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Category Archive: BangShift Galleries, CAR SHOWS, Car Shows, Event Coverage, Gallery

2017 Chattanooga Cruise-In at Coker Tire: Our Final Gallery From The Show!

The 2017 Chattanooga Cruise-In at Coker Tire is an event that you must see if you are in the Southeastern United States. From it’s beginnings as a little get-together in front of Coker Tire,...

Chattanooga Cruise-In At Coker Tire 2017: It’s Like A Cars And Coffee, But Better (And Less Likely To Kill You!)

Over the past weekend, I had the opportunity to take in a couple of events on Saturday morning. I could’ve gone to a Cars and Coffee event in the Nashville area, but I didn’t. I...

Chattanooga Cruise-In At Coker Tire 2017: More Metal From The House That

Getting to the Chattanooga Cruise-In at Coker Tire early has it’s perks. Besides not having to fight for a parking spot, the scene of cars parked against old brick buildings on narrow side...

2017 Chattanooga Cruise-In At Coker Tire – Our First Gallery From The Show!

What does it take for me to wake up at two-thirty in the morning, be in the car by three and on the road for a three-hour drive? An event like the Chattanooga Cruise-In at Coker Tire, that’s...

Buffalo Motorama 2017 Coverage: More Cool Cars, Trucks, Sights, and Scenes From The Show!

(Photos by Mike Brooks) – We’re back with another installment of images from the 2017 Buffalo Motorama! The photos come to us from one half of the BangShift “Buffalo...

Field Of Dreams…And Beaters: Ratty Muscle Cars’ “No Shine Sh*t List” Morning Cruise-In Gallery!

The weather called for snow or rain, depending on what mood Mother Nature showed up with. The temperature was cold enough to support either on this early March morning, yet in the parking lot of...

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...