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Category Archive: BangShift Question Of The Day??, BUICK / OLDS / PONTIAC, Craigslist Find

How Would You Build It: This 1979 Oldsmobile 442 Slant-Back Needs Power, But What Else?

From the front, this 1979 Oldsmobile 442 looks pretty good: handsome A/G body shape, the cool sectioned grille that looks aggressive compared to the standard Cutlass waterfall-style unit, and no hood...

Demon Watch: Track Action, Exhaust Note, And Launch Control For The Dodge Challenger Demon. And We Get A Dragstrip Run, Too…

Someone at FCA was paying attention to a wave of complaints about the Challenger SRT Demon’s dragged-out, teased launch, because the newly released video, “No Pills”, is our best...

Money No Object: This 1972 Ford Gran Torino Sport Dances On The Line Between Done And Overdone

Don’t mention Starsky and Hutch…or Gran Torino…or the fourth Fast and Furious flick. Even with their star-car power, the Ford Torino line really doesn’t have as strong a...

MORE: eBay Find, FORD

Rough Start: This 1987 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Is A Cream Puff!

For most of us, a third-gen F-body isn’t quite the car we were thinking of when it comes to a “classic Camaro”, but for someone who has been saving up their money for their first...

When Is A Kit Ferrari Better Than The Real Deal? This Fiero-turned-F355 Has Us Intrigued…

Supercars have their place in the world, and normally, that place is far away from us. We don’t have money falling out of random body parts, we don’t wear Hawaiian shirts that have traces...

Mighty Car Mods Try To Build A Movie Car! Can This Corvette Make The Grade With A Pro Builder?

The guys behind Mighty Car Mods recently spent a bit of time in America last year. You know about the main reason behind the visit, which was to pair off with the guys in Roadkill for some automotive...

MORE: CHEVY, Videos

Classic YouTube: The Drifting Camaro, In All Of It’s Glory

This footage is the ultimate bad influence. It’s the benchmark for stupid driving fun. It’s a goal that needs to be attained. Peter Gray’s work behind the wheel of the “USA...

The “Merger Of Equals” And The Nuclear Fallout That Came Afterwards: Regular Car Reviews Tackles DaimlerChrysler!

Chrysler has had a weird sales history, best described as “feast and famine”. Some years they knocked everything out of the park: the Forward Look cars, the 1968 B-body musclecars, the...

Classic YouTube: The Most Violent Mercury Grand Marquis We Know Of – This Thing Is A Monster!

I wear my love of strange vehicles on my sleeve for all to see. I don’t care who knows or who mocks. I like old 1970s sleds, I like strange FWD beasts that are something more than just crap,...

MORE: FORD, Videos

Not Every AMC Product Was “Quirky”. Check Out This 1977 401-Powered Hornet X!

American Motors products have a reputation for being “quirky”….which is a nice way of saying that they were very, very odd. Ok, we will admit that there were plenty of times in the...

Driving The Absolute Hell Out Of It: The Apocalypse Mustang At Full Kill Is Something To Behold!

Grudge-style racing has done one thing for drag racing that we are glad to see: you know cars by names, either because of the driver’s nickname or the name of the car itself. Just off the top...

Rough Start: It’s The Van, Man! Could This Four-Speed Dodge B-200 Be Your Muscle Wagon?

Vans, like station wagons, are shedding their negative images now that they’ve aged a bit. Instead of being the vehicle of choice for tradesmen, creepers, and all sorts of other weirdos, a...

Still Suffering With Snow? This Geo Tracker On Tracks Will Be Your New Best Friend!

It’s amazing, how a decade or two can re-cast the reputation of a vehicle. Take Geo, General Motors’ rebadged import arm. The Metro might have been dinky and as opulent as a Turkish...

A Spectre Of The Past? This 1990 GMC Could Be A Factory Concept Study!

In the early 1990s, two trends were happening at the same time: sport trucks and performance trucks. Sport trucks need no real introduction: take a pickup truck, slam it to the ground and customize...