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Category Archive: MOPAR, Videos

One Of…Who Knows? Jay Leno Checks Out One Of The Very Rare 1958 Chrysler 300-Ds With Fuel Injection!

It’s known as the Bendix Electrojector. It was Chrysler’s late-1950s shot at fuel injection, and one of the biggest flops of the 1950s for the company…not to say anything about...

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FCA And Renault, Together? The Breakdown Of The Potential Partnership Redux!

As of press time, the automotive world is digesting the announcement that came from FCA: On May 27th, 2019, FCA had delivered a non-binding letter to the Board of Groupe Renault that proposed a 50/50...

Morning Symphony: A Dodge Dakota R/T With A Severe Attitude Problem!

It was dirty and dingy, but still bright yellow in the sea of traffic as I was making my way into Bowling Green the other day: a Dodge Dakota R/T, proudly proclaimed by gel-like lettering on the...

Uncle Tony Lays Out The Goodies For The Bottle Rocket Coronet – Including The Blue Bottle Of Happiness!

Work is always ongoing around Uncle Tony’s Garage. Something is being rebuilt, or is being fixed, or is being modified. One such project is the “Bottle Rocket” Dodge Coronet, a...

Tempt Me Not: Quit Sending Me This Ready-To-Build 1980 Dodge Mirada!

In acting, it’s known as typecasting: someone is so perfect for a typical type of role that they are always chosen for that kind of gig and not chosen for others. For example, John Wayne would...

BangShift Test Drive: 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye: It’s Overkill! Glorious Overkill!

I own a Chrysler 300C, which is the equivalent of a Dodge Challenger R/T. The 5.7L Hemi makes decent power and the right noises, and gets the job done. Or does it? Maybe not. You can step down to the...

Monday Shopper: Keep Your Numbers-Matching Ride, This Gen III Hemi-Powered 1971 Dodge Challenger R/T Suits Us Fine!

Statement of fact: Chrysler E-bodies are expensive with a capital “F”. Want to pay less than ten grand? Hope you aren’t scared of rust and have literally everything other than a...

Droptop Dreaming: This 1961 Plymouth Fury Is The Sled You Never Saw Coming

It’s convertible season around BangShift Mid-West! Not that I’d know…the last open-air vehicle I owned was a T-top Monte Carlo and I’ve only driven one convertible ever, a...

FCA Unveils The Price Of Power: $29,995 For The Hellephant 426 Hemi

Last SEMA, FCA rolled out a 1,000 horsepower, 950 Ft/Lbs monster of a 426ci third-gen Hemi to the world and proudly boasted that it would be for sale as a crate engine. Dubbed the...

Rough Start: The Beast! This Dodge Tow Truck Is The Ugly Mother Of Your Dreams!

While I’m sure there is a part of Brian Lohnes that will fall head over heels in love with this 1972…1978…um, let’s just say 1970s Dodge wrecker, all I can say is...

Copart Cadavers: 1969 Dodge Charger With A Nice Char

Welcome back to Copart, where the remains of hopes and dreams languish, hoping that someone out there cares enough to take the broken pieces of what had been a car and will put what’s left to...

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The 2019 Easter Jeep Safari Concepts: Gladiators For Days And More For Moab!

Every year, Jeep rolls out some special concept vehicles specifically for the Easter Jeep Safari that happens out in Moab, Utah. Every year, it’s a mix of what can be done to a Jeep via the...

Like Your Feet Are On Fire: 211 Miles Per Hour From A Dodge Challenger SRT Demon

One of the strange notes that came with the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon was a loss of overall top speed compared to the Hellcat variation. Yes, the Demon has a stronger kick and a little less weight...

Morning Symphony: Right-Side Riding A Valiant Regal In New Zealand

There are days where all I want to do is to disappear into a different landscape in a car I’d never, ever otherwise get the chance to try out. Seems childish in nature, but when I drove a bunch...

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