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Category Archive: BangShift Question Of The Day??

If You And Your Buddies Were Going To Build Ultra Cheap Basher Race Cars, What 1980’s or 1990’s Car Would Be Your Race Car?

So lets say you and your friends got together, like the boys from Bad Obsession Motorsports, and decided you were going to build race cars, on the ultra cheap, to race against each other. And lets...

Reader Information Request: Does Anybody Have Any Information On The 1980 Dodge Magnum Mirada Show Car?

Readers, every single time I’ve come to you asking for information, you have always responded with knowledge, insight, and facts that even Google can’t figure out. Every single time, you...

Question of the Day: Which Car Has History Most Over Glorified?

Yesterday we asked what engine history has been unfair to. Today we ask just the opposite. We want to know what car history has been overly kind to. Let’s face it, as car guys and fans of...

BANGshift Question Of The Day: Which Tool Would You Rather Have In Your Shop? CNC Plasma Table Or CNC Milling Machine?

Tools, they are almost as exciting and fun as the hot rods and race cars we build with them, and like the list of cars we wish we had there is a long list of tools I wish I had as well. And I know...

Holley Rendered Rides: Should Funny Car Bodies Return to their Showroom Inspired Roots?

Holley has been doing a new video series called Rendered Rides where they put something out there and ask folks to chime in on whether it is good, bad, weird, or what. This latest one is about Funny...

BangShift Question Of The Day: If You Could Limit Demo Derbies To One Make And Model ONLY, What Would It Be?

If you have read BangShift for any length of time, you know that the two models of automobile that I wouldn’t mind seeing parked next to the remains of the Bismark or Titanic are the...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What’s Been Your Worst Warranty Nightmare Car or Truck?

Yes, we want to know what the worst engineered factory junk pile you ever had was. Warranty claims can really vary. Sometimes you get something that has been recalled and those are probably the...

BangShift Reader Brawl: What’s The Most Harsh, Hardcore, And Awesome Amateur Automotive Competition On Earth?

People love to do things to test themselves. From hitting the local drag strip to building a race car that turns hard around cones, we have devised a seemingly endless number of competitions designed...

Does Anyone Else Things It’s Weird That They Changed The Name Of Auto Club Raceway In Pomona, For An Allstate Commercial?

There have been a few people who have talked about this commercial on some forums and such, but the conversation has made me laugh. They talk about the inaccuracies, goofiness, etc, and apparently,...

BangShift Question of the Day: What’s the Best Sounding Internal Combustion Engine?

Today’s a day where sound seem to be a theme and now we’re dragging you into it.  Part of being a dedicated gearhead is an appreciation of the many ways that cars, trucks, and other...

BangShift Question of the Day: What is The Single Most Influential Automotive Design Ever?

In the history of the automobile there have been thousands of different designs, maybe tens of thousands. Select few of those have been truly influential. While having a discussion about my childhood...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Which Racing Or Hot Rodding Legend Would You Want To Bring Back And Use Today’s Technology?

Coming off of the 2018 PRI show, I keyed in on a couple of things. The first is that there are an incredible number of businesses that are based around precision and creative machining. They have...

BangShift Question of the Day: Which Failed Car Brand Has the Worst Reputation in America?

So yesterday I was driving down the road and nearly crashed when an old Peugeot 505 passed me going in the other direction. I had not seen one of these things in years, let along spoken to anyone who...

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...