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Author Archive: Chad Reynolds

GM Performance Parts Pre-SEMA Teaser Video: A Crate Engine that Changes the Industry?

BangShift.com has been invited to a 2009 SEMA unveiling where GM Performance Parts is showing a crate engine that they claim will make a huge impact on the entire hot rod industry for years to come....

Big Savings on Jesel Valvetrain Components

If you’re like us, you wish you had the coin to have a motor that really deserved parts as cool as the stuff you can get from Jesel Valvetrain Innovation. Now maybe you can, because Jesel is...

New Ridetech Project Car: a Factory Five Roadster!

BangShift.com sponsor Ridetech always has some cool project going on, and this time company owner Bret Voelkel has picked up one of the hot little Factory Five ’33 Hot Rods for the...

Dart Wants Your Input on a New Ford Cylinder Head Design

Dart Heads has decided to build a fresh, kill-all cylinder head for small-block Fords, and the company is looking for input on design features from racers who really use the stuff. This could be a...

Old School Pro Street Lives at Summit Racing!

We found this car feature story at SummitRacing.com, and it was like we were back in the pages of Car Craft magazine in around 1989 or 1991. This ’62 Pontiac fullsize is so much like a retro...

Breaking News! BangShift.com Will Deliver Live Feed from the March Meet

This is great news! As a result of the success of BangShift.com’s live streaming video feed from the 2009 California Hot Rod Reunion, the web site has reached an agreement with Blake Bowser of...

Bitchin’ Project Car Galleries at Art Morrison’s Site

Art and Craig Morrison at Art Morrison Enterprises are very cool guys who build bitchin’ cars and then beat on them like we would if we were guys who could build cars like they do. While we...

2010 Hot Rod Power Tour Dates and Locations

Hot Rod magazine has announced the city stops and the dates for the 2010 Power Tour, an event that has maybe even thousands of cars driving all across the country. We sure hope we can be there this...

HUNDREDS OF PHOTOS OF THE 2009 CALIFORNIA HOT ROD REUNION

BangShift.com’s live streaming video of the 18th California Hot Rod Reunion presented by the Auto Club of Southern California and held at Auto Club Famoso Raceway is finally over after a very...

Photo Gallery: Drag Racing Action from Sunday at the 2009 California Hot Rod Reunion, With ‘Chutes!

The last day went out with a bang at the 2009 California Hot Rod Reunion, presented by the Automobile Club of Southern California. It was an amazing weekend of nostalgia drag racing with a great car...

Photo Gallery: Even More Drag Action from Saturday at the 2009 California Hot Rod Reunion

On Saturday night after the Cackle Fest at the 2009 California Hot Rod Reunion, the BangShift.com crew was so wrecked from producing the live feed all day that we did not upload all of our photos. We...

Photo Gallery: Drag Racing Action from Saturday at the 2009 California Hot Rod Reunion

Today was major Funny Car day at the 18th California Hot Rod Reunion, presented by the Auto Club of Southern California. They had 30 floppers in the show, plus a huge pack of Gassers, Altereds, Top...

Photo Gallery: Giant Cackle Fest at the 2009 California Hot Rod Reunion

A couple years ago if you told us that people would fill the grandstands just to see a dragsters fire up and idle, we’d have called BS. We would have been way wrong. The Cackle Fest events,...

Photo Gallery: Saturday Car Show and Pits at the 2009 California Hot Rod Reunion

Saturday at the Hot Rod Reunion is the big day, with more show cars, more action in the pits, and more spectators than any other day. On Friday we covered most of the show cars, but there were so...