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Barnstormin’: The Big Gone – Lots Of Words, Lots of Fun, and Lots of Hours At The 60th US Nationals

I literally walked into my house about 15 minutes before sitting down to write this Barnstormin’ column and I am still expecting to see an NHRA Division Director tap me on the shoulder and have...

100′s Of Photos From The 32nd Annual Great Labor Day Cruise In Orange County California

The Great Labor Day Cruise in Orange County California is a MUST SEE show here in SoCal. It is NOT just a hang out lawnchair show, although there is plenty of that going on, but it’s truly a...

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OMG!!! This 1962 Ford Short Bus Could Be The Coolest Bus Motorhome Conversion Ever

Okay, we know this 1962 Ford Short Bus is not “pretty”, but like your mom always told you, it’s what’s on the inside that matters. LOL We know that everyone at the local KOA...

Mopar Mini Nationals Photos: Cudas, Belvederes, And Mopars Oh My!

(Words and Photos by Kaleb Kelly) Some people try to stay unbiased when it comes to the big 3 from Detroit. “I love them all,” they say. No matter what they say, everybody has a slight bias...

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We Want This 1941 Dodge WC 10 Carryall! What Would You Do With It!

When our buddy Jay sent this bad boy in, I started drooling and immediately sent the link over to Brian so he could check it out. This 1941 Dodge WC 10 Carryall is one awesome looking piece, and the...

When One Guy Has An Engine, And One Guy Has A Nostalgia Dragster, It’s Amazing What Two Minutes Can Do. Watch This!

Brad Shaw sent us this cool video from one hell of a fun thrash to put an engine into a Nostalgia Dragster. The front engine dragster belongs to Tony Lee, who had the dragster sitting around with no...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What Does “Stock” Mean Anymore? Does Anyone Really Care?

Remember when guys used to actually have Stock cars and trucks? I’m talking off the showroom floor, not doodads, no performance parts, nothing. Stock. We’ve heard a lot of discussion...

Unhinged: The Great American Roadtrip

I always have had a strong predilection for travel. I can’t explain the “why” part well, I’ve just always loved to find a set of wheels and take off to somewhere new. When I was a teenager I...

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Ebay Find: This 1972 Ford LTD Is Pure Seventies Perfection

It’s become Big Car Week here at BangShift, if purely by accident. First we get a snotty Oldsmobile whipping donuts, then I threw some love to the Mopar crowd with some C-bodies getting rowdy....

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Using An Air Tanker For The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: STUPID. Yet, Someone Did It…

I read the story, then I had to do a Google hunt to find other stories to make sure this wasn’t a joke. Surely, nobody was dumb enough to commission a freaking air tanker to dump a load of...

I..uh..what? Calling All BangShifters: What Is This Thing?

Tom Klockau, a member of The Brougham Society on Facebook, posted this picture on the wall with a question: “What in the world is going on here?” For the sake of keeping BangShift a...

Physics Video: A Cement Truck And A Sharp Incline Do Not Mix

“I fought the law, and the law won”, the lyrics say. And when the law is gravity, you better believe that law was destined to win in the first place. Unless you have a parachute on your...

Incredible Video: Watch A Russian Crane Operator Leap To Safety As His Crane And A Bulldozer Topple Into A Cavernous Hole

It has been a while since we brought you some completely mind-blowing video from Russia, so we decided that it was time to peek around and see what we could find. In true BangShift fashion, we scored...

Watch A Giant Tractor Tire Get Overinflated An Explode On Purpose In An Industrial Strength Tire Cage

We have showed videos of tire inflation cages being tested before but this is the most violent test we have run into yet, mainly because of the huge size of the tire and the forces involved when it...