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Category Archive: BangShift Question Of The Day??, CHEVY, FORD, MOPAR

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...

MORE: HISTORIC, MOPAR

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...

Craigslist Find: Think a Viper Weighs Too Much? We Have A Solution!

Do you remember the Corvette that Hot Rod hacked up a couple of years ago for the sake of proving that any weight removed from a vehicle can improve performance? Did you look at the finished result...

Ebay Combination Find! 1969 Dodge Coronet 440 R/T and Chrysler Conqueror 115 Boat!

Musclecars weren’t always the diaper-wiped, polished and pretty show cars that a lot of people equate them to now. Back when they were simply cars, they were used, abused and used some more....

Two New Members To The Under 3-Second 0-60 Club: Charger Hellcat And Corvette Z06

Under three seconds to 0-60mph. That isn’t accelerating, that’s the rough equivalent of a higher being flicking the car you just so happen to be sitting in with his finger. That’s...

This 1985 Dodge Shelby Charger Turbo Might Be Wrong Wheel Drive, But Still A Bad Ass.

It’s weird that we have now featured two of these front drive Chargers in the past week but, while the first one was changed from front wheel drive to rear wheel drive, 17 year old Nathan...

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