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

This 1950s Caterpillar Video Introduces The H-Series D8 Bulldozer – So Cool!

Nothing brightens my day more than vintage footage of heavy equipment at work. Seriously, that’s not a joke. Call me names if you will but I love this old iron as much as I love fuel dragsters...

Watch the Most Hellaciously Bad Ass Brake Test on Earth – Incredible Forces at Work

We saw lots of hot brakes and clamping forces at work during Hot Rod Drag Week, LS Fest, and the NHRA Dodge Nationals, but even the big binders on the pro touring and drag cars have nothing on the...

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Supermassive: The Antonov AN-225 Coming In To Land At Oakland

When you fly 737s pretty much everywhere within the continental United States, you tend to forget just how big large aircraft can truly be. And this comes from someone who at one point had a quick...

Watch Jim Bullet Baily Successfully Perform The Stunt That Would Later Kill Him

There was a whole stuntman craze that exploded after Evel Knievel rocketed to worldwide fame in the 1970s. Of course there were the copycat motorcycle jumpers that popped up all over the place but...

Reawakening A Project: The Cleanup Work On This Ford F-250 Begins After A Year-Long Nap!

Kevin from JunkyardDigs has had an interesting time in the last twelve or so months…namely, he and I now share something in common: the experience of an exceptionally hot night in a sandy part...

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Is This Old Dodge Truck About To Become An Expat? Check Out This Drag Week Purchase!

If you didn’t know, there are a fleet of Aussies in the United States gearing up for Drag Week. One of them is Mark Arblaster, better known as Arby, who will be running his Valiant known as...

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Is This Heaven? Take Another Walk Through CTC Auto Ranch with JunkyardDigs!

Walking through a desert collection of the kinds of cars that offers up just about any and every kind of opportunity for an enterprising project hunter is a bucket list dream for anyone who can...

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This Video Of The Imperial Construction NHRA Alcohol Funny Car Making A Hub Dyno Pull Is Awesome

I love alcohol funny cars. As we have told you a million and a half times here over the years, they are among the most difficult cars to drive in the sport, they are fast as the dickens and they are...

One-Family Owned Masterpiece: This 1965 Chevrolet Corvair Monza Ignited A Passion!

Maybe Ralph Nader was genuinely trying to save humanity from a mechanical demon that was flawed. History has shown that the first generation Chevrolet Corvair did indeed have handling issues that...

Build Biology: Take A Tour of This Twin Turbo LSX Powered Mustang That Rips on 10.5W Tires

Our pals over at Hoonigan have wide ranging tastes and interested, right? These guys run a constant stream of awesome stuff through their shop and whether they are burning out on a loading dock or...

Hair Raising Video: Want To Drive Logging Trucks? Here’s A Compilation Of Crazy Spots Drivers Work Out Of!

We have loudly and frequently proclaimed our admiration for the truckers of American around here. These are the men and women who keep the country moving, fed, and operating. They do not get the...

Like A Boss: Watch This Massive Heavy Haul Load Make A 90-Degree Right Perfectly

You’ve got to love it when a plan comes together, right? We’re not talking about the type of plan that involves dinner and a movie, we’re talking about the type of plan that...

Watch A Twin Engine Triumph Land Speed Bike Make Dyno Pulls – Awesome Noise From Two Triumph Engines!

The bike you’ll see in the video was built by Lowbrow Customs of Ohio, it features not one, but two Triumph engines. The guys at Lowbrow are calling the bike 1955 Triumph, but obviously...

This 1973 Pontiac Firebird Promotional Video Features The Legendary Super Duty Engine And A Young Herb Adams!

From a purely personal perspective I think that the 1973 Pontiac Firebird is the best looking one of the entire line’s existence. It was also the first to have the awesome middle finger to the...