Category Archive: Apex Car Feature, BangShift APEX, CHEVY

Random Car Review: The Hagan/Felton 1982 Chevrolet Camaro LeMans GTO Racer

When an American car heads to LeMans, eyes are watching, and it’s because it appears that anyone who seriously takes on the Circuit de la Sarthe is deadly serious about the task at hand. Think...

Big News: Holley MoParty Sept 18-20, 2020 at Beech Bend Raceway All The Mopar Fun You Can Handle!

The GM guys have their LS Fest, the Ford guys have their Intergalactic Ford Festival, and the Chrysler guys now have the Holley MoParty! This will be a monster event if history is any guide and it...

One 3rd Gen Hemi, One StarQuest, Equals Greatness! Check Out This MoParty Build In The Works!

For some of our younger readers who might not have ever seen an “imported for DODGE” sticker, let’s explain: in 1970, Chrysler bought a 15% stake in Mitsubishi Motor Corporation and...

BangShift Book Review: EVEL – The High Flying Life Of Evel Knievel By Leigh Montville

We’ve showed you all sorts of Evel Knievel video over the years here on BangShift and when it has been me posting the stuff I have always mentioned (to the large frustration of some) that...

Memorial Day Memories: A Tribute To The OH-58D Kiowa Warrior, The Blood, Sweat And Years

On Friday, April 15th, 2016, 1-17 Cavary flew thirty OH-58D Kiowa Warrior armed scout helicopters in a formation flight around Fort Bragg, North Carolina in a public thank you and farewell. When the...

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$1500 Beater Challenge: Cleetus And His Buddies Have A Good Ol’Fashioned Throwdown!

You can almost fully blame this on Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May: the cheap-car multi-challenge event. The concept is fantastic: You prove that you are smart with little money, you...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Are There Still Car-Related Family Activities That Can Be Done Without Someone Calling The Authorities?

Let’s set the scene for you: Nice, sunny day in late May, just a couple of puffy clouds in the sky. It’s late spring in Colorado Springs, the air is sweet, the mountains are gorgeous, and...

Memorial Day Weekend Movie: John Wayne Classic – The Fighting Seabees – 1944 (Entire Movie)

If you’ve never seen 1944’s The Fighting Seabees, today would be a good time to familiarize yourself with it. Starring John Wayne along with a raft of construction equipment including...

Unhinged: The Line Between The Bothered And The Botherer

I learned early on that it was best to get along with your neighbors instead of pissing them off. I wasn’t a little a-hole kid…the worst thing I did was usually raid the neighbor’s...

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A Memorial Day Message From BangShift.com

Today is Memorial Day, an important day of remembrance for our country that honors the people who have spilled their blood in order to defend our way of life. Memorial Day is dedicated to remembering...

Crazy Taxi: An Update On The Turbo 4200-Swapped Checker Marathon

The guys behind Fuel Injection Sucks have been dormant for a few weeks, and not for the reason you would expect. Yeah, being in the Northeast during the pandemic isn’t ideal, for sure, but the...

You’re Embarrassing Yourself: Tulsa, Oklahoma Is Thirsty For Tesla To Show Up

Over the last few weeks, Elon Musk has made it clear that he’s just about up to the brim with California’s rules and regulations, especially in the wake of COVID-19, where he has become...

Kenosha Street Sweeper: 1960 Rambler Cross Country Wagon

American Motors products always seemed to have a little bit of this and a little bit of that in their parts, in their design language, and in their attitudes. They built smaller economy-minded cars...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What Engine Swap Were You Too Afraid To Try When You Were A Kid?

Hey, would you look at that…the oldest picture I have of any of my cars! In this picture you see three from back in the day. Front and center are two of my Olds Cutlasses, the green 1978 (then...