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Category Archive: BangShift News, CAR FEATURES, MOPAR, Videos

The Real-Life Bravado Banshee And The 56-Year-Old Grandmother Who Won The Custom Viper [Video]

We covered the eBay auction of the Dodge Viper SRT-10 Bravado Banshee when the car was on eBay last July. It wasn’t too surprising that the car didn’t sell, even with the bidding cresting...

Unhinged: “What Is The Strangest Combination You Could Think Up That Could Work?”

I’ll preface this with an apology: I’m running on fumes and have been for the last few days. Little to no sleep combined with hours staring at a computer screen have left me looking less...

Who In England Is Drag Racing A Richard Petty-Tribute Plymouth Superbird?

Yes, this video is a couple of years old, but let’s face it: it’s not everyday you see any Plymouth Superbird doing a burnout, much less a Superbird done up as a tribute to Richard...

Meet “Twork”, The Only Chrysler Sebring Mud Truck That Could Possibly Exist On The Planet

It takes a sick, sick mind to come up with this kind of combination, it really does. Some of the trars we’ve featured here over the years lend themselves nicely to the treatment, some are the...

Rough Start, The Import Edition: Bringing A Chrysler Ute Into The U.S.

After finding the sociopathic Chrysler Valiant CL ute with the “340” earlier today, the part of me that likes shopping for cars I can’t afford woke up. I’d really like a...

What Hellcat? RSI Is Now Offering A Twin-Turbo Flame-Spitting Dodge Viper TA…

There’s something about “twin-turbo Viper” that just makes us smile. Sure, we’re no closer to ever driving one than when these things started rolling off of the assembly line,...

Top 11: No V8 Needed – A Selection Of Cars We Would Take A Different Path With

(Lead photo: Bret Kepner) I can’t speak for the other two, but in my automotive history I’ve only dealt with two vehicles that did not have V8s: a Chevy Blazer that had the 4.3 V6, and a...

Scrapple: Your Guide To The “meh”-worthy News: Bolts, Catapults, And Street Justice!

With the Chicago Auto Show dumping uninspiring cars and unbelievably chromed-out trucks on us, it seems fitting that this week’s Scrapple should be Chicago-based…so take a half-eaten hot...

Unhinged: The New Ram Laramie, Bringing The Resurgence Of The Detroit Chrome Sled To The Pickup

When the Ram Rebel debuted at the North American International Auto Show, my first reaction was oddly enough, of disgust, mostly with the pandering the the bro-truck crowd, but visually the...

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Rough Start: This 1966 Plymouth Fury Is Ready For The Strip Or Could Be Put On The Street In Short Order

We all want to drive something absolutely badass, something that looks the part, can move like none other, and makes the right noises…none of which really works when your budget is...

Ebay Find: A 70-mile 1993 Dodge Ram With An Astronomical Price Tag And One Of The Most Eye-Raising Writeups We’ve Seen

I’m a sucker for the pre-1994 Dodge trucks. I love the basic design, the relatively simple layout, and the engine bay that you could jam a Sonny Leonard mountain motor into with space to spare....

More Information For Owners Of Mopar 5.7 Hemi LX Vehicles: The Timing Chain Issues And The P01 Customer Satisfaction Notification

The power of the Internet can sometimes work for good. I’ve been lurking around ChallengerTalk for a week or so now and noticed a sticky thread that involved 5.7 Hemi cars, timing chains, and...

Ebay Find: A Simple, Basic, Useable 1986 Dodge D-150 Ram That Is Cleaner Than It Should Ever Be

When it comes to trucks, my choices break down into two types: either I want a badass diesel truck that is oriented towards work, or I want a simple and clean half-ton that has decent power and...

Caption This: Hacking The Roof Off Of A Volaré Roadrunner To Fit The Rollcage

Sometimes it’s worth going the extra step or two to properly build your ride. Others may look on with puzzled expressions while you work on your pride and joy, but if they can’t see the...