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Author Archive: Chad Reynolds

News: GM’s Holden Brand May Shut Down Production In Southern Australia THIS YEAR!

With our continued reports on the fate of Australia’s auto industry, the future looks dimmer and dimmer. It was announced yesterday that Holden’s Elizabeth plant in Adelaide could close...

Trar Sighting! What The Hell Is This? Plymouth Meets What? Help Us Identify The Chassis

You know how much we love, okay and hate, TRARS (cars on truck chassis’) around here, so when Greg and Bob sent in photos of this one that they saw in DuQuoin while shooting the Street Machine...

Bangshift Daily Tune Up: “Shirley” by L7. The Punk Rock Tribute To Shirley Muldowney

Whenever resident underground music afficionado Anthony Castillo sends Brian and I an email with a list of prospective Daily Tune Ups, I’m always intrigued. This week he sent us a few different...

Comp Cams Engine Builder Duels Happening At Columbus Goodguys and Car Craft Summer Nationals. Sign Up Now!

That’s right BangShifters, you can sign up for the Comp Cams Engine Builder Duels at Columbus Goodguys or Car Craft Summer Nationals! We were just informed by Comp that there are a few spots...

Photos: Midnight Drags Featuring The Cars Of The 2013 Street Machine Nationals

We aren’t going to lie to you, we don’t have photos of Cheez Whiz or Dobbertin’s J2000, but we sure wish they had come out for this! But a ton of cars from the 2013 Car Craft Street...

More Donut Derelicts Cruise In Photos Of Hot Rods, Customs, Street Machines, And More!

Donut Derelicts unofficially started in 1986 and has been a staple of Southern California Hot Rodding ever since. And the only thing that is keeping it from growing any larger is the lack of parking...

BangShift Daily Tune Up: “Driving Down” by My Early Mustang (2006)

I wanted to find a song that had something to do with Camaros or Mustangs for today, and after doing a search on the wonderful world wide web, I came up with a band who’s name is My Early...

MSD Drive-In Movie Night This Friday! Celebrate National Collector Car Day Hot Rod Style!

MSD Performance is hosting the MSD Drive-In Movie Night in honor of National Collector Car Day, and they want you to join them. The cruise in starts at 7pm at MSD Performance Headquarters in El Paso...

Video: Les Mayhew’s Baddest Nostalgia Drag Racing Video Yet. Un…F’ing…Believable!

To say that we are Les Mayhew groupies around here would be an understatement. This kid has been making videos for several years now, for no other reason than the same devout passion for Nostalgia...

Ebay Find: An Untouched, As Delivered, 2009 Drag Pak Dodge Challenger

We couldn’t believe this one when we say it, but are glad one of our astute BangShifters led us to this one. It’s a real deal, untouched, as delivered 2009 Dodge Drag Pak Challenger. It...

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NEW PHOTOS! DuQuoin Street Machine Nationals 2013: Check Out New Photos Daily

Bob Chiluk and Greg Rourke, BangShift.com’s Cagney and Lacey errr…Starsky and Hutch… of event coverage, were on site at the DuQuoin Street Machine Nationals shooting photos and...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Which State Is Most Racing Centric?

This question actually comes from Brian, who is driving back home to Boston from the ECTA event in Wilmington this weekend, because as he traveled through Ohio and Pennsylvania he was blown away by...

BangShift Daily Tune Up: “1320′ ” By Megadeth (2009)

By far the most hardcore heavy metal song we’ve ever had on the BangShift Daily Tune Up, Megadeth’s 1320 has been on my list since we started but I thought you guys couldn’t handle...

Video: Watch An Arab Monster Truck Team In Testing. Giant Wheelstands And More!

This is a super cool video to watch. As you would expect from a part of the world where the Toyota Landcruiser is the king of all SUV’s, this monster truck is a Toyota Landcruiser. And...