Category Archive: BangShift XL, Unhinged, XL Videos

Unhinged: How A Durable Little Work Truck Can Make Your Gigantic Rig Look Stupid

When I was twelve, I told my stepdad that I wanted a job that actually paid a bit of coin. Not so much mowing lawns or anything like that…I lived in the more rural sections of Western...

Unhinged: Witnessing The Final Farewell Of A Track

The Uber driver dropped me at the gate a few minutes after seven in the morning. I was at least an hour earlier than I needed to be, but for some reason I felt that I had to be there and I...

Unhinged: The Crossovers and SUVs That Want To Be Cars

The end of the car is coming. The sky is falling, too, if you haven’t heard the rampant digital ink screaming from every corner of the Internet over the last few years. It’s true that...

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Unhinged: The Keke Challenge?! Quit Dancing In The Streets, You Idiots!

The National Transportation Safety Board has actually had to issue a plea to the general public to not open the door of a moving vehicle, hop out of a moving vehicle, dance like an imbecile, and...

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Unhinged: Watch Your Gear Wherever You Go…Or It Could Be Gone In Sixty Seconds

At the beginning of the month we told you about the situation that befell Jake Jarvis: while he was in town for Street Car Takeover in Charlotte, North Carolina, his 1999 Pontiac Firebird, Ford Super...

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....

Unhinged: Behind The Pit Wall For An American Endurance Racing Miata

Many decry the effects that social media has on culture today. Too many people see society as a whole developing a worsening ability to deal in person versus an online persona. Here’s the...

Unhinged: Telling Your Seat What To Do Is Comic Fodder

I want you to think about something for a second: how many of you get confused over a power seat anymore? How about ever? I had them down-pat by the time I was in kindergarten. It didn’t hurt...

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Unhinged: Proof That Lazy Drivers Will Take Full Advantage Of Semi-Autonomous Systems, Right Here!

Do you know just how bad you have to screw up in order to gain a “cease and desist” letter from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration? Pretty damn badly. You have to do...

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Grandpa’s Oldsmobile: A Tribute To A Beloved Family Member And The American Sedan

(Photo: Brad Hansen) If you are truly afflicted with the sickness of being obsessed with automobiles, not just as a gearhead but in general, then your strongest influence and most certainly your...

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Unhinged: If Chrysler Isn’t Dead By The End Of The Week, I’ll Be Stunned.

Ninety-three years of automotive production are about to slip under the waves, judging not by the rumor mill that is currently foaming at the mouth, but by the actions of the parent company....

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In Memoriam: Bobby Fletcher, The Flame-Throwing, Hard-Charging Dodge-Driving Legend

I got the news Monday morning as I was driving through Central Illinois. Bobby Fletcher, my buddy from Washington who I chose to immortalize in print, had passed on over the Memorial Day weekend at...

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Unhinged: Full Of Good Things Or Full Of S#@!…Rate Me Please! Elon Musk Insists!

I am a man who values honesty and loyalty in people. They are two excellent traits to have as a human. Honesty turns into trust, which strengthens the bonds through which individuals relate with one...

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Unhinged: An SRT Jeep And Enough Leash To Hang Myself With

It’s no secret that I’d take just about any and every SRT-labeled product that FCA currently sells if I could swing the costs. Pick your poison, you can’t go wrong. Two door coupe,...