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Category Archive: eBay Find

Green Giant: 1972 Plymouth Fury Gran Coupe – Everybody Pile In!

Fun story: up until I came into the picture, my mother’s daily driver was a Plymouth Fury in about this same shade of green, with a worked-0ver 440 and mag wheels. It was only after this little...

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The Family Ferrari: This 1987 Lancia Thema 8.32 Is A Sports Sedan With Ferrari V8 Power!

Picture this: it’s 1987, you’re a person of means, you’re car shopping, and you have a serious hankerin’ for something Italian. While your heart says Ferrari 308 GTS, the...

Money No Object: The Tan Turbo-T Regal Sleeper Setup

The Grand National was a wicked little piece: all-black, turbocharged V6 power that was a sincere threat to the “no replacement for displacement” crowd, one of the baddest cars of the...

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The “WTF?!” Files: You Could See The 1991 Ford F-150 PPG Pace Truck From Space

First thing’s first: it’s a real 1991 Ford F-150, complete with a VIN number, something that wasn’t always the case for the wild-assed PPG Pace Cars that were put together in the...

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Off The Charts: You Can Own This Never Run 220ci Offenhauser Block That Has Amazing History

The Offenhauser four cylinder racing engine will forever stand as one of the greatest piston competition engines ever devised. It was used in so many forms of motorsport, it was used in so many...

Engine As Art: This 1955 Lancia V6 Is A Power Plant Too Gorgeous To Hide Under A Hood

Lancia is not a car company that we talk about much around here. The never had a huge footprint in the USA but their legacy in Europe and Italy specifically looms pretty large. This was a company...

Cross Ram or Car? This Certified Authentic Chevrolet Cross Ram Is Awesome and Unrestored, Need It?

Few areas of automotive development have advanced like that of induction over the last 50 years. While some of the earlier attempts at increasing horsepower through more efficient and higher volumes...

Antique Awesomeness: This 1920 Ahrens-Fox Fire Truck Is Super Cool And Super Rare!

A few years ago, BangShift made a field trip to the Bare Cove Fire Museum in Hingham MA, which houses a myriad of antique fire-fighting apparatus, ranging from early human powered pumps to trucks...

Money No Object: 1976 Ford Maverick – How The Second-Gen Mustang Should Have Been

Even though I can appreciate the Mustang II for what it was and what Lee Iacocca was attempting to do for Ford’s pony car, I tend to agree that there’s a lot about that generation of...

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eBay: Never Used ZL1 Block, Aluminum Heads, A Good Crank, the Right Pistons, and Even The Right Manifold and Rods!

It boggles our mind that stuff like this just keeps bubbling up from the ground. You are looking at a load of amazing parts that have seemingly never been used in any way shape or form and are...

The Neatest Engines For Sale On eBay Are Two WWII Era Guiberson Diesel Radial Tank Mills!

This is not what we expected to find when we went cruising around eBay today looking for neat stuff. What you are looking at are a pair of 265hp Guiberson T-1020 engines. These 9-cylinder diesels...

Money No Object: 1973 Dodge Power Wagon – Everybody Wins!

There is a long-standing argument within BangShift Mid-West about the usefulness of a truck. I’m of the mindset that unless it is a purpose-built machine that is ready to do sincere, serious...

Shocker: We Have Discvered A Hot Rodded Fiero That Is Actually Really Cool!

When the words “hot-rodded Fiero” are uttered by anyone there’s usually a roll of the eyes, side glances, and snickering, right? There’s usually some unfortunate glue-on...

eBay: This 1965 Volvo P1800 Is A Road Racing Champ An It Looks Amazing

There are certain cars that look kind of timid and weird on the street but look completely boss in race form. We’d put the Volvo P1800 in this class. We have seen them are skinny tire equipped...