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Interesting eBay Find: Want To Buy An SB2 Built By Dale Earnhardt Enterprises That’s Only Ever Been Run On The Dyno?

The SB2 small block Chevrolet is considered by many to be the ultimate factory engineered version of the venerable engine family that was introduced in 1955. The SB2 first appeared in the NASCAR...

This 383 Stroker Small Block Powered, Crown Conversion Mid-Engined Corvair Is Awesome!

Corvairs are cool  but Crown Conversion Corvairs are cooler. Why? Crown was a company that developed a kit to bolt a small block Chevy into a Corvair where the back seat would be. With the engine...

This 1961 Pontiac Bonneville Was Optioned To Fly – Too Nice To Be A Salt Cruiser, But We’re In Love

If you were a Pontiac man in the 1960s and you wanted the best, you bought a Bonneville. The biggest and most luxo cars that the division produced, they were a symbol for success. The third...

Money No Object: You Don’t Have The Guts To Put This 1988 Ford Thunderbird SCCA Racer Onto The Streets, Do You?

The late 1980s Ford Thunderbirds are sorely underrated outside of NASCAR fans. Why is that? The roundy-round folks know why this car rules: 212.809 miles per hour at Talladega Speedway in 1987. Yes,...

Money No Object: The 1978 Clem Smith Chrysler Charger – Perfectly Psychotic Mid-Engined Mopar!

The effort one must take for me to stop, stare at a car, and simply be too slack-jawed to even ask questions is enormous. That’s not bragging at all, I promise…it’s just that...

Check Out This 1974 Chevelle Laguna 454 With Fresh Big Block, Swivel Buckets, And More!

Johnny Hunkins would be proud of Rocco B. for sending this lead into us, and it is from our backyard even! I will admit, that when Hunkins first started showing love to these ugly Chevelles, I...

BANGshift Question Of The Day: Why Are Some People Selling Cars And Trucks So Stupid!!!

Nothing torques my wrench, nothing floods my engine, nothing kills my battery, nothing pisses me the F’ off, like stupid people posting cars for sale on Craigslist. While I find the occasional...

Weld Racing And The Andretti Family Team Up – 120 Years Of Combined Experience Between Them

It is always cool when companies and families have a legacy together. WELD Racing is celebrating their 50th anniversary this year and we all know the story of the racing Andretti family, right? The...

Not Quite Fellas: This 1968 Plymouth Fury Is A Sleeper Which Will Never Wake Up

Imagine my glee to find a whale of a 1968 Plymouth Fury four door listed on eBay as a “sleeper”. I was all excited to see what was under the hood. After all, we cannot get enough of big...

Video: Car Soccer Looks To Be The Most Fun Game Ever Created!

(Words by Jason Mazzotta) – Soccer is not exactly the most popular sport in American culture, but when you add cars to the mix everyone is immediately interested, as is the case with this...

This Weird Air Car Is Kind Of Like A Sad Plane That Cannot Fly Or Drive In Gravel

Well…yeah. We’re not 100% sure where we need to start with this one. The fact that it is called an “air car” and we have absolutely no idea what that is. The fact that it...

This 1974 Pontiac Trans Am Super Duty Is A Factory Radio Delete, Four-Speed Car – Big Bucks!

So if anyone out there is looking to off-load $98,000 and no have any expectation of recouping even the smallest amount of it back, we’re your guys. Seriously. We’d take the money and...

Remember The $5,700 Plug Wires? How About Some Big Buck, Ultra-Rare, Factory New Cobra Jet Exhaust Pieces!?

As I admitted last week, I absolutely love when new in the box and oddball muscle car parts hit the internets for sale. Last week I found a set of Boss 429 spark plug wires, new in the box that had...

One Of America’s Most Famous Roads: Here’s What Woodward Avenue In Detroit Looked Like 100+ Years Ago

(All photos from Detroit Public Library Digital Collection) – It is one of the largest and most well attended automotive events in the country and it happens on one of the most iconic roads in...