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Category Archive: BangShift Question Of The Day??, Craigslist Find, MOPAR, TRUCKS

How Would You Build It: 1977 Dodge Ramcharger SE

I love picking your brains on build ideas, readers. I’m stuck in my ways…I see a certain vehicle, I have a build plan ready to go. Maybe two if I’ve thought about it. But that...

FCA Has Brought Back The Warlock – Needs More Hemi And More Stakebed!

Call me a little bit suspicious if you must, but there is something quite familiar about the newly introduced 2019 Ram 1500 Classic Warlock. Obviously, the nameplate is a surprise…the Warlock...

Tow Pig Greatness? This Phantom Dodge Crew Cab Shortbed Dually Just Needs A Fifth Wheel!

So the other day Chad brought up the question of what kind of tow rig you would pick if you were transported back to 1975. It’s a good question, though you could realistically expand the years...

Monday Shopper: A Dodge Power Wagon That Truly Deserves To Be Called “Macho” – 440-6 Power!

In the late 1970s, responding to the tastes of custom tricks performed on their vehicles, Dodge introduced an interesting marketing setup. Composed of tricked-out trucks and vans, the grouping was...

The Field Of Skeletons: Take A Walk Through A Muscle Mopar Graveyard

Buying brand-new sheetmetal to fix the holes in your classic car wasn’t always an option on the table. Those companies that sprouted up to fill the need did so because there was such a demand...

MORE: MISC, MOPAR, Videos

New Product: Mr. Gasket’s 35 GPM Electric Water Pump For Big Block Mopar

There is nothing like a stout big-block Mopar. That exhaust thump, that stump-pulling torque, the twist tearing through the chassis. It’s been a solid recipe for decades and whether...

Unveiled: Ram’s New Multifunction Tailgate For Half-Tons – Swing However You’d Like To!

Not to be outdone with press releases from both Ford and GM, Ram has announced a new feature for their half-ton pickup trucks. It’s called the multifunction tailgate and it works like this: in...

Rough Start: A V8 AMC Eagle, Just Like Kenosha Should Have Made!

We have nothing against the American Motors 258ci inline-six. It is a damn durable engine, one that can be built to make healthy power, and is based on an engine platform that stuck around for...

Acceptable Malaise: A 1978 Plymouth Fury A38 With A Modified 440 Under The Hood

Before any one of you makes the comment, yes, I’d donate body parts to science for this car. Unhesitatingly. What is a 1978 Fury’s draw for me? Why is the prototypical 1970s blah-mobile...

Money No Object: The 1955 Chrysler Ghia ST Special – The Banker’s Got Taste!

Chrysler’s Letter Cars got a reputation as the “banker’s hot rod” due to their impressive speed combined with their size and luxurious outfitting. Starting with the C-300,...

Money No Object: Stacey David’s “Street Sweeper” 1973 Plymouth Satellite Sebring Is Up For Grabs!

It’s taken me more than a couple of minutes to dislodge my heart from my throat on this find. Between knowing the guy well enough and seeing the car in person through several stages of build,...

Rough Start: Feed Your Classic NASCAR Kink With This Petty-Inspired 1979 Dodge Magnum!

The Dodge Magnum was supposed to be the car that carried the legacy of Richard Petty and his loyalty for Mopar products through the end of the 1970s. After getting a one-year special pass on the...

Raising A Demon: Hagerty’s Time-Lapse Build Of A Challenger SRT Demon’s Engine Is Gorgeous!

The 840-horsepower Hemi that lies under the hood of the limited-production Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is going to go down in history as one of the all-time “f**k you, we’re going to have...

Party Has To End Sometime: Next-Gen Dodge Challenger Expected To Have EV Systems

Nevermind the run-of-the-mill vehicles that are meant to be sold in mass numbers, look directly at the Dodge Challenger and it’s two rivals, the Chevrolet Camaro and Ford Mustang. The...