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Quarantine Piece Theater: 1960’s Drag Racing Film Is The Coolest! Indy, Pomona, Bee Line

Kalitta vs Garlits at the US Nationals, Ohio Geoge Montgomery vs Stone, Woods, and Cook, coverage of loads of class eliminations, the biggest races of the year in 1964 and early 1965 covered in...

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No Blower, No Problem: The 475hp 2020 SRT Durango Is An All-Wheel-Drive Family Truckster And Entertainment Center

A few short weeks ago I told you about the fun I had spending a week with a 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. It’s the big daddy of high performance SUVs in the world today and it’s...

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QuarantinePiece Theater: BURNOUT – This 1979 Drag Racing Movie Is So Awful It Rules

I have to sincerely thank champion NHRA top alcohol dragster crew chief Adam Rhodes for the tip to a movie that I had never heard of let alone seen. The name of the movie is Burnout and it was...

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Stop Your Whining!!! Do Burnouts At Home While Your Stuck Waiting Out The Virus And Send In Video! Finnegan Did!

DISCLAIMER: We are not legal experts, do this at your own risk. Crash your junk in your driveway doing burnouts? On you. Get the cops called and have to try not to get arrested? On you. Get fined for...

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NHRA Releases Revised 2020 Schedule – Major Changes, Countdown Format Off, Old-School Points Chase Starts In June

The NHRA has released a revised schedule for the remainder of the 2020 Mello Mello Drag Racing Series tour and it is one that includes some significant changes. Interrupted by the COVID-19 virus...

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Watch AA Fuel Altereds At The March Meet Right Here! Eliminations Action Was Awesome!

If you don’t know who won the March Meet AA Fuel Altered class then we don’t want to spoil it for you, but we will say that we are very excited about it because he’s one of our...

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eBay: This 1967 Buick Sport Wagon Is All Original and Ready To Be Cruised With The Family

We’re guessing that the kids who cruised around in the back of this 1967 Buick Sport Wagon didn’t really love it as much as we’re loving it right now. We’re guessing those...

Quarantine Piece Theater: 1960’s Drag Racing Film Is The Coolest! Indy, Pomona, Bee Line

Kalitta vs Garlits at the US Nationals, Ohio Geoge Montgomery vs Stone, Woods, and Cook, coverage of loads of class eliminations, the biggest races of the year in 1964 and early 1965 covered in...

Watch A Garden Tractor With A Hot Rodded 300hp VW Diesel Engine Hook To The Sled And Pull!

When the word “Outlaw” gets thrown into any sort of motorsports competition, things always get better. Seriously. World of Outlaws? Bad ass. Outlaw 10.5 racing? Was bad ass. Outlaw Garden...

Bargain-Basement Fun: Cheap Beaters Can Be A Blast If You Don’t Worry About Being Pretty!

In 2009, I bought a beater. I paid $650 for a 1981 Dodge Mirada that, upon first sight, just about everybody I knew disliked in some way. It was old, ugly, cheap. The interior was 1980 Chrysler...

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Cynthiana Rod Run Photo Extravaganza: Here’s One Final Collection Of BangShift Worthy Cars And Trucks

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – Mid-afternoon had arrived and while folks were beginning to disperse I tried to catch any large areas I hadn’t already seen.  Still, much was missed,...

Rough Start: 1977 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 – Wrong Year, But Give It A Chance!

Generally, the 1974-77 Camaro is the wrong year. Unless you have the misfortune of finding one of the Iron Duke-powered third-gens, a shovelnosed second-gen Camaro is the low point. Weak power...

A Teen’s Take: A 13-Year Old Kid’s Opinion On The Cars That Defined The Decades From The 1950s To Today

(Words by Tom Lohnes) – With the semi-recent change of decade and newer designs covering up those of the 2010’s, I decided today was a good day to look at what cars embodied and symbolized...

Unknown Parts Counter Guy: A Top 11 Of Worksite April Fools’ Pranks

Welcome to April Fools’ Day, the one day a year where every comedian in the shop or store sacks up and decides to test the limits of the phrase, “…it’s just a prank,...

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Own A Subaru? Hooker Blackheart Has New Subaru Components and Systems To Make Your Car Sound WRC Ready!

If you ae a Subaru owner who loves they car, loves the all-wheel-drive performance but doesn’t love how quiet it is, Hooker Blackheart has good news for you. The company has just released a...

Morning Symphony: Outlaw 4×4 Pulling Trucks Screaming At The 2019 Southern Showdown

Which came first, the pulling tractor or the pulling truck? I personally am not sure. Either way, you know that it all started with a couple of hayseed farm boys who might have had what Vice Grip...

Theoretical Fun: How The Bloodhound LSR Car Would Do In A Drag Race Against An F1 Car, A Bugatti, and A Normal Road Car

We’re a few weeks into this whole lockdown deal and one of the impressive things that’s happened is that people in the automotive media world have gotten pretty freaking creative on how...

The LeManster, Part Two: Going From A Flooded Hulk To A Real Car!

When Kevin told me that he was actually committed to bringing the well-flooded Pontiac LeMans back to life, I’ll admit that I was skeptical. This car has been sitting next to a creek that liked...

No, We Did Not Forget About AMC! We Celebrate The 401 V8 Here!

AMC is one of those companies that artfully misses most of the “gearhead months” around here at BangShift because their engine displacements don’t fit. 343? No. 390? Not so much....

No Blower, No Problem: The 475hp 2020 SRT Durango Is An All-Wheel-Drive Family Truckster And Entertainment Center

A few short weeks ago I told you about the fun I had spending a week with a 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. It’s the big daddy of high performance SUVs in the world today and it’s...