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What’s It Take To Run 6.16 In A Street Truck? Look Inside The ProLine Racing Engine That Propelled Larson On Drag Week 2014

When Larry Larson and I decided we were going after a 6th Hot Rod Drag Week Title for him in 2014, we also wanted to be the quickest and fastest street car in history. And while Andy Frost’s...

Watch Gene Newton’s Turbocharged Olds Powered 1967 442 Romp Down Into The Deep 8s At Nearly 175mph In Early Testing

We’ve been following the story of Gene Newton’s killer 1967 Olds 442 for some time now. Last time you saw it on BangShift, it was spinning the dyno rollers in THIS VIDEO at DMC Racing in...

BangShift Exclusive: We Get Inside A Massive Hidden Collection – Drag Cars, Indy Pace Car Editions, Parts, Trucks, Stuff Galore

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) - The phrase ‘barn find’ is used a lot and many times its misplaced or an inaccurate representation.  Regardless, its something I generally only hear or...

Watch A Porsche’s Engine Get Ripped Completely Out Of A Car During An Aussie Road Racing Event

Sometimes you are just a victim of circumstance, angles, and physics on general. Such was the driver of the Porsche Carrera Cup car at Sandown Raceway in Australia when the car was struck after...

Lingenfelter Performance Engineering Wants To Hear From You! Help ‘Em Out By Taking This Painless And Quick Survey

Due to the magical reach of the internet, lots of companies are using its power to help their businesses by getting feedback directly from their customer base in ways that have not really been...

Blown Freak Show! This Radically Altered 1959 Cadillac Is A Rat Fink Level Of Love It Or Hate It Design

When I saw the photos you are looking at now on the computer screen in front of me, I was thinking about a couple of things. The first was that this will probably be one of the more polarizing cars...

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Drag Week 2014: Justin Oney’s Photo Diary – Day Two Topeka, Kansas On The Strip And On The Roads

(Photos by Justin Oney) - When Drag Week racers and staff woke up on the second morning of the event outside of Topeka, Kansas lots of questions hung in the air. Who made the drive? Who blew up? How...

Watch (And Hear!) Junior Johnson Rip Around The Famed Ascot Park Dirt Track In California In His 427 Powered Galaxie Back In ’64/65

Redline 7000 was a stock car movie that was released in 1965 to national audiences and while it wasn’t exactly the smash hit of the year, it did OK and it is still a great watch today if you...

Unhinged: Always Just Out Of Reach

We all have that top-spot perfect project car. Very lucky few of us are lucky enough to get our hands on it and make something successful out of it. When you are able to get one, they are pure...

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B.J. Baldwin And Hoonigan Release “Recoil 2″ Video: Flying A Truck In Ensenada, Mexico

Hoonigan and Monster Energy have been great about releasing racing videos that borderline on pure automotive porn for years. For rally racing, they have Ken Block’s Gymkhana series. Mike Ryan...

Craigslist Find: A Viper-engined Honda S2000, For The Deathwish You Never Knew You Had

The Honda S2000 is the least-annoying Honda made, if you want my honest opinion. It wasn’t a boring sedan that only just did it’s job, it wasn’t a pretentious hybrid, and it...

Craigslist Find: A Collection Of Potential Projects In Kansas Is Up For Sale

Got to thank BangShifter Ron Ward for turning me on to this sale going on out in Great Bend, Kansas. This is a potential treasure trove of cars and trucks that is up for sale. The vehicles run a...

Rough Start: A Cheap Way Into A 1964 Chevy

The 1964 Chevrolet full-size cars are an icon of sorts. They have classic good looks from the factory, the Impala SS cars were stout runners, and about every possible version of this car has been...

The Biggest Hell’s Angel That Ever Lived Was Also One Of The Scariest – The Story Of Armond Bletcher

The monstrous mountain of a man you see in the lead photo and below was a chap named Armond Bletcher and he was likely one of the largest humanoids to ever claim membership in the Hell’s...