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Category Archive: BangShift Question Of The Day??

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 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: What’s the Biggest Underdog Engine?

There are a slew of engines that have come and gone over the years that were good runners, yet largely underappreciated by the masses. In today’s world hot rodders have an insane number of...

BANGshift Question Of The Day: Would You Take A Ride In A Flying Car Like This?

The idea of flying cars is nothing new, but they have been changing from looking like a car and a plane had a baby, to looking like a giant multi-rotor drone with a car hanging from it. So since...

BangShift Question Of The Day: How Bad Did You Screw Up In The Snow?

BangShift Mid-West is an ice cube. So is the majority of the United States, thanks to a cold snap and blizzard. A couple of days ago, I was washing the Charger on a 50-degree day, preparing the car...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What Is The Best Innovation Created By An American Car Company?

So yesterday you all got the pitchforks and torches out as your railed against the biggest automotive rip offs of all time. Today we’re taking things in a more positive direction and asking you...

Question Of The Day: Have You Put Your Car Into Hibernation Yet?

It’s official, the Charger has come off the road for the remainder of 2022. All in all, the late-B Body Mopar has had a pretty good year, racking up over 6,000 miles on the clock. At the start...

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...