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Author Archive: Bryan McTaggart

Ebay Find: 1974 Vega Wagon Funny Car For Sale-Who Wants Their Own Nostalgia Ride?

BangShifter Joe Haber sent me this gem from his backyard in Tucson, Arizona. A full-on funny car and ’74 Vega Wagon body, this thing just needs an engine and trans (as well as a cleanup and...

VTEC Kicked In, Yo! Watch This Civic Take Flight Like A Boss! That Landing, On The Other Hand…

Rally jumps never get old, do they? Hell no! It’s the icing that goes on the cake of watching two people chuck a car through the woods at speeds that would make most normal people lose bowel...

Party Barge: Holley’s Project ’74 Chevelle “Low Buck Long Roof”

Some vehicles catch your eye with bright colors, big motors, loud noises, a thumping stereo system. Some are so frighteningly ugly that you’d just as soon go look at whatever’s in the parking lot...

Unknown Parts Counter Guy: Don’t Leave Me Hanging, Bro!

The messages have been coming in and I’ve been on the floor…these are good! Keep them coming! Here’s one of the latest ones: I have been a parts counterman and manager for over...

Rough Start: Save This Grand Prix From A Wrong Turn In Albuquerque

Every time that Bugs Bunny was lost, he blamed a wrong turn at Alburqurque. Since that place is apparently interesting enough that the animated wise-ass could get turned around so many times, I...

Check Out This Video That Chevrolet Performance Put Together On The 2014 Hot Rod Power Tour

The 2014 Hot Rod Power Tour has been wrapped up for a couple of weeks now.  As fans and participants start to make plans for the 2015 Tour, Chevrolet Performance released this video to inspire those...

You Think Your Commute Bites? Try Going To Work At This Lighthouse

This video shows you why the typical morning commute isn’t the gigantic pain in the ass that most people would have you believe. We don’t know where this is on the planet, but the seas...

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BangShift Wishes King Richard A Happy 77th Birthday!

What do you write about the man in the shades and cowboy hat that hasn’t been said a million times before? Winningest NASCAR driver ever, most accomplished driver in stock car auto racing...

In The Big House: Former Craftsman Truck Driver Indicted For Running Ponzi Scheme

Ah, NASCAR. Just when we were wondering what happened to Jeremy Mayfield, word comes down that Brian Rose, a former NASCAR Craftsman Truck racer who was suspended indefinitely for refusing to take a...

The 1965 G.T. 350 Used To Teach Nicolas Cage How To Drive Eleanor Is Up For Sale- Meet The “Testbed Terror”

When Gone In 60 Seconds came out in 2000, I was seventeen years old and driving a Monte Carlo SS around Colorado Springs. I hadn’t seen the 1973 version yet. All I cared at the time was that...

It’s Official: Dodge Challenger Hellcat Has 707 Horsepower – Cue Every Expletive Known To Man.

Ever since it started production in 2008, the Dodge Challenger has been like the fat kid on the playground: he’s just as capable, he’s just as good, in a lot of ways he’s better,...

SCORE Is Bringing Off-Road Racing to SEMA 2014, Including Night Racing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

SCORE International, the off-road racing association associated with Baja and Dakar will have a major display at SEMA 2014, including an outdoor section that incorporates exhibits from numerous...

Unknown Parts Counter Guy: Changes Are Around The Corner

For months now, I have been the subvert, the spy hiding between the shelves. I have written about the wild, wacky and sometimes downright irritating customer antics. I have shown my strengths and...

This 6BT Cummins-powered 1978 Ramcharger Is For Sale-We Want It Badly!

The words “Dodge” and “Cummins” just go together. When the W250 and W350 Rams got the 5.9 six in 1989, it was a direct departure from the indirect-injection V8 diesels that Ford and GM were...