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Category Archive: BangShift Question Of The Day??

BangShift Question Of The Day: What’s The Biggest OEM Manufacturer Rip Off From Another OEM Manufacturer Ever?

Oh, this should get interesting. I was talking with a gearhead friend yesterday about the different allegiances, loyalties, and factions in hot rodding. Somehow we got to talking about companies that...

E Is For Evil: This BMW M3 E90 GTR Roars Up A Hill Climb Making Sounds That Are Too Glorious To Describe

This is one of those awesome things that kid of sneaks up on you. Yes, we know that BMW M cars are awesome, yes we know that BMW M race cars are awesomer. Yes we know that BMW can build a bad ass V8...

Wind Machine: Watch This 14-Cylinder Hercules Radial Engine Fire Up And Sandblast Its Operator

This big fellah is really something. The Bristol Hercules engines were used to power a myriad of airplanes over the span of their life and these are not the typical radial engine as they are a slide...

Et Tu, Andretti? Latest IndyCar Team Owner To Plead For Gimme At 500, Series Management Apparently On Board

(Photo credit: IndyStar.com) –¬†Since we told you about Roger Penske and Chip Ganassi basically begging for guaranteed qualifying spots for full time series running IndyCar teams the other day,...

This Original Owner 1987 Firebird Formula 350 Is Begging For An LS Swap To Go With The Retro Vibe

1980’s and early 1990’s GM F-Bodies are cool as hell. They always have been, even when they made no horsepower. They are gaining value and popularity like mad right now and one like this...

Project Binky Is Getting A Hauler! Meet Project Escargo… It Ain’t Pretty And It Never Will Be. But It Should Do Some Hauling.

Unique car haulers are cool. We’ve all seen and admired them at one point or another, but many of them have not just been built on a whim, but rather out of necessity. That necessity could be...

K&N Spring Fling Million: Door Car Heaven In The Desert Sun

I said it on the live stream, and I’ll say it here: if I have to choose between dragsters and door cars, I’ll take door cars every single time. Nothing against rail jobs, but I find them...

Unhinged: Keep The Rivalries Alive And Good-Natured!

Automakers tend to be rather tame when it comes to advertising of the last twenty years or so. Instead of a hungry Pontiac Trans Am, we get a minivan that is trying to talk itself into your driveway....

Happy 4/20! Let’s Look At The Awesome Duesenberg 420ci Straight 8 – A Technological Marvel Of Its Day

It has been a few days since we clipped a displacement sweet spot on the BangShifty calendar but we were waiting for this one and the days to follow. Today we’re not talking about a V8 engine...

Shines Like A Mirror? WTF Kind Of Crack Is This Craigslist Seller Smoking. COPO C10 454 Truck… Ugh

WTF is wrong with people? There are two things going on here that annoy the hell out of me. The second one is minor in the grand scheme of things because it is technically correct. The first however...

Flowmaster FlowFX Line Expands To Include New Silverado, Jeep TJ, and Challenger with Active Exhaust

The Flowmaster FlowFX line is designed for those customers who want more horsepower, who want more fun from their cars and trucks but who do not want the unbridled roar of a truly aggressive exhaust...

Dumb Fun Part 2: The Freaky Farm-Built Dually Is Back…And Crushing Cars!

A few weeks back we showed you a farm built truck that was using huge tires off of a piece of agricultural equipment, four foot wide wheel adapters, and a whole bunch of laughs to survive. The thing...

Got Skills? Watch This Bulldozer Operator Stack Tires Around A Stake Using The Blade Of His Machine

They are games borne at lunchtime or out of bets made at the local watering hole after everyone has left the joist. They are contests of skill designed to separate those that can do from those that...

Power Down: Aussie Supercar Series May Look To Lighten Financial Burden on Teams With Less Horsepower

Well, cost cutting in racing is apparently not just a North American thing these days as teams in the Australian Supercar series are looking to do the same thing and the organization that operates...