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Video: Watch A Massive Armored Army Truck Lose The Entire Rear End During A Braking Test

Earlier today when I was looking at the school bus that had lost the rear axle, it got me to thinking about how it could have happened. I went trolling YouTube and managed to find this video of the...

Photo Coverage: General Motors Muscle At The Somernites Cruise – Lots Of Neat Stuff

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – No I didn’t make this the biggest gallery on purpose.  I work hard to shoot everything in proportion to what is in attendance and my research has shown...

The Wheels On The Bus…Yeah, The Wheels On The Bus Fell Off – Rough Ride For Arizona Kids

(Photo by Joe Botticelli/USA Today) – Some school kids in Arizona recently had the bumpiest ride ever on the way to school when their bus spit the rear axle out from under it at a traffic...

The Best Automotive Super Bowl Ad Of All Time Was The 1970 GTO Humbler Spot That Only Aired Once And Got An Option Package Killed

1970 was the absolute zenith of the muscle car era. It all was going great guns. The cars were wilder looking, more powerful, more sexy, and faster than anyone could have imagined that they would...

Run Trick Flow Parts On Your Drag Car? Plan On Being At Summit Raceway Park At Norwalk Next Halloween To Cash In!

Yes, we know that we’re a year ahead of you here BUT, this gives you time to plan and scrimp and save so you can get to the Halloween Classic next year at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports...

Show Coverage: The Riley Sprowl Benefit Car Show – Big Fun In The Texas Sun For A Cause

(Words and photos by Kaleb Kelley) – A while back I went to a benefit show for a very special young man. Riley Sprowl was involved in a sledding accident in December of 2013 and suffered a...

Scrapple, Your Guide To The “meh”-worthy News: A Wrangler Competitor From GMC, Playboy’s Cars Of The Year, And More!

Belly up to the table, shut your eyes, hold your nose and take a bite: It’s this week’s Scrapple, the cluster-F of news that has all the attractiveness of the fry cook. Hot sauce by the...

Keep Your WRX or EVO, We’ll Take This Chopped 1949 Ford As Our Dirt Car Of Choice!

Okay, it might be a 1950. Either way, this dude in Finland kicks ass with his ’49 or ’50 Chopped Ford Custom on wide whites, steelies, and the whole deal. We’re talking tearing up...

Watch Vader Pilot the General Lee….errr…Pride of Cincinnati

This one is on my two sons. Tom and Jack were playing around on Tom’s iPod touch yesterday and asked if I would search up some videos of the General Lee for them on YouTube. I happily complied...

Pebble Beach Gets A New Class This Year: Custom Mercury, Celebrating The Lead Sled Custom Mercury Eights

Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance isn’t normal BangShift fodder. Every year, 200 cars are brought out onto the 18th hole of the Pebble Beach Golf Course and if your car is invited, you...

The Pickle Is The Most Bizarre Trar Ever Built: 1940s Power Wagon Mashed With 1970s Datsun – Beyond Freakish

Usually Trars are kind of amusing and fun but the one is flat out creepy. The combo of a 1940s Dodge Power Wagon and a 1970s Datsun is strange enough but when you see how it was done, what else was...

This Is A 1965 Cub Cadet Garden Tractor With A Dual Quad 401ci Buick Nailhead Engine And It Runs

You’ve probably been stuck going to see some mushy movie with your girlfriend or wife at some point in your life and invariably there is a scene where a guy hushes a girl looks her in the eyes...

Rotary-power Fans, Meet Your New Holy Grail: A Functioning 12-rotor Wankel Engine

Radical overkill…the point where you seriously consider that there is such a thing as too much. A case in point is this Wankel engine. It’s got twelve rotors. That’s eight more that...

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This 1964 Chevy Stageway Suburban Has Seven Doors, Yellowstone History, And Less Than 10,000 Miles On It

We have showed you many Stageway creations over the years here at BangShift. Heck, there was one on display at the Grand National Roadster Show in the form of a Nova wagon that had like 100 doors and...