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Category Archive: BangShift Question Of The Day??

Question of the Day: What is the Ugliest Engine Ever?

Engines are typically judged on their efficiency, their power ratings, and their ability to make noise and thrust a hot rod down the road. That being said, there is a definite aesthetic appeal to...

BangShift Question of the Day: What is Your Favorite Automotive Stance?

A car or truck’s stance is the first major thing that anyone notices. How does it sit? What kind of attitude does it emit? From being slammed down into the weeds to riding like a monster truck,...

Question of the Day: What is the Most Boneheaded Thing You Have Ever Done While Showing Off in Your Car?

With all the news coming out about the sinking of the cruise ship Costa Concordia, the root cause is looking more and more like a simple act of bad judgement on behalf of the captain who may have...

Question of the Day: What is Your Wildest Automotive Fantasy?

The earlier blog item about the California general contractor who is working on a home built 2,000mph car got me to thinking about my own far out fantasies in the automotive world. I have no desire...

Question of the Day: What’s the Most Oddly Cool Car Ever Produced by Detroit?

In the coming days you’ll see a big feature on a truly wild diesel powered monster that we hung out with last weekend. During said diesel power session we had an unexpectedly awesome side bar...

BANGSHIFT QUESTION OF THE DAY: WHAT’S THE WORST THING THAT YOU’VE EVER DONE TO AN ENGINE?

After seeing the photo of that nuked Hemi, it naturally made us think of crap that we have blown up or been directly involved with the destruction of. Back in college when running the VW road racing...

BANGSHIFT QUESTION OF THE DAY: WHAT AUTOMOTIVE EVENTS DO YOU PLAN TO ATTEND IN 2012?

Well 2012 is here. Depending on your opinion of the whack jobs who claim the world is going to end in about 12 months, our time may be limited. This raises a good question. What the heck are you...

WHAT WAS YOUR GEARHEAD HIGHLIGHT OF 2011?

The curtain is closing on 2011 and it is that time of the year to look back over what kind of stuff you did in the last 365 days or so. Personally, it was a heck of a year and I am proud of what I...

What Is The Dumbest Automotive Related Thing You Have Ever Done?

Paying about a million bucks for some old coveralls, crashing a Lamborghini you just won, buying an awful shitbox of a car, getting stuck without help, etc. These are but a few of the stupid things...

BANGSHIFT QUESTION OF THE DAY: COBRA JET, CHALLENGER DRAG PACK, OR COPO CAMARO?

With all three of the American car manufacturers offering a high performance drag race package car these days (yeah, the COPO is a “concept” officially, but c’amon people!)...

BangShift Question of the Day: What is the Most Important Race in the World?

By the time you read this, I’ll be in the sky, on my way to the 24th annual Performance Racing Industry show in Orlando, Florida. For the rest of the week the blog will be filled with racing...

BangShift Question of the Day: What are you interested in seeing from the 2011 PRI Show?

Tomorrow I’m hopping a plane for sunny Orlando to spend the remainder of the week at the 2011 Performance Racing Industry (PRI) show. The show has been running for 24 years and in simple terms...

BangShift Question of the Day: What is Your Coolest Piece of Personal Automotive/Racing Memorabilia

I’ve never been lucky enough to fight my way into victory lane at a race track. My several year bracket racing career was marked with a couple near misses, but no race wins. On one such near...

BangShift Question of the Day: What are You Most Interested in Seeing Covered at SEMA 2011?

We begin our week long assault on the 2011 SEMA show today. Throughout the week we’ll be bringing you the latest offerings from the high performance aftermarket, photos of all the cool junk in...