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Category Archive: BangShift Galleries, Gallery, Shop Tours

KingSpeed Race And Repair Open House: Food And Friends Before The Races!

KingSpeed Race and Repair is such an unassuming building most of the time. There’s a sign out front, there might be a truck or two within sight, but overall you wouldn’t expect to see a...

BangShift Winter Shop Tour Series: Schwartz Performance Shop Visit

(Words and photos by Bob Chiluk) – Some parts of the country are lucky enough to enjoy their cars all year round while the rest of us are locked in waiting for the ice to melt and the snow to...

Cornfield Customs: Our Tour Of The Shop Continues – Cool Stuff Everywhere

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – But there’s more….   There was no way to contain our visit to Cornfield Customs into just one article.  Even though they are still getting things...

Shop Tour: We Hang Out With The Crew At Cornfield Customs

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – Mike Wagner started Cornfield Customs as a side-business in 2007 and that grew into full-blown self-employment in 2009.  We’d been aware of the...

Tour Nebraska Coverage: Hundreds of Hot Rods Hit The Highway In The Heartland

(Words and photos by Scott Liggett) – Hot Rod Magazine’s famous Power Tour is now in full swing. But, last weekend was another classic car tour right in the state of Nebraska. The...

Gates Auto Salvage Tour: We Look At The Cast-Aside Work Trucks That Rest And Rust In Vermont

As much as we all would hope to find a yard filled with nothing but the desirable parts of automotive history that span between 1930 and the present, the more likely scenario is that between the gems...

Gates Auto Salvage Tour: More Automotive Archeology From The Woods Of Vermont

Seeing the photos that Lohnes and Fitzgerald took at Gates Auto Salvage keeps bringing up the word “haunting” into my head. It’s not hard to see why: in amongst the thin trees, you...

Gates Auto Salvage Tour: More Haunting Visions From The Past In The Yard In Vermont

When Brian told me about Gates Salvage Yard and how he and Craig Fitzgerald were making a run north to check it out, I was dying to go with them. Hey, for $500 per car, maybe luck would pan out,...

Short Street Rod Shop Tour: The Henry J, The Chryslers, The ’55 Chevy

If you missed the 1955 Ford Fairlane street freak, CLICK HERE! If you missed the ’46 Chevy truck and the Model A, CLICK HERE! As we dug deeper into Jensen Masters’ shop, we started to get...

Shop Tour Gallery: An Amazing Look Inside The Roadster Shop – Cutting Edge Builds!

(Words and Photos by Bob Chiluk) – This past summer when the Goodguys Rodfather Tour stopped at the Roasdster Shop just outside of Chicago, Chad and I agreed that we’d have to come back...

Shop Tour: Murpho’s Hot Rod and Customs – Austin, Texas

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – We’re finally at the end of Wickam’s amazing 2013 Lonestar Round Up photo coverage with this great shop tour gallery at Murpho’s Hot Rods and...

Massive Shop Tour Gallery: The Hot Rod Barn – Morris, Illinois – Muscle Car Restorations, Drag Builds, Killer Shop!

(By Greg Rourke and Bob Chiluk) – Just west of Morris, Il. on Interstate 80 is what looks like an old Stuckeys. And with good reason, it was an old Stuckeys. Instead of Pecan Log Rolls and...

Gallery: A Peek Inside DMC Racing At Paul Major’s Corvette And Tim Meagher’s Mustang

Yesterday we showed you the awesome twin turbo Oldsmobile that the guys at DMC are updating and improving for its owner so he can really lay the lumber to it this Spring. That certainly isn’t...

Gallery: Rolling Bones Hot Rod Shop Garage Night 2013 – Awesome Rods, Engines, And More!

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – The recently wedded Joe Grippo attended an open garage night at the famed Rolling Bones hot rod shop where he hung out with a bunch of people and blasted a ton of...