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Category Archive: BangShift News, MISC, TECH

BangShift Approved Game Review: Test Drive: Eve Of Destruction!

Here at BangShift, we like to kick back every once in a while by picking up the ol’ video game controller and raise hell on the small screen. And of course, since this an automotive-related...

These Tips Will Help You Weld Chromoly Tubing Like A Pro, Thanks To Tips From Bentley Garner

The welders in my shop are blue, as in Miller, and not only do I prefer the power of blue for my welding projects, but I also find their YouTube Channel to be FULL of great videos. Training videos,...

MAHLE Tech Video: How-To Properly Measure Piston To Bore Clearance

This is a great how-to video and it is an illustration of the steps that dedicated engine builders take when assembling engines. It is not just about bolting stuff together and praying that it works,...

Wheel of Death Starts May 15th! Find Out What Happens When You Run And Engine With No Oil At Full Song

My buddy Richard Holdener is always coming up with funny ideas, and he’s always on the dyno making big power with engine combos of all kinds. Some of them include running junkyard motors with...

Which Cooling Fan Kills Off Power? Engine Masters Tests Four Fans Out To Learn The Truth!

At one point early on in my wrenching days, I was taking care of a late 1970s Dodge D-200 that had a 360 in it. It was a gorgeous, well-kept truck that had the misfortune of having a large branch...

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Check This Out: A Visual Timeline Of The Build Of This Mustang/Integra Mashup!

Two Integra stories in one day…I’ve got to be losing my marbles. What is the likelihood that I find two BangShift worthy Integras? These are cars that I grew up hating! I can’t...

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The Crown Hick Is Finished! Hot Rod Garage’s Frame-Swapped Ford F-100 Is A Riot!

The “Crown Hick” project that the fellas at Hot Rod Garage have been working on for a bit is finished up, and it’s a beauty.¬†Using the frame of a Panther platform car to underpin a...

Make Your Own Tow Hitch! Finnegan Shows You How As He Turns His ’55 Gasser Into A Tow Pig!

Here’s a fun fact for you: it was easier to find a tow hitch setup for my Chrysler 300C than it was for my Imperial. That’s no joke. When I moved from Arizona to Kentucky four years ago,...

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Body Swap! Hot Rod Garage Blends The Best Parts Of A Ford F-100 And Crown Vic To Make A Shop Truck!

The guys at Hot Rod Garage have been busy lately: between a budget turbo LS rubber-nose Camaro that looks like it was dragged from the scrapyard but runs like a scalded cat, to a big-block Plymouth...

The Maniac Is At It Again: Colin Furze Is Building A Crotch-Rocket Powered Bumper Car!

First thing’s first: the BBC tapped Mr. Colin Furze, the man known for such fun projects as the weaponized Tuk-Tuk and a mobility scooter fast enough to run at Santa Pod, to build something...

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Technical Zen: This Guy Explains How He Created A Digital Dash For His Eagle!

Sometimes, the stock gauges in a car just suck. They don’t have a full compliment of useful gauges. The speedometer was woefully unprepared for what you had intentions for, or worse, was one of...

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Historical Footage: Chrysler’s 9.25 Axle Servicing Film – Made In The Mid-1970s, Still Useful Today!

Short of actually ripping apart a rear axle in the presence of a trained mechanic who knows the ins and outs of the unit you are messing with, training by film fills in the gaps of what you need to...

Classic YouTube: How To Hot-Rod A Pencil Sharpener Using The Engine From An R/C Car!

The bane of my existence during my school days was the common No.2 graphite pencil. Not the mechanical pencil…no, the cheap, yellow pencils that were given out like free candy at the beginning...

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It’s Done! Hot Rod Garage Finishes Up Project Fishtail, Their Drift ‘Cuda!

Forty-something days to take a shell of a car from out of a barn and turn it into a stomping drift car from pretty much scratch. Even when you factor out the help with parts or any of the perks of...

MORE: MOPAR, TECH, Videos