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Category Archive: BangShift Galleries, Shop Tours

Short Street Rod Shop Tour: The Henry J, The Chryslers, The ’55 Chevy

If you missed the 1955 Ford Fairlane street freak, CLICK HERE! If you missed the ’46 Chevy truck and the Model A, CLICK HERE! As we dug deeper into Jensen Masters’ shop, we started to get...

Shop Tour Gallery: An Amazing Look Inside The Roadster Shop – Cutting Edge Builds!

(Words and Photos by Bob Chiluk) – This past summer when the Goodguys Rodfather Tour stopped at the Roasdster Shop just outside of Chicago, Chad and I agreed that we’d have to come back...

Shop Tour: Murpho’s Hot Rod and Customs – Austin, Texas

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – We’re finally at the end of Wickam’s amazing 2013 Lonestar Round Up photo coverage with this great shop tour gallery at Murpho’s Hot Rods and...

Massive Shop Tour Gallery: The Hot Rod Barn – Morris, Illinois – Muscle Car Restorations, Drag Builds, Killer Shop!

(By Greg Rourke and Bob Chiluk) – Just west of Morris, Il. on Interstate 80 is what looks like an old Stuckeys. And with good reason, it was an old Stuckeys. Instead of Pecan Log Rolls and...

Gallery: A Peek Inside DMC Racing At Paul Major’s Corvette And Tim Meagher’s Mustang

Yesterday we showed you the awesome twin turbo Oldsmobile that the guys at DMC are updating and improving for its owner so he can really lay the lumber to it this Spring. That certainly isn’t...

Gallery: Rolling Bones Hot Rod Shop Garage Night 2013 – Awesome Rods, Engines, And More!

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – The recently wedded Joe Grippo attended an open garage night at the famed Rolling Bones hot rod shop where he hung out with a bunch of people and blasted a ton of...

Gallery: The Posies Hot Rods and Customs Winter Get Together/Open House 2013

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – Every winter Ken Fenical of Posies Hot Rods and Customs throws open the doors to his shop and the gate to his parking lot of a winter time get together, hot rod show,...

Classic Iron Junkyard Gallery: Walk The Aisles of a Cool Junkyard in Pasadena, Texas With Lots of Neat Old Junk!

(Words and photos by Charles Wickam) – With the dog days of summer holding the gulf coast in a firm headlock, car shows during these months are pretty much nonexistent. So with a need to go...

Muscle Car and American Iron Junkyard Gallery: Fox Wrecker Service – Harrison, Michigan

(Photos by Chris Chenlo) – There’s something uniquely cool about the galleries we get from guys who have gone trolling through junkyards across America. Chris Chenlo was recently at Fox...

Shop Tour Gallery: High Speed Welding – Westmont, Illinois – They Have Grumpy’s Toy X!

(Words and Photos by Greg Rourke) – Dennis Spal, owner of High Speed Welding in Westmont, Il. says business is booming. He has a shop full of projects to keep him and his employee busy. He has...

Shop Invasion: DMC Racing – Eddie Kraewic’s Camaro and Alex Vettros’s Mustang Inside!

Last week I put a note on Facebook to my local gearhead homies asking if I could steal a compression tester for a couple days. One of the first guys to answer the call was Dennis MacPherson the owner...

Shop Tour Gallery: Speed Inc. – Schamburg, Illinois – Killer Builds, Burnouts, and More!

(Words and Photos by Bob Chiluk) – What a perfect name for your shop that builds killer LS powered machines! “Speed Inc” and its owner Tom ordered some perfect weather and temps.He...

Shop Tour Gallery: Midwest Hot Rods – Plainfield, Illinois

(Photos by Bob Chiluk and Greg Rourke – Words by Bob Chiluk) – Talk about an American hot rodding success story! A couple of guys have dream jobs building high end street rods, hot rods,...

Shop Tour: Hot Rod Chassis and Cycle – Addison, Illinois

(Words by Bob Chiluk – Photos by Greg Rourke and Bob Chiluk) – Technology is advancing at a dizzying pace. If we don’t grab on we will be left in the dust like a couple of fat guys...