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The Baja Ranchero Is The Coolest Truck Build You’ve Never Heard Of – Until Now

When Allen Repashy reached out to us and said that we should take a look at the Baja Ranchero project he is neck deep into, it looked interesting enough. When we actually got in there and looked at...

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Project Hay Hauler Update: New Headers, New Exhaust, and Interior Upgrades, Oh My!

(Words and photos by Scott Liggett) – We need to apologize for our lack of updates on my Project Hay Hauler, the 1967 GMC pickup. When we last checked in on the truck, I had just installed a...

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Discovery’s New Car Saviors Show Promises To Excite, And Maybe Piss Off Some Purists!

When the folks at Discovery invited us to review a new show, and sent us a link to watch the whole thing before the rest of you, we thought “cool!”. When we actually watched the show,...

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Watch The Boogeyman Camaro Get Annihilated At Kansas International Dragway – Driver Dave Hildebrand Walked Away

(Lead video credit: Urban Hillbilly Action Videos – second video NXGonzo YouTube) – Carl Scott and Dave Hildebrand had engaged in weeks of internet smack talk about their matchup at the...

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Donkey Stomp Shuffle: Stevie Fast Resets Radial Record, Wins In Quickest Side By Side Pass Ever

(Video credit: The Racing Vids Channel) – Well if there’s one thing you’ll never be able to accuse Stevie Jackson of it is lacking a flair for the dramatic. After losing a grudge...

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Viva Las Vegas 2017: Our First Batch Of Photos From This Awesome Event

(Photos by Wes Allison) – We’re back with another great year of Viva Las Vegas photo coverage! When you combine a great city with great music, culture, and cars, you get a memorable...

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Site of the Week: How to Do a Burnout Wiki!

The wonderful age of high-tech video and the Internet have finally come together for the greater good. Yes folks, thanks to Wikihow.com, you can learn how to do a burnout online. And lest you think...

Crane Cams Reportedly Shut Down

We learned the hard way last week that not all reports of horrible business news are correct at first, and we hope the same is true here, but a story on new-journalonline.com seems to verify the...

Vintage Race Car of the Week: Sir Malcom Campbell’s 1935 Bluebird

If you want to talk about the intersection of blunt force trauma and stylized design, then no conversation on the topic would be complete with out bringing up the Bluebird of Sir Malcom Campbell,...

Roadside Find: A Trio of Old Navy 1950 Chevys

Since the snow has been melting around here in Massachusetts and the glaciers are receding, old cars and trucks are now seeing daylight after being literally buried for months. We saw this neat group...

Video Review: 7-Second Love Affair

The golden era of Top Fuel racing during the ‘60s is heavily romanticized. Stories from those days just seem too good to be true and even reading period racing newspapers conveys the feeling...

FreiburgersJunkyard.com is Becoming BangShift.com!

It’s pretty well known that the founder of this site, David Freiburger, has moved on to more well-paying pastures as the Editor In Chief of Hot Rod magazine, and has handed this web asylum over...

New Gallery: 2009 Milers Land Speed Club Meeting

To participate in the land speed races at El Mirage Dry Lake here in California, you must be a member of one of the clubs that comprise the Southern California Timing Association. Last year I was...

The Lohnes Wreck Files: A Bad Day at Lime Rock

Anyone who has been involved in racing at any level and in any capacity knows that there are good days at the track when everything goes right and bad days at the track where the almighty is telling...

The Hack Job General Lee has Officially Hit Rock Bottom

This is the, we hope, rock bottom in the story of the Hack Job General Lee, a 1969 Dodge Charger that had been purchased sight-unseen on the Internet and that has turned into a nightmare matrix of...

Dan Dye’s New Twin-Turbo Hemi Cuda Pro Mod

Skinny Kid Race Cars has finished construction on this wild heap of iron that Dan Dye (one of the original 10.5-tire hitters) will campaign on the ADRL and IHRA circuits this season after getting the...

The Top 11 Ways You’ll Know Where the GM Performance Division Engineers Were Reassigned

With the recent announcements regarding the GM Performance Division and the fact that the GMPD engineers have been reassigned to other projects, we thought it would be good to look into the future...

eBay Pick of the Week: Monster Truck with Creature Comforts

We spotted this ad, saw the 66-inch tires, and thought of all those great monster truck events we went to as kids. This thing is not as it first seems, though. In looking past the tires we happened...

Monday Time Killer: Barn Finds, Canadian Mopar Style

There are bitchin’ cars hidden in barns all over the world. We don’t have a hammer lock on them just here in the States. This week’s Time Killer site proves that there is coolness...

Roadside Find: 1987 Suburban Dually

I so want to own this. Talk about the best tow rig ever! It’s two-wheel drive, in beautiful shape, I think it has a big-block in it, and best of all is the narrowed 14-bolt and dually tires in...