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Aeromotive Introduces Gen II Stealth Tanks: The Fuel System Game Has Changed – Stock Tanks, Stock Fit, High Performance!

Aeromotive has changed the fuel system game again! Today marks a new era for hot rodders looking to feed a high performance engine and maintain a stock gas tank that fits in the OEM location. Why?...

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Rocky Mountain Race Week 2018 Is Already Full Of Carnage, Action, And More! Here’s Our First Photos

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) Rocky Mountain Race Week is one hell of an event. Inspired by Drag Week, but with a different attitude and sense of family, this even has grown into something promoters Matt...

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And He Walked Away! Exclusive Photos Of Carlos Astor’s High Flying Crash At Rocky Mountain Race Week

First off, know that Carlos is okay but a bit sore, and is planning on coming with us on the rest of Rocky Mountain Race Week behind the wheel of a daily driver or something. Also know that we post...

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Open House At Walden’s Speed Shop – Art, Tradition & Metal Shaping!

(Photos and words by Darr Hawthorne) – For over fifty years, the Los Angeles Roadster Show has been a Southern California tradition as a showcase for new car builds, a chance to show off your...

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The 45th NSRA Nationals In York Had Something For Everyone

(Words and Photos by Troy Thomas)Technically a Street Rod is a pre-1949 modified or custom vehicle, while 1949 and newer fall under the category of Street Machine.  Years ago the National Street Rod...

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The Race Of Gentlemen, aka TROG, May Be The Most Nostalgic Race On Earth And We Love It!

(Photos by Kobus Reyneke) The word Nostalgia, or Nostalgic, is often over used and many times is just replacing the world “old”. That is not the case with The Race of Gentlemen. The...

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Aeromotive Introduces Gen II Stealth Tanks: The Fuel System Game Has Changed – Stock Tanks, Stock Fit, High Performance!

Aeromotive has changed the fuel system game again! Today marks a new era for hot rodders looking to feed a high performance engine and maintain a stock gas tank that fits in the OEM location. Why?...

Race To Live: Early 60s NASCAR Promotional Film Is Absolutely Amazing

Race to Live is the title of an early 1960s NASCAR promotional film that we found posted in its entirety on YouTube. We think it was made in 1961 judging by the cars in the video.  The film appears...

Killer Vintage Match Race and High Performance Ads From 1960s Drag Mags

We dove back into the BangShift east coast office archives to dig up some cool ads and match race announcements from 1960s drag mags like Drag News and other small regional publications. We have a...

Watch a 1974 International Truck Fly Through the Air and Smash Into a School Bus Face First!

If there is one thing that us North Americas are innately good at, it is crashing/wrecking stuff. From demolition derbies to building implosions, we know how to destroy our stuff with a kind of style...

The (Tiny) Hemi That Roared – Russ Carpenter And His 2.5L Daimler Hemi Powered Fuel Dragster Ran Like Hell On Fuel (Video)

The name Russ Carpenter may not be on the tips of the tongues of American drag racing fans but once you get to know this guy’s story, it probably will be. Carpenter became well known in drag...

GLORY VIDEO: Crank The Speakers To 11 and Watch This Screaming Z/28 Take On Sebring!

It does not matter if you like Fords, hate Chevrolets, or have never given a rip about road racing in your life. You NEED to watch this video and ride along with Olly Bryant in the Z/28 Olly so...

The Turbo Titan III and Ford’s Big Red – 1960s Turbine Big Rig Brothers From Another Mother

(Editor’s note: There was some discussion on a FB group about these trucks the other day so I thought we should let people know that there was some wild development work being done by OEMs in...

Can You Imagine Owning A Car Over Fifty Years? Check Out The Case Of This 1934 Ford!

Until the last couple of years, I was a turn-and-burn kind of car owner. I went through cars within months, maybe a couple of years if I really liked them. Up until this year, the longest I had owned...

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Day Two Rocky Mountain Race Week Photos From Our Road Trip Are Right Here

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) Rocky Mountain Road Week is in full swing, and we had a great time navigating the highways and bi-ways of Kansas to get to Topeka for tomorrow’s racing. Today was a...

Morning Symphony: An Early Celica That Acts Like The Musclecar It Looks Like

Early Celicas look like stylists at Toyota were thrown pictures of the Ford Mustang circa 1968 and told, “Copy that.” Not a bad play, actually…the Celica’s popularity as a...

Rough Start: This 1930 Franklin Sedan Is For The Serious Adventure Type!

Most of the Rough Start finds we feature tend to be about 20-50 years old, which puts them at the tail end of the Musclecar era and up to the early stages of the Second Horsepower War. It’s not...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What’s Been Your Best Money Spent On One Upgrade?

I tend to hate the phrase, “built, not bought”. I know what the actual intent of the wording is, and I agree with that part. What I don’t agree with is the actual phrasing, because...

Holley Hot Rod Reunion 2018: Our Coverage Starts With The Show Car Field!

It’s my anniversary! No, not the mark where I married my wife, that’s later on in the year. The Holley Hot Rod Reunion marks the point where I went full-time and on-the-scene for...

Here’s Day One Video Coverage From Rocky Mountain Race Week, Including This Insane Crash!

For 2018, Rocky Mountain Race Week is presented by 1320Video, and of course that means you can expect awesome video coverage and action from the ever present and always on top of it crew at...