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Category Archive: Car Features, MOPAR, OTHER

Sneak Preview: Marvel has a new Ghost Rider and he drives a Charger

Since Issue #5 of Marvel Spotlight, Ghost Rider has been astride the kind of chopper that would feel right at home in Easy Rider. But beginning this week, Marvel’s new Ghost Rider is piloting a...

Frank Kozik’s Poster Art Puts Cars and Music Together Like Nothing Else

Last week, I mentioned Gearhead Records and Gearhead Magazine, and I walked out into the garage to work on the Blazer project and one of my posters smacked me right in the face, sending me all the...

Car Feature: Lee Sicilio’s 283 MPH 1969 Dodge. Can He Run 300 In 2013? We Think So!

(Editor’s note: We ran this feature after Speed Week last year. Since the car will be back and the boys have an excellent shot at making a 300mph pull down the salt, we wanted to re-familiarize...

MORE: MOPAR

1962 Plymouth Fury With 777 Original Miles – A BangShift Exclusive!

(Words and photos by Dave Nutting) – Bangshift contributing photographer Dave Nutting here to share an infamous time capsule of Mopar history that Brian Lohnes and I stumbled upon while working...

Nitro Resto – The Story of the Famed Country Girl Funny Car and How It Was Restored By The Family That Raced It

(Words and Photos by Mike Bradford) – In the racing world, if you don’t have deep pockets and want to go faster, one car is sold to fund the new toy. More often than not, the old car is...

UPDATE: Lee Sicilio’s 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona Runs 283 MPH, Gets The Record, But No 300 YET

Update Friday: Well it’s all over for Speed Week 2012, and Team Sicilio should be ultra proud of themselves. They came out with a brand new car and in less than a half dozen runs set a record...

Cool or Not: A Chrysler Cordoba Made to Look Like a Superbird!

After seeing these photos posted on the BangShift forums by member Remy-Z we had to get them in front of the BangShift readership and get your collective opinion. In the interest of full disclosure,...

Car Feature & Video Re-Run: Gary and Pam Beineke’s Serpent SRT-71 Dodge Charger

We featured several cars from the collection of Gary and Pam Beineke in 2009. Gary and Pam have made a name for themselves in the Mopar community by creating so-called, “what if?” cars....

Car Feature: 800 Horsepower 1964 Dodge 330 by Renteria Bros.

Mike Renteria Sr.’s 1964 Dodge 330 makes 800 horsepower out of a 496ci big-block Mopar wedge motor, gets driven and shown regularly, and belongs to a man who is 70 years old. Mike is the father...

Car Feature: The (Formerly) Hack Job General Lee

If Cooter Davenport had the budget and parts, this is the General Lee he would have built for the Duke boys. He would have started with an old wreck and pieced the car together until he had a...

Pro Street 1970 Challenger Mini-Feature

Every once in a while we run across a car we know you would love to see, but that we can’t shoot a full feature on due to time or circumstance. Our neighbor, George, has some cool toys,...

Hack Job General Lee: So Close We Can Almost Taste It, With Video!

The Hack Job General Lee, the well publicized Charger project from Hell, is finally near completion and it may well be the the greatest case of making automotive chicken salad out of chicken...

Car Feature: Jet-X, The 1972 Plymouth GTX that Mopar Never Built

Here’s a car from the cover of the October 2009 Mopar Action magazine, and one that’s being debuted at Chryslers at Carlisle, July 10-12, just as this is being posted at BangShift.com....

Gallery: Vintage Photos of Freiburger’s Super Bee

As many of you know, a few months ago Chad and I had to close down the old website that used to employ us and also clear out the shop where we’d been working. Aside from the drama of going out...