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Category Archive: BangShift News, eBay Find

Out Of This World: This 1973 Trans Am Is A Completely Bonkers Take On A 70’s Street Machine!

If there’s a car that’s been especially hot in the resellers market in the past few years, it’s the 1970-81 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am. Early cars, especially the 1970-73 Trans Ams,...

Ice Cream Wagon: This 1965 Pontiac Tempest Is As Cool As It Gets!

Welcome to summer, readers! The long, hot days of the year are upon us and I, for one, am so grateful they are here. I love the warm temperatures. I love the long evenings. And above all else, I love...

Different Flavors: An Opel Manta A And Some Project Dreaming

Recently, Haley and I took a trip up north to Cincinnati, Ohio to one of our favorite places to grocery shop: Jungle Jim’s International Market. Sadly, there isn’t a Nova-bodied flopper...

24K Magic: Yes, That’s A Gold-Plated DeLorean DMC-12 And It’s Not The Only One!

If nothing else, John Z. DeLorean was ambitious. The ambition that saw him as the youngest head of a GM brand in the early 1970s gave way to the company and car that bore his name. He wanted to take...

Video: Vintage Footage From Connecticut Dragway Shows Tasca Ford, Gassers, Stockers, and More!

This weekend the NHRA series is off but next weekend, the biggest names in drag racing will be at Epping, New Hampshire’s New England Dragway which is the last venue standing for quarter mile...

Steel On The Rouge: This Incredible Look At The Steel Making Operation At Ford’s River Rouge Plant Is Worth The Watch

There was nothing like it in the world before and there really has been nothing like it in the world since. Ford’s River Rouge plant stands as an industrial accomplishment so far beyond...

Whole Lotta Mirada: This 1982 Dodge Mirada Has An Engorged Big Block And More – Neat Car!

We know, and yes we feel bad. We’re feeling the same thing that you are. A certain uneasiness, right? Living with the knowledge that McTaggart is going to see this and lose his mind has us a...

Van Alive: This 1965 Chevy G10 Van Is Amazing, Unrestored, and Totally 100% Functional

You simply do not see these things with any regularity, anymore. Right? Honestly when is the last time you looked up to find a first generation Chevy G10 van zipping down the road. Think on it....

Behind The Scenes With A Master: How Larry Chen Shoots Nitro Drag Racing – Cool Video

It is always interesting when we get to see and hear professionals doing what they do in a relaxed environment. This video is exactly that and it is really fun to watch. While you may not know him by...

Here Comes The Boom: Blake Alexander Had The Biggest Explosion Of His Career Last Weekend In Norwalk

If you are a funny car driver, this situation is not an “if” it is a “when”. The situation we speak of is a massive engine explosion followed by the body of the car taking...

Show Coverage: ALS Cruising For A Cure 2019 – They Came From All Over The Country To Be A Part Of This!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) –The ALS Cruising for a Cure is held in Lawrenceburg, Indiana and this series will cover the 3rdannual event held May 5th.  This charity event is the...

2019 Hot Rod Power Tour Coverage: A BangShifter’s Tale Of Triumph In The Face Of Challenge

(Words and photos by Mike Brooks) – 2019 marked the 25th anniversary of the Hot Rod Power Tour. Last year I was finally able to check that off my bucket list with my C10 pickup. It was one of...

Drag Photo Gallery: Th 2019 Mid-Atlantic Nostalgia Nationals At Cecil County Dragway Were Awesome!

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – We’re back with one final installment of Joe Grippo photos from the 2019 Mid-Atlantic Nostalgia Nationals which were held recently at Cecil County Dragway in...

HELP: Watch As Calum Lockie Drives A Burning Daytona Coupe To The Fire Truck At The Donington Historic Festival!

Fire is a solid motivator for human activity. When we’re cold, we flock close to it to warm ourselves. When we need to make or destroy, fire plays a part. Fire helps us be the best that we can...