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2019 Cavalcade of Customs Photo Coverage: Hot Rods, Vans, and More From The Show!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – I went all crazy on the order of photos so even though it might look like we’re showing them in the order they were taken, I assure you they are not.  I...

The RWD Coyote Fusion: Cagework And Reassembly Continue For The Drift Machine

One of the wilder builds we’re following is Matt Soppa’s 2016 Ford Fusion. Yeah, Fusion…you know, the four-door sedan that Ford claims they can’t sell if they were giving them...

Listen To A BRM V16 Scream Up The Hill At Goodwood, Best Sounding (Non-Nitro Burning) Race Engine Ever

BangShift reader Jack Church sent us the tip on this cool video that was made at the 2014 Goodwood event and it is really awesome for two reasons. The first reason is the fact that we get some fun...

Classic YouTube: Putting Earnhardt’s Monte Carlo Back Together Again At The 1997 Daytona 500

You aren’t just handed the term “legend”. You bust your ass for years on end and do extraordinary things to earn that title. Richard Petty is a legend for his win streak and overall...

The SRT-4 Powered MG Midget: Suspension Design And Engine Mockup

We’ve been following a couple of deep-work builds, like the Mongrel and Project Binky. We love that people are using YouTube to kind of document their work…you might not see every single...

Jay Leno Talks Lamborghini Engines. One Is Little And One Is Huge, But Both Are Ultra Sexy!

I grew up as a die hard Chevrolet car and truck guy, but when I first started paying attention to vehicles outside the muscle car family there was no doubt that a Lamborghini was one sexy machine. I...

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Romp And Talk Video: Ride With Jim Pace As He Laps Daytona In A Shelby Daytona and Narrates The Lap!

There is nothing like hearing someone who is really good at something describe how to do it…as they do it. In this video we get the road racing version of just that as Jim Pace laps Daytona in...

2019 Cavalcade Of Customs Photo Coverage: All The Cool Stuff, None Of The Boring Junk!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – Indoor car show season is in full swing.  When we went to the Cavalcade at the Duke Energy Center in Cincinnati it was one of the first events in the...

Let’s Build A Rotary! This Video Of A Mazda 13B Engine Being Assembled Is Really Cool

The Wankel Rotary engine has had an on-again/off-again affair with OEM production. Companies like NSU and Mazda were in on the rotary program hard and fast for years but time has not exactly been the...

Morning Symphony: Ride Onboard A Ferrari 512 BB LM At Imola!

Could you easily identify this Ferrari if I hadn’t put it’s name into the title? Not many could. It doesn’t look like a Daytona or a Testarossa-based machine, and no Ferrari that...

Katech Made Nearly 1,500hp With Their Stock Bottom End LT5 Before They Called it Quits

A couple of weeks go we reported on the 1,000+hp LT5 that Katech had created with the stock fuel system and minimal amounts of bolt on parts. That particular engine still had the stock camshaft in...

OPGI Love My Car Sale Ends Tonight – A Valentine’s Day Sale For Your Car! Save Big, Hurry!

Yes, today is Valentine’s Day 2019, traditionally a day where guys step up to make their girlfriends and wives feel special and express their love. You can do all that junk but you need to...

2019 Pittsburgh World Of Wheels Photo Coverage: One Last Blast Of Images From The Big Show

(Photos by Mike Brooks) –  Annnnd we’re back! Back with more 2019 Pittsburgh World Of Wheels photo coverage that runs the gamut from classics to super cars and loads of stuff in the...

This 1976 Film Promoting The IMSA Monza Race Car Is Awesome! 1970s Road Racing Greatness

Let’s get one thing straight before we get going here. The IMSA Monza was an awesome car. With the crazy fender flares and the screaming small block engines that powered them, these cars were a...