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Cynthiana Rod Run Show Coverage: Fun BangShifty Cars and Trucks From The Awesome Show In Kentucky

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) –  Square-bodies, Mopars, and really big trucks.  See what happens when you move in closer to the city’s center.  This is getting into the premium spots...

Hot Rod Hullabaloo Coverage: An Awesome Gathering Of Photos Featuring Late Model Muscle and Performance

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – Let me start off by apologizing for missing a whole string of newer stuff.  I saw them from a distance and figured I’d find them later.  I never found...

Hot Rod Hullabaloo Photo Coverage: More Magnificent Muscle Cars Under the Golden Sun

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – I am pretty sure every marquee offering muscle cars from this era were present though representation of the various models under those makes were somewhat...

Hot Rod Hullabaloo Photo Coverage: The Muscle Car Era Hotness From The Show – The Machines We All Love!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – The first muscle car era is next and that has become the most-plentiful group at most open events.  The Hullabaloo had been more of a traditional meet...

Hot Rod Hullabaloo Photo Coverage: A Collection Of Images Concentrating (Mainly) Of The Iron Of The 1950s!

(Photos and words by Doug Gregory) – This group is dominated by 50s stuff and of that the Tri-5s are the most-plentiful, but it’s not limited to that era.  With a few exceptions this stuff...

2020 Lone Star Throwdown: The Grand Finale Of Our Truckin’ Awesome Photo Coverage Here!

(Photos by Mike Brooks) – We’ve covered a show or two here at BangShift, thousands actually and when we see images like we have seen from the lens of Mike Brooks all this week and last...

Hot Rod Hullabaloo Photo Coverage: This Show Packed In The Cars, The People, and The Dough For Charity!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – The Hot Rod Hullabaloo is the pinnacle event in a series of happenings each year put on by Shelby’s Way, a non-profit that promotes suicide prevention...

2020 Cincinnati Cavalcade of Customs Photo Coverage: The Best Of The Rest – Our Last Load of Images From The Show

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – This group is mostly made up of muscle cars, trucks, and classics.  This is definitely GM-heavy, but the other makes (other than AMC) are represented to...

2020 Lone Star Throwdown Photo Coverage: More Awesome Trucks Of All Shapes And Sizes In Texas!

(Photos by Mike Brooks) – The Lone Star Throwdown is billed as “The World’s Greatest Truck Show” and after looking at some of Mike Brooks’ photos from the event we...

Cincinatti Cavalcade Of Customs Photo Coverage: A Collection Of All The Cool Pre ’49 Stuff!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – Using the designation ‘street rod’ has almost taken on a negative tone in recent years.  Images of lawn chairs, khaki pants, and new balance shoes...

2020 Cincinnati Cavalcade of Customs Photo Coverage: Race Cars and Race Car Inspired Hot Rods Right Here!

(Photos and words by Doug Gregory) – Race cars, pace cars, Pro Street, and more.  These are cars that parade, some that go around turns, and many that go quick in a straight line.  There...

2020 Cincinnati Cavalcade of Customs Photo Coverage: Barn Finds, Cool Stuff, and Old School Neatness At The Show

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – This stuff was mostly found in the section just to the right when you enter called ‘Survivor Alley’.  It’s a mixture of race cars, barn finds,...

Cincinnati Cavalcade Of Customs Coverage: Modern Muscle On Full Display – Check Out This Late Model Goodness

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – Newer stuff in here.  3rd photo in you’ll see what is a tubular chassis 2004 GTO-ish thing.  I’m not sure what to think of it, but with the vette...

Tennessee Drift Day 2020 Gallery: Wearing That Groove Back Into The Track!

As I watched the trailers and cars roll into Beech Bend on a quickly warming Saturday morning, a thought occurred to me: this is just like throwing bird seed in the driveway. When I was younger, I...