Category Archive: Apex Online Find, BangShift APEX

Mopar Exotica: Someone Is Selling A Seldom Seen On The Streets Aluminum A8 Block

We love when people post up cool factory parts that we were either unaware of or that we knew a little bit about but nothing more. In the case of this cool Mopar A8 aluminum block we had an idea that...

What Were They Thinking? This Porsche 917 Race Car Replica Is…Screw It, It’s Horrible!

We try not to be overly judgmental around here most days, but every once in a while I just can’t help myself. Today is one of those days. The Porsche 917 is one of the sexiest race cars every...

In The Shop With Emily: The Motor And Transmission Come Out Of The Impala Project

Way later than we planned on, we’re back with the second episode of “In The Shop With Emily”. This is the web series that follows the adventures (both in and out of the garage) of...

RideTech Debuts The New Street Grip System At SEMA 2015 – The Perfect Formula For Fun

As we have been telling you, this year’s SEMA show was completely wall to wall with people, vendors, cars, and passers by who probably should not have been there in the first place. Because of...

Early Christmas Shopping Ideas: The Teaser Trailer For Gran Turismo Sport…FIA Supported, Online Play, And Two Real-Life Championships!

Gran Turismo has been one of those “must have” video games for gearheads ever since they hit the PS1 console in 1997. I know…I practically sold my soul to get one that year, and...

Would You Buy This Partially Complete 1969 Corvette Wagon For $5,000?

BangShifter Victor Allen zipped us the link to this wild Craigslist find and after looking through all the photos we were surely more intrigued than we were at the start of looking this car over....

The Mind-Blowing, AWD, Jet Hot “Double Down” Is Heading To Auction – What Do You Think It’ll Sell For?

Call me names if you want but I think that this is one of the coolest hot rods built in the last two decades. The Jet Hot high performance coatings Double Down by Bryan Fuller Hot Rods is the 1932...

Optima Film Festival Winner: Afternoon Donuts — This Is A Brilliant Short Film

We had the chance to attend some really cool events at SEMA this year and the Optima Film Festival was certainly one o them. Optima had invited filmmakers to submit their best work in one of two...

Bob Perkins Collection: We Visit The Greatest Assemblage Of Low Milage Classic Mustangs In The World

(Words and photos by Bob Chiluk) – So you think you hit the Holy Grail when you find a fifty year old car with ten thousand miles or less on the clock. So what do you call it when you have a...

Want The Ultimate 2016 SEMA Show Cruiser? This 1960 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Is Your Ticket!

We need to upgrade our program. See, when guys like us do the SEMA show we spend the majority of our lives cooped up in the Las Vegas Convention Center during the day. We’re writing stories,...

SEMA 2015: Cars Of All Shapes And Sizes From Late Model To Rat Rod – Fun Stuff!

After performing a pretty informal poll of people who had displays at the 2015 SEMA show, I got a couple of near universal positive answers. People believed that this SEMA is likely the largest one...

Let Randy Pobst Teach You The Basics Of Performance Shifting In His Latest Episode Of The Racing Line!

There’s nothing quite like some excellent gear-banging to get the day started, is there? No, there isn’t. Why else would we call ourselves BangShift? No-lift shifting is great for the...

Used Car Lot Review: 2006 Cadillac STS-V – Meet The CTS-V’s Equally Angry Big Brother

There are really three types of Cadillac: the old-school all-visual, ultra-luxury Caddy that pretty much went away after the early 1970s Eldorado, the big floaty barges that filled in both front and...

Wham Is The Coolest 1969 Ford LTD Possibly Ever – The Story Behind the Car Is Cooler Still

What is it about big cars that makes me smile? I don’t know why my DNA strands have locked me into loving the huge cars of the late 1970s and early 1970s but I do so you can imagine my glee...