Category Archive: BangShift Projects, BangShift XL, ENGINES, FORD, MISC, Videos, XL Project Trucks, XL Truck News, XL Videos

Henry’s Hot Rod: We Investigate, Remediate, and Get Our Little Mongrel Ford Tractor Up And Working!

Well, we have a running tractor now! After the first installment of our Henry’s Hot Rod project it was time for the fun stuff, actually wrenching on our tractor that is parts 2N, parts 9N, and...

Historical Footage: Corvette At LeMans In 1960 – From Off The Ship To The End Of The Race, Get A Glimpse Into How The Corvette Did On It’s First Outing At LeMans

Considering that five years beforehand, LeMans was the scene of quite possibly the most horrific auto racing crash known, it was nothing short of amazing that three Corvettes were at LeMans, courtesy...

BangShift Power Laggin’ Project Truck Update: Keeping At It With More Fixes And Repairs!

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...

That Odd Bark: The Blown V6 Holden Berlina Barks To Life For The First Time!

We were moments away from sending Scotty at Street Machine a message inquiring as to the whereabouts of the Holden Berlina that he had started to build into a supercharged V6-powered sweeper. To...

Money No Object: 1970 Chevrolet Camaro SS L78

It’s a second-generation Camaro. That means that I was already done for, even before I started looking at the details. It’s blue, it’s beyond insanity how clean it is, and it has...

Lost Steer, Part Two: Is That A Coolant Flush Or A Vomiting Maverick?!

One thing that usually isn’t addressed with a revival program that most people film is the coolant system. They are so hung up on getting the engine to start and idle, and for the vehicle to...

The Fiero Revival, Part 12: Assembly? Sure…Let’s Start There.

With everything that he has done to the 1985 Pontiac Fiero 2M4 that he drug out of the woods, you would think that with every painted body panel that is going on, that the end is in sight, that the...

Lost Steer Part 1: Getting A 1970 Ford Maverick Revival Started

That whole thing about seeing vehicles from the past with rose-colored glasses is true. Every time I look at a Ford Maverick or Mercury Comet, I see the ’73 Comet GT I learned how to drive...

Project Great Pumpkin Mustang: We Road-Trip Our Four-Eye Fox Over 450 Miles To Alabama And Back!

For the past few years, I’ve promised Austin Griggs, the man behind Ratty Muscle Cars, that I would bring a car to his race that met the qualifications to run. For the past few years,...

The Challenger Revival, Part 25: Putting In The New Old Gauges And Dash Details!

The exterior is one thing, but I’m someone who loves the details of the interior. What can I say, my happy place is behind the wheel and there is nothing more infuriating than a fuel gauge that...

The Dirty Cougar: Unexpected Rhinoplasty And A Warning For Winter Weather

The moment the clock struck 5 p.m. yesterday, was the moment that I fully intended to shut my phone off so that my wife and I could enjoy a night out for our anniversary together without any sort of...

The Goldsmobile Is Back On The Road! New Fuel Tank, New Power Steering Pump, And More!

Right place, right time. That is simply the explanation as to how this 1972 Olds Cutlass has returned to the land of the living. The right person was told about the car and instead of being cut up as...

Project Hay Hauler: We Install The New Engine, A New McLeod RXT Twin Disc Clutch, And Prep For Rocky Mountain Race Week.

(Words and Photos by Scott Liggett) If you have been following along on my build of 1967 GMC pickup we call Project Hay Hauler, you will have seen I took a 383 I  had collecting dust in the corner...

Project Great Pumpkin Mustang: Back On All Four Feet!

In case you missed our veiled update on Project Great Pumpkin, the 1980 Ford Mustang Ghia that has been in my wife’s family since new, here’s a rough synopsis: I had finally gotten off of...