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Cool Old Stuff Gallery: The Northern Illinois Steam Power Club Show and Threshing Bee!

(By Greg Rourke) – It’s the second weekend of August, and the air north of Sycamore, Illinois is thick with coal smoke…it must be time for the Northern Illinois Steam Power Club...

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Bonneville Lunch Break: Your Speed Week 2017 Photo Fix Continues

If you have been less productive at home or work since Friday, we’re really sorry. We didn’t mean for our unstoppable coverage of Bonneville Speed Week 2017 to keep you from other...

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It’s Bonneville, Baby! Here’s The Spot For ALL Of Our 2017 Bonneville Speed Week Coverage!

So here’s BangShift’s 2017 Bonneville Speed Week information hub. This one place will be updated with all of our photos, breaking news, record qualifiers, features, and stuff that happens...

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The Mecca Of Speed: Our Bonneville Speed Week 2017 Photos Just Keep Coming

Warning: Bonneville Speed Week attendance will result in an uncontrollable urge to build cars to go speeds no man was intended to reach. You have been warned. We’re not sure of the severity of...

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Engines! Here’s A Gallery Of Very Diverse Power Plants On The Salt At Bonneville Speed Week 2017

Engines. They are the thumping lifeblood of Bonneville Speed Week 2017. Part of the reason people love this place and the sport of land speed racing so much is that creativity is not punished as it...

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Half A Hairy Hemi Video: Watch The Steinegger and Eshenbaugh F/Fuel Lakester Haul On Nitro With A One Headed Hemi!

I’m not much of a hunter but I know guys that are. They tell stories about times where they have come close to bagging a trophy but missed it by that much. Timing is everything, even at...

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Bonneville Push Car Perfection? This 1963 New Yorker Station Wagon Rules and It Has A Cross Ram, 426ci Max Wedge Engine!

We know what you are thinking. “Why would you ever put a wagon this nice and awesome on the Bonneville Salt Flats?!” Yes, the thing would get salt on it but frankly it ain’t the end...

More Salt! We’ve Got Photos Galore Left To Share – From Small Blocks to Target 550, You’ll Enjoy These

(Photos by the author) – You didn’t think we were simply going to share one measly gallery from the salt today, did you? HA! Oh ye of little faith. Nope, here’s a second blast of...

This Is Bonneville: Rebuilding An Amazing Motorcycle In The Bed Of A Truck Sitting In Front Of A Motel 6 Hotel Room

(Photos by Bret Kepner) – It was a couple of years ago that we introduced the BangShift reader universe to Alp and Jalika. To me more specific we’re talking about Alp Sungurtekin and...

Not Today! Watch Racer Nick Swift Complete A Spectacular High Speed Pass At Goodwood – Opposite Lock!

The 74th running of the Goodwood Members Meeting took place a short time ago at the famed Silverstone Circuit in England. The course has been around for a long, looong time and has produced exciting...

Video: This 1905 Fiat Isotta Racer Has An Airship Engine, Power For Days, And An Incredible Story

If there’s an era of racing that we have fallen more and more in love with over the last few years it’s definitely the stuff that happened from about 1900 through 1920. This was the era...

It’s Tops! This Historic Sales Video For The Allis-Chalmers HD-19 Crawler Tractor Is A Fun Watch

The Allis-Chalmer HD-19 was an important crawler tractor for the company and it was used everywhere from the farm to the battlefield over the years. They were shipped to England as part of the...

Watch The Most Impressive Two Minutes Of Big Rig Driving You Will Ever See – This Dude Dominates A Truck Rodeo

If this were a sports car we’d call it an autocross or a gymkhana but because it is an Iveco big rig, we’re calling it a rodeo. You may think you are somebody behind the wheel but until...

This Video Of An Intake Elbow Being Welded Will Either Inspire Or…Well You Know.

TIG welding is fun, but definitely more difficult than MIG welding for example. Putting together perfect welds takes time, patience, and practice. The latter clearly something that the guy in this...

Steam and Power, Baby! More Great Photos From The Northern Illinois Steam and Power Show

(Photos by Greg Rourke) – We’re back with more great photos from the 2017 Northern Illinois Steam and Power show. We think it is pretty cool that Greg Rourke was at this event while Chad...

Grand Plan: For Less Than $1000 You Can Own This Clean, Straight, Opel GT

Opel GTs are cool cars. Whether stock, with a big slick under the back, on the road course, or wherever, we dig them. And while we see them on Craigslist periodically, they are not the most common...

BangShift Hits Up The 24 Hours Of Lemons GP Du Lac Chargoggetcetera!

(All Photos Courtesy of the Author) As you probably know by now, the 24 Hours of Lemons racing series is one of the BangShiftiest events, on the calendar, no matter what track they visit. Last...

AutoMeter Direct-Fit Dash Kits Provide A Custom Install Look Without The Custom Install Price

If you are looking to revamp your interior, better your instrumentation, or finish the dashboard of a project you are building AutoMeter may have the perfect solution for you. The Direct-Fit complete...

Bonneville Speed Week 2017: News and Photos – The Speed Demon Crew Pulled It Out!

(Photos by Chad and Cole Reynolds) – So we have more photos for you below to cruise. Those photos will show you a lot of stuff but they will not show you what happened yesterday. Long story...

Bonneville Speed Week 2017: The Salt Is Still Flying On The Massive Salt Flats In Utah

(Photos by Chad and Cole Reynolds) – We have a good news/bad news scenario for you here. Chad and I have both hit the bricks and left the massive salt flats in Utah, which is the bad news. The...