Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, 1320 Videos, BangShift 1320, BangShift News, HISTORIC, MISC, RACING & ACTION, Videos

Stealing The Show In Orlando: Watch The Quickest Side By Side Pro275 Pass Ever And Mark Micke’s Record Shattering 3.82 Run!

There are certain times in drag racing where you can actually pinpoint the moment where a class or category put itself onto the map for good. That moment for the Pro275 class happened last weekend at...

NOS Releases Gen-V LT Hi-Ram Dry Nitrous Plates – Just Add Spray!

The Holley Hi-Ram intake manifold for LS and LT engines is one of the most popular speed parts on the market today. The Hi-Ram is a power maker, it looks cool, and most of all, it is adaptable to...

NHRA Shop Talk: Why Stuff Blows Up – We Talk Carnage In Pro Stock, Pro Mod, and The Nitro Classes

Why does stuff blow up? That’s the topic of this week’s NHRA Shop Talk Live where Alan Reinhart and I talk drag racing and engine tech for your viewing pleasure. Using footage from the...

Awesome Video: Watch Shirley Muldowney Nearly Win A Celebrity Demolition Derby In 1976!

This is why the internet still spins our crank. Seemingly every day we run across a video, a photo, something, that captures a moment we never knew existed in the first place. Seriously, raise your...

Dusty But Trusty: Waking Up A 1971 Dodge Dart Swinger That’s Super-Original!

Last year, while we were working the Spring Fling Million in Las Vegas, Chad and I had a discussion on what was going to replace the Imperial. I was on my “eff that car, gotta go, next...

MORE: MISC, Videos

Dyno Video: Watch An Original Tucker Make Dyno Pulls – Horsepower and Torque Revealed

We don’t need to recount the story of Preston Tucker and his forward thinking car which was the talk of the late 1940s. The company produced a few dozen models before financially foundering and...

Buick V6 Build Part 3: Whoops, Missed A Step…Here’s How The Heads Were Dealt With!

Hm…yeah, in hindsight, it was kind of odd to see the build of the Buick L67 V6 go from torn-down block and rod bolts to blower installation. Well, there was a reason for that: somebody...

MORE: ENGINES, Videos

Is The Legendary Mercedes SL Headed To The Grave? The Brand Has Made An Announcement About Its Future

(By Tom Lohnes) – After only selling 1,974 units worldwide last year, the Mercedes-Benz SL class and it’s V8 powered AMG brother were likely headed to the door, right? Well, I guess not...

Mustang Mach 1 Returning for 2021 Model Year As Limited-Edition Model!

Well this is some cool news from the Ford Motor Company. The headline, “Mustang Mach 1 Returning for 2021 Model Year As Limited-Edition model” does not lie! The company has a special...

Scrapple, Your Guide To The “meh”-Worthy News! This Week: Cheating Gets You Nowhere!

Okay…it’s not March, we’ve blown through April…oh, crap, is it June already? It’s difficult to tell what day it is when every day for the last three months plays out...

Copart Cadaver: 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle That Learned How To Roll Over

My first introduction to what a muscle car was came in 1992. Do you remember the big-ass JCPenny Christmas catalog that had everything from clothes to furniture, board games to appliances in it?...

Rough Start: 1972 Pontiac LeMans – Rough And Ready For A Good Time

During one of many late Friday night film screenings, I was asked which car I’d take as we watched the movie Joe Dirt. Far as I care, there’s three to pick from: The 1967 Plymouth...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What Ford/Volkswagen Mash-Up Should Be Made?

The funny thing about this story isn’t that Volkswagen and Ford have come to an agreement for several projects over the next few years. That’s not a surprise. Ford and VW actually have a...

Farm Find Revival Battle: Who Will Get Their Decrepit Dodge Fired Off First?

From past experiences and discussions with Kevin and Luke, it must be said: they all but utterly loathe Chrysler products. Maybe Kevin has a bit of lingering anger over changing a basic starter in a...