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Category Archive: BangShift Question Of The Day??, Monday Shopper, MOPAR, TRUCKS

Would You Rather, Pro Commuter Style: Shelby Charger GLHS Or Toyota Supra GT

It’s been a minute since we’ve pinned you into a corner and forced you to pick sides, hasn’t it? Well, no better time than the present to force you to pick one of two particular...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Does The Jeep Wrangler Actually Need A Hemi?

On November 17, 2020, at 12 noon Eastern, Jeep will unveil the Wrangler Rubicon 392 in its production form. A concept has been roaming around for a couple of months now, mostly as a teaser for what...

Caption This: Roborace Has Encountered An Error And Needs To Reboot

Everybody worries about the rise of the machines. Oh, no, Skynet is going to become self-aware and Arnold is gonna show up at our door looking like Rob Halford’s Grindr date, ready to go,...

Would You Rather: Conventional Tractors From 1975 – Which One Do You Saddle Up In?

Big rigs were in their prime in the mid-1970s. Trucker culture was all the rage, CB radios were hip, and the lingo was just about everywhere. Movies, television shows, that C.W. McCall song...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Would You Ever Bring One You Sold Back?

One of the cars that visited “the yard” quite often was a car I genuinely begged for. I remember it clearly: 1979 Chevrolet Malibu two-door, primer gray with red gut, redneck lowered,...

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...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What’s The Weirdest Automotive Idea You Have Ever Dreamed Up?

(By Chris Chenlo) – We’ve all been there, a group of friends sitting around drinking beer and someone says “Wouldn’t it be cool if we……..” and that’s how it starts. In my head...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What Was The First Job You Helped Out On?

More often than not, our first tasking is best described as “gopher”…go for the wrench, go for the flashlight, go for a couple of aspirin because Dad just banged his head off of the...

BangShift Question Of The Day: How Would You Route A “Rally Safari” In North America?

Between 1953 and 2003, the event most widely known as the Rally Safari has brought drivers and skills out to the wilds of East Africa for miles upon miles of punishment, wide-open stages, and...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What Was The Worst Smell You’ve Ever Encountered?

When all you mess around with are sub-$1,000 shitbox cars, you’re bound to offend your nostrils. It’s just a way of life for me, I guess. Over the years, I’ve had cars that...

Would You Rather, The Collector Edition: Hemi Challenger Or Ford GT?

The collector car market is a strange thing to me. I watch what is popular rise, I see what was once popular fade, and I see speculators and those trying to move ahead of the wave snapping up what...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Thoughts On The Opposed-Piston Design?

Take a look at the lead photo of this article. That is a still from a rendering of the Advanced Combat Engine, a collaborative effort between Cummins and Achates Power that is meant for military use...

BangShift Question Of The Day: How Radical Can You Live With For A Daily?

The moment it appeared in the parking lot at the hangar, my 1987 Dodge Diplomat became a focal point of a barrage of questions. At the time, it wasn’t painted midnight blue and it wasn’t...

How Would You Build It: 1989 Shelby Dakota

Seeing Carroll Shelby jump ship from Ford around 1970 was no surprise. The direction that the Shelby Mustang program was headed towards was pissing him off more and more. His GT350 and GT500 were...