Category Archive: BangShift XL, FORD, Monday Shopper, TRUCKS, XL Online Find

Self-Contained: This 1976 Ford Hauler Is Everything In One: Ramp Truck And Hotel Room!

Go to a race pretty much anywhere, any time and you’ll see them. Diesel trucks hauling flatbed trailers. Toterhomes with stacker trailers. It’s kind of nuts what many deem necessary for a...

Monday Shopper: Keep Your Numbers-Matching Ride, This Gen III Hemi-Powered 1971 Dodge Challenger R/T Suits Us Fine!

Statement of fact: Chrysler E-bodies are expensive with a capital “F”. Want to pay less than ten grand? Hope you aren’t scared of rust and have literally everything other than a...

Money No Object: 1979 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 – Disco Scene Dominator

My first love has always been the second-generation Chevrolet Camaro. It’s my oldest automotive dream machine, one that has been plaguing me since I was five years old. At some point in time...

Money No Object: 1999 Ford/Roush Crown Victoria “Cobra Vic”

The vehicles that the Bondurant School of High Performance Driving used to teach people car control and race techniques had to be up to the challenge, all day, every day. They had to be fast, they...

Money No Object: 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle 300 With A ZL-1 427 Swap

How in the hell am I supposed to do a better job telling you why this 1966 Chevelle 300 is so good than the pictures do? How?! From tip to tail, it’s musclecar perfection: refrigerator white,...

Monday Shopper: 1971 Ford Mustang Boss 351 – When You Want To Mess With Everyone’s Head!

Ford had a surprise for everybody in 1971: the Mustang went into full “Fat Elvis” mode. The platform was more-or-less the same car that had been around since the beginning. Yes, the...

Money No Object: Factory Special? Shine Runner’s Dream? This 1957 Ford Custom Rules!

Okay, Ford guys, let’s make a deal. I don’t know much about Fords older than 1970, so I’m simply presenting what facts I can find for you on this 1957 Custom. Save your skewering...

Proper Restomodification: This 1961 Ford Galaxie Starliner Is How You Hide Major Work!

Ultimately, if you bury yourself into a full-kill build project, you build the car for yourself. Build it to make yourself happy, and that’s all that matters, right? Well…sure, if you are...

Monday Shopper: The Wagon Queen Family Truckster – For The Proper Road Trip!

Full confession: The last time I hit the road for any kind of distance, I did not want to risk getting out of bed. I didn’t want to see daylight, didn’t want to ingest anything other than...

Money No Object: One Bad 1987 Chrysler LeBaron – 224 MPH At The Silver State Classic!

If you were a Mopar fan in the 1980s, bless you…while Ford and GM were having a ball reawakening the horsepower challenges with Firebirds, Mustangs, Grand Nationals and the like, you had to...

Unhinged: This 1977 Chevrolet Camaro Is Giving Me Bad, Bad Ideas

One of the biggest misconceptions I deal with when it comes to readers, friends, and the like is that I’m all-Mopar. Yeah, I’ve owned a pretty sizable roster of Chrysler products so far...

White Widowmaker: This Porsche 930 Needs To Be Rung Out!

As a car-crazed kid in the late 1980s, there were machines that every adult expected you to like. A 1965 Ford Mustang? Yep, liked it…classic American. 1957 Chevrolet? Fins and a shape that was...

Money No Object: The 1971 Plymouth Rapid Transit System Road Runner

Building a car for sale is difficult, make no mistake. Between engineers, stylists, and the corporate structure, bringing a car to market is a long, drawn-out pain in the backside most of the time....

Money No Object: 1978 International Scout II – As Good As They Get!

1978 wasn’t the greatest time to be a fan of performance cars. It was, however, perfect timing if you had a thing for off-roaders. Look back at the options: K5 Blazer and Jimmy, Ramcharger and...