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Category Archive: BangShift Question Of The Day??

BangShift Question Of The Day: What’s Your Quarantine Project?

It’s not cabin fever anymore…warm weather and sunny days have opened up my garage and yard to sincere work time, which I plan on taking advantage of. But this quarantine crap is really...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What Throwaway Car Do You Wish You Had Picked Up?

Alright, no wind up, no over prose…I’m exhausted from having to rip up the second half of the floor of my house and simply put, I need rest before I get back to replacing a ton of...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What Would You Build As A Drift Car?

A few years ago, while helping Brian and Chad set up for interviews at SEMA, I saw a saying on a leather jacket that I really dug: “SUPPORT VIOLENT DRIVING”. Hell yes…if there is...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Which Car Fought You The Hardest?

My first car was a second-generation Camaro, a 1975 if my memory is as good as I hope it is. My stepfather had asked me what I wanted for a first car and at the time, I didn’t want anything...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What’s The Most Underrated Off-Roader Out There?

Being well off the beaten path has it’s rewards. It’s easy to say that you’ll escape out into the woods for a weekend to yourself, but I know maybe five people who I could guarantee...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What Is Your Go-To Non-V8 Engine Choice?

While eight cylinder engines had been around at least twenty-five years prior to it’s introduction, the Ford Flathead V8 was the siren call for anyone who was into these new-fangled self-moving...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Why Not Build For Your Own Needs?

When I got out of the Army in 2010, I had a bit of a nest egg set up and I was in the market for what would be my first brand-new, off the showroom floor car. I wanted one that I could say I knew the...

What’s The Worst Carnage You’ve Ever Experienced In Your Hot Rod Or Race Car? Send Us Photos!!!

When my buddy Brandon Weber sent me this photo yesterday of the inside of the 8.8″ Ford rear axle in his ultra bitchin turbo LS powered Mustang, I cringed. He knew he broke it at the CA...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What Is The Longest You’ve Waited To Fix Something?

So, it’s probably time to admit that there is something on Angry Grandpa that hasn’t been fixed in years. You might remember that while I was working the PRI Show back in 2017, there was...

If I Gave You $3,500 And A Goal Of Building Something That Will Peg Your Fun Meter, What Do You Build?

Recently my friend Doug Cook from Motion Raceworks posted this on Facebook. “If you are a racer and want to be reinvigorated about hot rodding more than ever, I highly suggest building a...

BangShift Question Of The Day: How Would You Sell A Car In Today’s Age?

Car advertisements of late make me feel ill to my stomach, readers. I won’t even lie, I almost miss the “Real People” ads from GM. Between Ford’s conviction that you need...

BangShift Question Of The Day: When Did You Last Teach Yourself A New Driving Technique?

Nobody was home. Our nearest neighbor wasn’t home. Even my pain-in-the-ass tattletale of a brother wasn’t home yet. And the yard was pretty much loose turned dirt with a bit of moisture...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Ever Introduce A Non-Car Person To Some Real Live Action?

I’ve been lucky in life to have had a wide range of awesome experiences. I’ve flown five feet off of the ground at over 140 miles per hour in a helicopter before going just about straight...

WTF!!!! Why Can’t Anyone Just List The Correct Price On A Marketplace Ad?

You know what makes me mad? You know what makes me want to list someone’s FB Profile on BANGshift and tell everyone to blast them into oblivion? You know what makes me want to contact people...