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Here Is Today’s Photo Update From Barrett-Jackson In Scottsdale. Cars Galore!

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) It is Friday at Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale and we are enjoying the hell out of this place. I have been to a lot of races, shows, conventions, and car events of all kinds,...

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2018 Northeast Indoor Nationals Photo Coverage: Pro Street and Loads More!

(Words and photos by Joe Grippo) – I told you we had a bunch more coverage coming your way from the East Coast Indoor Nationals, from Timonium, Maryland! This gallery is filled like a Pro...

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This 1966 Chevy Promotional Video Is The Greatest Ever – Jumping Chassis, Rock Test, Turbine Powered Big Rig, 150mph Corvette!

Yes, that is a chassis flying through the air being piloted by a guy who is strapped into a low back bucket seat. This is just one instance of awesome in this video that we think could be the...

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The Ridetech 48-Hour 2nd Gen Camaro Build Is On At Barrett-Jackson! And It Sure Is Fun!

This is our 4th 48-Hour build and this time it is a bitchin orange 1970 Camaro that is getting the full boogie build LIVE at Barrett-Jackson with a full audience and everything. The car is getting a...

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Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2018 Is On And We’ll Be Here All Week: Here Are Our First TWO Galleries Of Photos

If you haven’t been to Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale during Auction Week you are missing out on one hell of a cool spectacle. And when I say spectacle, I mean it. This is part car show, part...

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Rally At The Ridge Photo Coverage Part 2: From the Bluesmobiles To Pro Street This Show Ruled

(Photos by Mike Brooks) – We’re back with another photo coverage installment of the Rally at The Ride show as shot by Mike Brooks. We told you the other day that we lost the handle on...

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Can We All Just Agree That 1973 Is The Best Looking Model Year of Trans-Am Ever? Let’s Use This One As An Example

Sure the first gen cars are OK looking and the third generation cars have their place with the fourth gen Trans Ams landing at the tail end of the discussion but let’s be honest you are looking...

Morning Symphony: This Bumpside Ford Going Mudding Sounds Like Happiness To Our Ears!

Ah, mud. More often than not it’s our enemy, but if you’re into getting dirty off-road, there’s nothing else like it. Stand on the throttle all you want…so long as...

2018 East Coast Indoor Nationals Photo Coverage: A Giant Grouping Of Awesome Cars, Trucks, and More From The Event

(Words and photos by Joe Grippo) – Pssst…Do you like Muscle Cars? How about Fire Engines or early ‘70’s American V8 powered Italian sports cars? Of course you do, or you wouldn’t be...

730 Wheel Horsepower In A Minivan! This Honda Odyssey Took On YouTube Gearheads At The Half-Mile!

You might remember this Honda Odyssey…about a month ago, we ran a somewhat tongue-in-cheek video where a lawnmower engine was powering the people-mover. Yeah…that was a joke, and a good...

Meziere Enterprises Releases Killer New Bottle Clamps For Variety Of Racing Applications

Clamps may seem like one of the simple items in and on your race car and something that you probably shop at the lowest possible dollar but allow us to gently tell you that if  you’re doing it...

Unhinged: It’s All About The Journey And Not The Destination When Picking Up A Cheap Car, Right?

It’s been about ten years since the last time I traded a couple hundred dollars for a rolling picture of bad decisions. That car was a 1981 Dodge Mirada CMX, a car I bought for two reasons:...

Car and Track Classic Car Review: This Time It Is A 1969 429 4-bbl Ford LTD Getting Throttled Around The Track

A sobering dose of reality comes into clear focus when watching this 1969 429 4-bbl Ford LTD getting hammered around the track, doesn’t it? That reality is that while we all love to think back...

Wheels-Up Launches On Twenty-Twos: This Green Regal Has Torque!

I’ve been trying to wrap my brain around what is going on with this G-body Regal all day, and as I type this all I can come up with is, “torque and nitrous, every time.” The...

RacingJunk Find: This 6×6 Western Star Pulling Truck Is The Greatest Vehicle For Sale On The Internet

It weighs 32,000lbs. It has an engine that measures out at 1,150ci, it has six wheel drive, it has an Allison transmission that could survive a direct nuclear hit, and it has a presence like few...

Malaise Monster: Somebody Please Get This 1985 Cadillac Coupe de Ville Racer Back On The Track!

We love the freaks here at BangShift! Ok, maybe it’s more that I personally love the freaks, but one look at this 1985 Cadillac Coupe de Ville and you should at least understand why I’m...

Funny Racing Fails! Check Out This Collection Of Some Of The More Laugh-Worthy Moments From 2017!

Sometimes, all you can do is find the humor in a situation, no matter how messed up it may be. Did I slip and fall on some ice? The pratfall is one of the oldest and easiest laughs in the book. Did...

Here Are Two Great Beginner Welding Projects Making Tools EVERY Welder Needs!

If you are just starting to weld, it is inevitable that you are going to get really tired of practicing on scrap metal if you don’t also try your hand at something you can be proud to have...

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Scrapple, Your Guide To The “meh”-Worthy News! This Week: Chinese Cars, Korean SUVs and More!

Money is trading hands in Arizona for cars you dream of. Winter is in full swing for the states, especially the northern area. And unlike most of the country, we haven’t thrown away our...

Big Rig, Meet Train: Watch As This Brandt-Peterbilt Power Unit Crates Around Railcars!

For years, my dad was a long-haul trucker. We picked him up from the truck, we drove him to the truck, and in-between, the eighteen-wheeler Kenworth that he piloted pretty much dictated every last...