Category Archive: 1320 Online Find, BangShift 1320, CHEVY, eBay Find

Money No Object: A 1957 Chevrolet 150 The Way We’d Order One…Bare-Bones With The Fuelie Motor!

Motorsports in 1957 wasn’t exactly a thing. In fact, there was still a very dark cloud surrounding the idea of racing that was a direct result of the horrific crash that occurred at the 1955 24...

You Don’t See 1980s Dodge Trucks Done Like This 1984 Ram – Tubbed And Three Pedals!

You can throw a rock and find a well-sorted square-body GM pickup truck, and for good reason: they are simply one of the best pickup truck designs out there, ever. If you hunt around, you might find...

Could Be Fun: This 1972 Pontiac Wagon Has The Fun Bits Ready…How Would You Finish It?

Creating a phantom musclecar out of an otherwise ho-hum station wagon variant of the same model is always a popular idea. Satellites into Road Runner wagons, a Vista Cruiser turned 442 W-30, even the...

Need A Hemi IN Your Life? This 1955 DeSoto Firedome Could Be The Cheap Way In

Fellow NHRA announcer and pal of mine Alan Reinhart sent this gem along for all of you in BangShift National desperately seeking a hemi but without major league fundage. You are looking at a 1955...

This Kind Of Gross, Moldy, Mossy Escape is Harboring A Strange Secret – Someone Needs This!

First of all we have to thank AMP EFI’s Matt Cramer for sending us the tip on this interesting little Craigslist find.The vehicle is a 2001 Ford Escape and it is harboring a weird secret. At...

This 1962 Pontiac Catalina May Not Be Your Definition Of A Survivor But It Is Amazingly Cool!

As has been well documented here on BangShift over the years, I have a soft spot as wide as the Grand Canyon for early 1960s Pontiacs. It was then that the brand was really at the pinnacle of its...

Racing Junk Find: This 1957 Buick Special Is The Quickest Ever. 7-Second Street Car Greatness!

We know this particular 1957 Buick Special well and can tell you that there is no other like it on earth! We were around when Larry Larson Race Cars was finishing it up a few years ago and can tell...

Bow, Peasants: This 1980 Chevrolet El Camino Royal Knight Demands Respect

Excepting the notable half-assed attempt by Pontiac with the Grand Prix 2+2, every General Motors’ G-body got a hot version worth giving a shot. Monte Carlo SS, Olds 442, and of course...

This B&M Mega Blower Is Just What Your Pro Street Project Needs!

In the days of Pro Street dominance, the baddest of the bad had a big blower with two Holleys on top of a big block under the hood of whatever it was they built. Sure most of them were just trailer...

A Day Two Olds Cutlass For You! This T-Topped Beauty Is A Score And A Half!

I’m wondering if I should be grateful that I get sent links to cars as beautiful and excellent as this 1980 Olds Cutlass, or if I’m being tormented by “friends” who revel in...

This 1950s Dragster Chassis For Sale On eBay Needs To Be Saved And Brought Back To Life

The 1950s were drag racing’s great years of growth and expansion. Fledgling organizations like the NHRA, AHRA, and the largest of all ATAA were growing the sport and its participant levels at...

Sinister Sled: Who Would Be Down For A Turbocharged, Three-Pedal Lincoln Mark VII?

Ford seemed to have a problem with Lincoln and Mercury having any kind of real performance cred in the late 1980s and early 1990s. The Thunderbird was the star of the show and that was going to be...

Money No Object: This 1971 Ford Mustang Boss 351 Is The Draft Horse…Big And Powerful

Yes, you could still get the 429 Super Cobra Jet in the Ford Mustang if you worked over the options sheet just fine. The biggest Mustang with the largest amount of cubes available does seem like a...

Junior Stocker For Big Money: This Amazing 1957 Chevy 210 I/Stock Time Capsule Rules

There has been a resurgence over the last couple years in interest over old NHRA Junior Stock cars. Lead by guys like Wayne Jesel and his restored Yoo-Hoo Too 1956 Chevy sedan delivery, the cars are...