 years have been marked with those three...

OUCH Video: Watch This Cummins Powered Dodge Blow A Tire On The Dyno and Bust A Guy’s Arm

We have talked a lot over the years about how dyno pulls are inherently dangerous. We have thrown driveshafts out at 100+ mph, we have seen cars slide off the rollers, seen connecting rods bounce off...

Consider It Sent: Watch As This RZR Buggy Defeats An “Impossible” Hill Climb In Kentucky!

“Impossible” is a word that usually means that the driver gave up. An “impossible” mud hole. An “impossible” lap time. There are difficult tracks and difficult...

The Punkin Pine: This 1950s Allis-Chalmers Film About Logging In Maine During The Winter Is Pretty Wild

This is one of those films that could make you appreciate your job on this Monday. See, unless you are reading this from an arctic outpost of some kind, you don’t have it has hard as the guys...

Americana Video: Watching Coke Delivery Men Work In Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin During The 1940s – Just Wow

Want to talk about a window into a world that no longer exists?! This is some really spectacular footage that seems to have been made by a local Coca-Cola bottler/distributor a long, long time ago....

BangShift Power Laggin’ Project Truck Update: Let’s Fix Some Really Questionable Stuff!

Welcome back to our coverage of Project Power Laggin’! Follow along as we take a tired 1979 Dodge W150 Power Wagon we found in Central Maine and transform it from a derelict roadside attraction to...

The Rtech Fabrications Built Ponderosa 1966 Chevrolet Crew Cab 4×4 Dually Truck Is One Awesome Beast

If you aren’t familiar with the crew over at Rtech Fabrications, you certainly need to be. They build trucks that never came from the factory and build them in a way that makes you question...

You’re Welcome, Lohnes: This 1956 GMC Is Brought Back To Life After 26 Years In A Field

You know, it doesn’t seem right that Lohnes doesn’t have a project vehicle. We know, we know…he’s super-busy with his NHRA duties, and we wouldn’t want to take a second...

Vintage Ad Watch: This Compilation Of Five 1985 Ford Truck Ads Rules But Bronco IIs Stil Suck

If there were certain constants in the 1980s, one of them was the fact that when an advertisement for pickup trucks came on TV, you were going to see some thrashing, some abuse, and some fun being...

Wheels Up Video: The Psycho Wheelstander Pulling Truck Doing What Made It So Famous!

George Stinnett’s Psycho Ford Econoline pulling truck was one of the most famous pulling machines of the 1980s. Built just like an old school drag racing wheelstander, the truck would hike the...

Ride On The Nose Of A Worked Up Peterbilt Truck At The Wild Canadian Big Rig Drags In Quebec

Since I missed another awesome rendition of the big rig street races up in Quebec, Canada last year and this year is looking bad, I have been trolling through video of the event watching all of the...