Category Archive: BangShift XL, MISC, Videos, XL Videos

The Story Of Finnegan’s Box Truck Continues! When A Working Tape Deck Is The Highlight, How Bad Was The Low?

If you didn’t catch the first part of the story of this rather expansive square-body monster that Finnegan bought for himself, you need to check that out first. Trust us, you want and need the...

BangShift Question of the Day: What’s the Best Sounding Internal Combustion Engine?

Today’s a day where sound seem to be a theme and now we’re dragging you into it. ¬†Part of being a dedicated gearhead is an appreciation of the many ways that cars, trucks, and other...

Money No Object: This 1972 Pontiac LeMans Convertible Has Us Dreaming Of Warmer Days

If you are one of the people who clamor for the first snowfall of the year, I single-handedly blame you for the current situation outside of my front door. It is a misty, gray, muddy mess at...

Big Thrash: Watch A Kiwi Caterpillar Crew Rebuild A D8R That Lives In Antarctica!

Overhauls are among our favorite things to watch on the internet. That’s doubly true when the video is produced and laid out as well as this one is. There’s a reason for that though....

Big Toys: Mega Truck Short Course Racing From Tulsa Raceway Park

Mega trucks are a curious thing. They are like art in a way: they only exist for the sake of existing. They don’t work. They don’t have any intrinsic purpose other than bringing...

Epic Tuesday Time Killer: BURNOUT – This 1979 Drag Racing Movie Is So Awful It Rules

I have to sincerely thank champion NHRA top alcohol dragster crew chief Adam Rhodes for the tip to a movie that I had never heard of let alone seen. The name of the movie is Burnout and it was...

Unveiled: 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 – Heeere, Kitty Kitty…

In the late 1960s, the fight wasn’t so much Mustang versus Camaro as it was Ford versus Mopar. The setting was NASCAR, the cars were the special aerodynamically-tuned jobs and the speeds were...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What’s The Most Embarrassing Mechanical Mistake You’ve Made?

For all you yukksters out there, skip answers like, “Buying a Ford/Chevrolet/Dodge” that’s not the intention of this question. No, we want to know a screw up you have made while...

Hover Torquer: This Video Feature Of A Wildly Low Slung 1958 Ford C550 Is Awesome – Cummins Power, Burnouts, More!

This is one wild truck. It has the visual impact of a sledgehammer and the truck has a cool backstory and build story as well. The 1958 Ford C550 cab was found intact in a junkyard and the cab along...

This Little 1970 Datsun U521 Crew Cab Truck Is Rare, Weird, and Kind Of Awesome

As we speed toward our 30,000th blog item here at BangShift there are some things that continue to surprise us. Firstly is seeing a car or a type of car that we have never seen before or never knew...

Got A 2015-2018 Polaris RZR 900 or 900S? You Need This New Flowmaster XDR Bolt on Exhaust

The world of side by side and UTV performance is expanding at a rate faster than the galaxy is. These things have become a hot rodder’s dream with stout engines from the factory that can be hot...

Rough Start: This 1963 Chrysler Newport Is Unrealistically Clean!

Before you start, I didn’t pick this thing for our latest cheap-car hunt because it’s a Mopar. I mean that. Trust me, at the hour that I’m writing, I would’ve taken anything...

Want To Build The Coolest Small Block Ford You Can? Buy This Gurney-Weslake Top End Package – Vintage Power!

We know, we know. Modern heads make more power. Modern heads move more air. Modern heads have decades and decades of development behind them. All thats fine but there ain’t a modern head that...

The Long-Term Project: This 1977 Pontiac Grand Prix Has Quite The Story Under It’s Faded Paint!

With all of the “how have you aged” photos flying around Facebook, I decided one night that instead of blindly just putting up an old and new photo of myself, I’d instead take a...