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Shelby GT350 Owners File Class Action Lawsuit Against Ford For Limp Mode Mustangs

Lawsuits against automakers are nothing new, but when the lawsuit is claiming that a car they build is not capable of performing on the track as promised, that’s something worth paying...

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Watch Dax Shepard, Star Of The New CHiPs Movie Make Some Lot Laps In The Big Red Camaro

Now this is pretty cool! Word has leaked out over the last week or so that the iconic Big Red Camaro was about to hit the big screen. As it turns out, the car will be seen in the CHiPs move being...

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Introducing Project Brutha Of A Cellah Dwellah – Another Kart Joins The Fleet And This One Is Racy

Just when you thought it was safe to go outside, we’re back with another winter kart project! Since last year’s was dubbed the Cellar Dweller and since Tom’s brother Jack ponied up...

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BangShift Driveway Tech: Upgrading A Cadillac 500 Powered 1986 C10 With An Aeromotive Phantom In-Tank Pump

(Words and photos by Mike Brooks) – For those of us who live in the snowbelt and also have a hot rod or project vehicle, old man winter is a blessing and a curse. Having to put your ride into...

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Road Trippin’: A Quick Return To Watt’s Repair & Auto Salvage Means More Parts, More Photos, And Picking Up A Pick Up

(Words and photos by Scott Liggett) – I certainly I had not planned to go back to Watt’s Repair & Auto Salvage so quickly, but this past weekend I was being dragged back to that...

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Car Feature: Wagon Woah – An In-Depth Look At The Awesome 1965 Chevy II Longroof of Dan Allen

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – Success can be measured many different ways.  In the gearhead world winning any kind of event can certainly illustrate the culmination of effort and...

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eBay Find: This 1976 Ford B-100 Is For The Classic Ford Fan Who Was Jealous Of The Suburban!

Prior to the arrival of the Ford Expedition, if you wanted a Ford sports-utility, you had to deal with two doors and a removable roof, period. Nothing against the Bronco in any of it’s forms,...

Barnstormin’: How The Sausage Is Made

(Photo by Chuck Danbom) – There’s an old saying out there that goes something like, “You never want to see how the sausage is made.” The point being that while you may enjoy...

Top 11: Special Edition Models That Never Appeared (But Should Have!)

The special edition models…what better way is there to tart up an ordinary car for sales? Many cars sold past and present rely on the special models to keep up the sales momentum after launch,...

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NHRA Gatornationals Pro Mod Action Photos: A Wild, Record Setting Weekend In Florida

(Photos by David Whealon – DWPhotos) – It’s ON! That’s right, the 2017 J&A Service Pro Mod series is officially underway and it all got started in fine style at the...

Morning Symphony: Volvos With 327s Going Full Beserk!

In the spirit of celebrating 3/27, we wanted to find great noises of Chevrolet’s junior-sized but no where near underrated small-block doing what it does best: twisting the needle on the...

This Is The Greatest Asphalt Pulling Video Ever – Screaming Engines, Mega Smoke, And Front Porch Bleachers!

(By Jason Mazzotta) –Clearly it is a tractor pull, but from the smoke boiling off the tires and the screaming rpm’s of the engines you may not know the difference. This video is epic for so...

Would You Rather, The Former SEMA Edition: Which Show Car Takes The Prize?

Every year, right at the beginning of November, there is a pilgrimage made to the Las Vegas Convention Center. Some view the SEMA show as a three-ring circus of everything automotive, some view it as...

This 1950 Film By The ESSO Oil Company Is A Great Look At This Evolution Of The American Gas Station

Standard Oil was one of the most all conquering businesses ever. It is mind boggling to think about the control they had not only on the US oil industry but the entire industry worldwide. Eventually...

Question Of The Day: Can You Find A Freakier For Sale Ad Than This “Bitchin’ Chicken Car”?

Here’s a bit of insight into my typical work day: I spend hours at my computer searching, performing research, and in general dredging the Internet for things that I think BangShifters would...

HHP Is Starting The Year Off Right With A 9.15 Pass In The Fastest Hellcat Challenger!

Just because the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is on it’s way doesn’t mean that the Hellcat twins are now to be underrated. Far from it…as the cars sell each and every day, more and...

Today Is 3/27 Let’s Celebrate The Little 327 Small Block With Some Dyno Video Action

Since today is 3/27 (Happy Easter, BTW!) we thought it was only right that we honor the diligent little 327 small block Chevy. The 327 arrived on the scene in 1962 and over the years there were a...

Watch Two Russian Guys Miss Certain Death By Inches While Stranded On A Highway – Incredible!

There is a reason why it is dangerous to break down on the highway. There is a reason why if you get stranded on a highway you are supposed to stay in your car. That reason is that it is an...

Physics Be Damned: Lee O’Donnell’s Front Flip In The “Mad Scientist” Monster Truck!

Mad Scientist, or mental and in solid need of a psych exam? Many fans who attended the Monster Jam World Finals 18 in Las Vegas, Nevada certainly wondered after seeing Lee O’Donnell’s...

The Conver C550 Is A Real Life, Functional Version Of A Weird Contraption Your Kids Your Make Out Of Legos

My kids love Legos and the fun part about it is that they like free-styling with them probably more than actual kit building. I swear to the heavens that my son Jack has constructed the Lego version...