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BANGshift Question Of The Day: Which Current Automotive Trend Pisses You Off?

Walk through any car show or race, sit in the grandstands or on the starting line, and you or others around you will comment on something you like and something you don’t. Listening to what...

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Heady Business: We Take You Inside The Edelbrock Foundries Where Their Products Are Made In The USA

(Words by Stephen Kim – Photos by Manufacturer) – Horsepower: 2,500. Cubic inches: 430. Boost pressure: 45 psi. Cylinder pressure: Absolutely ridiculous. Running 6.80s at nearly 210 mph,...

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All Our Holley LSFest 2017 Photo Coverage Is Right Here!

Holley LSFest is one of our favorite events of the year, and if Friday morning is any indication this will be the biggest and baddest one yet! We’ve seen every kind of factor LS Powered...

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If We Get Nuked This Volvo 6×6 Could Be An Awesome Bug Out Survival Vehicle

Lets face it, with all the natural disasters, North Korea, zombies, and terrorists trying to take over the world it might be time to start thinking about a bug out survival vehicle of some kind. A...

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KC’s Paint Shop Says Farewell To Frankenstein: The Tire Smoking Shop Truck Is Gone

Yep, KC says this sucker doesn’t stop like he wants, doesn’t sit as low as he wants, doesn’t do almost anything as well as he wants and it doesn’t look nice enough to...

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Oh, The Rolls Royce Burnouts Are Cute – This Video Of A Nitro Funny Car At Goodwood Beats All!

There have been some notable drag machines that have taken on the Goodwood hill over the years but none of them did what Jason Phelps did. Phelps took his Gladiator Ford Mustang nitro burner and laid...

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Watch The Lagana Brothers Run The Nitro Ninja Top Fuel Dragster 338mph In The Quarter Mile!

We love the Lagana boys. They grew up in the sport of drag racing as part of a nitro soaked family and they learned to race smart and with virtually no budget. The boys learned from their dad how to...

This Killer Historical Video From Maple Grove Shows The Track In The Early 1970s

This weekend the NHRA tour heads to Reading, Pennsylvania and to one of my favorite tracks on the circuit, Maple Grove Raceway. The facility is beautiful, has a long and storied history, and...

It’s OK Until It Isn’t – Watch This Grudge Camaro Nearly Wipe Out A Load Of People On The Starting Line

We bust the chops of rally fans who stand next to the course when cars go ripping by but we generally fail to bust the chops of starting line hangers at the drag strip who are cannon fodder if...

This 1959 Chevy Oilfield Truck Is Awesome – A True Roughneck Of A Rig

It’s rough and it’s tough, and it has battle scars, rust and dents. It also has character for days and stories of a lifetime if it were only able to talk. This 1959 Chevy oil field truck...

Wild Rides Video: The Ozark Raceway Park Shutdown Area Was Eating Cars Recently

Some days it just seems like the track has it out for the racers. We don’t mean the management of the track but the physical, actual track itself. Urban Hillbilly Action Videos was recently at...

Fragola Performance Systems Releases 180-degree ORBxORB Male Adapters

Fragola Performance Systems is at it again! The Connecticut company continues their tradition of developing solutions to problems and challenges that car builders, racers, and hot rodders face when...

X275 Craziness At Epping! Watch This Run With A Massive Wheelie And Some Carnage

This small tire drag racing thing can’t last, right? I mean, it can’t be popular anymore, right? WRONG! Small tire drag racing is as busy, popular, and fun as it has ever been. Why?...

Put Up or Shut Up Gasser Battle Video: 9,000 RPM, Four Speeds, Dry Hops, and More

So along with BangShift I run around and do a few other things as well. Among them is a show on the Motor Trend on Demand Channel called Put Up or Shut Up. The premise of the show is pretty simple. I...

US60 Dragway Coverage – Check Out These Images of Gassers!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – Okay, so non-straight-axle cars not otherwise classed run together.  Anyone in the car show can also make passes.  This is made up of some of that and...

Chrome and Coffee Coverage FromThe Iron Gate Motor Condos – Neat Stuff!

(Words and photos by Greg Rourke) – A coupla two-three weeks ago Bob Chiluk took us on a photographic tour of the Iron Gate Motor Condos in Naperville, Illinois. I decided I needed to see it...

First Look: This 1963 Rambler American 440 Wagon Is Going To Be Sweet When Done, But We Got To See It Before It Went In For Paint!

The frenzy that is LS Fest is over and on my schedule, and in my world that means that the next major event I have to gear up for is SEMA in Las Vegas. I’m always looking forward to the week of...

Rough Start: Does A Three-Pedal Plymouth Volaré Sound Like A Neat Parts Hauler?

Let’s be clear off of the bat: this not one of MY weird Mopar finds. How can you tell? It’s a Plymouth Volaré. Oddly enough, even though it’s the genesis for the Imperial and most...

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Our pals at OPGI have got a deal going that you need to get in on. Called the Rev’n For Fall Sweepstakes, this is a chance to enter to win a $100 OPGI gift card, and OPGI beanie hat, or a sweet...

Bracket Racing USA – Here’s A Look At The Sportsman Action From US60 Dragway In Kentucky

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – We normally get out to US60 Dragway in Hardinsburg, KY two or three times a year to have a good time with the Straight-Axle Mafia and the Nostalgia events...