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Author Archive: Dave Nutting

Swap Meet Madness: Check Out What We Found While Bargain Hunting!

(Story and Photos by Tony Sestito)   Recently, I paid a visit to the annual Automotive Swap Meet in Mansfield MA. While many areas of the country have awesome monthly or even weekly swap meets,...

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The Automobile Blue Book: The 1917 version of a modern GPS? Check it out!

(Story by Tony Sestito)   Picture this: It’s 1917, you live in New England, and your lovingly betrothed tells you that they want to go visit the bright lights of New York City. You could take...

Video Carnage: Watch This Subaru Literally Barf An Engine While Trying To Win An Engine Revving Contest

I wouldn’t know this from personal experience, but I’ve heard from a few folks a bit older than me (::cough:: Chad ::cough::) that as you age, things don’t work quite as well as...

A 70’s Ferrari Project Gets Its 3rd Lease On Life… And Twin Turbos!

(Story by Tony Sestito)   Now this is an interesting project that I’ve been following for a while. It has been passed around between three people, each with different visions of what to do...

This Trans Am Specialties Catalog Is Pure 80’s Awesomeness! Check It Out!

(Words By Tony Sestito) – Ahh… The early 1980’s. It was an interesting time alright. Egos were getting larger, hair was getting bigger, and cars were getting… umm… slightly less...

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Have A Hankering To Try Road Racing? The SCCA Track Night Program Has You Covered!

(Image by the author) Interested in trying road racing but don’t have a club to sign up with and/or can’t justify the not-insignificant bill for a weekend track day? Well, the Sports Car...

Pro Touring Tuesdays: 90 Days To Build A 1975 Pontiac Trans Am

“Pro Touring Tuesdays” is all about bring you guys and gals the best of the Pro Touring builds and videos that we uncover while on our endless search for all things Bangshifty. Some are more...

Pro Touring Tuesdays: This 1964 Buick Skylark Is A Family Labor Of Love

“Pro Touring Tuesdays” is all about bring you guys and gals the best of the Pro Touring builds and videos that we uncover while on our endless search for all things Bangshifty. Some are more...

Pro Touring Tuesdays: This Home Built 1963 Ford Falcon Is BangShifty Perfection

“Pro Touring Tuesdays” is all about bring you guys and gals the best of the Pro Touring builds and videos that we uncover while on our endless search for all things Bangshifty. Some are more...

Nut Driver: My Monte Is Now A FORD (Found On Road Dead) Thanks To A Broken Transmission

[“Nut Driver” features updates on Dave Nutting’s daily driver 1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo] Before continuing on, if you want to catch up on the other installments click HERE. It’s 1:59 AM...

Pro-Touring Tuesdays: This European Camaro Is A Tire Frying Drift Machine

Here at BangShift we put in the hard work of scouring the internet to bring you the coolest automotive news and content of the “Hey, you gotta see this” variety from around the world....

Nutjob: Why I Care About The Focus RS And Why You Should Too

Yesterday, Bryan ran a video of Ken Block hooning his way around the floor of a Ford factory with the brand-new Ford Focus RS. If you missed it you can check it out HERE. Sure, the new RS a mad wee...

Parting Ways: Is This Dusty Smashed Grand National Worth The Scratch?

(Parting Ways is a new semi-regular blog item where Nutting scours the internet for interesting parts cars for his fictional parts car business) Before I dive into the horror that is this...

BangShift 2014 Photo Highlight Reel: Nutting’s Favorite Moments

When Brian sent ’round the “Alright guys, time for the ‘Year in Review'” email a few weeks back, I immediately had an “Oh crap, what DID I do this year?” moment....