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Category Archive: BangShift News

Site of the Week: FordFE.com

This week’s highlighted web site is pretty much just a forum, but it’s also the source of absolutely everything you could possibly need to know about Ford’s FE-series engines. Be...

Vintage Race Car of the Week: The Hurst Hairy Olds

You’d probably be jailed for even suggesting this type of thing today. Two motors? Four wheel drive? Factory freakin’ parts? Yes, yes, and yes. The Hurst Hairy Olds, one of the most...

Video Review: Elvis in Clambake, 1967

We’ve taken it upon ourselves to start watching a bunch of cheesy old movies and hunt for good car footage, filtering the gearhead-approved ones from the boring stuff to save you the time and...

See Us in the March Issue of 4-Wheel & Off-Road

Today is the on-sale date for the March ’09 issue of Petersen’s 4-Wheel & Off-Road magazine, which means some subscribers already have a copy and it’s just starting to hit the...

Freiburger’s Pic of the Week: Snafuperman

This week’s pic is a detail shot of a model of a P-38 Lightning that’s housed in the hallway of the Bob Hope Airport here in Burbank. But the story is much bigger than that. As...

2009 NHRA Heritage Series Dates Announced

Here’s the official press release: GLENDORA, Calif. (Jan. 5, 2009) – Two new venues and the addition of an extra event are among the highlights for the 2009 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing...

Barnstormin’: Men of Action

If the wacky events of last week have showed me anything it’s that the collective populace at this site are a group of  doers. Case in point is this trans-continental towing relay to bring...

Mahle Motorsport Web Site now Online

Mahle, a name we’re sure you are familiar with from the world of pistons, has introduced a new internet home so you can look over its wares. The entire high-performance catalog is available to...

Drag Racers Whip Circle Trackers on Ice!

Well, whip is probably a gross exaggeration, but it’s true that the NHRA’s Morgan Lucas was the winner of the annual Geoff Bodine Bobsled Challenge. The event, one of the coolest charity...

eBay Pick of the Week: Former Hot Rod Magazine Monte Carlo

This week’s eBay pick is another former Hot Rod magazine project car that has been up for auction many times in the past year or so. We’re guessing that the no-sale is thanks to the...

Monday Time Killer: Custom Car Photo Archive

If you’re into custom cars, you may never leave your seat after we show you this. If you’re not into ‘em, you will be. A guy named Rik Hoving in the Netherlands has compiled a Fotki...

Sweet New Doorslammer Body From Cynergy Composites

While the rest of the drag racing world seems to be folding like a wet blanket, doorslammer racing is hotter than ever. Maybe there’s something to this whole “personality” thing...

The Violation Game, Bonus Edition!

Normally, The Violation Game goes live every Wednesday. But this just couldn’t wait. Sorry to do this to you, especially if you’re still a little queasy from a New Year’s hangover....

Former Car Craft Duster on CraigsList

I spotted this car advertised on CraigsList a month ago or more, and neither Matt King nor I could tell for sure if this was the car that he and I did a makeover on when we were both at Car Craft...