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Category Archive: BangShift News

Pro Motor Engines Now Approved & Certified Engine Builder for Trans Am TA2® Series

PME may be big wigs in the Trans Am and NASCAR worlds, but they are also into drag racing, and anything else that needs horsepower. Their latest accomplishment, being chosen as one of the select...

On 3/06 We Honor The 306ci Ford – A Small Block Made Better by Hot Rodders

There are certain engine combinations that are so prevalent in the world of hot rodding we’re wondering why the original equipment manufacturer did not just build them itself to start with. One...

Project Great Pumpkin Mustang: Gauge Lights That Actually Light Up!

If you’ve been around BangShift a while…especially if you’ve been in the Forums for a long time…then you might have heard a running joke or two about my luck with gauge lights...

The Cadillac Celestiq Is The Big Electric Luxury Sedan The Brand Needs….But What About The Styling?

(By Tom Lohnes) – Cadillac is doing a great job staying relevant nowadays, with the luxurious Escalade, affordable XT4, and fast V-series cars, but one thing they are certainly lacking from...

Lights Out 12 Drag Racing Action Photos: More Amazing Cars, Power Adders, and Beasts On The Strip At SGMP

(Photos by Wes Allison) – We’re continuing to roll out our photo coverage from last week’s Lights Out 12 at South Georgia Motorsports Park. The event kicked off what is an...

Hustling Little Hottie: The 1994 Toyota MR2 Turbo Was Like A Baby Supra With A Price Tag To Match

We always think of Toyota as kind of a staid manufacturer who doesn’t pay a lot of attention to performance, flash, and dash. That’s effectively wrong because over the years, they have...

Wrecking Yard Wonders: This Engine Masters Video Shows Off Some Of Their Prime Junkyard Based Builds

There’s a magic to making a junkyard engine a powerhouse. Taking something abandoned, forlorn, and destined to be smelted into a puddle and giving it a vibrant second life. This video...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What Was The 1970s Best/Worst Factory Special Paint Job

While the performance of cars and trucks literally tanked during the 1970s, the creative minds in Detroit and elsewhere did not give up on truing to entice buyers to showrooms with the illusion of...

Not All Steering Columns Are Created Equal! These Lightweight Units Will Handle The Abuse In Your Race Car.

Chris Alston’s Chassisworks has been building bad ass chassis and components for decades, and they are a family run business that is filled with people who are passionate about the products...

Wagon Master: The New Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo Has A Bad Name But Monster Performance

(By Tom Lohnes) – Porsche’s first EV since the early 1900’s, the Taycan has broken ground as both an electric vehicle and a sports car. The hatchback Taycan is a very practical vehicle in...

V Is For Bad Ass: Cadillac Not Done With New High Performance Models…But What Comes Next?

(By Tom Lohnes) – After the shocking success of the CT4-V and CT5-V Blackwing cars in their preorder phase, Cadillac has gained some confidence in performance cars, and expanding the V-series...

Lights Out 12 Drag Racing Action Photos: Wheels Up And Hammer Down At South Georgia Motorsports Park

(Photos by Wes Allison) – We’re back with more awesome photo coverage from Lights Out 12 at South Georgia Motorsports Park. This event was a monster success both on the track and through...

Mark Williams Enterprises Is not Just About Parts – They Rule At Tools, Too!

We all know that Mark Williams Enterprises is a leading suppliers of high performance components in the world of motorsports, but Mark Williams Enterprises is not just about parts! The men and women...

New Product Spotlight: Add a High-Pressure, In-Tank Fuel Pump To Your Stock Gas Tank With Holley Retro-Fit Fuel Modules

Fuel systems are often perplexing to folks, especially if their past experience with an electric fuel system consisted of installing something like a Holley Blue Pump on the frame rail near the gas...