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Category Archive: BangShift Galleries, CAR SHOWS, Car Shows, Event Coverage, Gallery, MOPAR

Modern Street Hemi Shootout Show Lot At Woodward: Demons, Hellcats, And Racers Showing Off

Dan VanHorn goes out of his way to take care of his racers. Way out of his way, in fact, which becomes apparent when you look at the setup he provides for the MSHS racers for the Woodward weekend. He...

Woodward Dream Cruise Weekend 2017: Friday’s Peaceful, Calm, And Collected Cruising

As I type this, Haley and I are back in the hotel room after experiencing, first-hand, for the first time, what cruising Woodward can actually be. I’ll dive into the details of that story in a...

OPGI’s Product Spotlight Videos Give Details And Info On The Products You Need – Check ‘Em Out Here

OPGI has been in business for decades producing the industry’s finest restoration parts for GM vehicles because their attention to detail, quality, and finish is second to none. It is one thing...

Rough Start: Horrible Photos, Great Deal…A Box-Top Fairmont For $800!

The recipe is simple: yank gutless wonder mill out of a featherweight box-top Fairmont, cram in as much turbocharged LS motor as you are willing to fit, add whatever safety equipment you deem is...

Danchuk Tri-Five Nationals 2017: Our Final Gallery From The Show Of Fins

We’ve finally come to the end of the coverage of the Danchuk Tri-Five Nationals, held at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The celebration of all things Chevrolet from when...

American Powertrain Announces New Pro-Fit 6-Speed System For 1968-82 C3 Corvettes

Got a ‘Vette? If you do, there’s a better than average chance that it is a C3 model because Chevrolet produced millions of them between 1968 and 1982. These cars, especially the later...

Woodward Dream Cruise Weekend 2017: Our First Gallery From Motor City!

We are on the ground once again in Pontiac, Michigan for the 2017 Woodward Dream Cruise weekend! Why weekend? Simple…for a week leading up to the actual Dream Cruise on Saturday, there have...

Modern Street Hemi Shootout At Milan Dragway 2017: Where The Elephants Play, Part Two

It was painfully obvious halfway through the test and tune session that there was no escaping the inevitable: the rain was going to hit and it wasn’t going to be a quick deal. Even before the...

The Mud Down In T-Town? You Heard Right! Check Out Mega Truck Racing From Oklahoma!

You know the Throwdown in T-town well…Tulsa Raceway Park turns into a battleground as drag racers stack up against one another as our cameras bring you the action. But the strip isn’t all...

Modern Street Hemi Shootout At Milan Dragway 2017: Where The Elephants Play, Part One

Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Conner Avenue, Telegraph Road…the road to a Mopar homecoming all meets up in the Detroit Metro area. Which makes the Modern Street Hemi Shootout series’...

Vintage TV Ad Perfection: Evel Knievel In All His 1970s Greatness Hawking AMF Bikes

There were few people more famous in the 1970s than the late Evel Knievel. From jumping motorcycles to jumping canyons (Ok…trying to jump canyons) he was known around the world for his feats of...

To Innocent To Die: This 1984 Ford Mustang Is Sitting In A Copart Lot As A Donation!

Copart is where I go to see dead vehicles. Pure and simple. For years I’ve associated the site with the mangled remains of what was useful transportation. And in my off time, I occasionally...

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Project Angry Grandpa: The Second Round Of Work At BFNY Performance And Milan

When we last left our in-house project Chrysler action-wise, I had finished up running at ChallengerFest 8 and was pretty content with the performance of the big gold brick. It wasn’t running...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What’s The Strangest Thing You’ve Ever Seen Run The Quarter Mile?

For the most part, I’m not exactly surprised with what I see at a dragstrip. There’s cars that I’d love to drive, cars I’d love to own, pit vehicles, food stands, fuel, track...