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Awesome Machining Video: Screw and Rotor Production For Superchargers, Pumps, Blowers, and More

If there is one thing that we like seeing around here, it’s cool videos that highlight the ways mankind has developed to machine metals into the shapes and sizes that are needed for different...

Legend In Its Own Time: This Review of The 1991 Acura Legend Is A Reminder Of How The Luxury Sport Sedan Game Changed

Sometimes the game changes slowly and sometimes the game changes suddenly. For German manufacturers in the early 1990s, it changed lightning fast when the major Japanese manufacturers launched their...

2020 AACA Fall Meet Photo Coverage: Muscle Cars Came In Droves To Pennsylvania – Awesome Iron!

(Words and photos by Joe Grippo) – The 2020 Antique Automobile Club of America Special Fall Meet held in Gettysburg, Pa was centered in the midst of the historic Civil War battlegrounds the...

Widebody Your Whip! Watch This MGB Get A Porsche Wide Body Kit At Home!

Widebody stuff has been all the rage in recent years, because tire size matters more than ever, increasing trends, and more. But whatever the reason for wanting all the body covering all the tire,...

2020 AACA Fall Meet: The Coolest Cars And Trucks Of The 1960s, 1970s, 1980s!

(Words and photos by Joe Grippo) – Do you enjoy four wheeled 1960’s goodness? Are you into land yachts from the 1970’s? Do super clean 1980’s shit-boxes flip your switch? Then do we have...

Coolest Porsche Ever! The Singer All-Terrain Competition Study Is 450hp Of Wonderful Engineering

There’s something incredible that happens when talented craftsmen and engineers are turned loos on a project with seemingly no restrictions. That is doubly true if the project is designed to...

The Beater Dream: Chasing Sports Cars On A Race Track In A Worn-Out Four-Door Nova

If there was a car I ever felt sorry for, it was the 1975 Olds Omega two-door that served as the family beater for years when we were kids. Well, that’s ONE of that car’s roles in life....

Here We Go Again: With Weak Sales Chrysler Nameplate May Be On The Chopping Block After PSA Merger

(By Tom Lohnes) – After selling only just over 31,000 vehicles in 2020, the Chrysler brand may be on the chopping block after the recent merge with PSA. If you do not live under a rock, you...

Incredible: Watch The 1970 Ferrari 512S Pininfarina Modulo Concept Car Run and Drive Around The Track!

There are times when rich guys do annoying things with cars, right? They do stuff that might not fit our taste or they do stuff that’s just lame and bad for their own edification. Well as the...

Flying Fords, Furious Noise: Here’s The 10 Best Ford Moments From Goodwood SpeedWeek 2020

Ford’s history in motorsports is very well documented. From the earliest days of Henry taking on Mr. Winton and kicking his ass to guys like Barney Oldfield setting speed records on ice in the...

2020 AACA Fall Meet Coverage: The Amazing Cars, Colors, And Shapes Of The Fabulous Fifties

(Words and Photos by Joe Grippo) – The year 2020 and its evil sister Rona conspired to royally screw up our automotive fun season and unfortunately had some success. After the AACA had to kill...

Quick Tech Tip: Here’s The Most Accurate Way To Measure Battery Voltage From Our Pals At Optima

We know that for the majority of you out there in BangShift reader-land, something like checking the voltage output of your battery is old hat. You have done it a million times, you know the right...

The Price of Freedom: Cleetus Goes Through The Costs, Repairs, and Investment In The Freedom Factory – Track Repairs Begin!

There are plenty of people who don’t “get” Cleetus McFarland and his influence on the youth movement in hot rodding these days. They see a goofball guy who does stunty things with...

2020 AACA Fall Meet Coverage: Photos Of The Vintage Iron That Showed Up In Droves!

(Words and photos by Joe Grippo) – A few months ago, when the word came down that the annual massive gearhead gathering known as Hershey was shelved for 2020, the car hobby collectively sighed...