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Author Archive: Chad Reynolds

The 2010 Detroit Autorama Great 8

The big deal for show car builders at the Detroit Autorama is to try and win the ultimate trophy, the Ridler Award. This was named for former show promoter Don Ridler and is presented to the best car...

857 Photos of the 2010 Detroit Autorama

We’ve been here at the 2010 Detroit Autorama for two days so far, soaking up the Midwest’s first big car get-together of the year and snapping photos until we’re ready to just saw...

Photo Gallery: Galpin Auto Sports Collection, Including Ed Roth and Von Dutch Stuff

Galpin Auto Sports is most often known for one of two things. Being the biggest and baddest Ford dealership on the planet is one, and the other is the reputation they have for building weirdo cars....

New Sponsor: Spectre Performance Joins BangShift.com!

We are proud to announce that we have yet another great sponsor to add to the BangShift.com family of companies. Spectre Performance, and their Speed by Spectre brand, have come on board to support...

World’s Smallest Procharger Supercharger

Earlier today we wrote about the new ShockWave air suspension for UTVs, and we started wondering if there was anything actually cool that can be done with one of those glorified riding lawn mowers....

Video: Ridetech Now Thrashes on UTV Suspension, Too

Our friends at BangShift.com sponsor Ridetech are always up for a good time, and “good time” at home base in Jasper, Indiana, usually means thrashing on new products and taking fun video...

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New Pro Touring Competition, Run to the Coast at El Toro, California, sponsored by Ridetech

The Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitational held right after SEMA is really kicking up the action in the world of Pro Touring fans who really like to beat on their cars. Bill Howell is a guy who...

Photos: Saturday at the Grand National Roadster Show, With Pinup Girls

If we spent any more time at the 2010 Grand National Roadster Show in Pomona, California, the fairgrounds would start charging us rent. On Friday we gave you 570-plus photos (links below), and now...

1,100-Plus Photos of the 2010 Grand National Roadster Show

Talk about some massive coverage! We have more than 570 photos from Thursday and Friday at the 2010 Grand National Roadster Show in Pomona, California, and there are more to come. The show was...

The Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitational Airs on Speed TV This Weekend! See the Teaser Video Here

I was there announcing the Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitational after SEMA 2009, and again at the big premiere of the TV show on Hollywood Blvd. earlier this week. Now you can see what it was all...

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New Web Site Features on BangShift.com, Plus More to Come

Go right up there to the top of the page, in the red bar below the BangShift.com logo, and you’ll see that we’ve done some moving around of the navigation tabs. There are also some new...

Dart’s New Horsepower in a Box almost makes going fast too easy

Dart Machinery, the horsepower brain-child of Dick Maskin, continues to impress us by supporting not only the professional and sportsman racers, but also the hot rod and muscle car enthusiast. With...

Holley Announces the 2010 LS Fest at Beech Bend

It’s official! Beech Bend Raceway Park, in Holley’s hometown of Bowling Green, Kentucky, will be the location of the first Holley LS Fest, September 10-12th 2010. We’re excited...

Photo Gallery: 100 Chevy Novas and Chevy IIs

OK, here it is, the next big gallery in our upcoming series of model-specific photo blowouts. Last time we brought you a bunch of Chevelles, this time its Novas and Chevy IIs. We’ve got every...