Category Archive: BangShift Question Of The Day??, BangShift XL, CHEVY, Craigslist Find, TRUCKS, XL Videos

This Chevrolet R3500 Is Missing It’s Engine…What Would You Stuff Into The Engine Bay?

The other day I posted up a square-body GMC that had no bed that I had dreams of turning into a big-block flatbed howler. That didn’t seem to go too well, so I’m gonna send up another...

Rough Start: This 1972 Pontiac LeMans Is A Perfect Template For An Entry-Level Project!

GTO it ain’t, but when you’ve only got five stacks to make a fun second ride happen, you don’t get the luxury of being choosy. That’s what makes this 1972 Pontiac LeMans so...

Rough Start: This 1982 GMC Dually Has “Wicked Work Truck” All Over It!

If there is a good side to what you are looking at, it’s the price. Only $900 of your hard-earned dollars from your rainy-day fun need to be sacrificed in the name of picking up a square-body...

Money No Object: The “Chemical City Coupe” 1932 Ford 5-Window With Buick Nailhead Power Would Look Great In Your Driveway!

I’d love to sit down one day and figure out where Chad, Lohnes and I sit on typical cars. Not big trucks, not rusted Chevrolets, and not weird-ass Mopars…builds that really matter. Builds...

Rough Start: A Ford Escort GT That Has Seen The Good Side Of A Subaru Fan

I’ve always been prideful about being able to find a reason for just about every car to exist. Some are purposeful, some are fun, some exist purely to terrify lesser drivers, and...

Rough Start: Who Knew That A Clean Early Mazda RX-7 Could Be In Budget?

It might be the world’s loudest doorstop and look like a Triumph TR7 from more than a couple of angles, but the first-gen Mazda RX-7 is a neat little car. Powered by a 12A two-rotor system,...

How Would You Build It? This 1963 Chrysler Newport Is A Big-Block, Manual Trans Four-Door That Could Be Bitchin’!

Oh, how we all lament the dying off of passenger cars and manual transmissions in this day and age. How we look at plastic covered bumpers on silver lumps rolling down the Interstate and think back...

Plain Wrapper: A 1976 Mercury Comet That Sells Itself Short – Wickedness Inside!

One of the more infamous vehicles to ever appear is the Ford Mustang II known as “Sudden Death”. There was no real way that Joe Ruggirello was ever going to hide the fact that he...

Rough Start: What Can 131 Cubic Inches Do For You? This 1987 Shelby CSX Is Turbo Gold!

Taking a Ford Mustang and wicking it up isn’t much of a stretch. Taking a Dodge Shadow and wicking it up…now that took some serious talent and a bit of luck. The P-body...

Rough Start: A Flamed 1984 Chevy Van Is Always A Good Idea!

It has been suggested that I should leave my comfort zones of vehicle hunting and dig through locations other than the deserts and the High Plains areas of the country, where the metal is awesome and...

Suit-And-Tie 1960’s Badass: This 1965 Plymouth Belvedere II Is Lust-Worthy!

Clean, straightforward, all-business. Trimmed hair, suit dialed in to perfection, tie choice excellent and demure. The man’s man of the early 1960s…all business, all professional. The...

Epic Trolling: We’d Put This 1978 Dodge Challenger On The Street In Seconds!

Chad actually rolls his eyes far enough into the back of his head that he can inspect his brain whenever I start talking about any Chrysler product made after 1974. They’re the wrong years,...

Rough Start: Classic Jeeping In A 1984 Jeep CJ-7 – Can You Patch A Panel?

The Jeep CJ is the variation that many still picture in their heads when the word is uttered. Two round headlights, two round marker lights, one big speedometer in the center of the dash. My dad had...

Rough Start: A Neat Little Toyota Truck Hiding A Secret Under That Hood!

Surely you can have some fun for five grand with a bit of Craigslist hunting, right? Of course you can! You might not get the LS6 Chevelle of your dreams, but you can get something that you can drive...