Category Archive: Apex Top 11, BangShift APEX, BangShift News, HISTORIC, MISC, RACING & ACTION, Videos

Wrong Name, Right Car? The 1988 Chevy Nova Embarrassed Muscle Car Fans, But Was It An OK Car? We Say Yes.

There’s a genre of car that literally does not exist today and that is the cheap, stripped down, high winding four banger powered, sporty econobox. This was something that existed for decades...

Engine Teardown Video: Watch The Hagerty Crew Pull Down Their Buick Straight Eight Project Engine

The latest entrant into the Redline Rebuild series from Hagerty is a Buick straight eight engine that came out of an early 1950s Super convertible that is also being restored. We told you about it...

A Tucker On The Dyno?! Watch Tucker 1044 Make A Pull With Its Franklin Helicopter Engine!

Not that we’re breaking any news here but Bob and Rob Ida are two of the most amazing automotive craftsmen in the world today, certainly among the top one tenth of one percent in the USA. These...

The 1993 Mustang Cobra Was An Attainable Hot Rod For 13 Year Old Me – Here’s A Video Road Test From ’93

I was fishing with my dad and sister on a bridge in Hingham, Massachusetts across from the court house. That’s when I heard a familiar sound a sound every gearhead kid knew in 1993. It was the...

Cool Winter Welding Project: Truck Rim Wood Stove For The Shop

ChuckE2009 is one of our favorite welders on YouTube. He is always building something cool, and if you have followed him for years like we have then you know that his space and business has gotten...

Go For A Lap of Road America in a Jerico Equipped 1970 Mustang Road Racer

This sweet, sweet hunk of video goodness takes us to the historic road racing course known as Road America. We traverse the course courtesy of a bad Larry 1970 Mustang. The car sounds beautiful and...

Top 11: Best Craigslist Road Course Trackday Cars You Can Get For The Money!

(Lead photo courtesy of Car and Driver. Seriously…road racing a Suburban? AWESOME!) If you haven’t driven at a track day, especially on a purpose-built road course like Pacific Raceways...

Top 11: Good Cars For An Aspiring Teenage Gearhead

We hear it all the time. “There are no cool cars available that kids can afford.” Well, that depends. Clearly you have to keep your standards within reach, and also be realistic about...

Watch Sabine Schmitz, On The Nurburgring Start From The Back Of A Field And Carve Here Way Through On The Course She Knows So Well

Every BangShifter worth his or her salt knows who Sabine Schmitz is. Carrying the nickname “Sabine The ‘Ring Queen” because she is one of the most versed, experienced, and...

Lohnes’s Top 11: Fun Cars Driven And/Or Tested In 2014 – See ‘Em All!

Ok, so I have come up with some Top 11 lists that I’ll be posting over the next couple weeks as we careen towards 2015 and a fresh slate of fun in the new year. One of the things I got to do a...