Category Archive: Apex Video, BangShift APEX, BangShift Question Of The Day??, RACING & ACTION, Videos

BangShift Question Of The Day: What’s The Best “That’s Not Appropriate” Car You’ve Seen On The Track?

I started autocrossing out at Bremerton Raceway in 2010. I had worked a race back in 1998 as a cone-shagger, a volunteer detail for the NJROTC unit I was attached to in high school, and what it...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What Is Your Opinion On Automotive Restoration Apprenticeships?

(Photo: Wiltshire Times) Within the last few years, there has been a kickback against the “go to college, get that degree, make that money” line of thinking that has persisted for...

Are You More Or Less Likely To Buy A Street Car That Is Doing A Burnout In The Ad Photo?

While looking through Craigslist for something interesting yesterday I came across this 3rd Gen Camaro doing a burnout in one of the photos in the ad. And it wasn’t one of like 10 photos, but...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What Little Crapcan Would You Like To Make Rock?

Yes, I’m still fascinated by the Aston Martin “V8 Cygnet” that showed up at the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend. The engineering that went into building this one-off...

Would You Rather: 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle Vs. 1972 Ford Gran Torino!

The midsize sedan is a dying breed, according to every rag and blog out there right now. Whatever…they can sing the praises of crossovers and cars that drive themselves until they are blue in...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Would You Hand Over Your Driving Data For Gifts?

Most people know that when they reach rock bottom, that they should stop digging. Apparently the minds at Mitsubishi decided that once the shovel quit being useful, that they would ask for a...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Will You Be Watching The “Evel Live” Event?

Instead of a Harley-Davidson XR-750, the bike will be an Indian Scout FTR750. Instead of a white suit, it’ll be black. And instead of Evel Knievel, one of the stunt world’s most iconic...

If You Had $1000 Or Less To Get A Beater Shop Truck With, What Would It Be?

I’m always looking on Craigslist at projects and parts and “stuff” in general. Yesterday I was looking at a cheap GMC S15 pickup, trying to convince myself that I need a beater...

Instead Of Renting A Car To Drive 8 Hours Home, Which Of These Would You Buy?

Because I’m nuts, the thought of renting a car to return from Reno on Monday to my home in SoCal is driving me insane. I think it would be WAY more fun if Otis and I made the trip in something...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What Was The First “Not A Street Car”?

The debate that began five minutes after a guy bolted a Fronty head onto his Model T and continues today surrounds what a street car is or isn’t. When we look at the accomplishments of guys...

Question of the Day: What Was Your Ridiculous Pre-Teen Car Crush?

I was cruising down the road yesterday minding my own business and silently cursing the eco-douche in front of me in the hybrid when my eyes caught one of the weirder things I have seen in a while....

BangShift Question Of The Day: Pick One Car And One Truck For A Two-Car Garage!

Forum member “Aircooled” recently put up this neat picture of a house that belongs to someone with their priorities straight in life. One car, one truck, done. And both are unique pieces...

Would You Ever Buy A Classic, That Was Too Far Gone To Save, Just To Keep It From Being Crushed?

So I’m walking around my buddy Chad Ehrlich’s Nobody’s Auto Recycling, in Great Bend Kansas on Friday morning when something he says strikes me as funny and awesome all at the same...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Have You Ever Been Airborne In A Car?

Thanks to a discussion in the BangShift Forums, let me paint a picture for you: it’s a Friday evening, with the sunset casting a killer light show through the Douglas firs that line the road....