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Category Archive: BangShift Galleries, Event Coverage, Gallery, OTHER, Trade Shows

Professional Racing Industry Show 2017: Parts…Parts As Far As The Eye Can See!

Friday at the PRI show didn’t quite go to plan for yours truly. As we were hitting up the closest drive-through for breakfast, the Angry Grandpa Chrysler’s oil pressure readout flatlined....

Performance Racing Industry Show 2017: FK Rod Ends – Putting The Beef Into Your Suspension Needs!

FK, like sister company Fragola, specializes on the absolute basic parts of your machine. Where Fragola works for your plumbing needs, FK specializes in rod ends and bearings, and they only know how...

Performance Racing Industry Show 2017: On The Floor On A Friday Afternoon

For many who don’t know what the PRI show is, their take on the concept seems to be, “Oh, it’s like SEMA, just smaller and out East, right?” No. Not in the slightest. Ok,...

Performance Racing Industry Show 2017: Fragola Performance Systems Is

Fragola Performance Systems is constantly striving to meet the plumbing needs of today’s racers and enthusiasts, and parts and pieces that they brought to the table at the 2017 PRI Show in...

PRI Show 2017: We Are On The Floor In Indy To Check Out The Latest And Greatest!

It might be absolutely frigid in Indiana this week, but that doesn’t mean squat to us, because we are at the 2017 PRI Show in the Indianapolis Convention Center in Indiana! We look forward to...

PRI Show 2017: Weld Wheels Continues To Innovate And Create Wheels That Can Take The Heat!

Weld Wheels has long been a friend to the racing community, and their continued development into wheels across many different applications, from street heroes to the upper tiers of drag racing, has...

BangShift Goes Racing: We Dual-Wield Two Beaters At The 2017 King Of The Heap Race At NCM Motorsports Park!

Ever since it was announced, I’ve been looking forward to NCM Motorsports Park’s King Of The Heap racing series for one reason or another. I wanted to throw a team together…that...

SCSN 13 Gallery: More Photos From The Big-Tire Bash In Vegas!

We are back with more action from the Street Car Super Nationals race in Las Vegas! The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway has been nothing but nasty, badass speed and even with cooler temperatures,...

SCSN 13 Gallery: Giving Las Vegas Something To Listen To!

Weren’t we just here, like, a week ago? I think so…some big to-do about parts and show cars and parties and celebrities and photography and yada, yada, yada. That was then. This is now....

Morning Symphony: The Superformance Drift Cobra: A Supercharged Coyote Equals All Anger, All The Time!

Prior to BangShift, the loudest and most brash section of my life was the military. Every day started pretty much the same way: I drug my tired (and probably hung over) ass out of bed, I somehow...

SEMA 2017 New Product Coverage: You Like Nitrous, Right? Let NOS, Holley And MSD Help You Get The Most Out Your Bottle!

The bottle of happiness. Laughing gas. Instant horsepower. Nitrous isn’t a full-time power adder, but there is no doubt in anyone’s mind that it’s there for you when you need it....

SEMA 2017 Coverage: More New Goodness From MSD – The Award-Winning Stand-Alone Solid State Relay

Wiring. Yeah, it’s the part of the build that is solidly important, yet it’s also the part of the deal that at least 95% of people would be more than happy to not touch. And I’m...

SEMA 2017 Coverage: The Sleds Of SEMA! Here’s Some Of The Boulevard Cruisers Of The Show!

The SEMA show might have tons of highly customized cars and trucks that are brand new, but not every brand new automotive part on display is meant for the latest model year vehicles. That means that...

SEMA 2017 Coverage: Racepak’s New Vantage CL1 Data Kit Can Prove You Know How To Lap A Track!

So you think you can lap a track, do you? Good for you…so does every other kind-of driver who is hot-lapping the local track to make YouTube videos that proclaim how they are the ultimate...