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Author Archive: Tony Sestito

BangShift Project Power Laggin’ Update: Updating Our Ignition With Holley HyperSpark Components!

Welcome back to our coverage of Project Power Laggin’! Follow along as we take a tired 1979 Dodge W150 Power Wagon we found in Central Maine and transform it from a derelict roadside attraction to...

BangShift Project Power Laggin’ Update: Installing A Weiand Stealth Intake On The Ol’ 318!

Welcome back to our coverage of Project Power Laggin’! Follow along as we take a tired 1979 Dodge W150 Power Wagon we found in Central Maine and transform it from a derelict roadside attraction to...

BangShift Project Power Laggin’ Update: Fixing Our Fuel System Before We Go Atomic!

Welcome back to our coverage of Project Power Laggin’! Follow along as we take a tired 1979 Dodge W150 Power Wagon we found in Central Maine and transform it from a derelict roadside attraction to...

BangShift Project Power Laggin’ Update: We Decide To Go Atomic With The Old Rig!

Welcome back to our coverage of Project Power Laggin’! Follow along as we take a tired 1979 Dodge W150 Power Wagon we found in Central Maine and transform it from a derelict roadside attraction to...

BangShift Power Laggin’ Project Truck Update: We Finally Add Some Power With A Full Hooker Exhaust and Headers!

Welcome back to our coverage of Project Power Laggin’! Follow along as we take a tired 1979 Dodge W150 Power Wagon we found in Central Maine and transform it from a derelict roadside attraction to...

BangShift Power Laggin’ Project Truck Update: Driveablilty Improvements And Disaster Averted!

Welcome back to our coverage of Project Power Laggin’! Follow along as we take a tired 1979 Dodge W150 Power Wagon we found in Central Maine and transform it from a derelict roadside attraction to...

We Drive A JDM Freak! This 1995 Mitsubishi Chariot Resort Runner GT Is A Rally Rocket For The Whole Family!

Picture this: it’s the height of an automotive performance era, and executives at a car company are burning the midnight oil trying to figure out all sorts of ways to inject excitement into...

BangShift Power Laggin’ Project Truck Update: Keeping At It With More Fixes And Repairs!

Welcome back to our coverage of Project Power Laggin’! Follow along as we take a tired 1979 Dodge W150 Power Wagon we found in Central Maine and transform it from a derelict roadside attraction to...

Propane Power! This 1960 International B-100 Is A Super Cool And Rare Workhorse!

Perusing the interwebs for old, weird stuff is one of our favorite pastimes here at BangShift. Today, we found something that’s equal parts strange and awesome, and I’ll be honest, I had...

BangShift Power Laggin’ Project Truck Update: Fixing Even More Hackery And Installing Some Accessories!

Cover photo by Rob Hentschel Welcome back to our coverage of Project Power Laggin’! Follow along as we take a tired 1979 Dodge W150 Power Wagon we found in Central Maine and transform it from a...

Stupid Gearhead Storytime: Doing The Most With The Least At The Junkyard!

With all the “social distancing” and “stay-at-homing” going on right now, some of us have been fortunate enough to have been given a time out from the typical daily rat race....

Throwback Speed: Some Of Our Favorite Old Car Websites Still Chugging Along In 2020!

(All images courtesy of their respective websites unless otherwise noted) Believe it or not, the internet as we know it today has been around for 30 years this year. While online bulletin boards and...

BangShift Power Laggin’ Project Truck Update: Fixing Rust And Stopping Leaks On This Old Rig!

Welcome back to our coverage of Project Power Laggin’! Follow along as we take a tired 1979 Dodge W150 Power Wagon we found in Central Maine and transform it from a derelict roadside attraction to...

The Family Ferrari: This 1987 Lancia Thema 8.32 Is A Sports Sedan With Ferrari V8 Power!

Picture this: it’s 1987, you’re a person of means, you’re car shopping, and you have a serious hankerin’ for something Italian. While your heart says Ferrari 308 GTS, the...