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Category Archive: Wally's World GTO

The Wally’s World GTO Gets A New Hurst Shifter And Centerforce DYAD Clutch Setup

One of the most iconic parts in any stick shift muscle car is the Hurst Shifter. And if you are going to be building big power and ripping on that shifter, you are going to need a good clutch like...

Project Update: The Wally’s World GTO Is Going To The OPTIMA Batteries Ultimate Street Car Invitational!

To say that Wally and the rest of the build team are excited about getting an invitation to the Optima Batteries Ultimate Street Car Invitational would be the understatement of the year! After a...

Wally’s World GTO Project Update: Wilwood Provides Serious Whoooaa! For The GTO

This Wally’s World GTO project update is all about Whoa! Stopping that is, which is no easy task in a 4000lb hot rod that spends a lot of its time jamming along at triple digit speeds....

Wally’s World GTO LSFest Update: It Made It, Hauled Ass, And Broke! It Was NOT Our Fault.

Let me start out by saying I DID NOT DO IT! I swear. And, despite a crazy deadline, the Wally’s World GTO made it to LSFest. It looked bitchin, sounded insanely pissed off, and it hauled ass....

Wally’s World GTO Project Update: We Take The Party To The Rear…Suspension That Is

(Words and Photos by Pete Basica. Photos by Bruce Raymond and Mike Norris) The Wally’s World GTO has been kicking our collective asses. It looks so damn clean, and it is…sort of. The trouble...

Dyno Video: Watch The Wally’s World GTO Make 450 At The Tire Thanks To COMP, Land Speed, And Dynatech

When Wally sent me the video of his car on the chassis dyno making pulls, he told me it gave him lumber. We don’t blame him! This little GTO went from making 333 horsepower and 330 pound feet...

Wally’s World GTO Project Update: The New Pedders Suspension Is Installed, And Our Butts Will Be Cool!

What in the hell are we talking about? Well, this update is going to be all about the newly installed Pedders Front Suspension on the Wally’s World GTO, but we would be remiss if we...

BangShift Sponsors Can’t Resist The Mullet! Holley and Dynatech Sign On As Sponsors For Wally’s World GTO

If you missed the introduction to the Wally’s World GTO Project that is going on at Indy Hot Rods for our buddy Wally Olczak, it’s okay. You can CLICK HERE to read the entire story, and...

Introducing The Wally’s World GTO: Dreams Becoming A Reality. Mullets, Muscle Cars, And More.

Wally Olczak is one of those dudes in the automotive aftermarket that you may not actually know, but you know everything he’s done. We’ll cover some of that later, but the truth is this...

BangShift Submission Spotlight: Scott Bouwens’ 10-second 1966 Olds Cutlass

We get A LOT of content submissions from folks all over the world, with cool video links, show coverage, and story ideas each and every week, which helps us shape the content on BangShift. But one of...

Video: Watch the Raybestos GTO-R build here at BangShift.com, and signup to Win It.

Check it out! Following in the footsteps of their killer Hollywood Hot Rods built Giveaway 1932 Ford Roadster Pickup, which will be delivered to its new owner at the upcoming Indianapolis 500,...

Cool Project: Holley’s 1987 Grand Prix – Project G-Force One

When the guys at Holley decide to do a car, they really do it right! Such is the case with the company’s Project G-Force One, a 1987 Pontiac Grand Prix build that will end up being one bad ass...

Engine Project Update: Tearing Down the 1960s Pontiac OHC Six

When we heard that our OG BangShift pal Randal was looking for an old Pontiac overhead cam six engine we got excited because we knew he’d find one and start a neat project. Our instincts were...

BangShift Project Spotlight: A Serious V6 Firebird Build

The mere mention of a 2000 Pontiac Firebird conjures immediate thoughts of LS-series engines. In the case of BangShift member WarShrike, it doesn’t. Instead of going down the well worn path of...