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Enter SUPER2015 At Checkout And Save 10% Site Wide At AmericanPowertrain.com

That’s right, the guys over at American Powertrain have decided to celebrate the Super Bowl by giving all you BangShifters a discount on EVERYTHING they sell. Visit AmericanPowertrain.com and...

Planning Your 2015 Car Show Calendar? OPGI Has A 50 State List Of Shows You Need To Check Out!

We’ve told you repeatedly in the past to make sure that your are checking out the OPGI blog because it isn’t about just telling you about the newest fender that they are making or the...

2015 Pittsburgh World Of Wheels Coverage: Mopars, Muscle Cars, Hot Rods, And Catwalk Photos

(Photos by Mike Brooks) – We love our photo contributors because they are some of the most creative, smoothest talking dudes that we know. How they manage to get themselves into the spots they...

Watch This Unstoppable Eight Wheel Drive Russian ZiL-135 Dominate An Off Road Obstacle Course

BangShifter Josh Moe sent us the tip on this cool video that was taken in Germany featuring a massive Russian ZiL-135 eight wheel drive truck dominating an off road course like it is cruising to...

This Grandma Fresh 1978 Pacer Hides A 500ci Secret Under The Hood – Totally Awesome Sleeper

Cosmically, this is perfect. It is an AMC for sale in Kenosha, Wisconsin and it is powered by a 500ci Cadillac engine which makes it a true “Kenosha Cadillac” as so many hack drag racing...

Cincinnati Cavalcade Of Customs 2015: The Coolest Trucks, Vans, Buses, Rock Crawlers, Mud Boggers, And More

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – Now we’re not sure just how ‘useful’ the ‘Oversized’ rock bouncer is, but we are certain it can move a lot of earth to a new resting spot.  I...

The “WTF?” Files: Can You Spot Every Way This Homebuilt…Um…Thing Is Wrong?

You are not just looking at a Challenger with a Chevrolet bow tie in the grille. I promise you that I would actually be happier to see that. No, I mean it. See, this was sent to me via Facebook as...

Ever Wondered If A Big Rig Tow Truck Could Beat A Small Tug Boat In A Pull Off? Here’s Your Answer (Video)

Calling the boat in this video a “tug boat” may be generous but I’m not really up on the maritime terminology these days so forgive me. Either way it is a working boat of some sort...

Some Genius Dropped A 1968 Charger Body Onto A Durango Chassis And Made A General Lee Trar For The Ages

BangShifter Brad Werkheiser sent us the tip on this pile of greatness that’s currently for sale on eBay. What you are looking at is a 1968 Charger body that has been installed on a Dodge...

This Finn Uses An Excavator To Become A Human Tetherball – Do Not Try This At Home

“Do not use for anything other than intended purpose.” That ominous warning goes for a lot of items, but the fact that it exists is simply due to someone daring to find a secondary use....

Watch This Drag Car Warmup End In A Sadly Humorous Way – Did Not See That Coming

We have seen all sorts of stuff happen to heavy duty drag race cars during engine warm ups. We have seen them backfire, we have seen them seize up because they had no oil in them, and we have seen...

eBay Find: The 1983 Stiletto Camaro, or How To Fake A Ferrari Without A Fiero

I’m not sure if you can blame this on any particular mind-altering substance on the planet. At some point, while studying the new-for-1982 Camaro, a group of car guys saw lines similar to the...

Watch Dave Demarco’s Dastardly Regal Run 4.18 On Its Second Hit Ever – Screw Blown Hemi Drag Radial Goodness

Hey I’ll be the first to admit that I’m a homer. You know what a homer is, a guy who roots for the teams that come from his hometown or area. Since the Demarco Boys are from my area and...

Rough Start: On The Hunt For A V8 Chevy Monza, And We Find…Two.

The Chevrolet Monza…originally designed to be GM’s first rotary-powered car, the Monza (and it’s H-body siblings) essentially were a glossing-over of the very maligned Vega with a...