.

the car junkie daily magazine.

.
Total Brutality: Ride Along Inside This Hairy 1969 427 Corvette As It Battles Other Muscle Greatness

Being that today is 427 we thought it only appropriate to show off this hairy 1969 427 Corvette road race car pounding Road Atlanta into submission. This is the Corvette of Jody O’Donnell and...

Read more

BangShift Truck Tech: We Install A Ridetech Level Tow System On A 2015 F250 Super Duty

(Words and photos by Joe Grippo) – When I took delivery of my 2015 F250 Super Duty a few years ago and immediately put it into service as a tow vehicle for my race car, the first thing I...

Read more

Drag Day! Cool Cars and Action Photos From A Busy Sunday At Byron Dragway In Illinois

(Words and photos by Greg Rourke) – Sunny warm Sunday, sounds like a trip to the drag strip is in order. So off to Byron Dragway I went. The program promised a visit by Midwest Super Comp...

Read more

New Product Shop Test: The MYCHANIC Rechargeable MEK LED Drop Light

I’m in love with this light. It’s one of 7 lights that the folks at MYCHANIC offer, and I was fully prepared to think it was just another average rechargeable shop light. It is not. In...

Read more

The Baja Ranchero Is The Coolest Truck Build You’ve Never Heard Of – Until Now

When Allen Repashy reached out to us and said that we should take a look at the Baja Ranchero project he is neck deep into, it looked interesting enough. When we actually got in there and looked at...

Read more

Project Hay Hauler Update: New Headers, New Exhaust, and Interior Upgrades, Oh My!

(Words and photos by Scott Liggett) – We need to apologize for our lack of updates on my Project Hay Hauler, the 1967 GMC pickup. When we last checked in on the truck, I had just installed a...

Read more

 

These Guys Are Playing Our Favorite Game! Hang A 6V53 Detroit Diesel From A Chain And Rev The Crap Out Of It!

There are certain games that we just cannot get enough of. Checkers, tag, pin the tail on the donkey, rev the crap out of the 6V53 Detroit Diesel as it hangs from a chain, you know the classics!...

Total Brutality: Ride Along Inside This Hairy 1969 427 Corvette As It Battles Other Muscle Greatness

Being that today is 427 we thought it only appropriate to show off this hairy 1969 427 Corvette road race car pounding Road Atlanta into submission. This is the Corvette of Jody O’Donnell and...

Barnstormin’: Lawyerin’ – Everyone’s Pleading Their Case At All Times In Drag Racing

One of my favorite all-time Saturday Night Live skits starred the amazing Phil Hartman as Andy Griffith’s character Matlock. For those of you who have no idea who Matlock was, the character was...

Watch This Sand Rail Pull A Massive Power Wheelie Across Water – Physics Be Damned!

We have shown you Jeeps skittering over water, we have shown you trucks capsizing and sinking into the water, and we have shown you people floating across the water in makeshift junk over the years...

Great News: AutoMeter DashLink System For Apple iOS Has Been Released!

Great news iOS users, you can now have the power of the AutoMeter DashLink System! If you are unfamiliar with DashLink just think of it in these terms. For $150 you can have the full data logging...

More Drag Racing Action Photos From Byron Dragway – Cool Cars Testing and Tuning

(Photos by Greg Rourke) – Here’s an admission for you. I love test and tune days. I used to love them as an announcer and I love them on the rare occasion I can sneak off to one with my...

FM3 Cars And Cones at NCM Motorsports Park – Halfway Through The Road Trip!

Chad, Daphne, and a whole lot of their friends are currently on the FM3 Cars and Cones Road Trip, and are making their way from autocross to autocross along a winding route of picturesque drives and...

This Rambler American Has A Turbocharged Jeep 4.0L Inlinx Six, A T-5, And Our Admiration

This is so BangShifty we can hardly stand it. Thanks to Erich Von Dussen we have this amazingly clean and awesome Rambler American to show you. On the outside the thing has 100% factory looks with...

Trackhawk What? This Jeep SRT Goes After The WK2 Record!

Am I still drunk on hearing late-model Mopar engines at full song? Yep, and I’m not the least bit sorry about it either. Hearing all sorts of seriously built screamers tear the backside out of...

Coffeyville Street Drags Postponed Until May 13th, Due To Weather

Because of severe weather in the area, and the expectation that it will continue through Saturday’s schedule Coffeyville Street Drags, the event has been postponed until May 13th. Stay tuned...

The Devil’s Cigarette Lighter: This Period Video Shows How Red Adair Extinguished A 700ft Tall Natural Gas Fire – American Legend

Red Adair is one of the most interesting guys you will ever read about. He was one of the most famous guys in the world for a long time and that was because he was one of the smartest, ballsiest, and...

The Roman Takes A Look At The History Of The New York International Auto Show!

The New York International Auto Show was the reason many people looked forward to this April. New cars out of the yang, folks, and several with horsepower figures that would knock auto execs and...

FM3 Road Trip: Cars And Cones FREE LIVE Streaming Coverage, Presented by RIDETECH Continues April 27th!

That’s right folks, BANGshift’s own Chad and Daphne Reynolds will be cruising the country this week with some of the coolest hot rodders and parts manufacturers in the biz. We’ll...

Happy 4-27: We’re Celebrating with Ford and Chevy 427 Dyno Videos!

This is the best “displacement week” of the year in our opinion. We get the click off some of the best engines the big three ever produced in this one series of days.  Other than the 426...