Category Archive: 1320 Event Coverage, BangShift 1320, Unhinged

Unhinged: Coming Full Circle At The Holley Hot Rod Reunion

The Holley Hot Rod Reunion is, far as I’m concerned anyways, my Genesis when it comes to BangShift. It was the first major photo assignment I had, the first time I worked with Brian and Chad,...

Unhinged: Smarter Cars Are Result Of Dumber People Holding Driver’s Licenses.

“Cars need devices to curb child heatstroke deaths, lawmakers say” “Some automakers slower to make standard technology that could avert 1M crashes a year” “When Will...

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Unhinged: A Couple Of Random Finds From The Junkyard Run

One thing that I do not appreciate about the state of Kentucky is that every last scrapyard is hell-bent on making sure that you, the customer, are not allowed in the yard. As someone who will...

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Unhinged: A GoFundMe Account To Pay Off A Honda Owner’s Speeding Ticket For Dusting A Mustang!

I’ll be up-front about it: on the whole, I dislike GoFundMe campaigns. Why? Because for every truly worthy cause (such as the campaign to raise money for Chad and Daphne that was started by a...

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Unhinged: As We Send The Rollover Explorer To The Crusher, We Balance The Books! How Did We Do?

Well, as far as I’m concerned, the Rollover Explorer has outlived it’s usefulness and will soon be dragged off of my property, to be ground down into tiny bits, never to hurt another...

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Unhinged: Ok, Survivors Of The 1970s, Let’s Have A Talk About Vanning…

At the time of writing this, I’m more or less thirty-four. That means that I was born in 1983, which means that I was lucky enough to miss the custom van craze. By the time I was a kid who was...

Unhinged: A Night At The Dragstrip – Your Average, Everyday Test And Tune

It takes absolutely zero seconds from the moment someone asks me, “Do you wanna hit the dragstrip later?” to the point where my brain yells out, “Hell yes!” loud enough to be...

Unhinged: Maybe Ending Cars And Coffee Events Could Be A Good Thing?

19-year-old Tahj Turnley is going to remember the last Nashville Cars and Coffee for quite some time. That’s because he was filmed leaving the Thoroughbred 20 Theatre area after the show,...

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Unhinged: Removing The Heart Of The Beast (And Cleaning Up The Blood)

“I’ve only got three bolts holding in a crossmember. We undo those, and wrestle everything out, and we will be done. Should be a piece of cake. You in?” Famous last words.¬†After...

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Unhinged: A Good Plan Never Goes Unpunished

Saturday morning at BangShift Mid-West was as picturesque as it could’ve gotten: the sun made an appearance for the first time in weeks, with warm, Spring-like temperatures in the air. A light...

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Unhinged: Remembering The Cars Of My Father

Most people don’t just magically wake up one day and decide that they are into cars as more than just a light hobby, and when it’s rooted in from childhood, the blame usually has to be...

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Unhinged: Look, But Do Not Touch!

In the upcoming Fast 8 movie, there is a scene where “the family” of gearheads is walked into a garage of dreams by Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham). Letty (Michelle Rodriguez) goes full-on...

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Backfire: A Reader Discovers Why His Ford Focus RS Rides Like A Buckboard!

One car that we have been not-so-patiently waiting to get our greasy mitts on is the Ford Focus RS. With plenty of power on tap, all-wheel-drive, and the button that made every last Ken...

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Unhinged: Believing The Hype After Surviving The 2017 Good Vibrations March Meet

  As an American gearhead, you’re usually wired to believe that California is Mecca for whatever you wish to do. It’s not far-fetched…in fact, it’s pretty accurate...

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