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Category Archive: BangShift XL, FORD, TRUCKS, Unhinged

Unhinged: A Moment Of Silence For A Forlorn Monster Truck

Have you ever seen those pictures of abandoned amusement parks, water parks, circus areas, and the like? You know the ones…what used to be the place to go and have fun is now one of the most...

Rough Start: The Home-Built Dodge Dually To Compete With Brian And Chad’s Obsessions!

So we’ve been on a dually pickup kick around here for a bit. Part of that is due to Chad’s box Chevy that he picked up and has been enjoying, but the other part is that we love dually...

Unveiled: 2019 Ram – An All-New Truck To Compete In The Heated Marketplace!

Ram, like Dodge before the split, refreshens trucks on a glacial scale. The current generation has been on sale since 2009, and while that isn’t nearly as long as the D/W-series’...

It Means “Summer”: This 1973 Chevrolet Veraneio Is A South American Rarity!

That doesn’t look like any 1973 Chevrolet you’ve ever seen roaming the streets in the States, does it? Not in the least. There are hints to it’s GM origins…the taillights look...

Unveiled: 2019 Ford Ranger – The Midsize Ford Is Back And Better Than It Ever Was!

The Ford Ranger pickup truck had a strong production run in it’s 29-year history. They were small, efficient, and birthed one of the most noteworthy vehicles of the last thirty years in the...

Could Be Fun: This Desert-Romping XJ Cherokee Looks Like A Ton Of Fun!

Yesterday Chad showed off a Ford truck that looked hell-bent on ripping up a desert path somewhere and it got me thinking about the same thing. Desert rompers rule! What part of “hauling ass in...

Chevrolet Has Released More Information On The Upcoming 2019 Silverado – 3.0L Inline-Six Duramax Diesel For Half-Tons!

We’ve seen the 2019 Silverado that Chevrolet is putting up against long-time rival Ford and the new Ram that’s just about to be unveiled, but it’s only now that we are learning the...

The Snow Wagon: This 1979 GMC Jimmy Is Exactly What You Need For The Winter!

One of the stupidest moves I’ve ever made in my automotive history was to sell a 1984 Dodge Ramcharger off. The only four-wheel-drive vehicle I’ve ever owned, the Ramcharger was found...

Money No Object: This 1939 Chevrolet Hauler Rules All! Big-Block Power FTW!

Yeah, I’ve been in the Barrett-Jackson catalog again. At least, with the weather outside going to hell in a handbasket, I’ve got a reason to look at cars I can’t afford and dream...

Oh, Great…Not You Too: Ford Is Being Sued For Diesel-Related Issues Now

The lawyer firm of Hagens Berman has been a pretty busy place lately. Not only are they handling the lawsuits connected to the Volkswagen diesel case, they also went after General Motors for their...

Classic YouTube: Testing Out BigFoot Fastrax In 1989…Make Way For The Tank!

Bob Chandler has had many variations of the BigFoot monster truck built over the years. From the first one to BigFoot 5 and it’s ten-foot-tall tires to the current fleet of race trucks that...

The “WTF?” Files: Ever Heard Of The 1996 Dodge TrailCharger? We Hadn’t!

Dodge’s SUV lineup in the United States through the 1990s and 2000s is pretty easy to follow: The Ramcharger existed until 1993, then nothing until the Durango showed up in 1998. Other than the...

As High As You Can: This Blazer Went Stargazing At Byron!

The Byron Wheelstanding competition is one of those love-it-or-hate-it events that happens throughout the year. You either love it because it’s raw power turning into wheelstands that get the...

Money No Object: A Flip-Front, 426 Hemi-Powered Power Wagon!

The 2018 Barrett-Jackson auction is completely full-up. They have maxed out their docket for the Scottsdale, Arizona auction and there are some very neat gems in there that will give the enthusiast...