Category Archive: Apex Online Find, BangShift APEX, BUICK / OLDS / PONTIAC, Racing Junk Find

VIN-Free Bird: A 2002 Pontiac Trans Am Track-Day Ready-To-Rock Special

Since the beginning of February, my inbox has been filled with messages about track-day events in the Southeast, mainly because I’ve occasionally been able to go play at NCM Motorsports Park...

Video Bonanza: A Collection of Hilarious Car Wash Failures Featuring Complete Morons and Lunatics

Next to screwing up a free lunch, wrecking your car and/or causing serious damage to it while inside a car wash seems a tough thing to do. At some places you literally drive in, pull up until a...

Watch This Modified Vintage McCulloch MC49 Kart Engine Make Dyno Pulls!

Small engines are awesome. From chainsaws to go karts the little mills keep the world moving and keep work getting done. Few outfits in history have had the influence and evolutionary umph of the...

2019 NHRA Gatornationals: E3 Spark Plugs Pro Mod Action Photos – Awesome Cars, New Looks, New Combos!

(Photos by David Whealon) – Of all the classes that put on a great show at the 2019 NHRA Gatornationals, E3 Spark Plugs pro modified stood apart in a few different ways. These guys had nearly...

Prehistoric Hot Rod: This 1916 Olds Has A Pontiac Straight 8 And Not Much Else

Now this is one of the more interesting hot rods we have run across in some time. It’s also priced to sell and there’s an element of this thing that makes us super intrigued about owning...

Old School Tech Video: This Breakdown Of A Road Ranger Big Rig Transmission From The 60s Is Brilliant!

There are millions of awesome videos on the automotive end of the internet and we try to find cool ones to show you every day here at BangShift. This particular video is an honest gem of 1960s tech...

Watch This Pulling Tractor That Uses A WWII Packard PT Boat Engine Drag The Sled All The Way Home

There are few things better than pulling tractors that use monster vintage engines to put the power to the ground and haul the sled. In this case we are talking about a tractor using a WWII Packard...

Get Sprung: COMP Cams New .660″ Lift Dual Valve Spring Kits for LS Engines – No Machining!

You’ve got an LS engine, you want to stuff some more camshaft in that bad boy. You want more lift, more aggressive ramps on the lobes, you want power, sound, and fury. What you do not want is...

Fearsome Foursome: Here Are The Four Winning Runs From The Pro Categories At The 2019 NHRA Gatornationals

It was in the top three of the greatest drag races I have ever been to. It’ll likely stay in the top three of the greatest drag races I’ll ever go to. The 50th Amalie Oil NHRA...

Vintage Drag Racing Film: Santa Pod Circa 1978 With Rocket Funny Cars, Hot Rods, and The End Of The Last Top Fuel Slingshot

Having had the chance to hang out with some dedicated drag racing fans from the UK at the NHRA Gatornationals last weekend, I have had Santa Pod on my mind this week. The place has loads of awesome...

Field Of Dreams: An Oklahoma Salvage Yard Is Ready To Move Their Collection. Interested?

It’s a dream for us: the old junkyard. None of the Pull-A-Part kind of deal, but the place where cars were parked in rows and were left to the elements, whatever they brought. The kind of place...

Classic YouTube: Pride of Pay ‘n Pak Versus Miss Budweiser On Lake Washington In 1974

Seattle is linked with hydroplane racing via the summertime Seafair festival events that take place over July and August. In addition to the Torchlight Parade and Torchlight Run, and the screaming of...

Travel Well: This 1978 Ford F-150 Is Prepared To Be The Perfect Summer Travel Rig!

God’s honest truth, I didn’t look at this 1978 Ford F-150 Ranger Lariat as a potential BangShift feature when I first started looking at it. I didn’t see it that way. I saw this...

Something’s Afoot: This Ferrari F40 Looks The Part And Sounds Completely Wrong!

The Ferrari F40 is a supercar before it even turns a wheel in anger. It’s the last car that Enzo himself green-lit for production. It had roots that stretched back through the 288 GTO, itself a...