Category Archive: BangShift XL, MOPAR, XL Online Find

Craigslist Find: Hey, Fat Man In The Red Coat! This 1974 Cummins-Swapped Dodge Needs To Be In My Driveway Now.

Listen, Kringle. We haven’t seen eye-to-eye since I was fourteen and got a PlayStation and Gran Turismo for Christmas. I spent the last decade not asking for much, so humor me and leave this...

Question Of The Day: Could The 1964 Barracuda Have Outdone The Mustang If Plymouth Hid It’s Origins Better?

The Ford Mustang gets the credit for creating the pony car market, but it wasn’t the first car to take the compact car and try to sell it to younger people. That distinction goes to the...

Twin-Engined Freak Show: This Dodge SRT-4 Has Slicks On At All Four Corners For A Reason

The Dodge Neon SRT-4 is pretty impressive for an American attempt at a turbocharged front driver. Box-stock they would run 13.9 in the quarter and could be massaged for more power easily, which...

Vintage Gallery: Vehicle Delivery Day, Filled With Mopars!

I’m too young to remember the traditional cycle of the new car reveal, but a lot of you remember it well: Come about September, the dealership went into Secret Squirrel mode while the new...

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Would You Rather, The Big 1980’s Coupe Edition!

While there are many who would disagree, the mainstay of hot rods, street machines, muscle cars and projects in the United States are two-doors. The four door body style puts off an air of...

Random Car Review: The Dodge Magnums of Mexico

Say “Dodge Magnum” in the United States and you get one of three ideas in your head: either the engine series (which are slightly tweaked versions of the 318ci V8 and the 360ci V8 that we...

Craigslist find: 1971 Dodge Valiant Duster Super Bee For Sale In Florida

As Chrysler was shifting from being the wild child of the Musclecar era to an era of company-wide confusion as to what to do with itself in the United States, in Mexico the party was still going on,...

Ever Wonder How Many Variations Of The Plymouth Duster There Were? Here’s A Hint: A Lot

The Plymouth Duster was one of Chrysler’s better hits for the 1970s. Once it was known that the Barracuda nameplate was moving to the E-body platform, Chrysler realized that there wasn’t...

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See And Hear The Story Of “Muscle Two”, Martin Sanchez’s Rescued Christine Fury

Halloween…one of my favorite times of the year, where things seem a little bit unsettled, and demons come back to haunt those who deserve the retribution. As a car guy, the one car that always...

Craigslist Find: It’s A Daytona! It’s A Jeep! It’s…Well, Interesting…

Brian and Chad love a good trar around here, but it takes a bit of convincing for me to jump on board with the idea. Don’t get me wrong, seeing a 1990 Cadillac hearse set up as a southern mud...

Dodge’s Trademark Woes: “Hellcat” and “Scat Pack” Are Being Challenged In Court

Of all the things FCA really needs right now, two trademark battles over it’s more successful vehicles was certainly not it. Unfortunately, right now that’s exactly what they have on...

Rough Start: This 1965 Plymouth Fury Would Make For A Clean Driver, And Would You Believe It’s In Fargo?

Blame this one on a late-night viewing of the movie Fargo. Now that I have that accent stuck in my head I have been trying any and every possible trick to get it out of there, but with everybody...

Random Car Review: The 1969 Dodge Yellow Jacket and 1970 Diamante Concept Car

in 1969 it was a good time to work for Dodge. Essentially, the entire work mantra was “anything goes, so long as it sells”, and they were having one hell of a party doing it. The B-body...

Toledo, Ohio Isn’t Losing Jeep Production Without A Fight

Jeeps have been produced in Toledo, Ohio since the inception of the original Willys-Overland MB series, and you can bet anything you have that Toledo is extremely proud of that heritage. So when the...