Category Archive: Apex Racing News, BangShift APEX, BangShift Question Of The Day??

BangShift Question of The Day: What’s Your Aspirational Muscle Car?

Everyone’s got their dream car, cars, trucks, and other equipment. That’s all well and good but we’re guessing that almost every BangShifter has an aspirational muscle car....

If You Could Have ANY Tow Rig On Earth, What Would It Be?

Earlier today I posted an editorial where I’m griping about the current truck wars where the big three are constantly making mor e power and more towing capacity. I think there are a bunch of...

If You Were Going To Race In The BAJA 1000 What Class Would You Run?

On Wednesday evening I went to see Dust2Glory, the 2nd story of racing in BAJA, on the big screen. I had seen the original Dust to Glory on Amazon a few years ago, and was super excited about Dana...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What Is The Best Gearhead Christmas Gift You Have Ever Received?

The more enlightened and evolved among us receive more pleasure from giving stuff than from getting it. We dig the giving thing, but the getting part, especially when the stuff we’re getting is...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What Things About Older Cars Do You Miss The Most?

The generational gaps between model years of cars kills me. If that sentence doesn’t make sense, let me explain it like this: Go sit in a 1957 anything. Then a 1967, 1977, 1987, and so on and...

You Can Choose One Vehicle That You’ve Never Driven Before, What Do You Choose?

On Facebook some idiot always posts questions asking whether you have ridden in certain iconic cars. The most recent was a VW Beetle. It got us thinking about a couple things. First, that if you...

Caption This: KITT In The Junkyard…”But Michael…I Thought What We Had Was Special.”

Well, well, well. Seems that having a sassy 1980s Pontiac Firebird just isn’t enough for some people. The Knight Industries Two Thousand is the dream car for many 1980s survivors…once you...

What’s The Biggest, Or Strangest, Vehicle You Have Ever Done Donuts In?

Spinning donuts, blowing donuts, doing donuts, or whatever it is you call spinning a vehicle around over and over in the dirt or a parking lot in the pursuit of laughter and fun is, well, FUN! If you...

Whatever Happened To That Ford GAA-Powered Mustang?

Picture, if you will: an all-aluminum 32-valve DOHC V8 producing 500 horsepower, coming from the factory built to kill and meant to take an absolute beating at the hands of the operator. Ford did...

Would You Rather, The Dirt-Cheap Thrasher Edition: Under A Grand, But You Have To Race It!

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 starts NCM Motorsports Park’s King Of The Heap winter racing series. I will be there, one way or another, at some unholy hour of the morning. If I have no luck at...

Would You Rather, The “Not-A-Pontiac” Imported Edition: 1969 Beaumont Droptop Or 2009 Holden Commodore SS Ute?

It’s time for another round of “Would You Rather”, and today the choices are a bit…well, they need some explanation. First off, both of these things are huge projects. The...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What’s The Best Magazine Article You Can Think Of?

(Photo: Car and Driver) Ooof, that had to hurt. What you are looking at is the nose of a 1983 Dodge 600ES that went dead-on into a suicidal cow somewhere in Baja California, Mexico while Car and...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What Yard Equipment Would You Repurpose With A Bigger Engine?

November in Kentucky is a time to wind down the yard care season. The leaves have fallen and have been raked up and burned, for the most part, the garden has been allowed to go fallow for the winter,...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What’s The Grossest Substance You’ve Encountered While Wrenching?

In the last Great Pumpkin Mustang update, one of my future quick fixes for the 1980 Mustang was to flush the coolant system of the nasty-ass pond water that the car was utilizing as coolant. It was...