Category Archive: Apex Spotlight, Apex Video, SUSPENSION, TECH, Tech Stories, Videos

Urchfab Makes Use Of Their Hand Built Control Arm Jig. These Are Some Pretty Cool Custom Parts You Can Build At Home

It is the common thread of the Urchfab project called the Mongrel, a Miata chassis with a bitchin old Ford 100E body slid over the top of it with some huge fender flares, a cage, and lots of other...

This Tilting And Extending Welding Table Is A Pretty Cool Home Built Project That We’d Love To Have In The Shop

If you are regular here on BANGshift then you know that welding is one of the things I like most. And that means that welding projects and helping you guys learn how to weld is something I love being...

You Came In That Thing? This Star Wars-Themed 1979 Dodge Van Is The Ultimate Fan Ride!

Sadly, my mother loves to remind me about how my birthdate is connected to the Star Wars franchise. May 25th, 1977, the original movie came out and May 25th, 1983, Return of the Jedi came...

Holley LS Fest X: In The Pit With The Tuning School/Hoonigan’s Burnout Challenge!

After a long day of show cars, drag racing, autocrossing and living up the intoxication that comes with a gathering of tens of thousands of gearheads who are all appreciating the show, we came to the...

Rough Start: Turning A 1977 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Into A Cheap Beast

For future notice, letting me know that you might be looking for a new project vehicle is probably the worst thing you can do. I will happily become the devil on your shoulder, complete with the...

Classic YouTube: “Winning In Style”, The Story Of Austin-Rover’s Motorsports Activities In The 1980s

BLMC collapsed in 1975 and was nationalized into British Leyland. British Leyland had plenty of troubles through the remainder of the 1970s that had plenty to do with union leader Derek Robinson, and...

Retro Clip: The Final Race Scene From “King Of The Mountain”…Porsche Versus Corvette On Mulholland Drive

As soon as I saw the thumbnail picture for this YouTube clip, I knew I had to watch it. There’s something about a ragged out 1960’s Corvette, hoodless, on slot mags and with primer spots,...

Holley LS Fest X: The Show Fields, From The Sweet To The Suicidal

Okay, so I spent a lot of time wandering through the show fields of LS Fest X. I’ll admit it, I was looking for something that I wasn’t finding on the dragstrip or the autocross course....

It’s A Boat, It’s A Plane: The Beriev Be-200 In Action!

If you can’t bring yourself to say anything positive about Russia’s manufacturing sector, you at least have to hand them credit where it’s due: when they come up with a need, they...

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Today Is September 11th – Please Take Some Time To Remember That

It was a day that left everyone sickened. The news reports were a mile-a-minute and so unbelievable that people were wondering if they were seeing a new movie or real life. Sadly, it was as real as...

Test Bed: Get A Closer Look At The Edelbrock/Hot Rod Test Camaro, And A Later-Model Test Car Too!

Some cars are best known by the driver that wheeled them around, or by the race that they won, or simply because of what they are. This red and white-striped 1967 Chevrolet Camaro SS is best known by...

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Watch This Ripping British Touring Car Championship Contender Fly Up The Hill At Goodwood

Race car drivers are among the most competitive people on Earth. Put a couple of them together and it is likely that the one-upmanship will reach Olympic levels for sure. These are the types of...

This 1970s Dirt Drag Racing And Truck Pulling Video Is Spectacular – Old School Fun

This is one of the most fun videos we have found in a while. You are going to see trucks that people pay an arm and a leg for today getting worked in ways that will make you really, really happy. Why...

Built To Take It: This 1940s Dodge Promotional Video Is An Amazing Look At Engine Production 70 Years Ago

In today’s world we revel in the incredible technology used to build our cars and trucks. 70 years ago, virtually none of that existed so actual human beings with skills, a trade, and a family...