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Own Some Piston Pumping History: We Found A Freshly Rebuilt Allison V-1710 Engine On eBay!

Oh sure, the Merlin may be more sexy in a few ways but we’ll always hav the Allison V-1710 in our hearts as the workhorse V-style piston engine of WWII. These engines were found in a load of...

Eye Popping eBay Find: This 1958 Edsel Bermuda Wagon Is Peak 1950s Coolness

We’ve all heard the topes involving Edsel. They were ugly, they were a failure, they had a grill that people laughed out of town and were embarrassed to be seen sitting behind. There are so...

An Intake You May Not Be Able To Af(Ford) – This 427 High Riser Intake Manifold Has Never Been Bolted To An Engine

When it comes to fantasy engines that we’d love to own, a legit Ford 427 high-riser is on the short list. They are bad ass and most people claim that with the proper carb tuning and camshaft they...

Classy Cranberry Cruiser: This 1960 Cadillac Is The Perfect Way To Own The Road In Style

Perhaps I am running against the grain here, but the 1960 Cadillac is far better looking then the far more celebrated 1959 model. The styling was more crisp, the bombast of the tail fins toned down....

eBay Find: This Could Be The Weirdest And Most Interesting Porsche Accessory Ever Offered – Rare and Cool!

Car companies have long offered interesting accessories tailored to the vehicles that they sell. Typically, the more expensive the car the more interesting the stuff, right? Ferrari has offered...

Wild: These 1930s Federal Mogual Thermo Flow Cylinder Heads Are Made Of Bronze Copper Alloy!

You know that we love the freaky weirdo parts that were developed for the flathead Ford V8 over the years. From the overhead valve conversions, intake manifolds by the hundreds, and the list goes on....

Wartime Y-Block: This 1957 Phase 1 Supercharged 312ci Y-Block Was Designed To Maintain Ford’s Honor

It was in 1957 when the the gloves really started to come off with regard to “factory” racing programs from Ford and Chevrolet. Chevrolet launched the “not a factory race car but...

Radial Of A Different Kind: This Guiberson T-1020 Diesel Radial Is The Perfect Christmas Gift

The last several years it has been radial this, radial that, right? Well, that’s in the world of drag racing. In the world of engines, radials have been a thing for a long, long time. Radial...

Hot Ticket: This Pro Street 1964 Dodge 330 Is Packing A Hemi, A Cage, And The Stance We Love

There’s no such thing as a perfect car but it’s fun to try and find it, right? This thing is hitting all the spots for us. You are looking at a pro street style 1964 Dodge 330. The red...

Lost Our Damn Minds: This 1989 Pontiac Safari Wagon With A 350 Swapped Into It Is Not A $59,000 Car, Is It?!

To begin, let me just say that I truly love the B-body wagons of the 1980s made by GM. Whether we’re talking Pontiac Safari, the Buick Le Sabre, the Chevy Caprice, or the Olds Custom Cruiser,...

Retro Cool: This Rarely Seen 1960s Mickey Thompson FE Cross Ram Intake Manifold Is Ford Gold!

Big ups to my fellow announcer pal Alan Reinhart for this eBay find of a cool and really seldom seen Mickey Thompson FE cross ram intake from the 1960s. This piece is freshly liberated from the...

Properly Pro Street: This 1958 Chevrolet Del Ray Has Great Paint, A Blower, And No Tweed In Sight!

I mean, hey. The Vega that Chad posted up today is a nice little car and if you want to feel like you are driving around an early pro stock machine, it fits the bill. Me? When I build pro street cars...

Rare Air: This Shelby Ram Box Intake Is Insanely Rare And Likely Came Off A DragonSnake!

Anyone who has read BangShift for any amount of time knows that I have had an intake manifold obsession for, well, forever. I am fascinated by how many different designs, applications, tricks,...

Dare To Be Different, Circa 1990: This 1987 Saab 900 Pro Street Build Is Truly Wild!

A few days ago, David Freiburger made a purchase that rang some bells with quite a large audience. Have you seen it yet? Here’s some hints: Most people wouldn’t be seen in public with it....

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