Category Archive: Apex Online Find, BangShift APEX, eBay Find

Wild Weirdo: This 1978 Draper Motor Cars Kentera Is The First One Of A Handful Ever Made

For some reason the 1970s and early 1980s were the time where so many people tried to launch either short or large run sports cars into the market. Some were scratch built but most were modified...

A Real 1990s Throwback: This 1994 Chevrolet Caprice Is A Mix Of Cruiser, Sport Truck And G-Machine

Yesterday Lohnes showed off a 1960 Edsel that had been converted into a sedan delivery…or a Ford that had been converted into an Edsel…or some kind of Ford product held together by at...

The Most 1990s Car In The World Is For Sale On eBay Right Now – A 1960 Edsel Sedan Delivery?!

It was motorcycle land speed racer Brendan Malone who tipped us off to what he called the most 1980s wagon on Earth. We think this one has an early 1990s vibe happening but either way, it is looking...

Looking To Buy An Awesome Datsun 510? Boy Do We Have one For You! This Thing Rules

(By Greg Rourke) – My first car was a 1969 Datsun 510. Actually, it was titled as a 1969, but it had a bunch of 1968 parts. I found that out when I ordered a taillight lens from the dealer and...

Someone Put 48″ Floatation Tires On A 5-Ton Truck And It Is The Most Beautiful Thing In The World

Yes, this is effectively a bone stock 5-ton Army truck on 48″ floatation tires but holy cow is this rig awesome! The big truck is specifically a 1990 BMY Harsco 5-ton truck. For those of you...

Custom Coach: This 1975 Crown Bus Is Ready For An RV Conversion!

Does the average recreational vehicle have to be some fifty-foot long brick with a strange graphic pattern of blacks, tans and boat-sparkle silver? No, it doesn’t. We aren’t going to...

Close Enough: This 1979 Ford Fairmont Isn’t A Real Durango, But It’s Close Enough

While technically it’s not a production vehicle, the 1981-82 Ford Durango does exist…in the hundreds. As many as 350 of the cut-down Ford Fairmont Futura utes were made by National Coach...

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Money No Object: This 1973 De Tomaso Pantera GTS Is The Original Blue-Collar V8 Exotic!

It is kind of weird to see just how parallel the De Tomaso Pantera and the Lamborghini Countach were in their evolution. Both debuted in the early 1970s with a clean wedge shape and by the end of the...

Better Hurry: There Is A Rarely Seen In The States Mk2 Ford Escort For Sale – A Little Hot Rod With A Cutting Brake

Yeah, this thing makes me sad. Not because I dislike all the stuff the owner is done, because I know someone other than me will own it. I actually had a couple of bucks tucked away for a project and...

Second-Gen Violence In The Making: This 1971 Chevrolet Camaro Is Beastly!

I might be off by a year or two from the personal pinnacle, but the second-gen Chevrolet Camaro is my first automotive love for a reason: excellent handling, shapely body, great proportions, and when...

If Small, Tough, and Weird, Are Buying Requirements, This 1991 Mitsubishi Delica 4×4 Star Wagon Is Your Jam

There are some things you literally never expect to see on eBay and this is one of them. You are looking at a Japanese market 1991 Mitsubishi Delica 4×4 Star Wagon that has been imported into...

Tricky Tribute: This 1979 Mercedes Benz 280CE W123 Rally Car Is A Tribute To The Carlsson Car Of 1980

We have seen all kinds of tribute cars over the years here on BangShift but this is probably the first one that has ever been built out of a near 40 year old Mercedes. If you are a big time fan and...

Hot Malaise Or Late Junior Supercar? This 1974 Mercury Comet GT Is A Tangerine Terror!

The moment I saw the pictures, memories came flooding back. I’ll always have a soft spot for Ford Mavericks but it’s the Mav’s twin, the Mercury Comet, that really hits me with a...

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This Vintage Edelbrock X1 Intake Manifold Is Six Carbs Of Heaven Or Six Carbs Of Hell -You Pick

Yes, yes we know that you can still buy a new Edelbrock X1 intake manifold if you are whacked enough to want six two barrel carbs on top of a small block engine but if you can have one, why not get...