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Category Archive: BangShift Question Of The Day??

BangShift Reader Brawl: What Is Your Favorite Magazine Feature Car Of All Time?

As a kid I read all kinds of magazines (still do…not sure if that is OK to admit!) and can remember loving all kinds of feature trucks in 4-Wheel and Off Road, muscle cars, hot rods, and drag...

Would You Ever Consider Swapping A Classic American Car To Electric Power? Here’s A Couple We’d Do It To.

I’m a die hard GM car guy, love my gasoline burning engines, and think horsepower is a right of passage. With that said, I have zero issues with electric cars and trucks as long as they...

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: What Was Your Ridiculous Pre-Teen Car Crush?

I was cruising down the road yesterday minding my own business and silently cursing the slow driving moron in front of me when my eyes caught one of the weirder things I have seen in a while. There...

Do You Really Need To Resize Connecting Rods When Upgrading Rod Bolts?

Ooooh I love this video! Well, more specifically, videos like this. Videos like this take a widely accepted rule of thumb and put it to the test, to find out if it is really applicable in this...

I Hand You $5,000 And Tell You That You Have To Pick One Of These Two Beauties To Buy And Drive Home. Which Do You Choose?

I love the what if game. It’s just too much fun. So lets place the Blazer vs Pinto What If game today. Let’s say I met you in the Home Depot parking lot and said here is $5,000 cash. It...

Would You Buy An Unfinished Drag Car Project? How Unfinished? Or Would You Only Buy Stuff That Is Ready To Race?

I often tell folks looking for a new project to look at unfinished projects that someone else has given up on, lost interest in, or has come up short on funds to finish. A lot of the time you can get...

What’s The Worst Add On Accessory You Have Ever Seen Installed? We Think These Wheelie Bars Might Be It

When I was a teen ager and saw a car with way to many stick on accessories, or too much chrome door edge guard, we would often say that someone should turn that guy away from the chrome aisle at Pep...

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...

What The Hell Is Really Going On Here? When Two Good Cars Are Combined To Make Something That Should NOT Go Together. What Were They Thinking?

Sometimes I wonder what are people thinking? This is a question we all ask ourselves when we see some cars, houses, boats, art, you name it. Basically, any item who’s design is open to opinion...

Furniture Made From Car Parts Is Cool. Would You Put Any Of This In Your House, Or Would Your Better Half Make You Keep It In The Garage?

Every time I see a bed made from a truck bed, or a tailgate bench, or one of those couches made from the trunk of a car, I think how cool that would be to have in the house. Since we’re...

If You Won The Billion Dollar MegaMillions Jackpot, What Crazy Expensive Thing Would You Buy In A Hurry?

Everyone plays the “if I won the lottery” game at some point or another, and especially when the jackpot gets huge like Powerball and MegaMillions have been lately. It’s always fun...

Have You Ever Bought One Part That Turned Into A Whole New Project Car?

You are walking down an aisle at the Pomona Swap Meet and the crowd parts so you can see them. They are beautiful, and a perfect matched set. They aren’t cheap, but they are way too good a deal...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Who Thought Changing GM’s Badge Was A Good Idea?

Yes, it’s a rhetorical question, because the answer is known: GM’s own marketing team have made the decision to move to a new marketing plan called “Everybody In” and is meant...