Category Archive: 1320 Project Cars

Cleetus McFarland Updates Us On The Jet El Camino Build That They Have Going On!

Bolt a jet engine into the back of a G-Body El Camino and you’ve got one hell of a ride. And who in their right mind thinks of something like this? Well probably dozens of us, but in this...

BangShift Project Files: The Altered Wheelbase 1965 Plymouth Barracuda “Almost Funny Car”

The rear wheels were moved forward eight inches. The front wheels were moved six inches forward in the fender, and the fenders themselves were extended fifteen inches. That is a real-deal Hemi...

Project Malibuuhoo: The International-Effort Drag Week Malibu Has Been Getting Updates For 2018!

“I will leave the garage unlocked for you. You’re welcome to back it out for better photos.” That is what Andy Warren texted me as I was driving to his house to check up on Project...

BangShift Project Files: A Turbo Lincoln LSC That Is Getting The Full-Kill Build Treatment

The Fox-body Lincoln Mark VII and LSC are criminally underrated. Take every positive aspect you can come up with about a similar-vintage Fox Mustang, add the aero shape that is shared with the...

Automotive Archeology: Check Out This Big Block Mopar-Powered Model A Ford As It Comes Out Into The Light!

(Words by Junkyard Digs) We’ve all seen pictures of epic barn find Shelby Mustangs, or old Ferraris, but it’s not every day you find a Mopar powered Model A tucked away in a dilapidated shed!...

BangShift Project Files: An Update On The Former CarJunkieTV 1972 Nova

It’s been a couple of years since we checked in on forum member “Proven Guilty” and the 1972 Chevrolet Nova that used to be a part of the CarJunkieTV.com fleet, back before...

Project Angry Grandpa: The Hemi Shootout At The NMCA Bluegrass Nationals

At the end of last year, I made a decision: Project Angry Grandpa, our in-house 2006 Chrysler 300C, was going to take an off year after three solid years of use and abuse. With over 50,000...

BangShift Project Files: A 1968 Chevrolet Camaro That’s Destined For Drag Week

Halfway through February, and we’re already starting to see the crop of Drag Week 2018 hopefuls getting their rears in gear and getting their projects sorted so that they can make the call when...

BangShift Project Files: What To Do With A Languishing Thunderbird…

The MN-12 Ford Thunderbird. It’s almost a forgotten car at this point…the few I see still running around are on their fourth or fifth owners or they are rotting behind a building...

BangShift Project Files: The Big-Block Mustang GT Is Being Small-Blocked! Don’t Worry Though, It’ll Still Rule!

One of the more potent cars in the Project forums is the 1983 Ford Mustang GT owned by James Pringle, better known as “BBR”. The nickname stands for his first project, a big-blocked Ford...

Project Malibuuhoo: The International Drag Week Malibu Ate The Engine – UPDATE: IT LIVES AGAIN!

Project Malibuuhoo, the Chevrolet Malibu that Christian Damgaard, Andy Warren, Ben Snodgrass, and Steve and Jacob Weigl have been thrashing on for Drag Week 2017, looked to be ready for tuning. The...

Project Malibuuhoo: Meet The Turbocharged Malibu That Will Run Drag Week 2017!

Andy Warren is many things: he’s a friend to BangShift, he’s a five-time NMCA Nostalgia Muscle Car champion (his 1971 Chevrolet Caprice is a dominant force in the class) and he’s a...

Project Angry Grandpa: The Second Round Of Work At BFNY Performance And Milan

When we last left our in-house project Chrysler action-wise, I had finished up running at ChallengerFest 8 and was pretty content with the performance of the big gold brick. It wasn’t running...

Project Weapon X Update: The Drag Week Project Thrash Advances – Big Progress!

(By Robert Willliams) – With my departure date for Power Tour set for tomorrow as I write this, the Weapon X project is still behind schedule, but ground is being made up. With the rearend...