Category Archive: 1320 Spotlight, Apex Event Coverage, Apex Spotlight, XL Spotlight

FM3 Road Trip: Cars And Cones FREE LIVE Streaming Coverage, Presented by RIDETECH Continues April 27th!

That’s right folks, BANGshift’s own Chad and Daphne Reynolds will be cruising the country this week with some of the coolest hot rodders and parts manufacturers in the biz. We’ll...

New Product Shop Test: The MYCHANIC Rechargeable MEK LED Drop Light

I’m in love with this light. It’s one of 7 lights that the folks at MYCHANIC offer, and I was fully prepared to think it was just another average rechargeable shop light. It is not. In...

Ford, Chevy, Or Dodge, Which One Of These Would Make The Best Shop Truck?

Looking for a project is never easy. Whether you are looking for something to build from the ground up, or something that is partly finished, finding the right car or track can be horribly trying....

This 1981 GMC 4×4 Short Bed Speaks To Us. Low Mileage, 4×4, 6.2L Diesel, And More.

There is nothing wrong with a square body Chevy or GMC pickup truck. Nothing at all. Whether 2wd, 4×4, lifted, lowered, crew cab, standard cab, short bed, or long, they are all cool trucks. But...

Gearhead History: Check Out These Amazing Photos From Inside A Dodge Army Truck Plant In 1942

These are the type of photos that we could literally stare at for hours. All of the images you will see below were found in the Library of Congress digital photos archive and they were taken in 1942...

Truckology: We’re Back With A Fresh Batch Of 100+ Year Old Trucking Photos!

(Photos from the Detroit Public Library Digital collection) We’re back with a fresh installment of Truckology! This is our look back at trucks and the world of trucking from more than 100...

This 1963 C10 Is A Laid Out Masterpiece Of On Wheels

Chevrolet’s famed C10 Pickup came to life in 1960, but the 1967-1972 has typically been the most sought after. Until now that is. Recently, the first generation C10, years 1960-1966, are...

We Fabricate Some Cool Casters For Our 9 Inch Housing To Help Move A Project Around The Shop

Sometimes just moving a project around the shop can be a giant pain in the ass, especially with limited space like I have. Like most of you at home, I have to move one project around to get the other...

This Crew Cab C20 Ex-Cal Trans Truck Is Crew Cab Work Truck Perfection!

A few years ago I said to someone that I thought slamming a service body equipped truck would be kinda cool. This comment was met with multiple shakes of the head, a few expletives, and then...

Truckin’ Awesome: You’ll Dig Our Look Back At Turn Of The Century Trucks

(Photos: DPL Digital collection) – Back when I was a kid, my grandfather gave me an old book called “This Was Trucking” and it was spellbinding. I read it about 300 times over the...

Truck-Ology: Another Look Into The History Of Trucks – A Fresh Load Of 100 Year Old Photos!

(Photos: DPL Digital collection) – Since last week’s look into the history of trucks from the early 20th century was such a hit, I am going to make a regular thing of it and call the...

Want A Square Body Chevy Like We Do? Want It To Sit Nice, Ride, And Handle Nice Without Breaking The Bank? Here’s How.

We recently had to replace the $200 Hauler with a new Suburban since someone decided to crash into it. Unfortunately/Fortunately? The new one is really really clean and nice. That means that we...

King Of The Hammers Photo Coverage Continues! 100 More Photos Of Trucks And Rocks

We’ve got tons more photos from Nitto King of the Hammers 2017, powered by Optima Batteries, and we want to share them all with you so here is the next installment. Another 100 of our 1000...

SMASH: The Story Of The Neatest Photo You’ll See Anywhere Today – Big Rig Killing Classic Caddy!

If you have been reading BangShift for any length of time, you know that I am obsessed with digging up these little nuggets of greatness that have been stored away in my memory banks and occasionally...