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Author Archive: Chad Reynolds

How To Chop The Top On A Hot Rod: These Videos Have Us Inspired To Find Something To Cut Up!

A couple different BANGshifters actually put us onto Half Ass Kustoms on YouTube and their recently started series on chopping a top. In this case the willing victim happens to be a 1951 Dodge...

Weld Porn: The Plasma Bike Gets A Coffin Style Aluminum Gas Tank

Anyone who has ever fabricated a gas tank knows that there is a lot of work that goes into making one, even if it is just a plane box. But throw in a bunch of angles and such, like a Coffin style...

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We HAVE OIL PRESSURE! The Record Setting Gen V LT Motion Raceworks Nova Is Back In Action!

Well…… it turns out the problem with Doug Cook’s Motion Raceworks Nova may not have been what was originally thought. You’ll remember that this 7 second machine made huge...

Lil Bigfoot Triple 10s Turns Into Twin 15’s Due To Weather. Free Live Streaming Drag Racing Right Here!

As if COVID 19 hasn’t been enough of a kick in the balls for promoters this year, this weekend’s weather tried to be a pain for the Loose Rocker crew as Friday’s action for the...

Check Out This Killer Photo Coverage From The Sandhills Open Road Challenge! Fast Street Cars On Public Roads!

The Sandhills Open Road Challenge is one unique event that EVERYONE who attends swears is one of the coolest and most fun things they have ever done. The stories of the locals are arguably more...

How High Can You Rev A Hydraulic Roller Equipped Engine Without Valve Float Issues? 7,000? 7,500? 8,000 RPM?

It has often been said that the only way to get an engine to rev is by using a solid lifter camshaft. Whether flat tappet or roller, the solid lifter cam is ALWAYS thought of as the race cam that is...

FREE LIVE STREAM: Numidia Dragway’s Biggest Bracket Payout Ever! Sunday’s 150 Car Race Is LIVE Right Here!

Numidia Dragway’s 150 event is all about big money with limited entries, and it is that time of year. Today’s racing is worth $10,000 to one talented racer, and the field is set at just...

Finnegan Speed Tests Three Stand Up Jet Skis To See If The New 2021 Yamaha Super Jet Is As Fast As It Looks

He did it for you…because he cares…and for science. On the surface this seems like a test anyone would want to do, but that’s only because most of you thinking a day on the lake...

BONUS Bonneville Speed Week Photos! We Found More Photos To Share From This Record Setting Race

When you post up a blog item with links to every one of your photo galleries from an event, only to have him send a note saying “Hey dude, there are three more galleries you guys didn’t...

Watch The Team Built Buckwheat Racing Trans Am Go 288 mph From Inside The Car At Bonneville Last Week!

When Jeffrey Ferguson sent me a “Content Submission”, which you can do as well by clicking the link at the bottom of the website, I wasn’t expecting this! I’m in love with...

Here’s Every Bonneville Speed Week Photo Gallery We’ve Got From 2020! Check Them All Out Here!

Bonneville Speed Week 2020 is in the books, with George Poteet and the Speed Demon team once again taking home the Hot Rod Trophy, which is impressive as hell considering the challenging conditions...

OBS Clash: The Birth Of An Icon Meant The Sport Truck Era Was Born.

Anyone who reads BANGshift on any regular basis knows I’m a Chevrolet guy to the core, and that I love my Square Body Chevy pickups. But I love Chevrolet trucks in general and have owned...

455 VS The World! Big Block Torque Monster Testing. Can Someone Steal The Crown From The Buick?

In the 1960’s there was a major horsepower war going on between the big three automakers, along with internal battles between each automakers own brands in some case. Buick, one of GM’s...

We Hit The Starting Line At Bonneville Speed Week 2020! Action Starts Right Here!

It’s that time folks! Racing has finally started at Bonneville Speed Week and we are so excited about the racing action that we couldn’t help but snag some photos to share all the...