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This Plum Crazy 1970 Dodge Dart 340 Swinger Is One Bad Ass Machine That Could Be Yours

(Words and Photos by Kaleb Kelley) Mopar A-bodies are quite underrated in the classic car world. It may the desire to be different, but I’ve always had a weakness for these Darts, Scamps and...

What Could Possible Entice You To Build Something This Weird?

Putting two or more cars together to build one ultra cool hot rod is nothing new. Chassis swaps, engine and trans swaps, and the mixing and matching of body parts from several models or makes it...

Money No Object: A No-Joke Trans-Am Raced 1964 Ford Falcon

Trans-Am in the late 1960s and early 1970s…glorious. Boss 302 Mustangs against AAR ‘Cudas, Z/28 Camaros and Mercury Cougars against AMC Javelins and Dodge Challenger T/As tearing around...

It Needs License Plates! This 1982 Toyota Celica GT Is A Parnelli Jones Racing-Built Race Machine!

I’ve only watched it once, ever, and that was because my mother had a crush on Jason Priestley because she wouldn’t stop watching Beverly Hills, 90210. The Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race...

It’s Tiny But We’d Drive It! This Right Hand Drive 1979 Austin Mini 850 Is The Little Car Everyone Loves

There is something about a Mini that just speaks to people. I don’t know anyone that doesn’t think they are cool, even if they don’t particularly want to own one. I do want to own...

This 1967 Mustang Is One Hell Of A Cool Vintage Racer We Think Could Be A Riot.

Every once in a while we see a cool old race car that really makes us want to climb behind the wheel. This 1967 Mustang road racer is one of them. It has a 302 with Aussie Cleveland heads, all kinds...

Rough Start: This 1988 Toyota Celica Turbo All-Trac Is The Rally Rocket Daily Driver For Those Who Don’t Want A Subaru

190 horsepower, 190 ft/lbs of torque, a five-speed manual, a central differential, and unlike most other cars from the last twenty or so years whose lineage came back to rally racing, the spoilers...

This 1968 AMC Rambler American 440 Wagon Has 998 Original Miles On it! Insanity

Yeah, this is one of “those cars” those freakish few who exist to remind us that there’s still some magic hiding out there. Still some stuff that no one has seen in years that has...

This 1955 Chevy Could Be The Wagon Of Your Dreams – Or It Could Remind You Of A Bad Decision…Or Both

(By Greg Rourke) – Let me share a story with you about how dumb I am. Or at the very least, the lack of foresight I once had. Back in high school I had the opportunity I had to buy a 55 Chevy....

Daily-Driver Street Sweeper? Check Out This 455-Swapped 1980 Pontiac Trans Am!

As I settled into another round of Craigslist hunting, I realized that I’ve been caring more about the budget protocols that the Rough Start hunts have been about than finding some decent rides...

This Road Racing 2000 Camaro Could Be Yours: If The Price Is Right.

This 2000 Camaro has some serious racing heritage, which includes winning the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona! Yeah, this thing knows how to haul ass and is a really really nice piece. And unlike so many...

$59,000 Is A Lot Of Money, But Seems Like A Great Deal On This Numbers Matching 77,000 Mile 1969 Z28 Camaro

I grew up with a real deal 1968 Z28 Camaro in the garage so real Z cars have a special place in my heart. A 1969 Camaro is my favorite, likely because I own one myself and love it. This particular...

You Mad (Max) Bro? This Interceptor Replica May Be The Nicest One In The World!

In the dystopian future depicted in the famous movie Mad Max, there is one bright spot. That of course is the famed Interceptor “police car” driven by our hero, the Road Warrior. The car,...

Ever Want To Try Out The SCCA’s CAM Autocross Series? Try It In A 4th Gen GM F-Body!

(All photos courtesy of Grassroots Motorsports Magazine) Here at BangShift, as you already know, we are deeply rooted in the world of Drag Racing. That said, it’s no secret that we like our...