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Category Archive: FORD, RACING & ACTION, Videos

This ’32 Ford Makes So Much Smoke At Brashernats That The Driver Has To Stop And Let The Air Clear!

We have seen tons of Aussie burnout footage…literally, tons. Plenty of Holdens, Falcons, and microcars that have ten times the power they left the factory with have laid waste to tires on the...

Project Raven: Pulling The Weak Engine And Dead Trans From Our Imperial

It’s been three months since the Project Raven Imperial unceremoniously blew the transmission at Beech Bend, and it’s been just a touch longer since the engine put up some seriously...

Christmas Caroling, BangShift-Style: Punching A Trail Through The Snow In An AWD 300C To “Carol of the Bells”

Regardless of whether or not a metric ton of snow fell overnight, sooner or later you’re gonna have to go out in it. A good snowblower will take care of your driveway and maybe the first couple...

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BangShift Holiday Shopping Guide: For The Enthusiast, How About A Tiny Subaru Tow Truck?

Chad likes low riders and bagged cars. I like malaise-era sleds and rally cars. Brian…likes tow trucks. Sing it with me, kids: “One of these things just doesn’t belong...

Ebay Find: 36,000 mile One-Owner 440-powered 1977 Dodge D300

When I was fourteen, my stepdad drug home a 1978 Dodge 3/4 ton that had been the unfortunate victim of a winter accident. The truck was very low mile, and only needed a new radiator core support,...

Do You Miss The Early 1990’s? Then This Body-Kitted Chevy 1500 Is For You!

The 88-97 GM trucks might be best remembered for their role in the creation of the “sport truck” modification craze of the 1990s. You couldn’t get away from them…dropped low,...

Place Your Bets For A BangShift Shirt! Buford T Justice Is Hitting The Dyno With This Engine One Last Time – Guess The Power And Win

That’s right kids, we’re tempting fate one last time with this whale of a car known as Buford T Justice before the current mongrel engine comes out for a creation that we’re going...

This V8 Pinto Is A Great Example Of Not Needing Huge Power Numbers To Have Fun (VIDEO)

Keep your “kaboom!” jokes to yourself with this particular 1979 Ford Pinto, because this snotty little bastard is proof that you don’t need to be making Hellcat-territory power...

Burt Reynolds’ Personal “Bandit” Trans-Am Is Headed To Auction!

There is an entire market section of vehicle restoration dedicated to black and gold late-1970s Pontiac Trans Ams. Year One even built a series of “Bandit Edition” Trans-Ams that came...

Roadkill! The Dynamic Duo Are Back With An Old Friend, The Vette-Hack!

About five years ago, Freiburger, Finnegan, and our own Chad Reynolds met at a racetrack in California with a derelict and abandoned C4 Corvette and about half of the Harbor Freight tool catalog....

Ebay Find: Four Never-Titled Shelby Mopars, Fresh Out Of Storage

A lot of people cringe at the thought of Carroll Shelby’s time with the Chrysler Corporation in the 1980’s. Unlike the screaming Mustangs he did for Ford, and certainly nowhere near the...

Rough Start: Since We’re Here In Scotland, Let’s Pick Up Some Wheels On The Cheap!

The last time I tried to find a Rough Start car in Europe I ended up frustrated, sorting through Renaults and Peugeots and deciding that I’d rather hunt for a car in the middle of Nebraska...

Introducing Wicked’s Wagon: BangShift’s BMW Slaying Hot Rod 1966 Chevrolet Bel Air Wagon Project

Think Pro-Touring meets old-school Custom, think Cruiser meets Drag Car, think “Holy crap, that 1966 Bel Air Station Wagon just kicked that 5-series BMW Wagon’s ass!”, and...

How Successful Is The Hellcat? First Numbers Have Been Announced…

When the Dodge Challenger Hellcat was announced this year, it went without saying that there would be some kind of demand for a car with over 700hp that looked as good as the Challenger, and...