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Category Archive: CHEVY, Craigslist Find

This Craigslist Ad For A Third Gen Camaro Needs To Be Seen To Be Believed

There’s more than enough ways to make fun of third-generation Camaro owners. Mullet-mobiles, redneck Ferrari…there really isn’t anything wrong with third-gens that wasn’t...

Holden Brings Back The “Sandman” Name For The Ute And Wagon As Another Part Of The Farewell Tour

(Photos: GM/Holden) Even though we know the Holden name will exist, most enthusiasts will agree that once the Commodore is axed and the Australian factories close up shop, that Holden will simply be...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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....

The Zingers inspired a generation of car geeks, and we talked to the guy who built them

  There was a time when custom car culture was as mainstream as professional sports. Back in the 1960s, custom car shows were huge events that hundreds of thousands of people saw over the course...

Party Barge: Holley’s Project ’74 Chevelle “Low Buck Long Roof”

Some vehicles catch your eye with bright colors, big motors, loud noises, a thumping stereo system. Some are so frighteningly ugly that you’d just as soon go look at whatever’s in the parking lot...

This 1987 Chevy El Camino up for sale on Hemmings.com holds a deep, dark secret

I want a 1978 to 1987 El Camino like a raccoon wants my garbage can, so I’m constantly combing the classifieds, the List of Craig, eBay and Hemmings for one that’s not gonna bust my bank...

UltraVan Adventures: One Man’s Roadtrip Adventure To Rescue One Whacky Machine

Jesse Lamond is a nut job. We know because we have talked to him on the phone and he’s into all the stuff we dig. Of course it’s not his fault, we’ve also talked to his parents and...

Project Car Spotlight: Squirrel’s SMAV 1957 Suburban Goes From Blah To Beautiful In Weeks. An Inspirational Tale.

What’s an SMAV you ask? Well it’s the nickname BangShift Contributor Scott Liggett gave to Jim’s 1957 Suburban project. What does it mean? Soccer Mom Assault Vehicle. With 454 cubic...

MORE: CHEVY

Project El Monte Carvo: An In-Depth Look At Exactly What We’re Starting With

(Words and Photos by Dave Nutting) – We last left off after a brief introduction and history of El Monte Carvo. Now let’s dig into the current condition of the car a little more deeply...

Project Update: The Pro-Lux 1982 Cadillac Chicken Coupe Gets Torn Town and Sized Up

(Words and Photos by Matt Graves) – Last we left you, the 1982 Cadillac project known as the Chicken Coupe was dropped on your lap with a rendering and a couple photos of the actual car that...