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Category Archive: BangShift Question Of The Day??

What Is The Dumbest Automotive Related Thing You Have Ever Done?

Paying about a million bucks for some old coveralls, crashing a Lamborghini you just won, buying an awful shitbox of a car, getting stuck without help, etc. These are but a few of the stupid things...

BANGSHIFT QUESTION OF THE DAY: COBRA JET, CHALLENGER DRAG PACK, OR COPO CAMARO?

With all three of the American car manufacturers offering a high performance drag race package car these days (yeah, the COPO is a “concept” officially, but c’amon people!)...

BangShift Question of the Day: What is the Most Important Race in the World?

By the time you read this, I’ll be in the sky, on my way to the 24th annual Performance Racing Industry show in Orlando, Florida. For the rest of the week the blog will be filled with racing...

BangShift Question of the Day: What are you interested in seeing from the 2011 PRI Show?

Tomorrow I’m hopping a plane for sunny Orlando to spend the remainder of the week at the 2011 Performance Racing Industry (PRI) show. The show has been running for 24 years and in simple terms...

BangShift Question of the Day: What is Your Coolest Piece of Personal Automotive/Racing Memorabilia

I’ve never been lucky enough to fight my way into victory lane at a race track. My several year bracket racing career was marked with a couple near misses, but no race wins. On one such near...

BangShift Question of the Day: What are You Most Interested in Seeing Covered at SEMA 2011?

We begin our week long assault on the 2011 SEMA show today. Throughout the week we’ll be bringing you the latest offerings from the high performance aftermarket, photos of all the cool junk in...

BangShift Question of the Day: What’s the Best Approach to Selling an Old Car?

I was cruising down the road yesterday minding my own business when I spotted this cool old Buick Riviera for sale on the side of the road. The gigantic FOR SALE slathered across the windshield...

BangShift Question of the Day: What’s the Best Car Stunt You’ve Ever Seen?

Back in the early 1980s, we saw the Joie Chitwood stunt show for the first time and were immediately convinced that we were watching the greatest automotive spectacle ever. That’s saying...

BangShift Question of the Day: What’s the Weirdest Engine Swap You’ve Ever Seen?

The engine swap is a tried and true part of hot rodding history. Back in the day, pulling the boat anchor six out of your father’s Chevy and slapping a Cad, Olds, or Buick motor in was hot...

BangShift Question of the Day: Should “New” GM Be Responsible for Old GM’s Recall Repairs?

Recently, a lawsuit has brought to light an interesting situation facing General Motors. When the company went into bankruptcy in 2009, a new entity officially called, “New GM” came out...

BangShift Question of the Day: Have You Ever Built Something Wild and Crazy Out of Scrap Parts and Pieces?

While cruising around the 2011 Rough and Tumble Thresherman’s Reunion, BangShifter Gene and I saw the below pictured tractor and stopped dead in our tracks. Built by a couple local young dudes,...

BangShift Question of the Day: What’s Your Favorite Motor?

With the greatness of that Miller engine we wrote about earlier today still swimming in our heads, we need to do something to get that lump of iron off out mind. While the Miller 91 isn’t our...

BangShift Question of the Day: Seen a Good Personalized License Plate Lately?

While we were driving to the hospital on Friday, during the Holley National Hot Rod Reunion, Chad and I spotted a 1980s Oldsmobile hearse (since it was white, maybe it was a morgue mobile?) sitting...

BangShift Question of they Day: What the Hell is This Thing?

This one has us completely and utterly stumped. This photo was posted by BangShift member Blazerteam and seems to show an old Buick that had truly horrible things done to it. Is this a motorhome?...