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Category Archive: BangShift Question Of The Day??, CHEVY, eBay Find, FORD

Would You Rather, The Former SEMA Edition: Which Show Car Takes The Prize?

Every year, right at the beginning of November, there is a pilgrimage made to the Las Vegas Convention Center. Some view the SEMA show as a three-ring circus of everything automotive, some view it as...

Question Of The Day: Can You Find A Freakier For Sale Ad Than This “Bitchin’ Chicken Car”?

Here’s a bit of insight into my typical work day: I spend hours at my computer searching, performing research, and in general dredging the Internet for things that I think BangShifters would...

Question Of The Day: What One Non-Real Car Would You Have In Real Life?

Ok, we admit that the title might be a bit off, so let us explain what we mean by “non-real car”. Between cartoons and video games, there is a plethora of vehicles that are purely made...

Would You Rather, The Ex-Cop Edition! Which Is The Auction Bargain, The Caprice PPV Or The Hemi Charger?

We really dig ex-cop cars here at BangShift…in fact, all three of us have at least one in our history: Buford T. Justice, Brian’s Caprice, is a real-deal 9C1 car, and another ex-cop...

Question Of The Day: What One Engine Will Outlive All Of The Others?

The internal combustion engine has, for better or worse, changed the course of human history. And, as long as there are fuels to power them on, they will remain for years to come. But here’s an...

How Would You Build It: This 1979 Oldsmobile 442 Slant-Back Needs Power, But What Else?

From the front, this 1979 Oldsmobile 442 looks pretty good: handsome A/G body shape, the cool sectioned grille that looks aggressive compared to the standard Cutlass waterfall-style unit, and no hood...

Question of the (Sun)Day: How Much Horsepower is “Enough” For You?

I have occasionally taken the side that “mild” engined Pro Street cars were OK and not lame. I basically marched into a hail of heavy fire on that one and got my ass kicked all over the...

Question Of The Day: Ratty Muscle Cars…Where Do You Stand?

(Photo:¬†Nicholas Maggio) Today’s question is simple and straightforward: there is a movement that is pretty close to BangShift Mid-West known as Ratty Muscle Cars. The premise is simple: drive...

Question Of The Day: Is It Time For The Inline-Six To Make A Return?

“Spoiled” doesn’t even begin to describe where gearheads sit for new engines at this moment. Look at what is around you: if you have the cash and desire, you can go to Dodge and buy...

Question Of The Day: What’s The Worst You’ve Mangled Yourself While Wrenching?

What a freaking day it’s been. Today has been my first attempt at spinning wrenches in honest effort on the rollover Explorer that was drug home as an engine donor for the Great Pumpkin...

Question Of The Day: What Should FCA Do With The 5.7L Hemi To Keep It Around?

If the rumor mills are true, then the 5.7L V8 that brought Chrysler out of the front-wheel-drive era and into V8 happiness is due to be axed next year, and honestly, that’s kind of a sad...

Question Of The Day: What’s Your Best Method Of Messing With The People At The Parts Store?

Ok, it seems that our own Unknown Parts Counter Guy has become bored. That isn’t a good thing…when the guy with a bag on his head has grown weary of listening to the sounds of angry...

Question Of The Day: Which Cop Car Would You Want To Be Pulled Over By?

It’s been a great afternoon…you took the machine into work instead of the daily, you got off early, and you are on your way to wherever you’re going that isn’t the good old...

Question Of The Day: At What Point Do You Feel Sorry For A Poorly-Modified Car?

Sorry, probably should’ve warned you first, but hey…at least there is no question about what I mean about “feeling sorry” for a car. The case in point is a Mitsubishi...