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Hot Rodding Your Ford 2.3L Ecoboost For Banger? Better Call ARP For Their New 2.3L Ecoboost Head Stud Kit

Ford’s 2.3L Ecoboost is one of the coolest and most BangShifty little engines on the market today. Guys have already tuned them and hot rodded them into the single digit zone at the drags and...

Driving Green: It Doesn’t Look Any Better Than This Modified 1973 Plymouth ‘Cuda In The Forests!

Indulge me for a moment, I beg of you. The ultimate dream machine of mine, one that I firmly believe to be unapproachable for some time to come (at least) is a 1972-74 Plymouth ‘Cuda. It is a...

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BangShift Question Of The Day: Where Have All The Automotive Stunts Gone?

Maybe we’re just old people now and are missing the boat but where are all the automotive stunts, anymore? Seriously? Back in the 1980s you could not change the channel without seeing the likes...

Let’s Go Pro Gas Racing At The Las Vegas Speedrome In 1988! More Pre-Strip Fun

The remnants of the long closed Las Vegas Speedrome can still be found on the property of the sprawling motorsports complex known as Las Vegas Motor Speedway and its associated tracks. The place was...

Awesome Miniature Engine Video: Watch This 392cc Air-Cooled V8 Fire Up and Run!

Somehow we have long missed the fact that there’s a guy named Dennis Franz on YouTube who builds amazingly cool and highly BangShift approved stuff. Seriously, this guy cranks out scratch built...

RCR Stories Covers Mickey Thompson, From The Beginning To The Brutal End And Beyond

Marion Lee Thompson was a man who lived, breathed and created speed. He raced land-speed cars, ran at Indy, off-road machines, drag racers. He created his own entertainment system that showed...

This 1968 GT500 Radial Mustang Is All About Nitrous and Grabbing Gears – Awesome Car

Nope, there’s not a turbocharger, a ProCharger, or a Roots blower to be found. There’s a 582ci Thor headed big block ford that makes more than 1,4000hp BEFORE the nitrous guns are turned...

Missing That Roadtrip Life? Check Out This Movie On Drag Challenge 2017!

As the year winds down with the mercury in the thermometer, we start to approach the point where shows are done for the year, the final races are happening, and everybody starts to bed in for the...

Project Raven Imperial: The Last Piece To The Puzzle Is Always A Pain In The…

The formal name for the place I live at, far as anybody needs to know, is simply BangShift Mid-West. It is my house, my land, my domicile. Then there is the small shop right off to the side of the...

It Happens Everywhere: This Compilation Of Wild Runs From The Brazilian Drag Racing Scene Is Awesome

This video is a compilation of wild runs made by racers during the 2018 drag racing season in Brazil. The equipment is different than the stuff we have here in the USA in most cases but the results...

Have You Checked Out Chris Alston’s Chassisworks New Parts Section Lately? Sweet Stuff Galore!

There are few companies with the awesome history and amazingly versatile modern capabilities of Chris Alston’s Chassisworks. An operation that was defined by their incredible drag racing...

BangShift Question Of The Day: If You Could Pick One Year To Visit And Snag 5 Cars From, Which Year and What Cars?

This should provide some interesting answers. If you could pick one year to visit and snag 5 cars from what year and what cars? You do not have to go back very far in time, in fact you could pick...

This Chrysler Promotional Film For The Dodge Power Wagon Is Awesome – WWII Was Fresh On Their Mind

There are few vehicle nameplates that we associate more with WWII than Jeep and Power Wagon. There’s something just totally awesome about these tough as nails trucks that wee built to meet the...

Automotive Design Master Marcello Gandini Reflects On His Time With Alejandro de Tomaso

Marcello Gandini can pen a car’s beauty without thinking twice…his lifetime’s career work is a choice list of the best cuts from Italy: the Alfa Romeo Montreal, the Bugatti EB110,...