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Category Archive: BangShift Question Of The Day??

BangShift Question of the Day: What’s Been The Dumbest Automotive Idea Of The Last 25 Years?

While driving yesterday I saw a Nissan Murano convertible drive by. I had seen photos of this contraption in magazines and online and yes, I had seen a scant few over the years but it had been a good...

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: Ever Blown an Engine Up?

  After seeing the destruction of some nitro engines at the NHRA Fall Nationals we want to turn the spotlight on YOU fair reader and get some information on what hell you’ve managed...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What Is Your Favorite Racing Quote?

The world of racing draws out some of the craziest, smartest, coolest, funniest, most intense, and most straight up nuts people in the world. Because of that, there’s always something...

Would You Rather, The Aspiring VW Edition: We Found These Two Weirdos, Now You Pick Your…um…Favorite?

Making something interesting out of the Volkswagen platform is easy. The “people’s car” was very adaptable and has been made into just about everything under the sun: from dune...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Which Engine Is The King Of The Inline Six World?

You have to love the inline six. It has been built in an amazing array of displacements, styles, and for applications ranging from fire trucks to economy cars. They have been muscle car engines in...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Are Exhibition Drag Cars Cool?

I was recently chatting with one of my die-hard drag racing pals and the subject wandered onto exhibition vehicles like wheelstanders, jet cars, and other acts designed to put on a show to keep fans...

How Would You Build It? This 1978 Ford LTD II Was Stored Away For Twenty Years…What Would You Do?

Growing up, I read all of the musclecar restoration rags. They all had this one theme that they tried to cover: “FOUND after XX years hiding in a barn, perfectly preserved!” Buick Gran...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What Do You Have To Replace Most Often?

What are you doing this morning? Enjoying that cup of coffee? Trying to corral your feral children together so that they get on the bus and you can have your few moments of peace and quiet before you...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Have You Ever Left Something On Someone’s Car Out Of Annoyance Before?

We’ve all been there. Perhaps it was a crowded parking lot or maybe it was just an average, every day situation and then you see it. A person has done something with their car that makes them...

Question of the Day: What Car Has the Best Sounding Factory Exhaust In History?

The exhaust note that cars have tells smarty pants gearheads a lot. We can hear how rowdy the cam is, figure out whether the engine is a small block or a big block, even perhaps name the brand of...

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...

BangShift Question of the Day: What’s Your Ultimate Cannonball Run Car or Truck?

While on the phone with the kids during Drag Week, talking about where we were driving our Challenger Hellcat, the boys asked me how long it would take to drive across the country. This lead to an...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Do You Still Scour Swap Meets Or Has The Internet Taken Your Parts Dollars?

I’ve often wondered if the guys who have been grizzled swap meet veterans for decades on end have seen some kind of decline in the quality and quantity of stuff at meets now that eBay and...