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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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Day of Wagon Infamy eBay Find: This 1957 Chevy Shorty Wagon Is Done Right But So Wrong

First the Caprice and now this 1957 Chevy Shorty Wagon. This truly is the day of wagon infamy on BangShift. After a weeks long hot streak of coolness we run the ship around on these two pieces....

Friday’s Excuse To Go Home And Drink: The Walter P. Chrysler Museum Is Going To Become Maserati’s New Office Space

The Walter P. Chrysler museum opened it’s doors in 1999 and showcased historical and significant vehicles from Chrysler, Dodge, Plymouth, DeSoto, American Motors, Hudson, Nash, Rambler and Jeep...

Rough Start: This 1965 Corvair Monza Sedan Is Too Sweet To Pass Up!

When five grand is burning a hole in your pocket and you want to be able to hit the road in short order, generally speaking, hunting down a fifty-ish year old car isn’t your best bet. For five...

The Runway Racing Invitational: Run What You Brung At The Mojave Air And Space Port Runway

(Story & Photos by Dean Kirsten) Over the past few years, the Mojave Mile has run several times a year, thanks to Michael Borders of MKM Racing Promotions LLC. But for one reason or another, MKM...

Video: The Massive M25 Dragon Wagon Was A Tank Recovery Truck And Tank Hauler In WWII – A Beast!

The amazing thing about WWII era military vehicles is that just when you think you have seen them all, you find another one that may be cooler than the rest. In this case we’re talking about...

Are You In The Market For A Pro Level Battery Charger? The Auto Meter Tower Of Power Is The One You Need

There are certain pieces of shop equipment that both get the crap beaten out of them and are completely indispensable at the same time. We’d argue that a high quality battery charger is right...

Yes, You Need This M29 Weasel As A Spare Vehicle! Tracks For The Win!

If there is one thing I have managed to learn from marriage (besides “yes, dear”) it’s how to shop wisely. For example: you buy sweatshirts and hoodies the first week that...

The American Powertrain Parting Shift: This Miniature 3D Printed Toyota W56 Transmission Is Fully Functional

3D printing is one of those “future technologies today” type things that we are a planet are just starting to see the beginnings of. With the machines now accessible to people who...

Viva Las Vegas 2017: More Great Coverage From The Huge Show

(Photos by Wes Allison) – Isn’t it kind of weird how we’re all interested in different aspects or styles in the hot rodding world? Viva Las Vegas had this phenomenon on full...

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...

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...

OneOf A Kind? Thank The Heavens – This 1984 Caprice Wagon Is Stunning Thing

BangShifter Chris Yocum gets the full blame for tipping us off to this completely mental creation that’s currently for sale! This 1984 Caprice wagon is a stunning thing. We only say that...

Happy 4/21 – Let’s Celebrate The Mighty Pontiac 421 That Melted Tires From 1961-1966

While most people associate Pontiac performance in the early part of the 1960s with the 389 there was another engine that truly proved to be the brand’s beast. The mighty Pontiac 421 was a star...

$10,000 On The Line And Too Close To Call: The Big Tire Final At No Prep Mayhem Was Awesome!

(Video credit: Urban Hillbilly Action Video) – While the headline news stories that came out of the race last weekend at Kansas International Dragway were about crashes, the big tire final at...