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Category Archive: BangShift Galleries, Event Coverage, SWAP MEETS

Event Coverage: The 2009 Big 3 Swap Meet in San Diego, 110 Photos

On Friday, February 27, we took a drive down to San Diego to have a look at the Big 3 Parts Exchange, an annual swap meet in San Diego, California. It’s called Big 3 because it is run by three...

New Gallery: 2009 Milers Land Speed Club Meeting

To participate in the land speed races at El Mirage Dry Lake here in California, you must be a member of one of the clubs that comprise the Southern California Timing Association. Last year I was...

New Gallery: Straight-Axle Cars From Lead East 2008

We attended Lead East 2008 this past summer on behalf of a print magazine. They decided to let us use the photos that they are not using in the book here on el blog. This is the first of several...

New Gallery: Wheels-Up Action From the 2009 Winternationals

Need your wheels up launch fix for the day? Not going to get it anywhere else? Well we’ve got you covered. Our recent visit to the 2009 Kragen Oreilly NHRA Winternationals gave AV Kid Dustin...

Photo Gallery: Wednesday at the 2009 NHRA Winternationals

Did you know that when an NHRA Nationals event comes to town that you can walk in without a pass on setup day? We did exactly that on Wednesday before the 2009 NHRA Winternationals in Pomona, and got...

Dave Wallace Does the Grand National Roadster Show

The Grand National Roadster Show is the grand daddy of all indoor hot rod shows as it carries the weight of awarding the title of America’s Most Beautiful Roadster on one entrant. Truth be...

Photo Gallery: Red Zone Race Fab Christmas Party

Today we went and hung out with Nick Miserendino at Red Zone Race Fab in Simi Valley, California. Nick did the cage and chassis work on our F-Bomb Camaro and also deals with a lot of local rally and...

Photo Gallery: Car Junkie Drag Bash Revisited

Way back in September ’08, Chad and I hosted a Drag Bash Weekend as part of our adventures with CarJunkieTV.com. When that web site folded up the photo gallery was lost. We had such a good time...

116 Photos: The John Force Holiday Car Show

While a lot of you were getting ready for a white Christmas, here in sunny Southern California we were hobnobbing with John Force and Jay Leno at Force’s Christmas Car Show, Open House, and Toy...

108 Photos: Today’s Pomona Swap Meet

Today’s Pomona Swap Meet started out a little slowly at 5:00 a.m. under a heavy overcast, but traffic picked up throughout the day. Even so, it was a little down in size overall and for the...

69 Photos from the NHRA Twilight Cruise

The Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum in Pomona, California, offers a Prolong-sponsored Twilight Cruise on Wednesday nights during the cruising season here in SoCal. That season ends for about 15...

62 Photos from Today’s Long Beach Swap Meet

After clearing 10,000 square feet of junk out of our old 7,000-square-foot shop, we had lots of stuff to get rid of. Combine that with our need for food money and it was obvious that we had to go...

November ’08 El Mirage Photo Gallery Now Live

The SCTA land-speed racing season came to a close last weekend with the final meet of the year at El Mirage Dry Lake here in SoCal. We attended as spectators and volunteers and snapped a few photos...

Pomona Swap Meet Coverage: More Cool Cars and Trucks That YOU Could Have Bought!

Like many things in life, seeing swap meet stuff after the fact may actually be more fun than seeing it in person. How? For starters you stand zero risk of buying something that would end your...