Category Archive: Apex Event Coverage, BangShift APEX, BangShift Galleries

Event Photos: We Saw It All At Holley’s LS Fest 2013, And Have Photos To Prove It!

Lucky for us BangShift.com Contributor Bob Chiluk was on site snapping photos like a mad man at this weekend’s Holley LS Fest because Brian and I were announcing the entire weekend. While Brian...

We Drive The 2014 Mustang GT – Coyote Power, Six Speed Stick, No Roof And Lotsa Green!

Over the last couple of months, I pestered the fine people at Ford so much and so often about getting my mitts on a Mustang GT with a 5.0L engine and stick shift transmission, I was left with two...

We Drive The 2013 Camaro SS Hot Wheels Special Edition – Full Road Test And Review!

(Photos by Dave Nutting) – When the 2013 Hot Wheels Special Edition Camaro SS made the left hand turn into our driveway, my six year old son had eyes the size of pie plates and then literally...

Run Silent, Run Deep: We Drive America’s Best Sleeper, The 2013 Ford Taurus SHO

(Photos by Dave Nutting) This is the kind of car that can get you both into and out of trouble very quickly. With sedate styling that blends seamlessly with its surroundings and power enough to run...

The AMX/GTO: 1969 AMX + 2006 GTO + Home Garage = BangShift Appproved Tire Melting Awesome

If you give a hot rodder three things: a welder, creativity, and time, you are guaranteed some type of cool result. Such is the case with my neighbor (literally about a 1/4 mile down the road) Scott...

SEMA 2012 Featurette: The Pure Vision Martini Mustang T5-R — An Incredible “What If” Of Ford Racing History

Steve Strope and his Pure Vision company have created some amazing cars over the years but this could be his master stroke. Dubbed the T5-R, the 1966 Mustang you see before you is a product of...

SEMA 2012 Featurette: Mark Stielow’s 1967 Camaro “Mayhem” – Greatest Pro Touring Car Ever?

Mark Stielow’s name has been and will forever be connected to Camaros and for good reason. His awesome string of 1967 and 1969 Chevys have helped to both birth and revolutionize the Pro Touring...

Car Feature Re-Run: An Original-Owner 1987 Buick GNX

Gary and Pam Beineke have a stable of awesome cars. We invaded their privacy to shoot and video several cars a couple of years ago and we featured those cars a while back. Most of the cars in their...

Project Update: The AMX/GTO Project is nearly complete!

The wild AMX/GTO project is on the home stretch! As a quick refresher, this car is a 1969 AMX body that was placed on the chassis of a wrecked 2007 Pontiac GTO. The GTO was cut and narrowed, the AMX...

BANGSHIFT PROJECT CAR SPOTLIGHT: AN AMC GREMLIN WITH A ROAD RACING PAST GETS A NEW LEASE ON LIFE

There may be a law on the books in the great state of Wisconsin that every gearhead must own at least one AMC project during their life. BangShift member Mike is proving that he’s totally...

Project Car Update: Progress on the AMX/GTO Project – It Runs!

The AMX/GTO project that we introduced to the world last winter is the insane combo of a late model GTO and a 1969 AMC AMX. The work is being performed at the home shop of our buddy Scott who lives...

Project Car Spotlight: A Kick Ass 1969 AMC Javelin Build

So let’s say you are a former motorcycle road racer, a Wisconsin native, a guy in need of a project car, and pretty darned good with your hands and a set of tools. How do you stay entertained...

Car Feature Re-Run: Gary and Pam Beineke’s Awesome 1971 One of None Superbird

A car feature on a 1971 Plymouth Super Bird? You got it. So what if Mopar never built such an animal, Gary and Pam Beineke did, and this one’s loaded with a 472ci Hemi wth a Six Pack. Yeah,...

Cool Project: How to Build a Modern AMX in Your Home Garage

While wrenching on Goliath recently, a dude pulled up in a minto Lucerne blue Trans-Am and asked if we had any trim pieces on the Javelin in our backyard. We invited him back to take a look, but that...