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Photo Coverage: JJ Da Boss Arm Drop Drags At Cottonwood Dragway – An Alabama Night, A Full Track, And Wild Action

(Photos by James Champion) –  We’re back with more great photos from the recent visit that JJ Da Boss and his band of merry men (and women) made to Cottonwood Dragway in Alabama. It was...

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BangShift Test Drive: 2019 Challenger R/T Scat Pack Widebody – 485hp, Fender Flares, Tire Smoke, and True Muscle Car Spirit

(Photos by Dave Nutting – Words by Lohnes, Sestito, Nutting) – For a guy who does not own a Challenger, I spend inordinate amounts of time in them. Between spending a week with...

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The Bloodhound SSC Project Is Dead: Broke and With No Hope Of Funding, Car Is Being Dismantled, Parts Sold

The most ambitious land speed record project in history is dead. The Bloodhound SSC project, a near decade long undertaking to design, engineer, and build the first car capable of going 1,000mph has...

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PRI 2018 Is In Full Swing And Here Is Our First Gallery Of Photos: Race Parts And Race Car Nirvana!

It’s December in Indianapolis and that means the PRI Show is in full swing downtown! The Performance Racing Industry Show is mecca for race car guys as every racing parts company is on hand...

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The Final Pomona Swap Meet Of 2018 Was Awesome, And We’ve Got Tons Of Photos Of Parts And Cars To Prove It

We don’t need to tell you just how iconic the Pomona Swap Meet is, because everyone knows it is one of THE places to go for any car guy. Parts, cars, beer, bbq and awesome people make this a...

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OUSCI 2018 Photos: The Ultimate Street Car Invitational Delivers!

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) Optima’s Search for the Ultimate Street Car series runs throughout the year, with competitors putting their cars through their paces in order to win class at an event and...

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Cool Video: The Time That Bigfoot Crushed Two Other “Monster Trucks” – The Dodge Wouldn’t Give!

We’re back with a little more Bigfoot goodness from back in the day today. One of the neater publicity stunts that Bob Chandler, Jim Kramer, and the mad cap wacky dudes at Midwest Four Wheel...

Monster Garage: Watch This Quarter Million Pound Komatsu D475 Get Rebuilt In Time Lapse

While the world can no longer produce a toaster that is repairable in the event of a problem, we can still make some bad ass heavy equipment that is designed to be serviced and rebuilt at regular...

New Year, New Curb Weight: Removing Excess Fat From A 1972 Coronet

Tony DeFeo has no issue with adding power to anything. Trust us on that…the man has been involved with some of the most wicked machines to hit the strip. But his current kink isn’t about...

Killer Video: Ride With Kyle Larson As He Rips A Sprint Car Around Antioch Speedway

Outside of the drag strip the one type of racing that really knocks us on our ass is sprint car racing. We do not get a chance to see a ton of it in person but we love living vicariously through...

Money No Object: 1956 Continental Mark II – Hand-Built American Luxury

Making a luxury car is a lofty goal on it’s own accord. Making a luxury, hand-built, every-final-detail perfect car is a massive, expensive undertaking that results in a dramatically expensive...

Video: Go Karts On An Icy Bobsled Track! Horrible Idea But Big Fun To Watch

Thanks to Joe Grippo we have some really wild video for you below. From the sounds of the language the guys in the footage are speaking, this comes from Germany and in case you think the title is...

AMAZING HISTORICAL VIDEO: A WING WALKER FROM THE TWENTIES CHANGES THE WHEEL ON A PLANE IN MID-FLIGHT

While we have our “extreme” athletes these days, back in the 1920s people just did insane things for fun. Proof of that fact is contained in this video of a woman named Gladys Ingle, who...

Unknown Parts Counter Guy: TRAINING – Do Not Just Check The Box!

Oh, how I do not envy any soul in this shop right about now. Chris from TheSupercarSuspects recently scored a Honda S2000, a sprightly little screamer of a sports car that needed some clutch work. He...

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Crazy Video: Watch The Rear Suspension Of A Dirt Track Car Work – Wild Stuff

Race cars are awesome things and there are many reasons but one of our favorite reasons is the fact that they are all specialized tools. The theories and construction practices that make a great drag...

Screaming Yellow Doorstop: This Saab Sonett Has Been Hayabusa Swapped!

Ever refer to a small car as a go-kart? We’ve all probably done it at some point in time. I think a C5 Corvette is a great go-kart…then again, I fit in a C5 like a go-kart. Maybe a Honda...

Watch A Twin Turbo Mustang Wheelie The Length of An Eighth Mile Strip!

Eddyville Raceway in Iowa is a well known eighth mile facility that hosts some killer races like the Fuel Altered Nationals. In this video you won’t see header flames, but will see the most...

Feel Good Video: Taking A Blind Veteran On A Ride In A 1,000 Horsepower Trans Am

Between my military time and pretty much about the time I started working for BangShift, I had two main jobs. One was my schoolwork…I spent three years at a university in Arizona getting a...

The American Powertrain Monday Shift: Ride In A 1963 Impala Hardtop As It Attacks The Strip In Australia

Cool car, cool people, cool video. This video feature that centers on a 1963 Impala Hardtop as it attacks the strip in Australia is fantastic. The car has a rowdy small block in it and a Jerico four...

Lame Off: 1972 Nova vs 1977 Olds Omega. Which Nasty Example Is The Lamest?

The guys at Holley are awesome! When they decide to do something fun, they don’t mess around. So what the hell is a Lame Off? Take one 4 door 1972 Nova and one two door but still horrible 1977...