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Category Archive: Buford - 9C1 Caprice, ENGINE, Project Cars, Tech Stories

Project Buford T Justice: The Long Arm Of The Law Gets Longer With A Stroker Build – 388ci Of Budget Fun

By the end of last summer, it was pretty clear that something had to be done with the existing power plant in my trusty Buford T Justice 1987 9C1 Chevy Caprice. The thing was literally pumping oil...

Project Angry Grandpa: Helping The Old Man Breathe Better With A Spectre Cold Air Intake

In order for the 5.7 inside of our Chrysler 300C to make noise and tire smoke, the engine has to breathe, simple as that. We first started by letting it exhale better with the Magnaflow exhaust, and...

Ebay Find: A VW Westfalia Camper With A Small-Block Chevy Powering It – It’s Even California Legal!

I’ve picked on Brian and his big truck fetish for a bit, but I’ve never really found any ammunition for Chad’s desire for an RV. Every time I’ve looked at an RV online, it was...

Ken Block Takes On The 2017 Ford Focus RS – THIS Is How You Introduce A New Vehicle!

Say you’re in a position of power within Ford Performance. You’re still riding high after the coup d’etat¬†that you just pulled off at the North American International Auto Show,...

BangShift Project Files: Jamming A 5.0 Into A Well-Used BMW

The forums of BangShift are made up of all kinds of enthusiasts. We really do try to cover it all, and we go out of our way to find some of the more strange combinations that exist. Some of them are...

Project Angry Grandpa: We Take Our 300C To The NCM Motorsports Park For Some Exercise!

(Track photos of the car courtesy of JRP Photos) Testing a two-ton RWD car on a racetrack on a cold morning in late January sounds like the dumbest idea in the world. Tires won’t be up to...

Rough Start: On The Hunt For A V8 Chevy Monza, And We Find…Two.

The Chevrolet Monza…originally designed to be GM’s first rotary-powered car, the Monza (and it’s H-body siblings) essentially were a glossing-over of the very maligned Vega with a...

Ebay Find: Anyone Want A Super-Huge Super Duty?

Say you have eight thousand dollars and a thing for huge trucks. What do you do? Sure, there’s tons of big pickup trucks on Craigslist, but that just isn’t big enough. Well, allow me to...

BangShift Project Files: Making a 1962 Falcon Into A Hard-Charger On A $5,000 Budget

It takes effort to look at a rough car and convince yourself that you can make the diamond in the rough shine through, but usually most project cars don’t start with having to move a skull out...

Blog War: No Hard Work Required With This Caddy-Powered 1953 Chevrolet Flatbed

Brian took a safe swing today with the Ford wrecker. Does it tick all of the right check marks? Of course, and it’s in decent shape to boot. While I struggle to understand how someone who...

Rough Start: Got A Rally Itch? How About A Toyota Celica All-Trac?

The Toyota Celica All-Trac was the hidden gem in the Celica lineup. A 190hp all-wheel-drive version of the GT-S, the car was a rally rocket before the term existed. However, the Celica All-Trac tends...

NAIAS 2015: Ladies And Gentlemen, Meet The 2016 Ford GT

When the rumor mill started whispering something about a revived Ford GT, we were a touch skeptical. The GT40 is an icon the world over, a testament to just how far Henry Ford II would go to show...

BangShift Project Files: A 1966 Chevrolet Bel Air Wagon That Is As Good As Gold

“Shelty” is the owner of this 1966 Bel Air six-passenger wagon, a second car that he has been playing with for a little bit. It’s not a $5000 Challenge car, but with a goal of being...

This S2000-powered 1966 Sunbeam Minx Project Is Awesome And Homebuilt!

When Dennis Rannebeck warned us that digging into this project thread from 67-72ChevyTrucks.com would potentially be a late-night read, he knew what he he was saying. I, however, shrugged off his...