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Pulling Coverage: Killer Photos From The Pinetops 300 – Huge Pull In A Small Town

(Words and photos by David Whealon – DWPhotos) – Finally the long 6 month wait for the start-up of our southeastern pulling season is over. And has it’s been for 41 years the fine...

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Best Of BS: How Three Dual Quad Hemis Have Killed Hundreds Of Cars Over The Last 40 Years

I may write lots of headlines that are on the sensational side, but this title is one hundred percent true. The three Chrysler Hemi engines you see in the photo above and below have violently killed...

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Introducing BIMBO, AKA Project White Bread, Our New Tow Pig Chevrolet Suburban

Well, the $200 Hauler Chevrolet Suburban is officially dead, and my new tow pig is in the driveway. And they couldn’t be more different. The $200 Hauler was black, the new Suburban is...

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LEGO Porsche Crash Test Video – This 1/8 Scale Porsche Gets Run Into A Wall At 30mph – Slow Mo Perfection!

Fun, people. This is fun. The German version of our American AAA decided to gave a good time and make one of the most interesting crash test videos we have ever seen. They got some kids to assemble a...

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Never Before Seen Photos From The 1978 NHRA Le GrandNational! Linda Vaughn, Snake, Garlits, More!

(Photos by Bob Boudreau) – We’ve reveled in Bob Boudreau’s cool photos from 1970s NHRA drag races for the last several months. After the last gallery Bob had mentioned that his...

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Pricing And Options For Challenger Demon Announced – Seats Are A Buck! Demon Crate Is A Buck!

Well we now know that you can be driving a Challenger Demon for right around $86,000 if you’d like it the way it comes or about $100,000 if you want to load it with the available options that...

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Toyo Introduces New Drag Radials

Hot off the presses is news that Toyo Tires is making drag radials. The new Proxes TQ is a DOT-approved drag radial aimed at the muscle car and street machine market. With Toyo’s history of...

Barnstormin’: Were the Big Three Really That Good?

While the current crop of auto executives are getting flayed at every turn, us “car guys” look back lovingly at the famous leaders and executives from the past. The problem of course is...

eBay Pick Counter-Attack: 4.3-Mile IROC Camaro!

While Chad is betting Daphne’s jewelry and his kid’s piggy bank account for that hill-climbing Mopar, I’m going the classy route and throwing my bank at an IROC. But it’s an...

eBay Pick of the Week: Pikes Peak Hemi Cuda

Someday I’d love to be able to run the Pikes Peak hillclimb, ass-out in an old musclecar like they did in the old days. Don’t believe they ran stuff like Hemi Cudas up that cliffhanging...

Monday Time Killer: One Man’s Lifetime of Cars

The next time your wife is griping about how many cars you have, just point her to the website of Bill’s Place in Lebanon, Connecticut. You see, Bill Brauch has a problem much like someone else...

Event Coverage: March 2009 Long Beach Swap Meet

Did you just read the blog item about how we hit the Big 3 swap meet in San Diego on Friday? Don’t go thinking that wore us out. Nope, we were ready for action again this morning (Sunday, March...

Event Coverage: The 2009 Big 3 Swap Meet in San Diego, 110 Photos

On Friday, February 27, we took a drive down to San Diego to have a look at the Big 3 Parts Exchange, an annual swap meet in San Diego, California. It’s called Big 3 because it is run by three...

Crane Cams May Be Reopening Soon

Autoweek.com is reporting that Crane Cams will be reopened after restructuring as early as next week, but most likely the plant will be open in a month. Although all 280 company employees have been...

Chadmouth: My Journey from Then to Now

It’s been a long tough road, but Bangshift.com is here, and we are so excited. The name change has been quite an endeavor. Dealing with lawyers and trademarks and all the crap that goes along...

Unbelievable Wrecked 1969 Mustang Mach 1

Man, we had to share this with you. It’s from our pals over at CarDomain.com and their blog. Believe it or not, these photos were actually once a very sweet Mustang fastback. No, it was not at...

It Came from the Fab Shop: The Project Wagoneer

(By Loren Krussow) – The common Jeep Wagoneer, as produced from 1963 to 1991, could quite possibly be one of the homeliest vehicles on the road (or sitting in backyards, or lined up in the...

Friday Excuse to Go Home Early and Drink: Camaro Killed For the Right-Hand-Drive Crowd!

Chevrolet, in an effort to curb spending, has announced that it will not be making right-hand-drive 2010 Camaros. Ha ha ha!  I know it’s not nice to poke fun at the Brits, and all others...

Motorized Freak of the Week: The Buffalo Bomb-Proof Truck

The military has some of the most purpose-driven vehicles in the world. Whether they are fighting vehicles or support trucks, every one has a role that it’s destined to fill. The Buffalo,...

CraigsList Pick of the Week: Soap-Box Derby Domination

Ever build your kid’s science project? Chat with Chad about that because he did last week. This is the racing equivalent of that. These are a couple of soap box derby racers apparently built by...