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

The American Powertrain Parting Shift: Meet America’s Most Unique Truck – The Three Trans Equipped Holy Smokes!

Well, after 34,000 blog items, today stands as proof that there’s still an infinite universe of new and unique stuff to find out there. This time it is a 1966 Ford flatbed with a 390ci engine,...

The Land The Man and White: This White Tractor Promotional Video Was Made As The Company Was Going Broke

From the Iowa factory to the testing fields, this video from White, made in 1980 it is a look inside what the world of American industry looked like back then. Of course this is a sales film for the...

Weird Car On A Dead Track: 1985 Plymouth Colt Turbo Tested At Bridgehampton

The magic of the 1980s was that there were weird cars kind of falling out of the sky on a regular basis. Today, that does not happen anymore. There are very few surprises out there. People have their...

Classic Wreckage Video: This 1992 Monster Truck, Pulling, and Mud Bog Crash Compilation Is A Whammy Bar Good Time

Let’s be kids again, shall we? This trip back to 1992 is great because we don’t just see the biggest names of the monster truck world engaged in battle, we see the top pullers, and the...

1979 Bathurst 1000 Video: This Film With Peter Brock Calling His Own Lap and Chris Economaki Reporting Rules!

There are few races on planet Earth that we want to attend more than the Bathurst 1000 in Australia. The event has a legacy, it has awesome cars, and most importantly it has one of the neatest tracks...

Video: Gentle Giants – Big Horsepower Tractors Of The 1970s From Minneapolis-Moline and Oliver

While passenger cars and trucks were being stripped of their manhood by government regulations in the early 1970s, farmers across America were transitioning into an era where horsepower was king....

This Clip From The 1972 Springnationals at Santa Pod Raceway In England – The Cars Rule!

This is some awesome drag racing video that we’d never spotted before today. You are going to check out a short clip from the 1972 Springnationals at Santa Pod Raceway in England. Names that...

Racing Royalty Video: Ride In and Watch From Outside Of A 1964 Ferrari 250 GTO At Goodwood

The Ferrari 250 GTO is basically the most valuable car in the world. The limited run of machines from the 1960s were awesome on the race track and they are beautiful to look at as well. The fact that...

Double Down: Watch This Naturally Aspirated Jeep Inline Six Make 395hp – Twice The Stock Rating!

It’s one thing to build a hot rodded version of a cool engine. It’s another thing to combine all your skills as a fabricator, engineer, and engine builder to take a platform and double...

Godzilla Roars! Watch This 7.3L Ford V8 Make 789hp Naturally Aspirated As It Awaits A Blower

Ok, this is really starting to get awesome. Brian Wolfe the legendary Ford engineer, drag racer, and blue oval horsepower maker has really started to stand on his 7.3L Godzilla development engine and...

Hitting Peak: This 1994 Video Showing Off The New S-10 and GMC Sonoma Represents The Little Truck At Its Best

Small trucks have always been an interesting things to us. Obviously we are back in the middle of a small truck war as we told you about the new Ranger Tremor that Ford just released but the small...

Listen To The Man: John Force Talks About Missing Indy, Not Racing In 2020, and More

It was and is one of the biggest stories in the world of NHRA drag racing. When John Force announced that he was parking his racing operation for the balance of 2020 the whole world was wondering...

Large And In Charge Video: The Construction And Transportation Of Graythorpe 1 – The World’s Largest Oil Rig In 1974

When it takes 150,000,000 gallons of water to make something float, you know it is large and in charge, right? Well that was the case in 1974 when welders and fabricators finished their work in...

The Big Test: This 1980s Film Touts GMs Testing Procedures Of The Day – Did No One Tell Them That The Cars Sucked?

The video you are about to watch was made by General Motors in the early 1980s to show the world just how serious they were about testing their products before they went to market. It shows off the...