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Category Archive: BangShift News, CHEVY, TRUCKS

SEMA 2019: Chevrolet E-10 Electric Pickup – GM Gets In On The Electrification Program

The push to switch from internal combustion engines to electrical powertrains in the name of cleaner energy use has gone from a creeping speed to full-blown switch, it seems. Classic car groups are...

SEMA 2019 Unveiled: Shelby American Shows Off “Dragon Snake” GT500 and “Super Snake” F-150 Concepts

If you get confused between the Shelby-badged Fords that already exist and the ones you are seeing here, don’t be. Look at it like this: Ford has the right to use the Shelby...

Holley’s Intergalactic Ford Fest Short Take: Erik Stacey’s Wide By Violent Power Stroke Hilux

If there was one thing I was genuinely surprised about regarding Holley’s Intergalactic Ford Fest, it was the lack of diesel among the show field. Bowling Green has at least two diesel shops...

Holley’s Intergalactic Ford Fest Short Take: The Slammed Courier

If you don’t know me by now, it should be apparent that I’m going to look for the “freaks and geeks” at any given car show instead of what most people would be hunting for. My...

LS Fest X Went Postal Thanks To This Cool LS Swapped Postal Truck. It’s Way Cooler Than What My Mail Man Drives!

While there were TONS of cool and weird LS Swapped things at Holley’s LS Fest X in Bowling Green, the US Mail truck below was the talk of the grounds. We spent some time talking to David about...

Vanlife: This Power Stroke-powered Ford E-Series 4×4 Is The Base To Your Base Camp!

On one hand, I get why Chad likes funky recreational vehicles. An RV is great for sleeping on the go. It’s the perfect way to not have to pay the bill for a night at a hotel. But unless you are...

Unveiled: 2020 Ford Super Duty Tremor: Subjugate The Trail Ahead!

You see them everywhere nowadays: the heavy-duty truck that’s more than just a work machine. You can spot them easily enough: big wheels, loud exhaust, maybe a bit of a lift, aggressive tires....

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...

Counterattack: Chad Liked That Slammed Yukon, But This Pro Street Stepside Is More His Jam!

Chad’s tastes in cars and trucks is fairly simple and straightforward: GM, Camaro based for cars, square-body trucks, but anything can be looked at positively. For example, the two-door GMC...

King Of The Road: What Would You Do With This 1976 GMC Motorhome?

Stop humming the music from the movie “Stripes”, we know that the GMC Motorhome was the basis for the EM-50 Urban Assault Vehicle. We also know that it was one of General Motors’...

Dad’s Old Truck: A 1971 Ford F-250 That Is A Refreshing Look To The Past

One of the earliest memories I have of riding around with my dad involved his Ford F-250 that he owned. I’m 90% sure it was a 1968, if not it was certainly that bumpside body style, and it was...

The Ultimate Odd Project: Be Adventurous, Grab A Wienermobile!

Is there anything more wholesome that rolls down the Interstates of America quite like the Oscar Meyer Wienermobile? These rolling hot dogs travel the country with college seniors, known as...

Rough Start: Big Dually! Does This 1993 Chevy C3500 Scratch That Big-Truck Itch?

There is something audacious about a big dually pickup truck, dropped to the earth, rocking a big-block soundtrack. The wide hips and dual wheels give an almost old-school hot rod look to what...

Sport Truck With Muscle: Do You Remember The Banks Twin-Turbo SS 502?

Ah, 1993…when slammed GM trucks, paint jobs with many layers, and billet damn near everything was in style…and I was halfway through fourth grade. You couldn’t escape the sport...