Category Archive: BangShift News, BangShift XL, CHEVY, TRUCKS, XL Truck News

Miss The Look Of The Two-Tone Square-Body Chevy Truck? A Dealership In Minnesota Is Now Taking Orders To Two-Tone Your New Chevy!

Square-body Chevrolet trucks had already been in production for ten years the day I was born, so suffice it to say, I’m pretty versed to seeing them around and about. Older or newer, truck or...

More Of The Same Fight: Ford And Ram Keep Ramping Up The Heavy-Duty War

Ford and Ram are playing cutthroat in the heavy-duty pickup truck market, and both sides are watching the other like a hawk. They’ve been on a serious ramp-up for years, because both sides want...

Wanderlust Wagon: This 2007 Ford E-350 Quigley Conversion Van Is Perfect To Get Away From The Holiday Noise

Holiday music, shopping, relatives, more holiday music, and more shopping. It’s the beginning of the end of the year, and chances are good that your blood pressure is climbing and if you hear...

The Cleaned-Up Blue Collar Worker: This 1986 Ford F-350 Wrecker Is Day One Fresh!

I cannot wait for Lohnes to see this gem of a find. I can’t. We all know how Brian loves his trucks: big, stripped down, work-ready and utilitarian. That’s why he owns Brutus the wrecker,...

They’re Going Fast: Six Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawks Were Stolen From The Plant Parking Lot!

The amount of gumption needed to break into an auto manufacturer’s holding lot to steal six brand-new, highly recognizable and desirable examples of a potent SUV is mind-blowing. But it’s...

Classic YouTube: Jeep CJ For 1983 – Bring In The Buffalo?!

By the time you are reading this in the morning, the Jeep Wrangler JL will debut at the LA Auto Show. We showed you the same teaser that FCA showed us at SEMA (which you can see HERE) but for the...

Would You Rather, The “Not-A-Pontiac” Imported Edition: 1969 Beaumont Droptop Or 2009 Holden Commodore SS Ute?

It’s time for another round of “Would You Rather”, and today the choices are a bit…well, they need some explanation. First off, both of these things are huge projects. The...

Crew Cabs Rule! This 1985 Dodge Ram W350 Crew Cab Is The Mopar Battlewagon The Air Force Loved!

Chad has been on a square-body Chevy kick ever since he got ahold of his 1987 Chevy dually. Can’t blame the guy, the truck is sweet, but when it comes to brand favoritism, I have to lean...

Rough Start: This 1990 Chevrolet Kodiak Is A Great Start For A Custom RV Or Hauler Build!

On one hand, I’m enjoying watching Chad dive back deep into the world of square-body GM trucks with his recently-acquired dually. He’s been dying to get an older crew-cab truck for a...

Parking Lot Heroes: Watch The Stock/Stock Modified Classes Run The Bogs In Texas!

Pro mud trucks are one thing. Nothing goes well like watching a thousand horsepower and tall, skinny tractor tires turn ye olde mud bog into short work. It’s something else entirely when your...

BangShift Top 11: Decal GT, Round Two! More All Show, Not Much Go From The Seventies!

I’ll crack my knuckles, sit down in the chair, and proceed to once again embrace the weirdness that I will be remembered for. I grew up with everyone owning cars that had visual punch, but...

Suffering From Snow Worries? This 6×6 Suzuki Samurai Will Save Your Sorry Hide!

We are heading quickly from the colorful and crisp Autumn season to what I casually refer to as the “cold, gray bucket of suck” that is winter. (Ok, Brian Gordon from Fowl Language Comics...

Try And Rust Me Now! This Fiberglass 1980 International Scout SSII Needs A New Home!

While I have more experience with the Scout 800 series, the Scout II is no less of a desirable machine. International Harvester’s small-truck lines aren’t well known and useable examples...

Crew Cab Dirt Runner: Kibbetech’s Ford F-350 Is A Bitchin’ Behemoth!

The last time I paid attention to a Kibbetech build, it was the car known as the Trophy LTD: a Ford Crown Victoria turned full-deal desert runner. Everything about that car was both all wrong...