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Category Archive: BangShift Question Of The Day??

BangShift Question Of The Day: Do You Still Scour Swap Meets Or Has The Internet Taken Your Parts Dollars?

I’ve often wondered if the guys who have been grizzled swap meet veterans for decades on end have seen some kind of decline in the quality and quantity of stuff at meets now that eBay and...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What’s The Worst Idea You’re Glad You Got Talked Out Of?

Unless you were pulled over by one or found yourself stuffed into the back of one, chances are very good that you don’t know what the hell that slab-sided ode to awful is in that picture. In...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Do You Have Any Good Station Wagon Memories?

The timing was off, I guess. When it comes to discussions on who rode in what growing up as a kid, most people my age rode around in minivans or the early smaller SUVs of the early 1990s. Older than...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What Is Your Favorite Memory From A Track That’s Now Gone?

As I type this, I’m still coming to terms with the final blowout that I got to witness at Rocky Mountain Raceway as part of the Night of Fire weekend. I can’t explain just how pissed-off...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What Is Your Favorite Gearhead Euphemism?

Part of the fun in the whole gearhead world is the lingo and terminology we throw around. In many cases we speak a language all our own. This becomes totally apparent when guys get to talking about...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What Cars Of The 1990s Should Be Collectors’ Items?

I won’t miss the tropical color choices, or the strange gel-pen inspired “sport graphics”, but the 1990s did bring about some interesting ideas for gearheads. Monochromatic paint...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What Is The Ultimate Racing D*** Move?

Here’s something I actually expected to be doing: writing another piece on Moto2 rider Romano Fenati and his abhorrent sportsmanship actions during competition. Back in 2015, Fenati and Niklas...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What Is The First Car Or Truck You Can Remember Seeing That Stopped You In Your Tracks?

The reason this question came to my mind was because of the yellow Mustang posted above. Not one like it, not a copy, THAT car. I saw it at a cruise night recently and it transported me back to a...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What’s The Strangest Animal Encounters You’ve Had At A Race Track?

I’ve been around racing in some form or another since 1999, when I started volunteering for the SCCA events at Bremerton Raceway in Washington as a cone-shagger. I’ve bracket-raced,...

Is Being Near Mint, And Older Than Most Stuff On The Road, Make Something Like This Dodge Aspen Wagon Worth Real Money?

Rare. It’s one of the most commonly overused words in used car listings around the world, and with rare exception isn’t actually applicable to most of them. With that said, there are...

Question of the Day: Given $5,000 and 10 Minutes to Spend It, What Speed Parts Would You Buy?

Let’s play a high speed, gearhead version of Brewster’s Millions, except this is BangShift Thousands. You’re walking down the street and a guy hands you $5,000, sticks a Summit...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Are You For Or Against People Touching Your Ride?

For the last couple of days, I’ve been watching an interesting argument going on within the pages of Jalopnik. On one hand you have Kristen Lee, who had some pressure to let off after seeing...

BANGshift Question Of The Day: Would You Consider Joining A Motorsports Country Club?

Motorsports Country Clubs are not new, in fact they have been around for some time now, but there seem to be more of them popping up lately and those that already exist seem to be stepping up their...

Caption This: Jaguar Land Rover Gave Their Autonomous Pods Eyes…What Is The Car Trying To Say?

When I took art classes, I found myself having trouble drawing human faces. As the professor worked with me, he asked about my interests, and naturally, the answer had to do with cars. As he pointed...