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Ebay Find: Testing The Limits Of Celebrity And The “Low Mileage” Mark With A Clean K-car LeBaron. How Much Will It Sell For?

“Low Miles” and “Celebrity Owned”. As a general rule, your eyes roll when you see those two phrases as you troll eBay looking at stuff you can’t possibly afford. But...

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Edelbrock’s “Top It Off” Promotion Announced: Buy Carburetor, Get Free Air Cleaner And T-shirt!

Edelbrock is announcing the “Top It Off” promotion! If you purchase a new Edelbrock Performer or Thunder Series AVS, get one of the carburetors as part of a Power Package, or get one on a...

Caption This: No, It’s Ok…I Can Get A New Car.

Bees are good for many things: beeswax has many uses, honey is very delicious, they pollinate flowers and assist in the creation of food. Bees have two downsides: they swarm and they sting. The...

Meltdown Drags Coverage: More Photos And Cool Stuff From The 2014 Meltdown Drags

(Photos by Bob Chiluk and Greg Rourke) - As we have been telling you all week, the 2014 Meltdown Drags was an event for the books. With more than 500 entires, Byron Dragway was filled nearly to...

Watch A Trucker Escape Death By Inches When His Unsecured Load Comes Through The Cab Like A Battering Ram

We are not sure where this video was taken but it is obviously an Asian county as noted by the script shown in the upper right hand side of the video. As you watch this, remember that the driver is...

How Far Is Too Far? TVR Found Out With The Cerbera Speed Twelve

TVR is one of those private British car manufacturers that makes the kinds of cars that most standard manufacturers wouldn’t dream of pursuing. Known for styling that bordered on the insane and...

Lions Super Pull Of The South: A Collection Of Cool Names And Paint Jobs From The Huge Pull

(Photos by Bryan McTaggart) - While the practice of naming racing vehicles has drifted off into the vapors in most professional competition series, it is still very much alive in the world of truck...

Hot Wheels Commissioned A Real-Life Darth Vader Car, Star Wars Fans Start Breathing Heavily

“Lord Vader, Your Car Is Ready”. It’s a tagline that originally appeared for the 1987 Buick GNX, and has since applied to anything black, sinister and fast. But for the 2014 Comic...

Diesel Power Challenge Week: The Punishing Eighth Mile Trailer Sprint At Bandimere

This is the most brutally simple event at the Diesel Power Challenge. The idea is to take a skid steer and trailer combo weighing in at about 11,000lbs and drag them as quickly as possible down an...

Cruise Gallery: The 27th Annual Kearney Cruise Friday Night Kick Off Party

(Words and photos by Scott Liggett) - The 27th Annual Kearney Cruise Nite’s Friday Night Kick-Off Party was the official start of the weekend festivities put on Central Nebraska Auto Club....

Take In The Aftermath Of The Most Violent Transmission Failure We Have Ever Seen – Incredible Destruction, Driver OK

If I remembered stuff about drag racing cars like I remembered stuff about important elements of my life, I would be sitting pretty. Sadly, I can remember drag race cars and moments like they...

STROKER: This Amazing Documentary looks at the life and times of Tom Medley, one of Hot Roddings Great Story Tellers

This is definitely the coolest thing you will see today, bar none. The 18-minute film below called, “STROKER” is a short documentary on the life of Tom Medley and his alter ego Stroker...

BangShift Reader Brawl: What Is The Boldest Move A Racing Sanctioning Body Needs To Make And Who Needs To Make It?

As you know, we thoroughly love racing here at BangShift. We love it because we’re involved in it at a couple of levels, because we’re fans of the people who are racing and wrenching on...

This Blown, Ground Pounding 1973 Gremlin Has A Hairy 401 And An Awesome Past – Tough Stuff!

Hot rodders have had a good formula for about the last 80 years and that is to grab a cheap car that may be largely unloved and turn it into something that they can scorch the Earth with. They did it...