Category Archive: 1320 Cars With Doors Feature, 1320 Drag Racing Feature, BangShift 1320

Hell In A Handbasket: This Fiat 600 Is A Center Steer, 9-Second Quarter Mile, Argentinean Sensation (Video)

There are people who think that the internet will be the ruination of us all one day and those people are probably right, but the thing sure has its upsides, too. Take Pablo Diaz and his incredible...

Pretty/Wicked: Justin Moses’s 1956 Chevy Steals The Show, Then Puts One On!

At an event like the Holley Hot Rod Reunion, it’s very, very difficult to stand out when everybody and their mother is trying to stand out. You have to have an “X-factor”, something...

Father’s Day Fun: Streamliner Has A 30 Cubic Engine And Is Faster Than Any Lamborghini Ever Built

So you think you are good at hot rodding? You may be, but you are nowhere as good as Mark Lingua. Mark is the guy who dreamed up, built, and drives the streamliner below. The machine is classified as...

The Rolling Dare: KingSpeed Race And Repair’s 2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Is Built To Be Challenged

A built diesel truck, a real performance built, tuned-to-the-hilt truck that is much more than a monster exhaust pipe and clouds of smoke, is the most anti-sleeper thing there is. Big, loud, and...

Project Weapon X Update: Some Unexpected and Unwanted Curveballs Strike The Build

(By Robert Williams) – 6 weeks into the Weapon X build and here’s where it stands… After writing and sending Part 1, I lost my work assistant Craig, due to a serious injury to one...

This 1968 Coronet Has A 650hp Hemi, A Great Father And Son Story, And 10-Second Time Slips

I always think of myself as kind of a “non-denominational” car guy. I like lots of different things including but not limited to muscle cars of all different makes, trucks of the slow...

The Conversion: Creating A Racer With A 2015 Dodge Charger R/T

Not everyone who is at the track is a born and bred car geek with fuel in their veins. It’s a large amount of the people you will meet, but there are plenty of converts as well…those who...

In 1967 Art Arfons Mounted A Jet Car On Sponsons (With Tires!) And Planned To Go 300 MPH On Water – He Didn’t

I remember the first time I saw the lead photo in this story and the thoughts that ran through my head. “Is that….wait…I think…HOLY CRAP IT IS!” Yes, you are looking at...

King Boss! Ohio George Montgomery’s 1969 Mustang Boss 429 Twin Turbo Gasser

Ohio George Montgomery is one of drag racing’s Gasser Gods. He was a driving force in the class from its earliest days right up until it moved back toward the realm of the Competition...

Car Feature: The Blown, Hemi Powered Charland Deuce Is BangShifty To Its Core

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – 1932 Fords.  Often referred to as a ‘deuce’.  I’ve heard some in recent years some say they are tired of them because more exist today than were...

Car Feature: Joe Hall’s Street Driven, 9-Second 1967 Chevelle Is Seeing Red With A Sprayed Small Block

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – Magazines and online blogs might have some of you believing street-driven nine-second cars are around every turn.  Legitimate, streetable 9-second cars...

Car Feature: Wagon Woah – An In-Depth Look At The Awesome 1965 Chevy II Longroof of Dan Allen

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – Success can be measured many different ways.  In the gearhead world winning any kind of event can certainly illustrate the culmination of effort and...

2017 Good Vibrations March Meet Feature: This 1957 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Was One Of The Baddest Of The Hot VWs At The Track!

I guess I shouldn’t have been surprised to see a field of fast Volkswagens at the 2017 Good Vibrations March Meet. After all, California has always had a strong Volkswagen culture…Bugs,...

The Devil’s Dart: This ProCharged Big Block Chrysler Powered ’69 Is A Street Driven Grudge Killer

We’ve been talking about grudge racing a lot lately and that’s because it is a crazy popular and fast growing segment in the world of drag racing. Ron Bookman’s Dart is a prime...