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Category Archive: BangShift News, BangShift Question Of The Day??

BangShift Question of the Day: What’s the Weirdest Engine Swap You’ve Ever Seen?

The engine swap is a tried and true part of hot rodding history. Back in the day, pulling the boat anchor six out of your father’s Chevy and slapping a Cad, Olds, or Buick motor in was hot...

BangShift Question of the Day: Should “New” GM Be Responsible for Old GM’s Recall Repairs?

Recently, a lawsuit has brought to light an interesting situation facing General Motors. When the company went into bankruptcy in 2009, a new entity officially called, “New GM” came out...

BangShift Question of the Day: Have You Ever Built Something Wild and Crazy Out of Scrap Parts and Pieces?

While cruising around the 2011 Rough and Tumble Thresherman’s Reunion, BangShifter Gene and I saw the below pictured tractor and stopped dead in our tracks. Built by a couple local young dudes,...

BangShift Question of the Day: What’s Your Favorite Motor?

With the greatness of that Miller engine we wrote about earlier today still swimming in our heads, we need to do something to get that lump of iron off out mind. While the Miller 91 isn’t our...

BangShift Question of the Day: Seen a Good Personalized License Plate Lately?

While we were driving to the hospital on Friday, during the Holley National Hot Rod Reunion, Chad and I spotted a 1980s Oldsmobile hearse (since it was white, maybe it was a morgue mobile?) sitting...

BangShift Question of they Day: What the Hell is This Thing?

This one has us completely and utterly stumped. This photo was posted by BangShift member Blazerteam and seems to show an old Buick that had truly horrible things done to it. Is this a motorhome?...

BangShift Question of the Day: Are you doing any car stuff this weekend?

While the weather has sucked for large portions of the country over the last couple weeks, things appear to be making a gradual turn for the better. It won’t be chamber of commerce weather, but...

BangShift Question of the Day: What’s Your Least Favorite Automotive Task?

Even the most talented gearheads have at least one task that they don’t like. Ours is wiring. We’re ham-fisted as it is and when you combine that with the need to work in tight spaces and...

BangShift Question of the Day: Can You Identify This Weirdo Homebuilt Junkyard Find?

BangShift member Matt was recently patrolling a junkyard near his abode in Wisconsin. While cruising the yard for parts, he came across a strange, Jeep-like homebuilt creation. Speaking in terms of...

BangShift Question of the Day: What’s the Best Car Song of All Time?

On a recent cruise down the highway, we slipped an unmarked CD into the radio and out sprang Ronnie and the Daytonas, belting out their famous car tune, G.T.O. That got us to thinking about the...

BangShift Question of the Day: Do You Have a Personalized License Plate?

We were out on a Sunday cruise this past weekend and saw a bunch of personalized license plates adorning everything from street rods to weenie hybrids. Some were good (like the one in the lead photo)...

BangShift Poll: Bigfoot or Grave Digger, Which is the Greatest Monster Truck Ever?

Since we had our brains on monster trucks briefly today already, we figured that a poll question settling an age old debate was in order. Arguably, the two most famous monster trucks in the world are...

BangShift Poll: Which would you drive, a Top Fuel Dragster or a Nitro Funny Car?

As we continue to prepare for our big live broadcast of the PRO Winter Warm-up this Friday and Saturday from Palm Beach International Raceway, our brains are completely awash in thoughts os...

BangShift Question of the Day: Is This Honda Cool?

Honest question, is this Honda cool? The little Civic has a turbo and intercooler hanging off the front of it, has big drag slicks fitted to the front end and it shoots fire like a mother. Kevin...