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Category Archive: Craigslist Find

Rough Starts: A 1972 Pinto And 1977 Mustang II Together In A Cheap Car Package Deal

Going out on a limb here: finding two project cars that are both reasonably close to driver level machines for $1800 in a package deal is a pretty decent find, especially when you are talking about...

Aeromotive Introduces the Phantom Returnless EFI Fuel Pump – EFI Conversions Just Got Easier And More Reliable

This is awesome news! When we get to type stuff like, “Aeromotive introduces the Phantom returnless EFI Fuel Pump,” it makes us smile because we know this is a product that BangShift...

BangShift Question Of The Day: How Many Uses Can You Come Up With For An Old Limo?

It’s weird to me, how quickly a limousine goes from being the car you want to be seen in to being the car you never want to be near. It seems to happen in the blink of an eye. Maybe it’s...

Drag Racing Legend Bob Bartel Passes – Opened Cordova, Founded World Series of Drag Racing, Huge influence On Sport’s Direction

(Bret Kepner) – Robert J. “Bob” Bartel will forever be known by some as the man who built Quad City Drag Strip in the tiny hamlet of Cordova, Illinois. To others, he was the creator of...

Hot Rod Haulers! Place Your Bets Between The 1UZ-Powered Flatbed And the 1JZ-Powered Van!

A Toyota HiAce flatbed truck and a Mitsubishi L300 van. I’ll take “Vehicles You’d Never See On A Dragstrip” for a thousand, Alex. Small, compact utility vehicles from Japan...

Treat It Like A Rental: Watch As This 1995 Buick Century Takes Every Ounce Of Abuse Thrown At It!

It’s an automotive cockroach. The Buick Century, the one made between 1982 and 1996, might be proof that at some point in time GM actually did try to make a good front-driver car for the 1980s....

Caught Snoozing: This 1987 Dodge Charger Is One Of The Best Sleepers We’ve Seen In A While!

In the world of performance cars, the “Sleeper” is a rare treat. For those not in the know (and I’m assuming most of you ARE in the know!), the Sleeper, or Q-Ship as some call them,...

Raven Imperial: Cleanup And Early Wiring Work, Because Masochism Is Easy

With the 360 sitting at a machine shop waiting in line to get it’s camshaft bearings installed, there was absolutely no reason to not get to work on the other sections of the 1983 Imperial...

The 13th Annual Edelbrock Car Show Is Coming! Tours of The R&D Dept, Manufacturing Area, and More!

Every year in may the fine people at Edelbrock open their doors, their parking area, and their facility to a load of hot rodders that show up to enjoy a day with their friends and fellow gearheads....

This 1970 Dodge Super Bee Is The Mopar Anthesis – No Bright Colors? No Hemi? What Gives?

Chrysler Corporation in 1970 must have just been one gigantic party. The commercials were racy, the colors were so vivid that a few shades glowed in the dark, the power fountain was at full kill...

Hell Charger: See The Story On The Live-Action Ghost Rider Build Here!

The 1969 Dodge Charger, once again. Do you think that anybody in Auburn Hills could have even come close to grasping just how much of a legend this car would become? They had no clue, I’m sure...

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The Classiest Viper: How A 1948 Chrysler Town And Country Can Be BangShift-Worthy

One of a precious few pre-1950 vehicles that always seems to grab my attention by the short bits every time I see one, the Chrysler Town and Country woody convertible is a genuinely stunning vehicle,...

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BangShift Project Files: A 1966 Ford F-250 That Is Being Blown Apart For A Fresh Build!

Working to the point where you can retire is the ultimate goal, isn’t it? You’ve squirreled away your hard-earned money, put in your dues and now you’ve got plenty of time to sit...

The Ultimate Road Trip? This Guy Drove Over 20,000 Miles In A TVR Chimera To Hit The Most Northern And Southern Pubs!

Sometimes you hop in the car and take off with no destination in mind…you just drive for the hell of it, stopping at places along the way and generally enjoying the trip, not caring about the...