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Author Archive: Dave Nutting

Cool Old Video: Watch A Video Showcasing 1930’s Suspension Tech

I guess this can be considered “cool videos from the 1930’s” day here at BangShift, as we first started by showing you a 1936 Plymouth being put through its paces by a stunt driver (Watch the...

Get Your Morning Started Right With These Vintage Trans Am Racing Videos

Earlier today, Brian wrote about a pretty gnarly 1969 Chevelle that was dropped onto a NASCAR chassis. While the chassis itself is from a late 90’s Cup car, the fact that a late 60’s Chevelle...

BangShift Tech: We Revamp Our Entire Dash Using Auto Meter Gauges To Replace No Name Junk That Failed – Bonus BangShifty Tricks Applied

Let me start by laying out the scenario for you: There’s pressure to get your project done, whether it be due to the end of the driving season looming (If you’re from a part of the...

We Get The Inside Scoop On What It Was Like At The Inaugural Speedway Motors CAM Invitational Challenge

(Photos and words by Lance Hamilton) [Nutting: By now most Bangshift readers should be familiar with my daily driver 1987 Monte Carlo LS that I autocross on a regular basis in the Classic American...

Nut Driver: First Autocross After Driving School, But Was I Paying Attention In Class?

[“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. (Photos by Bryan...

BS News: South African Overpass Leading 1-0 Against Giraffe In Game Of Chicken

When Brian ten minutes ago sent me a link to a story entitled ‘Giraffe beheaded by overpass’, I immediately quipped, “Wasn’t that the opening of The Hangover 3?”. I then...

APEX VIDEO: TheSmokingTire Reviews The Most Pissed Off 1975 Corolla Ever – What’s Up With The Exhaust Note?

Here’s the deal: I love old rear-wheel-drive Japanese cars, especially ones that have been hot-rodded. So, when the latest “TheSmokingTire” video popped in my youTube feed with the...

Nut Driver: Evolution Driving School And Flying Parts!

[“Nut Driver” features updates on Dave Nutting’s attempts to daily drive his 1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo in Massachusetts 365 days a year] Before continuing on, if you want to catch up on the...

Ebay Find: This Sweet ’55 Chevy 3100 Is Actually A Mercedes ML320

Here at BangShift, we love all sorts of vehicles and just-crazy-enough-to-work ideas. Variety is the spice of life, and what keeps the automotive hobby fresh is enthusiasts that are willing to try...

Nut Driver: The Wheels Haven’t Fallen Off Yet, So I Took It Out For More Autocross Action

[“Nut Driver” features updates on Dave Nutting’s attempts to daily drive his 1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo in Massachusetts 365 days a year] Before continuing on, if you want to catch up on the...

Nut Driver: 4 AM Repairs And Autocross Action!

(Photos by Phil Trzcinski and the author) [“Nut Driver” features updates on Dave Nutting’s attempts to daily drive his 1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo in Massachusetts 365 days a year] Before...

The TireRack Northeast Match Tour is June 7th and 8th! We’ll be there racing our junk, will you?

Alright girls and boys out there in BangShift land, if you live in the New England area I have a question for you: What are you doing June 7th and June 8th? If the answer isn’t “Dodging...

Cool Video: Check Out This R/C Car Remake Of A Scene From The Fast And The Furious!

I’ve never been much of a R/C car enthusiast, with my only hands-on experience being those ultra-cheap ones that you get as a kid from Toys ‘R Us for $20. That said, R/C is a real...

Ken Block’s New Gymkhana Video Is…FootKhana?

Last week we were tipped off that Ken Block would be releasing a new Gymkhana video on Tuesday, April 22nd. We were so hot and bothered by this news (Well, I was at least) that we binge-watched the...