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35 Fantastic Tri-Fives From Goodguys Del Mar 2014 – Same Shape, So Many Styles

We’ve been showing you some specific galleries from the 2014 Goodguys Del Mar show and today we continue that with this collection of 35 simply awesome Tri-Five Chevrolets. These famed...

This Video That Shows How To Start A 1912 Cadillac Will Make You Appreciate Modern Stuff

It is always annoying when you hit the key in your car and it doesn’t start but the reality is that (at least with our junk) slapping some jumpers on it or jiggling some wires usually gets the...

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Breaking News: Drag Week Competitor Doug Cline Goes 6.987/203 At Rockingham – Video And Time Slip Here

It happened at a test session on the fabled strip at Rockingham Dragway in North Carolina last weekend. Longtime Hot Rod Magazine Drag Week competitor Doug Cline became the fifth Drag Week racer...

Test Your Gearhead Knowledge: Tell Us What Engine This Weird Crankshaft Is From!

One of the things that is great about having friends that are as whacked out about car stuff as we are is the fact that when they see stuff that’s BangShifty they alert us to it immediately....

1962′s Duel In The Desert May Be The Best Old Chevy Propaganda Film Yet

What’s better than old manufacturer promotion films? These movies are hilarious as they were designed for use by the sales managers at dealerships to get their sales staffs all whipped up into...

Ford Releases Special 50th Anniversary Mustang Only 1,964 Will Be Produced – Fully Loaded

Today Ford announced the release of a 50th anniversary limited Mustang of which 1,964 will be produced to commemorate the half century birthday of Ford’s iconic pony car. The cars will come...

Watch A Racer Lose The Handle On A Porsche During A Standing Mile Event At 170 MPH

Like drag racing, land speed racing is a highly underestimated form of automotive competition. In my time around the East Coast Timing Association, I have learned to heartily respect the sport, the...

The Lingenfelter Collection – A BangShifty First Look Into One Of America’s Great Assemblages Of Horsepower And Beauty

(Photos by Dave Nutting) – The door opened, the lights came on, and the three of us nearly swooned like Victorian era women on a fainting couch at the sight of what lay before us. Three huge...

Wait until you get a look at this 1954 Pontiac “Tribute” Car. Awesome? YES!

At my old job, I got an email from this guy, who said he was working on building a tribute to the Pontiacs of the late 1940s and early 1950s. For reference, here’s what one of those cars looks...

BS Roadtest: The 2014 Chevy Malibu – Good Looks and Good Power Come At A Price

When Chevy threw the keys to a 2014 Malibu at us, we were interested in spending a week with the car to see if it really was the snappy upscale sedan that GM’s advertising purports it to be....

Watch The Super Twister Camaro Take On The Hill Brothers Rapid Transit Barracuda At New England Dragway In ’71

Today is a nitro soaked day here at BangShift! We were tipped off to this video from New England Dragway in 1971 featuring a match race between the Rhode Island based Hill Brothers “Rapid...

Action Gallery: The Tennessee Take Over At I-40 Dragway – Southern Grudge Race Madness (Video, too!)

(Words and photos by Tommy Lee Byrd) - Part three of Tommy Lee Byrd’s car guy weekend wrapped up with a bit of eighthmile drag racing at I-40 Dragway in Crossville, Tennessee. The track has been a...

The Wild Rat Injected Fuel Altered Runs A Big Block Chevy, 100% Nitro, Doesn’t Do Burnouts And Hauls (Video)

We have had a lot of cool stuff on the site so far this week but this is the coolest video(s) by a mile. Bret Kepner alerted us to the existence of this car yesterday and from the stories he was...

The 20 Coolest Station Wagons From Goodguys Del Mar – Wagons Forever!

We’ve always loved station wagons here at BangShift. Heck, Chad rose to hot rodding infamy starting with “Rusty” his 1956 Chevy wagon (which we seriously promise will run again at...