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Get Your Shift Together: American Powertrain “Be My Overdrive” Sale Is On Until Feb 28th – SAVE

Now’s the time, kids. Now’s the time you finally pull the trigger on the ultimate swap for your classic muscle car, truck, Corvette, or whatever else you can think of. Now’s the...

2019 Cincinnati Cavalcade of Customs Photo Coverage: Big Show, Big Fun, Big Trucks, Cool Stuff!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) –  So the Cavalcade of Customs is held at the Duke Energy Center in downtown Cincinnati and it uses the first and third floor.  Third floor cars travel up...

This 1989 FLU419 Small Equipment Excavator Is The king Of The Unimogs – DO WANT

It is the ultimate thing I do not need. It is the ultimate thing that I really, really want. Yes, the 1989 FLU419 SEE tractor you see here is pretty much the thing that I’d want to own above...

King Of The Hammers After-Hours: You Thought The Event Itself Was Rowdy?

You want a little insight into what really got me to where I am today? You want an idea of the kind of events that molded me into the kind of automotive delinquent that can easily look at a car like...

Don’t Care, Hook It Up: Everything Can Be Hooked To A Pulling Sled!

You know what the beautiful part of the pulling sled? It doesn’t matter what you hook to it, there will be a crowd around waiting to see what happens next. It’s kind of a solid bet when a...

FCA Has Brought Back The Warlock – Needs More Hemi And More Stakebed!

Call me a little bit suspicious if you must, but there is something quite familiar about the newly introduced 2019 Ram 1500 Classic Warlock. Obviously, the nameplate is a surprise…the Warlock...

The Evolution Of King Of The Hammers: If You Like Off-Road Racing You Will Love This Story.

We’ve often talked about King of the Hammers here at BANGshift. I’m a huge fan of the event and disappointed that we had to miss it this year. I’ve been lucky enough to go the past...

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Super Semi Pulling Trucks – When In Doubt, Grab A Lower Gear And Give It Hell!

Semi tractors, dump trucks, heavy wreckers…they are all the workhorses of the Interstates, the farms, the factories. You see eighteen wheels, you know that someone is working somewhere and that...

High Roller: Mickey Thompson Offers Its First Off-Road Only Tire – It Is Bad Ass

When one thinks of an “off-highway” performance tire, you’re likely seeing a drag racing slick in your head. What if we told you that Mickey Thompson has just released the off-road...

2019 Cavalcade Of Customs Photo Coverage: All The Cool Stuff, None Of The Boring Junk!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – Indoor car show season is in full swing.  When we went to the Cavalcade at the Duke Energy Center in Cincinnati it was one of the first events in the...

Katech Made Nearly 1,500hp With Their Stock Bottom End LT5 Before They Called it Quits

A couple of weeks go we reported on the 1,000+hp LT5 that Katech had created with the stock fuel system and minimal amounts of bolt on parts. That particular engine still had the stock camshaft in...

OPGI Love My Car Sale Ends Tonight – A Valentine’s Day Sale For Your Car! Save Big, Hurry!

Yes, today is Valentine’s Day 2019, traditionally a day where guys step up to make their girlfriends and wives feel special and express their love. You can do all that junk but you need to...

In 1990 Jim Kramer Took BIGFOOT 9 Up The Mountain At Gravelrama!

Gravelrama is one of the coolest off-road events on the planet. Trucks and buggies and Jeeps and all kinds of stuff haul ass up a GIANT pile of pea gravel with high flying antics and big power...

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If You Could Go Back In Time To 1975, What Truck Do You Pick As Your Tow Rig? Chevrolet, Ford, Or Dodge?

The Chevrolet vs Ford vs Dodge argument has been going on since the dawn of the Big Three, and trucks have always been the subject of some of the most intense arguments. With the truck battles...