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There’s A New 5-Speed In Town! Out With The TKO And In With The New TKX!!!

Introducing the newest, and ONLY, 5 speed transmission designed strictly with swaps in mind. This is the Tremec TKX. Honestly, this one has not been easy to keep under wraps. Security was so tight...

Project Bargain Racement Episode 7: Race Number 2 In Silverstone Will Show Whether The Questionably Legal Changes Worked!

I’m in love with pretty much anything that Bad Obsession Motorsports does. Nik and Richard are hilarious, seem like they would be a riot to race with, and they are two smart guys that know way...

This 23,000 Mile 1985 IROC-Z Z28 Camaro Is A True Survivor. Too Bad We Can’t Get Any Other Info From The Seller!

I hate it when people do a horrible job of putting up a listing on Craigslist or Facebook Marketplace. This is especially bothersome when it is for something super cool that I’d really like...

If The Only Rule Was It Had To Have A V8, What Would You Race? Here’s What Showed Up For The V8 Run What You Brung Race at Hudson Speedway

A winged asphalt sprint might be good. Or a dirt late model with all kinds of weird aero. Or just a hobby stock car with not one f given as to what happens to it. The answer you give is not...

Urchfab’s Mongrel Project Hits The Road! First Drive Of This Bitchin Little Monster

If you haven’t been following along for the build of the Mongrel, you have been missing out! This is the story of a Mazda MX5, aka Miata, that wanted to look cool instead of looking like a...

Build A Real Race Car For Real Cheap! Bargain Racement Gets More Upgrades That May Or May Not Fit The Rules But Hopefully Make It Faster!

We’re in love with Bargain Racement from Bad Obsession Motorsports. These guys are fun, talented, and they do things we want to do. Like more wheel to wheel racing! For the price of a halfway...

Check Out These Rad Carbon Fiber Brake Boosters From Master Power! This Is Turning Things Up A Notch!

(Words by Jesse Kiser) Editor’s Note: Dude! When our friend Jesse said he had something cool and new to share with the BANGshift Nation, from the guys and gals at Master Power Brakes, I...

Racing $1,100 Compact Cars Wheel To Wheel On The Road Course Is A Riot! Watch Project Bargain Racement Hit The Track!

When the guys from Bad Obsession Motorsport decided to build a car for the new City Cup racing series, we knew it was going to be fun. In the first few installments of the build you can see that...

Project Hay Hauler: We Install The New Engine, A New McLeod RXT Twin Disc Clutch, And Prep For Rocky Mountain Race Week.

(Words and Photos by Scott Liggett) If you have been following along on my build of 1967 GMC pickup we call Project Hay Hauler, you will have seen I took a 383 I  had collecting dust in the corner...

Engin Swap How To: Swap A Gen-3 HEMI Into Your B-Body Mopar With Bolt On Parts!

When engine swaps first started in the early days of hot rodding they were a rarity to see anywhere in public. They were done to race cars and the random hot rod, but not to normal street cars. Over...

Bargain Racement: Can You Build And Race A Car For The Same Or Less Money Than SIM Racing? YES, YES YOU CAN!

Before you start going all gamer bitch on me and start spouting examples of SIM racing setups that are cheap, realize that everyone knows you can do SIM racing at a bunch of different budget levels....

Rainmakers: New Orleans Offers A Wet And Wild Street Car Experience For Optima Search For The Ultimate Street Car Racers

(Words by Jim McIllvaine, Photos by Kaleb Kelly) By the time the world’s best street cars rolled into NOLA Motorsports Park in New Orleans, five events were in the books for OPTIMA’s...

Project Bargain Racement: Building A Race Car From An $1100 Hatchback. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Come on, you’ve had to have heard dummer ideas than this! And it won’t surprise you to know that our friends from Bad Obsession Motorsports, the home of Project Binky, are behind this...

203 Miles Per Hour With An RC Car? Kevin Talbot Is Building One Hell Of A Project, That’s For Sure!

I’ve been into RC cars my whole life at some level or another, but there has never ever been a better time to have one. They are cheaper, faster, and more reliable than ever and there are way...