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This Incredible, Unmolested 1930s Hot Rod Is For Sale On eBay – A Real Link To Hot Rodding’s Past

If you dare suggest that one blessed thing be changed on this car, we’ll send a black helicopter to your home and no one will ever see you again. Frankly, after the Lincoln abomination that...

Watch And Listen To This NASCAR Engine Get Spintron Tested To 9,000 RPM – Wild Stuff!

The Spintron machine is one of the greatest tools ever devised for race engine builders, valvetrain manufacturers, and people who make their living making horsepower on the highest levels. This is a...

Meltdown Drags 2014 Coverage: The Coolest Cars, Parts, And Stuff From The Pits (Part 1)

(Photos by Greg Rourke and Bob Chiluk) - As any drag racer or gearhead knows, all the cool stuff happens in the pits. The racing is just a byproduct of the work being done by the owners and crews...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What Is The First Car Or Truck You Can Remember Seeing That Stopped You In Your Tracks?

The reason this question came to my mind was because of the yellow Mustang posted above. Not one like it, not a copy, THAT car. I saw it at a cruise night recently and it transported me back to a...

Lions Super Pull Of The South – Unlimited Tractors And Two Wheel Drive Wheelstanding Modifieds – Get Some!

(Photos by Bryan McTaggart) - Yeah, we held onto the most popular two classes until the end of our 2014 Lions Super Pull Of The South coverage. Why? Because we’re big meanies, that’s...

This 1960s Drag Racing Home Movie Is Flipping Awesome – Can You ID The Track For Us?

We love when people convert and post their old home movies from the drags onto YouTube because while the slick and highly produced professional films of the day were cool, nothing beats the...

The 2014 BangShift Busted Knuckle Award Has Been Handed Out – Yes, It Is A Real Thing And Yes, The Trophy Rules

Sometimes it is all about survival. Each year, the BangShift Forum Freaks swarm the Hot Rod Magazine Power Tour. They cruise in packs, they help each other, and they have developed their own culture...

The Worst Email I Got This Week: An Invitation To The Taiwan International Fastener Show (I’m Serious)

Chad and I have been kicking this idea around for a while because we both get scads of off the wall junk into our email every week and some of it is downright hilarious. Because we’re men of...

Tale Of Woe: This Lamborghini Owner Has Started A Blog To Document His Experience With A Shop – Ugliness Abounds

Listen, I understand that Lamborghinis are built in factories like all other cars, but we see a mental picture of those factories as being filled with skilled craftsmen who are lovingly building...

A BangShifty Hero With A Lathe, A Mill, and A Welder Built A Radial Engine Out Of VW Stuff Just For Fun

Sometimes stuff just “bubbles up” on the internet. This awesome video is proof of that. Original posted in the late winter/early spring of this year we got a couple of notes via email...

MORE: ENGINES, Videos

Watch as JRT Customs’ Nissan Gets Sideways Off The Line At Loring!

One of the highlights of racing at Loring, Maine last weekend was watching JRT Customs’ 1995 Nissan D21 start off down the track. The SR20DET-powered truck launched soft, but even in second...

Ebay Find: Missing Linc? It’s Missing Something, Alright…

Some things are hard to look away from, even if you try. In the case of this 1978 Lincoln Continental, the list of reasons why you were staring in the first place is pretty huge. For starters, this...

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Take A Trip Back In Time And Enjoy The 1962 British Motor Show!

Put on your fine clothes, don’t forget your hat, and prepare to walk about the 1962 British Motor Show, held at Earls Court in London. This video, recorded by Pathe Films, was used to showcase...

“Hellaflush” Stanced Vehicles Now Illegal in Quebec, yo.

“Hellaflush”, or “stanced” cars, have now been officially banned in the Canadian province of Quebec. Citing concerns over safety in regards to vehicle handling, the SAAQ...