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Category Archive: Car Features, OTHER

SEMA Show 2012 Featurette: The Thunder Taker 1960 Cadillac Custom Hearse by Bryan Fuller Hot Rods

It is 8,000lbs of subtle metal work, flawless paint, a passenger compartment that’ll seat a football team with room to set up a train set inside, one of the largest sun roofs installed on any...

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...

Car Feature: Bitchin’ Blue Custom 1965 Acadian Wagon

When we saw Dave Show’s 1965 Acadian Wagon, sitting in The Grove at Famoso Raceway during DragFest, we fell in love with the killer stance, insane paint, and cool cruiser vibe. The fact that...

BangShift Garage Spotlight: A Bitchin Blue Big Block 1969 Nova Super Sport We Wish We Had

It’s BangShift Garage Spotlight time, and this week we chose my69rat and his amazing big-block, 4-speed, 1969 Nova SS. He’s kind of a lurker on the BangShift.com forums, but that...

BangShift New Car Review: The 2012 Buick Regal GS [w/video]

(Photos by Dave Nutting) – Buick fans, it’s time to tell your friends that “Going Fast with Class” is back! After seven days and seven hundred-plus miles behind the wheel of a 2012 Buick...

Win the Lottery and Buy the Friggin’ A-Team Van!

We remember Mike Meyers for his funny TV characters, being the voice of Shrek, starring in such cinematic hits as, So I Married an Ax Murderer, and generally being as funny as a Canadian can be....

Project Buford T Justice: Our Cop Car Cruises Home and Then We Beat on It!

(Photos by Dave Nutting, Gene Stauffer, and Brian Lohnes) – Project Buford T Justice, BangShift’s 1987 9C1 Caprice cop car is back home in Massachusetts safe and sound and we have begun...

Progress Continues on Ridetech’s Killer Factory Five ’33 Build

As you know, the guys and girls at Ridetech are always up to something awesome. Whether it is buying or selling cars at auction, thrashing their stuff on road courses and autocrosses across the...

Mini-Feature: An Upclose Look at Mike Piraino’s Wild Twin Turbo Super Comp/Top Dragster Rail! [w/dyno video]

When Chad called me breathlessly from the pits a Pomona during the NHRA Winternationals, I figured he had been chasing the ice cream truck…again. As it turns out, he was going ape over this...

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,...

Video: 48 Hour Camaro Highlights including Air Conditioning Tech

If you missed out on the crazy, live, build of the 48 Hour Camaro, you missed out on a lot. We’ve got video coming over the next few weeks highlighting all the components that went into this...

Mini-Feature: Barb Hamilton’s 1937 Willys Gasser

Barb Hamilton is a woman who truly blazed a trail for females in drag racing. As much credit as Shirley Muldowney gets for “running with the boys” and becoming the first female to...

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....

Quick Peek: A 572ci, 1130hp, Naturally Aspirated Kaase Big Block Ford Powered 2004 Mustang Mach 1

We’ve been spending a fair amount of time at our local neighborhood chassis shop, Tube Chassis Designz lately. Jon and his crew have been replacing the cab floors in Goliath, and recently we...