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Drag Week Uncensored Part 1: What It’s Really Like To Drive A 6 Second S10 Cross Country!

When normal people are standing around looking at a car, where something about it causes a wee bit of concern due to the extreme nature, impromptu repair, or what have you, I’m often excited at...

Watch As This Truck Tug-Of-War Goes Bad: Flames And Parts Scattered!

This didn’t go to plan, I’m sure. In this clip from BustedKnuckleVideo, this blue Chevy 4×4 hooked up to a K5 Blazer in a “grudge pull” event and went absolutely for...

BangShift Question Of The Day: If You Could Revive One Dying Or Dead Form Of Racing What Would It Be?

You know me, ever pondering life’s big questions and always lamenting the stuff that I’ll never get to see in person. The second half of that sentence is largely based on the fact that...

Fun Ford Weekend Maple Grove 2014: The Blue Oval Brigade Turned Out In Force!

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – If it is the late summer/early fall in Pennsylvania than you know it is time for two things. Apple picking and Fun Ford Weekend. As it turns out, Joe Grippo sent us...

This Video Of A 540ci Blown Big Block Chevy Toyota Hilux Destroying Tires In An Aussie Burnout Contest Is Spectacular

We have run dozens, maybe hundreds of Aussie burnout contest videos over the years here on BangShift, but this one featuring a highly modified Toyota Hilux truck is top 10 minimum and maybe even top...

Trick Flow Releases New PowerPort 365 Cylinder Heads For Big Block Chevy Engines – Big Heads For Big Cube Engines

Part of being a gearhead, at least for me anyway is sometimes admiring stuff that I will probably never personally need and then basically worshipping the guys who actually do need and use it . These...

You Decide, Legitimate or Vaporware? The Shelby Maverick

This Maverick might be the most undocumented, unknown muscle car in existence. In fact, it’s actual existence is entirely questionable and speculative. Shelby de Mexico existed, this is known....

Watching This Massive 1990s, 4×4 , Crew Cab Ford Dually Run 13s At Lebanon Valley Will Make You Smile

Fun fact to know and share: I announced my first drag races at Lebanon Valley Dragway in New York where this video was shot. After trying my hand at SCCA road race announcing and getting enough...

We Want It: This Weathered Impala SS Is Sleeper Perfection!

Our buddy Jeff Lee was either trolling us or was just showing off sending us pictures for this particular Impala SS. The first picture showed the big black Chevy sitting in the driveway looking like...

Want An Air Cooled Camper Van That Isn’t A VW? How About This Insanely Rare Dormobile Corvair Conversion?

We know that tons of you out there love old campers and motorhomes. We also know that lots of you like freaky stuff and this 1963 Corvair van fits the bill on both accounts. For starters it is a...

Unknown Parts Counter Guy: And Keep Your Attitude To Yourself

I don’t care who you are in this world…a little humility goes a long way. It’s fine to be wrong on occasion-we’re only human, after all-but after reading this particular post...

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Last Photo Blast: Holley LS Fest 2014, Racing Galore and Show Cars

Day two of the Holley LS Fest 2014 saw heated competition on both the drag strip and the autocross course all day. LSX True Street, LSX Rumble, COPO Camaros, 5th Gen Camaros and C7 Camaros slugged it...

Random Car Spotlight: Sunbeam Tiger

If I use the words “British body, American powertrain”, what car comes to mind? AC Cobra? Roadkill‘s Draguar? The Cobra is, of course, the most obvious answer, since Carroll Shelby...

Watch This Guy Fire Up A Screaming Axial Flow Micro Jet Engine On His Balcony – Think The Neighbors Freaked?

There’s a pretty incredible culture of modelers and scale builders out there that we’re blown away by every time we stumble upon it. There are guys flying model airplanes, quarter scale...

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