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Category Archive: BangShift Question Of The Day??

BANGshift Question Of The Day: What Is The Most Frustrating Automotive Repair You’ve Ever Had To Make?

I’ve been working on the dually, who we’ve “lovingly” started referring to as the Big Dumb Bitch, and it has been giving us fits. After trying to be nice to it by changing out...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Are We Entering The Age Of The Tailored Car?

See that monster Porsche? That’s the 911 GT2 RS…700 horsepower, 553 ft/lbs of torque, a 0-60 run that is well under three seconds. It’s the stripped down, raw and uncut form of the...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Behavior Monitoring, Then And Now – What’s Your Take?

Hm. What does an orange Volvo keyfob and today’s question have in common? Behavior observation, that’s what. Here’s what I mean: That orange key is another part of Volvo’s...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Should Brands Get Their Own Engines Again?

In 1977, General Motors experienced blowback when Oldsmobile owners noticed that their “Rocket 350” engines were, in fact, Chevrolet blocks. Buick V6s powered seemingly everything. The...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What Is The Best Factory Green Color?

Happy St. Patrick’s Day to you, BangShifters! Enjoy soda bread and Kerrygold butter, the beverage of your choosing (and be responsible about it) and enjoy the day pretending you are Irish at...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Are There No New Car Names Left To Use?

Automobile model names just haven’t been the same in the last…oh, let’s be kind and say thirty years. The ones that are good that currently exist in the market are either legacy...

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...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What’s The One “James Bond” Gadget You’d Have In Your Car?

“Toyota patents in-car fragrance system that dispenses tear gas on car thieves.” That’s Autoblog‘s own headline for what might be a new feature in an upcoming Toyota product,...

BangShift Question Of The Day: When Do You Say, “I Have Enough Project Vehicles”?

Yesterday I spent some time working on the Dirty Cougar, the first work I’ve done since before the February King of the Heap event. I re-aimed the headlight on the wrecked side of the nose so I...

Would You Rather: California Craigslist Scores – Do You Go For Small Japanese Two-Door Or Gigantic American Wagon?

Shopping for decent metal to work with is always best done in the American Southwest. The air is dry, the salt content is low, and the metal is nice and preserved. Add in a car culture that tends to...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What Is The Best Bit Of Gearhead Reading You Know?

If you managed to not get sick this far into 2019, pat yourself on the back. BangShift Mid-West got absolutely leveled by something that didn’t test positive for the flu, but you will have a...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What Are The Roughest Conditions You Have Ever Wrenched In?

This one should be interesting! This question came to my mind as I talked to a guy yesterday who works outside repairing equipment. He was recently working in -20 weather and it made my cringe....

How Would You Build It: 1973 Chevrolet Chevelle Drag Racer

I enjoyed seeing what you brought to the table with the last build offer I provided, but let’s be honest: that 1977 Dodge Ramcharger was pretty solid as it was. Just a few details needed some...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Unlimited Speed Limit Highways – Good Idea Or Not?

If you’ve ever encountered traffic in L.A., Denver, St. Louis or anywhere else where even the major Interstates clog like a stopped-up drain, then picture this for a moment: alongside the main...