Category Archive: 1320 Videos, BangShift 1320, FORD

The Six-Cylinder Family Sedan Of Your Dreams: A Barra-Powered Falcon That’s In The Mid-Eights!

Not long ago, the six-cylinder powered four-door sedan was the car of choice for most folks. Unfortunately, the majority of those cars were Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, and similar snoozemobiles that...

ChallengerFest 8 Gallery: Shaking Western Kentucky With The Sound Of Modern Mopar Muscle

It’s a good thing that the ChallengerFest 8 racing schedule got condensed down to one afternoon, because the second day of racing that was scheduled became an utter washout. You can’t...

Rough Start: Your Best Shot For A Nice Old Truck Is This 1985 Ford F-150!

The inspiration for today’s Rough Start find comes straight from the weather around BangShift Mid-West. Thanks to all of those April showers that will bring May’s flowers (read:...

This 1976 Chevrolet LUV Is A Small-Block Swap Candidate If We’ve Ever Seen One!

Is it fair to say that the Chevrolet LUV pickup truck is an endangered species? The Americanized Isuzu Faster has all but disappeared from the radar screen. Every time we see one of these little...

Banker’s Strip Sweeper: This Brutal Chrysler SRT-8 Is A Nine-Second Argument Against Physics!

This weekend I’m in late-model Mopar company, and with the notable exception of one V6 Chrysler, I’m at the bottom of the totem pole. Still. That being said, in the grand scheme of...

Friday’s Excuse To Go Home And Drink: The Walter P. Chrysler Museum Is Going To Become Maserati’s New Office Space

The Walter P. Chrysler museum opened it’s doors in 1999 and showcased historical and significant vehicles from Chrysler, Dodge, Plymouth, DeSoto, American Motors, Hudson, Nash, Rambler and Jeep...

Rough Start: This 1965 Corvair Monza Sedan Is Too Sweet To Pass Up!

When five grand is burning a hole in your pocket and you want to be able to hit the road in short order, generally speaking, hunting down a fifty-ish year old car isn’t your best bet. For five...

The Crown Hick Is Finished! Hot Rod Garage’s Frame-Swapped Ford F-100 Is A Riot!

The “Crown Hick” project that the fellas at Hot Rod Garage have been working on for a bit is finished up, and it’s a beauty.¬†Using the frame of a Panther platform car to underpin a...

Rough Start: Would You Go All-In For A Dodge Flatbed With A Camper?

Old camper rigs are one of the stranger things we dig here at the offices, the more obscure the better. I wish I could better explain the “why” behind that…I get wanting one of...

A Full-Race Jeep Comanche? Engine Be Damned, Yes Please!

Who looks at a Jeep Comanche and sees a drag truck? Who does that? A rockcrawler, a mudder, a pre-runner, a Baja race clone…anything seems to be a better fit for Jeep’s midsize pickup,...

Would You Rather, The Alternate Future Edition: Which FWD Pony Car Concept Appeals To You Most?

We know how the pony cars managed to survive the 1980s: Ford managed to give the Mustang a desperately needed horsepower injection that really came into play in 1982, and over at GM, the...

Money No Object: The 1988 Pontiac Fiero GT, As It Should Have Been!

You can quit laughing now. I mean it, the money spent on this 1988 Pontiac Fiero GT is worth it. The story of the Fiero is one of growth, maturity…and then, a quick and glamour-less death. A...

Morning Symphony: This Supercharged V6 Dodge Charger Brings You The Worrying Sounds Of Silence!

Think about this: V6 engines are now putting out what V8s struggled to bring to the table as recently as the early 2000s. Proof: The LGX V6 in the Chevrolet Camaro is advertised at 335 horsepower,...

How To Sell A Crapbox Pontiac Grand Am, Lesson One: Honesty Is Your Friend!

Pontiac had many highs during it’s lifetime: the Safari, the GTO, the Firebird, even the Can-Am and the G8. While the company occasionally strayed into Brougham territory, overall their mission...