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Category Archive: BangShift Question Of The Day??

BangShift Question Of The Day: What’s The Worst You’ve Ever Gotten Stuck?

You know the sensation: momentum has stopped, RPM is building, and the machine isn’t going anywhere anytime soon…except to China, the way the tires are digging in. Been there? Done that?...

BangShift’s Question Of The Day: What’s The Weirdest Option You’ve Ever Heard Of?

While options were around well before it’s arrival, the 1965 Ford Mustang was the car that really clued in manufacturers to what options could do for their bottom line. Car customization was a...

Best of 2019: What Was McTaggart Thinking As This 1955 Chevy Attacked?

Editor’s Note: This wasn’t the closest call of 2019. This was the closest call I’ve had, period. -McT I’d been on the property at Beech Bend for maybe…maybe twenty...

Best of 2019: Question Of The Day: Ok, Haters, What Car SHOULD Get LS-Swapped?

We get it, OK? We read the comments, we’ve seen the bashing. We’re half-ready to see if we can find a doc to prescribe half of you happy pills while the other half of y’all need a...

BangShift Question Of The Day: FCA + PSA, Good Or Bad?

Earlier this week Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Groupe PSA agreed to a $50 billion, 50/50 merger of their businesses. The new company will be based out of The Netherlands, and so far at least, there...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Should Pedestrian Avoidance Be A Part Of A Safety Rating?

Starting next year, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is ratcheting up the requirements that automakers must meet in order to earn Top Safety Pick and Top Safety Pick+ designations. Three...

Question Of The Day: What Used-Car Lot Refugee Would Make A Great One-Model Racing Series?

Used car lots plague the landscape across the country. I’m not talking the ones ran by dealerships…I’m talking “Honest Mike’s Used Car Emporium! No job? No credit? No...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Why Not Own An Old Semi Tractor?

From the moment that I first saw him walk around the nose of the green Freightliner, I could tell that through and through, my father had every ounce of “trucker” in his bones. Throughout...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Do You Have Any Great Wintertime Hoon Stories?

For someone who spent a lot of time growing up in the shadow of Pikes Peak, I am not a fan of snow. At all. Sure, nothing’s prettier than freshly-fallen snow clinging to the trees and...

Best of 2019: What Is The Most Used And Abused Car Ever Made?

Let’s not play nice here: there are cars that seem to exist only to be used and abused in absolutely horrific fashions. Can’t think of one? I can name you a list. How about every 1970s...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Would You Build Something Just For The Fun Of It?

By the time the Sawzall was plugged in, there was no saving the little red Ford Fiesta from fate. Within ten minutes, it would be a ute. The idea seemed like such a good one at the time…people...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What’s The Boss Car Audio System From The Good Old Days?

Today’s Question of the Day is a little bit more interactive than normal. Here’s the deal…the other night I was chatting with Kevin (Junkyard Digs on YouTube) about his project 1968...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Is There Really A Justification For The V8?

I hear the buzzing, I see the nest perfectly fine, and yet I’m still picking up the stick and preparing to swing. It seems like the perfect time to smack the hornet’s nest with this...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What Should The Next CHP Vehicles Be?

Oh, there’s a good reason for today’s Question of the Day, readers. Here’s the deal: Currently, the State of California and the Federal Government are in a bit of a war over...