Category Archive: 1320 Online Find, BangShift 1320

This Jet Powered Shopping Cart Would Kill Us Before We Got Out Of The Produce Aisle – Wild Creation!

When I got the email from a guy named Seth, requesting that I check out a creation he built called the “Grocery Jetter” which is for sale on eBay currently, I click the provided link and...

2013 Cobra Jet #33 Is Up For Sale. 15 Miles, Never Raced, Better Sales Video Than Ford Ever Thought To Do!

2013 Ford Cobra Jet Mustang #33 is up for sale from the guys at Bullet Motorsports, and they’ve put together a video that is arguably better than anything Ford or GM ever puts out about their...

Central Illinois Dragway – Here’s Our Final Collection Of Photos From The Strip

(Photos by Greg Rourke) – Well, we have come to the end of the line with respect to the great photos that Greg Rourke sent us from Central Illinois Dragway. We’re pretty sure that Greg...

eBay Find: Is This 1969 Hemi Road Runner The Ultimate Example Of Factory Muscle? Spectacular Car

The opinions on muscle cars are very passionate and very wide ranging. Starting with trying to determine what the first muscle car ever made was to which car can be rightly considered the ultimate...

Mopar Hemi Shootout On Tap At Indy For 14th Consecutive Year – Elephants Will March At 60th US Nationals

Some good news on the drag racing front today as it has been reported that for the 14th year in a row there will be a super stock Hemi shootout at the US Nationals in August. The 60th US Nationals is...

Freiburger and Finnegan Are Currently Driving Mike’s Hemi Powered 1955 Chevy Gasser Across Country – Follow Along Here!

As lots of you already know, the Hot Rod Magazine Power Tour will be kicking off in less than a week and the Roadkill guys have been literally working 20 hours a day to build the 1955 Chevy of...

BangShifty Bits From The Pits A Central Illinois Dragway – Cool Cars, Carnage, And Stuff Galore

(Photos by Greg Rourke) – Last week we showed you Greg Rourke’s great action photos from the strip at Central Illinois Dragway. Today we’re taking you into the pits through the lens...

Watch Gary Courtier Suffer One Of The Most Intense And Raging Pro Mod Fires Of All Time

Gary Courtier has been racing pro modified cars in the New England for more than a decade. His machines have always been nitrous injected, they have always been Camaro bodied, and they have always...

Watch An 8 Second Volkswagen Miss A Shift, Causing An Endo, And Then Still Run 170+ MPH!

When Michel Lubberts sent us the tip on this one, after Brian posted the Parting Shift about how bad it was to go from 3rd gear to 2nd gear, I was intrigued by the photo you see above more than...

Action Gallery: The TS Performance Diesel Drags, Beech Bend Raceway – Crazy, Sideways, Smoking Diesel Action

(Words and photos by Bryan McTaggart) – Question: What has enough torque to slow the Earth’s rotation, enough smoke to justify suspicion of an oil derrick fire, and enough turbine noise to...

Watch Steve Matusek Handle A No Parachute Situation In A Pro Mod Like A Boss

There are few things more hairy than seeing a very fast drag race car head through the timing traps and then not seeing the parachutes blossom. While some tracks are longer than others, you know that...

Tommy Johnson Jr Suffers A Boomer Of A Funny Car Explosion At Englishtown

Tommy Johnson Jr. suffered a pretty nasty explosion while driving the Make A Wish funny car at the Toyota NHRA Summernationals yesterday. The car was on what seemed to be a nice, clean run when it...

The Parting Shift: Powershifting Second Gear From Third Gear Is Not Good

Thus far we’ve showcased guys really getting it done with manual transmissions with our Parting Shift items. Today we take an ominous turn into the world of fail. See that tach needle buried...

Friday BOOM: Here’s A Massive Nitrous Explosion From The 2009 Shakedown At E-Town

This is Jeff Rodgers’ Executioner Pro Mod at the 2009 Shakedown at E-Town in Englishtown, New Jersey and at that race the car suffered one of the more massive nitrous pops we have ever...