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Author Archive: Brian Lohnes

Inside The Pressure Cooker: Ride Along With Stevie Fast During His Epic Final Round Staging Duel With Jonathan Gray

We’ve been showing you the Stevie Fast autobiography stuff this week but we’re switching gears a little today with this most recently posted video. You are going to ride along with...

Holy Smoke: Chevrolet Releases Pricing For Australian Camaro and Silverado, We Choke On Vegemite

Well if you thought that buying a Camaro SS or Chevy Silverado here in the good old USA was too rich for your blood, wait until you hear the news that Australians recently got. The headline says it...

Awesome: Watch Mark Woorduff Make A 4,300hp Hub Dyno Pull At Hyperaktive Performance Solutions

Now THIS Is a dyno video. You are about to see Mark Woodruff make a 4,300hp hub dyno pull at Joe Oplawski’s Hyperaktive Performance Solutions shop in Illinois. These guys put a big Manline hub...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Peterbilt Produces Its 1,000,000th Truck – Huge Milestone For Legacy Trucking Brand

Peterbilt has been one of the premier names in the world of Class 8 trucking across North American since the company’s founding in 1939. Through the ups and the downs in the economy, through...

Wagon Of Win: This 1966 Impala SS 396 4-Speed Station Wagon Is BangShifty And Perfect

So let us get one thing straight, some dad walked into a Chevy dealer in 1966 and ordered a new family car. He decided to go with the big and roomy Impala station wagon. He could haul the kids, have...

Three Minute Thrash: Watch The Speedy Restoration Of A Porsche 917 Flat 12 Engine

There are certain engines that will stand forever as testaments to the brilliant engineers behind them. The flat 12 engine that Porsche designed and installed in their legendary 917 race cars is one...

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...

The American Powertrain Parting Shift: Frame Twisting, Gear Jamming, Big Rig Torque – In-Truck Video!

No, there’s nothing wrong with the angle of the picture here. There’s no problem with the person holding the camera. The only “problem” is that this big rig is making so much...

AutoMeter Video: The Install of AutoMeter Extreme Environment Gauges In A Dirt Late Model Is Cool

We have been talking at you about the importance of proper instruments in your street and race car since, oh, the second day BangShift existed we think. This video which highlights the install of...