Category Archive: BangShift Question Of The Day??, BangShift XL, CHEVY, Craigslist Find, TRUCKS, XL Videos

This Chevrolet R3500 Is Missing It’s Engine…What Would You Stuff Into The Engine Bay?

The other day I posted up a square-body GMC that had no bed that I had dreams of turning into a big-block flatbed howler. That didn’t seem to go too well, so I’m gonna send up another...

Rough Start: This 1982 GMC Dually Has “Wicked Work Truck” All Over It!

If there is a good side to what you are looking at, it’s the price. Only $900 of your hard-earned dollars from your rainy-day fun need to be sacrificed in the name of picking up a square-body...

Belts Are Burning: The NHTSA Is Investigating 2015-current Ford F-150s For Seat Belt Pretensioners That Self-Ignite

If there is one safety item that doesn’t deserve any pushback against, it’s the seat belt. Forget air bags that turn the interior of a car into a marshmallow, the basic seatbelt has done...

Rough Start: A Flamed 1984 Chevy Van Is Always A Good Idea!

It has been suggested that I should leave my comfort zones of vehicle hunting and dig through locations other than the deserts and the High Plains areas of the country, where the metal is awesome and...

Recycling Gone Wrong: GM Announces The New 2.7L Turbo-Four Will Be Called “Tripower”

Dusting off an old, storied nameplate to affix it to a new thing almost never works out well. When Pontiac re-badged the Holden Monaro, a potent rear-drive coupe with a V8 and a six-speed, into the...

Camp Wagon: This 1979 Plymouth TrailDuster Is The Camping Rig Your Dad Wished He Had

“Camping” in my family meant one of two things: either we rolled out the old Coleman pop-up trailer out into the middle of the field and me and my brother lived semi-independently for the...

Rough Start: Classic Jeeping In A 1984 Jeep CJ-7 – Can You Patch A Panel?

The Jeep CJ is the variation that many still picture in their heads when the word is uttered. Two round headlights, two round marker lights, one big speedometer in the center of the dash. My dad had...

Rough Start: A Neat Little Toyota Truck Hiding A Secret Under That Hood!

Surely you can have some fun for five grand with a bit of Craigslist hunting, right? Of course you can! You might not get the LS6 Chevelle of your dreams, but you can get something that you can drive...

Another One Returns To The Road: This Bullnose Ford Gets A Second Lease On Life!

Heritage vehicles don’t exist in my family. They don’t stick around long enough. Looking back over thirty-plus years of vehicles, and not one lasted longer than ten years. The ’82...

Gospel In The Wind: This 1936 Chevrolet Standard Coupe Pick-Up Is A Vision To The Past

I could’ve sat there in the grass for an hour, just staring at what I was looking at. This could’ve easily been the 1930s…there was no noise except for my breathing and a slight...

Caption This: Write The Craigslist Ad For This Farm-Fresh GMC!

Last month, Chad shared a moment he had while poking around a yard. He found a derelict Chevrolet truck that was pretty much done, that was being saved from the crusher more-or-less just because....

Shaggin’ Van Restoration? Jeff Dunham Shows Off The Restoration Story Of His Ford Cruising Van!

Van culture is well before my time. And I consider that a good thing. Look, I love a good restored or exceptionally well-kept 1970s era machines, but in the grand scheme of things there is a good...

You Don’t See 1980s Dodge Trucks Done Like This 1984 Ram – Tubbed And Three Pedals!

You can throw a rock and find a well-sorted square-body GM pickup truck, and for good reason: they are simply one of the best pickup truck designs out there, ever. If you hunt around, you might find...

Rough Start: This 1983 Jeep Cherokee Won’t Make You Tough…But It’ll Help The Image Part Nicely!

The link between the car you drive and the perception people have about the owner is always going to be there, regardless of how some touchy-feely types want to disprove it. If you roll up in a black...