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Formula Drift Is In The Lonestar State And Our Photos From Texas Motor Speedway Start Here!

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) Drifting is one of those motorsport events that can be really polarizing, but whether you say you like it or not there is nothing any gearhead can say bad about engines on...

Urchfab Makes Use Of Their Hand Built Control Arm Jig. These Are Some Pretty Cool Custom Parts You Can Build At Home

It is the common thread of the Urchfab project called the Mongrel, a Miata chassis with a bitchin old Ford 100E body slid over the top of it with some huge fender flares, a cage, and lots of other...

This Tilting And Extending Welding Table Is A Pretty Cool Home Built Project That We’d Love To Have In The Shop

If you are regular here on BANGshift then you know that welding is one of the things I like most. And that means that welding projects and helping you guys learn how to weld is something I love being...

Here’s How You Make A Jig At Home To Build Your Own Tubular Control Arms: Make Stuff And Make It Cool!

Building hot rods, race cars, and custom cars can be fun and rewarding, but they are especially rewarding when you don’t just bolt stuff together. Actually fabricating things for your project,...

Finnegan’s Death Metal Charger Finally Hits The Streets. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?!

After a heap of work and realizations, Finnegan has finally got the Death Metal Charger on the road and driving. It is a miracle in many ways, considering the battles they faced just to get it...

UMI Autocross Shootout 2019 Action Photos, Results, And More!

Words by Tim KingThis past weekend we were out at the UMI Autocross Challenge 2019 hosted by UMI Performance. This is the second year we were able to attend and one event we don’t want to miss!...

Our Bonneville Speed Week Coverage Starts Right Here With Photos From The Pits

Torrential rains on Thursday night delayed the start of the 71st running of Bonneville Speed Week as flooded pits, tracks, and return roads meant a dry out was in order. After assessing the...

Blueprint Engines Drops The Price On Their 530 Horsepower LS3 Crate Engine By $1300!

We’ve been through the Blueprint Engines factory in Kearney Nebraska, have been running one of their 400 cubic inch Power Adder small block Chevrolets in pretty extreme conditions for the past...

When You Build A Bitchin Truck And Crash It, Do You Rebuild It With Less Concern For Crashing It Again?

When our boy Marcel first built the C10 known as Foxy, it was amazingly clean and sexy. A real “show and go” truck that had a look all its own. In a land of a jillion C10 builds, this one...

Pony Wars Episodes 5 and 6 Are Right Here! The Battle Between Mopar, Ford, And Chevrolet Is Real! Who Will Win It All?

When I was asked to be a part of Pony Wars 2, the battle between the big three, I was pretty excited and figured there was no way they wouldn’t make me the host for Team Camaro. After all, I...

Ride With Dorsey Schroeder In A Porsche 935 Around Sebring! This Thing Is Lightning Fast

Dorsey Schroeder is one of the guys I remember watching on TV and cheering for as a kid during the 1980s in the Trans Am series and others. He was the ’89 Trans Am series champ and spent many...

Project Mongrel Update: Replacing Spring Loaded Hood And Decklid Pins With Stuff That Actually Works

Urchfab’s Mongrel Project is one that I just can’t get enough of. Normally on a project people never show you the things they did wrong and how they fixed them. Sometimes you’ll see...

Ridetech’s Coil-Over Suspension System For 5th Gen Camaros Is A Simple Swap. Watch This.

No matter how much we like to romanticize our old rides, which I prefer over anything new, there is no denying that the crop of muscle cars available today are arguably the best in the history of the...

Beastly: Ford Drops The Ford GT MkII At Goodwood Festival of Speed – Full Racing Version With 700hp 3.5L EcoBoost V6!

They are making 45 of them and they each cost $1.2 million dollars. They will likely all be sold before the end of this Independence Day weekend. Ford has finally dropped the specs and the photos of...