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Author Archive: Brian Lohnes

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...

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...

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...

Edelbrock Expands High Performance LS Water Pump Line With New Applications

It’s summer time and there’s no time like this to test out the capability of your cooling system. If you are running a high performance LS engine and relying on a stock pump after making...

Jealousy Gallery: We Tour The Iron Gate Garage Condos Outside Of Chicago

(Words and photos by Bob Chiluk) – I stopped by Iron Gate Garage Condos in Naperville (just outside of Chicago)this morning for their once a month “open ” house where the owners of...

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...

Speed Week LIVE Audio Feed Link Here – Listen To All The Action and Keep Up With The Stories

We’re late on the trigger with this one but there’s a live audio feed of the announcers at Speed Week. You can listen to it by clicking the link below. This is absolutely the best way to...

Bonneville Speed Week 2017: More Engines, More Cars, More Trucks, and More Cool

(Photos by Cole and Chad Reynolds) – One of the things that sets Bonneville Speed Week aside from any other racing event on Earth is the purity of the competition and the diversity of the...

Interesting eBay Find: Want To Buy An SB2 Built By Dale Earnhardt Enterprises That’s Only Ever Been Run On The Dyno?

The SB2 small block Chevrolet is considered by many to be the ultimate factory engineered version of the venerable engine family that was introduced in 1955. The SB2 first appeared in the NASCAR...

In-Car Video: Watch This Wild 10-Car Crash On The Nurburgring Caused By Oil On The Track

There’s no question that many people dream about ponying up the money necessary and taking their car for a joyride on the Nurburgring. There’s not competition license necessary, no proof...

Would You Rather: 1970s Luxury Barge TV Commercial Edition! 1970 Lincoln Vs 1974 Cadillac

While it seems weird, I had a conversation on the salt yesterday with some pals and the topic of Cadillacs came up. We all agreed that the only thing you need to do with a Caddy from the middle 1960s...

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...