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Category Archive: BangShift News, Car Features, CHEVY, FORD, MOPAR

Deep in the bowels of the New York International Auto Show is the coolest display of former cop cars you’ll ever see

As Lohnes mentioned yesterday, I was stationed at the New York International Auto Show, which opens to the public this morning. There’s always lots of new stuff to look at, but my favorite...

Car Feature – Boss Hoss: A 1969 Pro Street Mustang Powered by 604ci of Alan Root Headed Ford Hemi

(Photos by Dave Nutting) – Lately we have been featuring sleepers here on BangShift, so consider this our way of breaking that trend. This car is a sledgehammer, both visually and mechanically....

There’s something uniquely badass about seeing vintage cop cars in their natural habitat

I don’t know what it is, but I have a serious thing for vintage photos of cop cars in action. I get some special thrill seeing cars you normally see in car shows going about their daily...

Car Feature: One Ultra Bitchin, Kick Ass, 1930 Model A Ford We Want Bad!

Bad ass, bitchin, rad, cool, awesome… Not one of these conveys how bad assedly bitchin the Lafferty’s awesome, rad, and cool, 1930 Ford Model A really is. And before you get your panties...

MORE: FORD

Mini-Feature: An 1960s Ford “Uni-Body” Truck With Bad Ass Paint, Perfect Stance, and Ford Power!

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – From 1961-1963 Ford produced a truck that is commonly referred to by hot rodders today as a “uni-body” truck. While this isn’t entirely accurate...

Build Gallery: A 1965 Mustang That Combines New And Old School Elements With Great Parts From Rick’s Tanks, FAST, And More!

One of the toughest things to do when building a car is to combine old school elements and current technology/styling together. This  Mustang that’s going together at Tube Chassis Designz...

Funny Car Forensics: Can You Give Us Some History About This Flopper On The Shelf?

Our buddy Blair is the lead man at the clandestine “bat cave body shop” that we visit from time to time here on BangShift. We happened by the shop the other day and while there was some...

Turbo-Gasm: A Vintage Mustang Fastback: Small Tires, A Big Damn Turbo – Sexy Fabrication!

I stopped by Tube Chassis Designz yesterday to annoy and derail the productivity of my buddy Jon Sandahl and to check on the progress with the Fat Lane t-bolt build that we’ve been following....

America’s Most Beautiful Roadster 2013 is John Mumford’s 1927 Ford Track T Built By Roy Brizio

We had the opportunity to meet and hang out with Mumford during the Goodguys Rodfather Tour, and can tell you that he is one awesome guy, just like his cars. Roy Brizio did the final assembly on this...

BangShift Exlusive: George Poteet’s, Rad Rides Built, Talladega Inspired ’69 Torino Assembly Pics

(Photos by Rob McGaffin) The famed 1969 Torino, owned by George Poteet, that is being built at Rad Rides By Troy, has been the talk of the hot rodding world for the past couple years. And thanks to...

MORE: FORD, FORD

BangShift Test Drive: The 2013 Ford Raptor – We Drag It, ‘Wheel It, and Jump It!

(Photos by Tom Phair, Kerri Lohnes, and the author) –  The most commonly asked question we had during our time with the 2013 Ford SVT Raptor was, “Is that thing fun to drive?” The...

Best of BangShift 2012: The1967 Shelby GT500 Barn Find – Found in Death Valley California

When we got the call from our pal Jon at Tube Chassis Designz that we needed to get down to his shop to see something cool, we jumped in the car and went. We were greeted with one of the coolest...

Coyote Den: This Harmless Looking T-Bird Is One Of The Coolest Sleepers We Have Ever Seen

(Photos by Dave Nutting and Tube Chassis Designz) – We all love sleepers. Whether it is the idea of smashing someone with a flashy ride in the mouth (figuratively speaking) with something that...

Quick Peek: A 572ci, 1130hp, Naturally Aspirated Kaase Big Block Ford Powered 2004 Mustang Mach 1

We’ve been spending a fair amount of time at our local neighborhood chassis shop, Tube Chassis Designz lately. Jon and his crew have been replacing the cab floors in Goliath, and recently we...