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Category Archive: BangShift Galleries, CAR SHOWS, Car Shows

We Hit Donut Derelicts In Huntington Beach And Have Photos To Share Right Here

Donut Derelicts is one of Southern California’s most famous weekly cruise spots and it happens early in the morning in an average looking shopping center in Huntington Beach. Most weekends the...

SEMA 2016: Mike Garrett’s “Project Yankee” 1975 Dodge Dart Sport

I make no bones about it: I’m an automotive fan-boy in certain regards. SEMA is an outlet for the guy who used to sit at the computer for hours on forums, if for one reason only: I’m...

SEMA 2016: A Final Gallery Of The Cars Of The Show – We Almost Missed These Rides!

Everyone who has ever asked me what it’s like to cover SEMA gets the same answer: It’s like shooting a car show at a rock concert; there is more to see than your brain can possibly...

SEMA 2016: Victory Speed Equipment’s 1970 Corvette, Built By Hot Rod Chassis And Cycle

The halls of SEMA 2016 are filled with vehicles of all types that all have one thing in common: they are show-worthy. Why else would they be sitting on display at the biggest automotive aftermarket...

2016 SEMA: This Chrysler Town And Country Had The Classic Vibe Down Pat!

I’ve admitted over and over that I tend to dismiss cars made before 1960 unless they have that certain something that just grabs my eyes and commands my full attention. Take it however you want...

SEMA 2016: Check Out What Omix-ADA Brought To The Show (Besides The Crackdown On Parts Fakers!)

Omix-ADA just might have stolen the show at SEMA 2016 this year, all due to the crackdown on Chinese parts counterfeiters. It’s kind of hard to get past the fact that the U.S. Marshals came in...

Question Of The Day: Sheetmetal Engraving – Is This The Next Big Style Trend?

Every year, I walk away from SEMA noting a particular style trend that seems to grab everybody’s attention. Last year, it was using copper accents in place of chrome, brushed aluminum, or...

Cool Stuff Gallery: The 2016 AACA Fall Hershey Meet – Classics, Wagons, More

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – Yesterday we showed you some awesome photos from Carlisle, Pennsylvania and the big swap meet that is hosted there every year and today we’re saying in the...

SEMA 2016: In A Sea Of Overkill Show Cars, This 1961 Chrysler Stands Out From The Crowd!

Outside of the Las Vegas Convention Center, you will find some of the really wild cars…wild paints that you shouldn’t look at directly during full sun, wheels that have to be one-off...

SEMA 2016: Even The Trucks Are Awesome! Check Out Some Of The Shell SuperRigs We Found Outside!

As you would expect, from one side of the Las Vegas Convention Center to the other, the area is covered in beautiful cars that are completely and utterly stunning. But as we walked to and from the...

SEMA 2016: We May Not Be Completely Into Lowriders, But We Love The Paintwork…

I’m not the world’s biggest lowrider fan. I’ll admit I went through a phase in my early teens where I liked the look of a clean, otherwise stock Impala with impeccable chrome trim...

SEMA 2016: One Of The Cars We Can’t Wait To See On The Floor, “The Underdog” Ford Maverick: EcoBoost Power, Built By High Schoolers!

One car that unanimously dropped jaws at SEMA last year was “FuguZ”, Sung Kang’s 1973 Datsun 240Z. It was damn hard to not find something to like about the car that wasn’t...

The Parade Of Classic American Muscle Continues – More Great Cars From NSRA

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – Here is the last of the muscle car era stuff galleries that also contain photos of otherwise-unclassified images.  Typically the photos of stuff that...

2016 Goodguys Nostalgia Nationals: Our Final Gallery With A Little Bit Of Everything On The Property!

It’s almost fitting that Goodguys held their Nostalgia Nationals event at Beech Bend when they do: it’s a perfect send-off to the racing and show season here in western Kentucky. The...