Category Archive: BangShift News, BangShift XL, MOPAR, MOPAR, XL Project Trucks

BangShift Power Laggin’ Project Truck Update: Fixing Rust And Stopping Leaks On This Old Rig!

Welcome back to our coverage of Project Power Laggin’! Follow along as we take a tired 1979 Dodge W150 Power Wagon we found in Central Maine and transform it from a derelict roadside attraction to...

Unveiled: 2020 Dodge Challenger Drag Pak – Fourth-Gen Factory Racer!

Four generations of Challenger Drag Pak. Four. It’s amazing that FCA has stuck with the limited-edition drag machine, but at SEMA 2019, they rolled out the newest form of the...

SEMA 2019: Arrington Performance’s 1984 Dodge Rampage – All The Stops, Gone.

Apparently my tastes in cars are more well-known than I initially suspected. Within five minutes of getting my press badge and starting off my SEMA 2019 experience, I was pulled to the side....

2019 SEMA Show: FCA Shows Off Two Trucks And A Jeep For Las Vegas

SEMA is great for manufacturers to flex their own in-house customization skills, and FCA in particular take great pleasure in letting the Mopar group run wild each year with builds. There’s...

Random Car Review: The 1989 Dodge Daytona Decepzione – Ground Clearance May Be An Issue!

One point five inches of airspace separated the oil pan of a Lamborghini-sourced, transverse-mounted 3.5L V8 from the asphalt that threatened to rip it open quicker than the iceberg ripped open the...

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They Drove What? The History Behind The Two 1963 Chrysler 300s That Went Rallying In Canada

When you think rally car, you picture small, light, usually four-wheel drive beasts that seem to be able to do the impossible. But even before Group B and the really ballistic cars, small and light...

Satellite Launch, Part 3: As The Flywheel Turns…

Part three of the revival of the 1970 Plymouth Sport Satellite starts off on a very high note: the starter that had been sitting in the dirt underneath the car functioned and every bit of stuck...

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The Challenger Revival, Part Two: Yep, That 318 Is Without A Doubt Seized

Those that know me probably think that I grind my teeth every time I put up a Dylan McCool video. It’s an educated guess, given his selection of Mopars and ability to turn them from derelict...

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Venomous: Petrolicious Looks Over A 1997 Dodge Viper GTS – The Pure Driving Machine

Forget the Lamborghini Countach, forget the Ferrari F40. You can even wipe the Lamborghini Diablo and any of the Japanese sport coupes from the “bubble era” off of the map too. The Dodge...

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Unveiled: 2020 Dodge Charger Hellcat Widebody Daytona – Celebrating The 50th Anniversary Of The Wildest Charger Created

In 1969, in the middle of a full-scale war with Ford over the winner’s circle at NASCAR tracks across the country, Dodge pulled out all of the stops. The Street Hemi needed aerodynamic tweaks...

Unveiled: The Dodge Charger Hellcat and Scat Pack Widebody – Stage One Of More Performance From Mopar!

One of the best things to happen to Dodge’s Hellcat twins was the introduction of the Widebody kit for the Challenger a couple of years ago…prior to, the superbeast version of the...

Rough Start: No More Minivan Blues With This Plymouth Voyager Pickup Conversion!

Being born in 1983, the minivan boom and bust is the first automotive styling trend that I’ve seen the beginnings to and the end of in my lifetime. When they appeared right about the same time...

A Different View: This British Gaming YouTuber Bought Himself An Old Plymouth!

When I want to get away from writing about cars and I, for whatever reason, don’t want to be in the shop, I turn to video games. It’s not my only non-car hobby…I garden, and every...

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Risky Investment: Would You Restore This Ratty 1970 Plymouth Superbird Or Would You Start Building It Up?

That beak. That wing. That shape that was meant to convey one meaning only, directly to Ford Motor Company: “Richard Petty is OUR driver, and you will pay dearly for your treachery.”...