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Category Archive: BangShift News, eBay Find

eBay Find: A Historic Chopped Willys Gasser

If there’s one thing cooler than a Willys gasser, it’s a chopped roof Willys Gasser! We got tipped off to the sale of the Shinholster and Lehman 1941 Willys, which is currently for sale...

eBay Find: A Vintage Jet Funny Car Available for Fun and Profit

Now that Nostalgia Funny Cars are sweeping the nation like some sort of nuclear powered wild fire, it seems about time for the same thing to happed with Jet Funny Cars. Yes, we know that is a...

eBay Find: 1962 Pontiac Catalina Super Duty That’s Nearly All Original

In the early 1960s, if you wanted to be the fastest guy on the block, you ponied up for a Pontiac. If you wanted to be the fastest guy in the county you went to the biggest Pontiac dealer you could...

eBay Find: Car and Driver Magazine 1972 Pinto Road Racer

Back in the mid-1970s, Car and Driver wasn’t as lilly handed and high brow as it is today. In fact, the guys on staff used to like to actually wrench on stuff and go racing. Shocking, we know....

eBay Find: An Original Barris T-Buggy, One of 12 Actually Built at Barris Kustoms

We’ve heavily bagged on George Barris here in the past. Mostly we’ve freaked out about the hideous looking late model disasters that Barris Kustoms has barfed out over the last few years....

eBay Find: A Lunatic Fringe, Street-Legal, 9-second Fiat

This is awesome. A hell-raising 1937 Fiat that runs nines at the strip, has a killer little 327ci small block in it backed by a G-Force transmission, and is street legal. In a move that seems to defy...

eBay Find: A 1958 Edsel Stock Car

This vintage stock car stuff seems to be really catching on! Yesterday we ran an ad for a killer 1957 Plymouth and today, thanks to a tipster, we’re hitting you in the noggin with an...

Killer eBay Find: A One Off Late 1970s AMC Road Racer With Trans-Am History

Naturally when BangShifters think about the AMC brand and road racing, thoughts of Mark Donohue and company wheeling Javelins around in the late 1960s and early 70s jump to the front of their minds....

eBay Find: A Totally Cool 1966 Chevy II Stock Car

Chevy II restorers be warned, the larger photos of this car will have your stomach flopping. The wheel wells were clearly opened with a Sawz-All, the car rides on a 1955 Chevy chassis, and the only...

eBay Find: A BangShifty 1978 Corvette Rear Engine Funny Car

Rear engine floppers have a unique place in drag racing history. The only guy who really did much with one in terms of success was “Big” Jim Dunn and his Dunn and Reath ‘Cuda which...

eBay Find: An Obnoxious (and 100-percent BangShift Approved) Straight Axle 1964 GTO

A 1964 GTO with a mile high stance, first converted to a straight axle in 1970, this car is all kinds of hairy. According to the seller the car used to pack a blown alky burning big block Chevy and...

eBay Find: One Awesome and Humongous Chevy C4500 Truck

Any truck that wears “super singles” for tires on all four corners is something we need to take a closer look at. This crazy 2005 Chevy 4500 truck pushes all of our buttons because it is...

eBay Find: A Hemi Powered 1971 Dodge Colt

One of the most infamous car and engine combinations in the history of drag racing was the deadly match of a Chrysler Hemi and the tiny Dodge Colt in the early 1970s. Prompted by the ass kicking laid...

eBay Find: A Mechanically Pornographic 1966 Econoline Truck

Oh this 1966 Ford Econoline is 100% BangShift approved! It has a bruised up nose, a spartan interior, and a rear mounted 302 V8 that spins an automatic transmission which is hooked to a chain drive...