Category Archive: Apex Suspension Tech, Apex Tech Stories, BangShift APEX

RideTech Street Grip: We Install It, Thrash It, And Tell You Why It’s Legit

(Thanks to Dave Beard/Beard’s Auto and Truck Repair) – In the world of hot rodding, it is pretty easy to lose the plot one way or another. For instance, if you have your cool classic...

Gene Winfield Shows Us Metal Shaping Techniques: English Wheel, Shrinker/Stretcher, Mallet And Bag, And More

Gene Winfield is a certifiable bad ass. He’s an icon in the world of hot rodding, one hell of a nice man, and older than hell. I bring the last one up because he’s in way better shape...

How Do You Decide What Shock You Need? No Adjustmen? Singles? Doubles? Triples?

You’ve seen us run videos from Mike Maier before and whether he is behind the wheel or in front of the camera he’s an interesting cat to watch. Not only is Mike a certifiable bad ass...

Mike Maier Explains How A Panhard Bar Works VS A Watts Link, Roll Center, Gravity, And More.

Mike Maier is a certifiable badd ass. Everyone in the Pro Touring world knows that, as do most of the people involved in SCCA Autocross. After all, he’s a hell of a driver and car builder, and...

Brake Tech: Installing The Baer Pro Plus Brake Kit Onto A Late-Model Challenger – Serious Brakes For Serious Performance!

(Editor’s Note: Speedy is the man behind Speedy’s Garage and the ChallengerFest show held in Bowling Green, Kentucky. His Challenger R/T, “Orange Krush”, is a legitimate...

Facepalm: Guy Asks If He Can Attach Mustang Subframe Connectors To Car With JB Weld – Hilarity Ensues

There was a time before the internet where someone could ask a question out of left field and maybe their buddies would hear it and rib them and the thing would just float away and be part of the...

How Good Is The QuickTrick Portable Alignment System? Everyone From Pro Racers To Fleet Owners Are Using It – Here’s Why

Our longtime pals that make the QuickTrick Portable Alignment System were recently involved with the build of the RideTech 48 Hour Corvette and there’s a simple reason why. Their stuff WORKS...

Test Your Gearhead Knowledge: Last Week’s Mystery Block Identified

Nothing seems to escape the long arm of the BangShifter knowledge vault. Last week I posted a bunch of photos that I shot at Custom Auto Machine in Weymouth, Massachusetts of an old block and...

Project Possum Update! The Hotchkis Front and Rear Suspension Gets Installed and Buttoned Up

(Words and photos by Kaleb Kelley) – Over the last week, we have been ironing out the final touches with the Hotchkis’ Total Vehicle System. All we had left were new leaf springs, shocks and...

Video Install Of A Classic Mustang Total Control Products Coil-Over Front Suspension System

Jason Lewis at AutoEdit is doing a complete build on a classic Mustang, and we’ll be showing you all kinds of stuff that is going on with the project, but this installment shows the...

Here’s Another One For The Awful Welding File — Would You Trust This Tank?

A while back we showed you an ATV that was booger welded together so badly that even calling it booger welding is giving what we saw too much credit. That blog item spurred the collective memory of...

Project Buford T Justice’s Last Stand On The Dyno Video – Who Won The Shirt? How Much Power Did It Make? What’s Happening Next?

Last week I gave you a challenge. I had you throw in your best guess as to what kind of horsepower Project Buford T Justice would make on the dyno rollers at SMG Motoring in Hopedale, Massachusetts....

The Atomic EFI Age: Or What Project Buford T Justice Did On His Summer Vacation – Driveway EFI Install

Claims of Project Buford T Justice’s demise have been greatly exaggerated, although I have not done a lot of quell them because of a lack of suitable update stories this summer, but the fact is...

BangShift Tech: We Revamp Our Entire Dash Using Auto Meter Gauges To Replace No Name Junk That Failed – Bonus BangShifty Tricks Applied

Let me start by laying out the scenario for you: There’s pressure to get your project done, whether it be due to the end of the driving season looming (If you’re from a part of the...