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Category Archive: BangShift News, Bangshift Spotlight

Recall Warning: Harbor Freight 3-Ton And 6-Ton Jackstands

Of all of the ways I could potentially come to harm doing what I love, the scenario of being trapped between the earth and at least three thousand pounds of automobile might scare me even worse than...

BANGshift Reader Display Of Destruction: How To Destroy A Transmission In No Time!

Last week I posted up pics from my buddy Brandon Weber, showing his blown up 8.8 Ring and Pinion in his Mustang, and asked for you folks to send in photos of your junk all blown up to. Well you did...

Project Binky Gets An Engine Rebuild: Better Parts For More Boost!

Project Binky is at the bodyshop getting pretty, which is weird to say by the way, but while the bodyshop is slinging Bondo there is still plenty to do to get it ready to put back together. Before it...

Want To Become A Carburetor Guru? Learn From The Guys That Build Them! Holley Announces New Holley Carburetor 101 Classes

Everyone seems to have EFI the brain in recent years, and we understand and love them for it, but carburetors are still way more plentiful in the hot rod and racing world and we still get asked about...

LIVE TONIGHT: Watch The US131 Northern Nationals – Quarter Mile Modern Top Fuel Drag Racing – WATCH HERE

Starting tonight at 6:30pm Eastern time BangShift.com will be LIVE from the US131 Northern Nationals in Martin, Michigan. This is one of the most unique and awesome match races in the country because...

Don’t Call It A Mustang! Check Out This Cool 1966 German Ford T-5 Project!

Imagine this: it’s 1966, and you are an American serviceman stationed in Germany. You are a gearhead, and you have been reading all about the new Ford Mustang that is all the rage back in the...

This 1976 Greenwood GT Corvette Was My Favorite Car At The Lingenfelter Collection (Seriously, It Was)

Call me names, throw rocks at me, judge me, but in front of God and everybody I’ll admit that this 1976 Greenwood GT Corvette was my favorite car out of all the incredible iron at the...

BangShift 2015 Photo Highlight Reel: Nutting’s Favorite Moments

I love writing these “year in review” pieces, mainly because it gives me an excuse to go back through my photos and blog items from the last twelve months and remember how many awesome...

Apex Feature: Barney, The Home-Built, Big Purple Corner-Carving G-body!

(Words and photos by Dave Nutting) While you BangShift readers may not realize it, our feature on Lance Hamilton’s 1985 Chevy Monte Carlo SS has been a long time in the making for me. I’ve...

1800 Miles Or Bust! One Awesome Weekend At the Speedway Motors CAM Challenge East

As I’m sitting here in front of my computer, nearly three weeks after the conclusion of the Speedway Motors CAM Challenge East SCCA solo event held at Grissom Air Reserve Base in Peru Indiana from...

Action Gallery: Speedway Motors CAM Challenge East Event Sunday Photos

(Words and photos by Dave Nutting) – Alright boys and girls, we’re back with yet another gallery of muscle hustling ’round (And sometimes plowing through) cones at the inaugural...

Action Gallery: Speedway Motors CAM Challenge East Event Saturday Photos

(Words and photos by Dave Nutting) – The Speedway Motors CAM Challenge East at Grissom Air Force Base in Peru, Indiana was two weekends ago and I made the 1800 mile round-trip in my 1987 Monte...

Scrapple, Your Guide To The “meh”-Worthy News: Goodbye, Brave Little Toaster, Pininfarina News and Uber Busted!

Where has this week gone? Seriously…somebody tell me, I haven’t really been out of my room this week. I got one day in of house shopping in, then I got sick and I’ve been at home...

Nut Driver: The Long Journey Home (Part 3) | Quality Time With The “Other” Monte

[“Nut Driver” features updates on Dave Nutting’s 1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo] To catch up on the other installments, click HERE One of my goals for this year was to attend a full season of SCCA...