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Category Archive: BangShift Question Of The Day??

Question Of The Day: How Would You Build A Hybrid Vehicle?

Hold up a minute before you start typing all sorts of hate in the comments, because I’d never ask ¬†BangShift readers to design the next Prius. No, we are far and away above that. The goal for...

Would You Rather, The Winter Workhorse Edition: Which Would You Take Out In The Cold, The Ford Or The Binder?

Yep, the leaves are finally down, the air has taken a turn for the crisper and colder, and it’s time to give up in the concept of fall and to start settling in for the winter months. While...

Would You Rather, The Dirt-Cheap Hot Rod Buick Edition! Regal Versus Roadmaster for $2,500!

Buick has always had a real strange relationship with performance. Cars like the Riviera, Gran Sport, GSX, Grand National, and the GNX give Buick performance credit that at times, the company...

Question Of The Day: How Would You Build This 36,000 mile 1979 Oldsmobile 88?

I might come across as a bit of a heretic for this one, but I never quite got used to seeing the 442 nameplate on a car the size of the GM G-body platform. Don’t get me wrong, they are cool in...

Question Of The Day: Sheetmetal Engraving – Is This The Next Big Style Trend?

Every year, I walk away from SEMA noting a particular style trend that seems to grab everybody’s attention. Last year, it was using copper accents in place of chrome, brushed aluminum, or...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Are Exhibition Drag Cars Cool?

I was recently chatting with one of my die-hard drag racing pals and the subject wandered onto exhibition vehicles like wheelstanders, jet cars, and other acts designed to put on a show to keep fans...

BangShift Reader Brawl: What Is Your Favorite Magazine Feature Car Of All Time?

As a kid I read all kinds of magazines (still do…not sure if that is OK to admit!) and can remember loving all kinds of feature trucks in 4-Wheel and Off Road, muscle cars, hot rods, and drag...

Question Of The Day: Tell Us About The Car With The Phantom Problem!

You see that 1997 Chevrolet Tahoe making a lukewarm effort to climb the pile of fill dirt in my backyard? That truck belongs to my father in law, and for the last six months, up until yesterday...

Question Of The Day: What’s The Best Hole-In-The-Wall Joint You’ve Found On A Road Trip?

When roaming around the highways, byways, state roads and random paths, sooner or later you are going to need two things. One is a bathroom, and the other is food, and if you are a smart traveler,...

Question Of The Day: Which Car Makes The Best Parts Donor?

As rows upon rows of cars in any typical junkyard will tell you, not all cars get to live pampered lives with caring owners. It’s a sad reality. Among the abandoned 1970s tanks, wrecked trucks,...

Question Of The Day: What’s The Worst Noise Your Car Has Ever Made?

Today’s question is pretty straightforward: what is the one sound that your car has made that makes you cringe the hardest? There are plenty of noises that a vehicle can make that all mean your...

Question Of The Day: Can You Find An Uglier Car Than This 1989 Nissan S-Cargo?

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. You know the tired old saying…it’s why I think a Chrysler Cordoba is a handsome large two-door when most people see it as a late-1970s Yank Tank that...

Would You Rather, The Two Grand Edition: Would You Go For The Firebird Or The Charger R/T?

Let’s scale the Rough Start budget down to around two thousand dollars for a minute. What can that buy you? 1980s beater nobody cares about…a ragged-out Fox Mustang…beat-up...

Question Of The Day: Do You Believe That There Will Be An Entire Generation Of Cars That Will Never Become “Collectable”?

Behold, the 1986 American Motors Eagle wagon. The run-down is pretty typical for a late-build Eagle: 4.2L inline-six, automatic transmission, just about every possible option that AMC could hurl at...