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Category Archive: BangShift News, MOPAR

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.”...

The Unloved: Will This Long-Parked Dodge Aspen Wake Up After Seventeen Years?

Getting to see Dylan McCool’s 1969 Dodge Charger on Power Tour this year left me feeling proud…for no real reason, really, except that I was happy to see the progress that he has made,...

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Money No Object: Bill McGraw’s 1971 Rod Shop Dodge Charger Super Stocker

To understand why I’m slobbering all over my keyboard for this 1971 Dodge Charger only takes your eyes. Look over the perfect Super Stock setup from 1971…a factory car with a tweak here,...

Last Minute Refusal: The FCA-Renault Merger Will Not Happen After All!

At the beginning of yesterday, it seemed that the FCA-Renault merger that had been a hot-button topic for a few days now was going to actually come to fruition. Nissan and Mitsubishi, alliance...