Category Archive: BangShift XL, eBay Find, XL Online Find

Money No Object: 2018 Ford Super Duty – An Ex-SEMA Truck We’d Actually Own!

The time is drawing near! This is the season where the three of us pack up a suitcase, make our way to the airport and meet up in Las Vegas for a week of automotive overload. SEMA is just a few days...

100% BangShift Approved: This 1964 Opel Kadett Wagon Is Kind of Weird, Kind Of Rough, and 100% Totally Awesome

The land of old drag race cars can be a scary one. It can also be a boring and repetitive one as well. The car you see here is neither scary nor boring, in fact it is one of the neatest little gems...

Son Of A Gun, He Was Right: These 1967 Corvette Kelsey-Hayes Wheels Are Worth Big Bucks

It really is funny how cars and car parts pop into your life for a second only to fade into the blackness of memory for decades before leaping right back at you. That’s the case with these...

Factory Freak or Fanciful Fraud? Did This 1973 International Travelall Really Come With A 3-53 Detroit Diesel And A 5-Speed?

Make no mistake about it, we think that this truck is 100% bad ass. We’re also not throwing rocks at the seller for advertising the rig as he is. We’re guessing that he was told the same...

Copart Cadaver: End Of The Line For This Smashed 1967 Mustang Convertible!

Now this…this is just depressing. As the final days of a warm autumn slip away, the idea of hitting some country roads in a red Mustang droptop sound absolutely heavenly right now. You can even...

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Malaise Proper: 1977 Oldsmobile Cutlass Salon – Big-Cube Big Body

By the later 1970s, the vision was clear: cars had become huge, radically underpowered sleds of fluffy interiors and padded roofs. The Malaise Era and the Brougham epoch were at their peak....

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Aldikacti’s Missile: 1987 Pontiac Fiero GT – V8 For The Win, Again!

There are two great regrets involved with the Pontiac Fiero. One is how well the car would have done if General Motors hadn’t been so cheap at the beginning of the program. Instead of actually...

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Hemi Heaven: There’s A Virtually Complete (disassembled) 1964 Chrysler Race Hemi For Sale on eBay

All Hemi engines are not created equal. While we respect the early Gen I hemi, love the mighty 426 beast that reigned supreme from 1966-1971, and certainly have some good feelings for the Gen III...

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...