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Author Archive: Chad Reynolds

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...

Ridetech President in Stable Condition after fall

BangShift.com sponsor and friend Bret Voelkel, President of Ridetech, was hospitalized Jan 20th, 2010 after suffering a head injury due to a fall. Voelkel was seen running from the Ridetech...

Weld Racing’s most bitchin wheel yet

When Kyle Fickler, Scott Rider, and the Granite Creek investment group bought Weld Racing from American Racing Wheels in November of 2008, the industry knew good things were in store for Weld. Kyle...

BMR Fabrication gives us the scoop on 2010 Camaro parts

There is no doubt that the aftermarket is embracing the new 2010 Camaro, but we were surprised to hear how many Camaro owners are buying hot rod parts for them. BangShift.com had the chance to hang...

A sneak peak at the latest from Painless Performance

We’re having a busy week here at BangShift.com. It’s MPMC week in Southern California, and that means we’re hanging out with the best the automotive aftermarket has to offer....

Pro Street 1970 Challenger Mini-Feature

Every once in a while we run across a car we know you would love to see, but that we can’t shoot a full feature on due to time or circumstance. Our neighbor, George, has some cool toys,...

BlackTop Nationals comes to Witchita August 26-29, 2010

BangShift.com friend and supporter Jesse Powell spends his days promoting Aeromotive Fuel Systems to the hot rod, racing, and street rod worlds. For the past year Jesse has spent his weekends helping...

Photo Gallery: Pomona Swap Meet, January 17, 2010

The Pomona Swap Meet is a Southern California hot spot, and a destination for Car Junkies from around the world. This was the first Pomona Swap Meet of the year and it was packed. We’ve never...

Gallery: Van Nuys Blvd. Cruise Night, January 2010

On Wednesday night we headed to Van Nuys, California, for the new tradition of the revised cruise night on famous Van Nuys Blvd. It was the first one of the new year, and it was ice cold for So Cal,...

Shop Tour: Accufab Manufacturing and Racing with John Mihovetz Himself

We were blown away last weekend when we showed up at Accufab in Ontario, California, with our buddy Larry Larson. We expected the “no camera policy” to be in full effect, but it was just...

Video: Test and Tune the Ridetech Way

We’ve known the gang over at Ridetech for years, and know that their manufacturing, testing, and quality are second to none. We just didn’t realize that they had so much fun proving it!...